Local Missions/Forney (our Jerusalem)
G.R.O.W. Outreach Ministry
God Rewards Our Work is a method of outreach designed to reach the people in the area of Forney with the message of the gospel of Jesus Christ and to introduce them to the ministries of First Baptist Church of Forney.
Three main approaches to outreach:
Every adult and student age member of First Baptist Church is encouraged to serve on one of the four GROW outreach teams which will minister one Tuesday night per month.
Weekly Tuesday Night Schedule
6:20 p.m. Receive assignments
6:30 p.m. Prayer; Visitation, Phone Calling and Letter Writing begins
7:30 p.m. Report Time - A time of celebrating and reporting of the experiences of the evening for all team members
7:40 p.m. Closing prayer
First Baptist Forney has partnered with Our Calling Homeless Ministry in Dallas. Our Calling is a movement of people reaching out to the poor and the homeless. We aren’t trying to band-aid or enable a destructive lifestyle. We don’t judge, condemn, or require anyone to listen to our message in order to receive help. We are trying to meet peoples needs while introducing them to a more productive and sustainable life through a relationship with their maker, Jesus Christ.
We are currently doing a men's clothing drive for the shelter. Drop off boxes are located at the Information Centers. The following is needed:
For a list of other wish list items visit ourcalling.org/donate/wishlist.
This ministry helps those in need that are in our community. Throughout the year we will help individuals and families who need a little extra during tough times. Whatever the need is (gas, food, electric bill, clothing, etc) we want to show the love of Jesus Christ by meeting physical needs.
If you are interested in helping out with this ministry email firstname.lastname@example.org
The town of Forney has many neighborhoods that are continuing to grow. The Lighthouse ministry is designed to help us share the Light of the Gospel through a participative study of God's Word in our community so that many will come to faith in Christ. As groups form there are opportunities to be involved as a facilitator, host, or contact person.
To get started you need:
If you are interested in being involved in Lighthouse Groups email Scott at email@example.com
Upward Sports Evangelism
Each year our church sponsors Upward sports programs for Basketball, Soccer and Flag Football. Hundreds of families are involved in this program and many of them do not have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. We have a unique opportunity to share the gospel and provide a church home for people right here in our community. Ways that you can help are:
To learn more about Upward Sports. Click here to visit our Sports Ministry page.
Local Construction Projects
Our construction teams will be in position to respond to various needs as they are presented to us from people and churches in our area that need help with repair, clean up and other construction needs. Contact Richard Mason at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to help.