WMU

God’s mission.
Our passion.

Women’s Missionary Union

(WMU)
What is WMU?

WMU is a Southern Baptist Organization which was first organized in 1888. At First Baptist, our WMU serves alng side our MPACT ministries. We continue to support missionaries and missions through prayer, giving, and service.

PRAYER- WMU supports missionaries and missions through avid intercessory prayer.

GIVING- WMU supports the following offerings through giving to the Global Mission Fund:

• Lottie Moon (International Offering)

• Annie Armstrong (North American Offering)

• Janie Chapman (State Offering)

• Evelyn Henderson (Spartanburg Network Offering)

SERVICE- WMU supports living a missional lifestyle through service.

How do I get Involved?

At First Baptist we have the following age-level groups under the umbrella of our WMU:

-Women on Mission (WOM):  This group is composed of adult women of all ages.  It meets once a month, and it is currently meeting. Monthly Information can be found by clicking here.

The MPACT KIDS age-level organizations list below are  not currently meeting due to COVID-19.  We will update the website as soon as they resume.

-MPACT Kids: Preschool Mission Friends (Birth-5k) Meets on Wednesday evenings at 6pm. contact person for this group is Martha Blackstone mblackstone@fbs.org

-MPACT Kids: Elementary (Grade 1-5) Meets on Wednesday evenings at 6pm. contact person for this group is Greg Springsteen gspringsteen@fbs.org

-MPACT Kids: Powersurge (Grade 6) Meets on Wednesday evenings at 6pm. contact person for this group is Greg Springsteen gspringsteen@fbs.org

-On Missions Moms: Our On Mission Moms are moms of preschoolers and young children who seek to use this season of life to instill a love for Jesus and service to others. To learn more check out the Mission Moms webite or facebook page.

Women on Missions Meeting Information

Our June WOM Meetings will be held on Monday, June 21st on the main campus of the church.  Our WOM small groups will meet from 10am-10:30am as follows:  The Peggy Gilliland Prayer Group meets in Room 161.  The Bonita White Group meets in 162, and The Ginny Walker Group meets in Room 160.  These small groups will combine for our WOM General Meeting from 10:45am-noon in Room 165. 

Our speaker for the General Meeting will be Tracy McAbee.  Tracy works at the Spartanburg County Network Office and is our current Network WMU Director.

Women of all ages are invited to come!  Please contact Lori Weatherholtz at weatherholtzlori7@gmail.com if you have questions or would like  more information.

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