Welcome to First Missionary Baptist Church-Hayneville groups.
MINISTRY is defined as meeting the needs of people every where they hurt.
Luke 16:15-18 & Matthew 28:19.
After 122 years First Baptist must rise to the occasion and accept her responsibility in the kingdom building process. In the words of our Lord Jesus Christ, “We must be about our Father’s business.” We have a mission, rather a commission, to make disciples of all men. I think, NO! I am assured that the Vision is best stated in the following manner. Every Church needs a Mission Statement. The Mission Statement of First Baptist Church is summed up in the following:
STATEMENT OF MINISTRY
We want our Church, First Baptist Church, to be a community whose members both, in their lives together and separately as individuals put into effect the three-fold priorities of God first, God’s Family second, and God’s Work in the world third. While realizing that these are biblically MANDATED FROM GOD, we must be fixed our expression of these mandates but in a growing process as we are led by the Holy Ghost (Roman 12: 1-2). We are mandated to embrace the Whole Gospel. We must become a bible believing church family. WE WANT A DYNAMIC RELATIONSHIP WITH THE LORD AND HIS WORD. WE MUST BECOME DOERS OF THE WORD AND NOT JUST HEARERS ONLY!
We participate in joining together to celebrate and to worship the Lord through preaching, singing, communion, baptism, giving, prayer, praise and sharing the Lord’s Word and His works. (1 Chronicles 16:27-29). We believe that it is scriptural to train believers.
We participate in the process of equipping and educating believers (adults, youths, and children) for the work of the MINISTRY to one another through Bible studies, small groups, Sunday School classes, fellowship activities and training experiences as the need arises (Ephesians 4:11-13). We participate in the MINISTRY of overseeing and caring for one another through encouragement and counsel in order to present every person complete in Christ. “To watch over one another in BROTHERLY LOVE.” We want a dynamic relationship with nonbelievers.
We participate in outreach to our community and world through corporate and individual relationships. We pray for God to open doors for the good news of salvation to be expressed and experienced in a realistic, rational, and responsible manner (Mark 16:15-18)
The Scriptural basis for this statement: “To be active Disciples of Christ by attracting and leading the unsaved to Jesus…”
Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son of the Holy Ghost, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I will be with you always, to the very end of the Age. (Matt. 28:19-20 RSV).
But you will receive power when the Holy Ghost come on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria and to the end of the earth. (Acts 1:8 NIV).
We pray for God to open doors for the good news of salvation to be expressed and experienced in a realistic, rational, and responsible manner...
… challenging each Christian to dedicate himself/herself to MINISTRY. Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and acceptable to God – which is your reasonable service (Spiritual Worship). Be not confirm to this world but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and prove what God’s will is – His good, pleasing and perfect will (Romans 12:1-2 paraphrased. (NIV)
…and to stimulate an atmosphere for Christian maturity which results in reaching out to others by spirit-filled believers. It was He who gave some to be Apostles, some to be Prophets, some to be Evangelists and some to be Pastors and Teachers, to prepare God’s people for a world of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up until we all reach unity in the faith and in knowledge of the Son of God and become mature attaining to the whole measure of fullness of Christ. Ephesians 4:11-13
…and a powerful MINISTRY serving our city area and beyond. “Jesus went through all the villages, teaching in their synagogues, preaching the good news of the kingdom and every disease and sickness. When He saw the crows, He had compassion on them, because they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd. Then He said to His disciples, “the harvest is plentiful but the laborers are few. Pray unto the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into His harvest field.” Matthew 9:35-38.
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