Ministry work is an important component of the Church. It is through the various ministries that the Church is able to address the needs of its members and the community. Members are encouraged to become a part of one or more ministries.
SPIRITUALITY AND MEMBERSHIP
Church Constitution Ministry
The purpose of this ministry is to update and maintain, with membership approval, the Constitution and Bylaws of First Baptist Church, Georgetown. Ministry Leader – Asa Washington
Deacon Board Ministry
The Deacon Ministry’s mission is to provide assistance to the Pastor in carrying out the spiritual objective and mission of the Church. This objective is to proclaim CHRIST as our LORD and SAVIOR and to teach HIS word as reflected in the New Testament scripture. Ministry Leader – Richard Lonon
Deaconess Board Ministry
The Deaconess Ministry serves to assist the Pastor and the Deacons in carrying out the spiritual objectives and mission of the church; and to proclaim Christ as Lord and Savior through teaching and service to others. Ministry Leader – Louella Bailey
The purpose of our Women’s Ministry is to meet the physical, spiritual and emotional needs of all women at First Baptist Church, Georgetown and within our community. This ministry is designed to encourage women to grow in their faith in Christ, to develop and strengthen Christian friendships with other women, and to provide opportunities to serve and reach our community for Christ. Ministry Leader – Carol Butler
Christian Education Ministry
The Christian Education Ministry is responsible for organizing, developing and coordinating Christian education programs that enable each church ministry to support the mission of First Baptist Church, Georgetown.
Ministry Leader – Dr. Patrice Howard
Christian Endeavor Society
New Members Ministry
The New Members Ministry’s mission is to provide an orientation program that presents the church history, mission, organizational structure and Baptist beliefs. Lessons focus on discipleship, stewardship and evangelism, which enhance kingdom building. Ministry Leader – Carol Washington
The Sunday School affirms the Bible as God’s Word and uses it as the textbook for understanding biblical truths and supporting First Baptist’s mission. Ministry Leader – Grace Knox
MISSIONS AND OUTREACH
The Society’s mission is to provide assistance to those in need, with our church and community (locally and worldwide). This may be through giving direct aid to individuals or by assisting community organizations that address various social needs. Through helping others, we are following the directive of Christ in Matthew 25:35-40.
Ministry Leader – Wilma Barrett
DANCE & MUSIC MINISTRY
The Music Ministry serves to provide spiritually uplifting music for regular Sunday services and other occasions. Its purpose is to set the tone for receiving the spoken Word of the day. This ministry is made up of various choirs which includes; the Sanctuary Choir, Women’s Choir, Men’s Chorus, Praise Team, and Handbell Choir. Ministry Leader – Louella Bailey
The Liturgical Dance Ministry serves as another venue to give praise. Ministry Leader – Jacquelyn Lonon
The Communications Ministry provides maintenance and management of the Church’s communication systems to include: the church sound system, video recording, audio recording, duplicating equipment. Ministry Leader – Frank Bailey
Includes the following ministries: Finance Committee (Ministry Leader – Francene Harper), Budget Committee (Ministry Leader – Jacqueline Parker), Investment Committee (Ministry Leader – Tim Barr), and Audit Committee (Ministry Leader – Carol Washington).
The Historic Archives Ministry is responsible for collecting and preserving the historical artifacts of the Church. Ministry Leader – Vinette Saunders
The mission of the Trustee Board is to oversee the care and upkeep of the Church, making sure that the Church body has a congenial, safe and well maintained gathering environment. Ministry Leader – William Hamilton, Sr.
The mission of the Ushers is to be strong and dedicated Doorkeepers. To greet God’s people with a smile, to reach out and give to those less fortunate. To always be ready to assist when and where needed. Ministry Leader – Wilma Barrett