The Pastoral Care Ministry of First Baptist Church is carried out by our Pastors, Deacons and volunteers within the congregation.  This team seeks to minister to the Pastoral Care Needs of the Congregation and the Community. 

The 2017 Board of Deacons:

Chris Byrd, Brenda Cohen, Priscilla Combs, Ira Hill, David Kidd, Chuck King, B.J. Mather, Jim Monroe, Joyce Monroe, Jo Ann Parham, Jon Samborski, Jeff Smith, Elizabeth Vigotty

The Committee on Committees is responsible for selecting the  members of six standing committees: Building and Grounds; Personnel; Missions/Evangelism; Stewardship; Finance; Committee on Committees. Included in their duties are selecting a chairman for each committee. The committee also  fills vacancies, evaluates, reports on and,knows the goals and objectives of each committee.  All actions taken by the Committee on Committees are to be presented to and voted on, by the Board of Deacons.

Each fall the Finance Committee  works with the Pastor and staff to develop a budget for the new year. After the budget is approved, the Finance Committee meets monthly to review the actual budget expenditures and revenues.

The Stewardship Committee seeks to help Church members develop and grow in their understanding of and commitment to biblical teachings regarding the use of time, talents and resources.

The Missions Committee meets monthly. Tasks include determining missions partners for the year, raising funds for missions and educating the church family on service opportunities.

The Web and AV Ministry Team meets bi-monthly. Web Team tasks include design and maintenance of the website. AV Team tasks include setting up/running sound, preparing and operating visual materials, and operating cameras for worship.  

The Music and Worship Ministry Team meets bi-monthly. Music and Worship Team tasks include meeting with the Music and Worship Coordinator and other Worship leadership to work together to offer input that will continue to guide us to what what we believe is the purpose for this ministy, which is spiritual growth and connection thorough dynamic, energetic services that engage all who are present in following Jesus and living God’s love together.”  Further this team will provide input as the Music and Worship teams work to provide well-planned music and services of worship - with variety, that flow in a manner that results in dynamic and energetic services with consideration for the spiritual impact for all who will attend.  

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