Each Christmas season First Baptist Big Spring collects an offering that goes directly to the International Mission Board to support the work of Southern Baptist Missionaries all around the world. A week-long prayer guide is available to download below as you pray for missionaries around the world. You can also see and hear some of the stories in the videos below.
Check out some of the work of International Mission Board Missionaries of the Southern Baptist Convention around the world in the videos below. Use them in coordination with the prayer guide included above.
First Baptist Church believes and has committed to the Acts 1:8 strategy of being involved in missions both locally, statewide, nationally, and around the world. Partnerships are included below. Should you have any questions you may contact Sherry Lindsey, Missions coordinator by clicking below.
All mission trips involving travel are currently on hold due to COVID-19 outbreak.
Plans are being made for 2021.
First Baptist has partnered with Church Planter Josh Wyatt and The Charles River Church in Boston, Massachusetts Roslindale/West Roxbury Community since 2011. First Baptist provides ongoing fiancial support of the work, as well as prayer support.
Eric Sanford is the founding church planter for Journeymen Church in Denver Colorado. Journeymen is reaching the Lowry neighborhood of Denver. First Baptist provides ongoing financial and prayer support for this new church plant. They meet weekly for worship, host small groups in homes during the week and serve extensively in their community in order to facilitate a robust disciple-making culture in their community.
Blessed hands is a church for the deaf in Big Spring, Howard Country, and the surrounding areas. Pastor Jim Walterhouse and Blessed Hands meet for worship weekly at 2pm in the chapel of First Baptist Big Spring. Blessed Hands also ministers on the campus on Southwest Collegiate Institue for the Deaf, (SWCID) a college for the hearing impaired in Big Spring with students from all around the world. First Baptist provides ongoing financial, prayer, and other ministry assistance to Blessed Hands.
First Baptist Big Spring is a cooperating Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) church and participates in supporting the ministries and missions of the convention thorugh the Cooperative Program of giving. For more information, click on Cooperative Program of the Southern Baptist Convention above.
First Baptist partners with the Baptist General Convention of Texas to support missions and ministries within the state of Texas. For more information, click "Baptist General Convention of Texas" above
First Baptist also parters with The Crossroads Baptist Assocation in serving Big Spring, Howard, Glasscock, and Martin Counties. This partnership includes ongoing giving and other mutual ministry support between First Baptist and Crossroads Baptist Association.