Adopt a School Ministry Team
Judy Tyler, 949-4219
Our goal is to build relationships with students and school staff members of Santa Rita and Glenmore elementary schools. We will do this by mentoring, helping with special school events, and providing small gifts of encouragement to staff members.
Baptism Ministry Team
Richard & Trudie Jackson, 947-4854
The Baptism Ministry Team is responsible for ministering to individuals who are publicly testifying of their commitment to Christ through baptism. The team assists baptismal candidates in preparation for baptism (i.e., finds a suitable robe, provides assistance in the dressing room, etc.).This team periodically checks the baptismal robes,dressing rooms,and baptistry and alerts the Properties Committee regarding needed repairs and replacements.
Benevolence Ministry Team
Wendi Nikolauk, 949-6863
The Benevolence Ministry Team is charged with distributing designated benevolence funds to those in need. This team works with the church staff in order to assure proper stewardship of the designated funds.The team makes judgments regarding benevolence requests, balancing Christ’s command to help those in need while at the same time practicing responsible stewardship of God’s money.
Bereavement Ministry Team
Sandra Gayler, 944-2837
The Bereavement Ministry Team coordinates or provides a meal in connection with the memorial services for the families of First Baptist who have a death.
Bus Center Ministry Team
Paul & Sue Mansfield, 486-1090
The Bus Center Ministry makes personal contact with riders of buses passing through San Angelo each week. This ministry began in April, 2006. More than 1,000 riders were “touched” during 2006 by members of the ministry with a sack snack, a religious tract in English and Spanish and the First Baptist Church card which reads, “This is our simple way of saying that God loves you.”
College & Career Ministry Team
Bobby Catt, 655-4101; 234-2770
The College & Career Ministry Team is designed to support the discipleship, fellowship, and outreach of college students and young career people.
Circle of Friends Ministry Team
Pauline Grubbs, 949-2281
This ministry team is a fellowship-discussion support group for men and women who have lost spouses and is open to anyone in San Angelo. This support group is open to anyone in San Angelo. They meet the first Tuesday of the month at 10:30 a.m.
Patsy Rogers, 655-4101
The Young at Heart Ministry Team plans and coordinates fellowship activities and opportunities for adults. The team invites adults of any age, whether you are church member, prospect, or just an interested person to join us in the meetings.
|Lake Days: 1st Thursday of every month at 3 p.m. Lake Cabin
Fun & Fellowship: 3rd Monday of every month 6 p.m. in the CLC
Keenagers: Last Thursday of every month at 11:30 a.m. in the McBride Hall
|CVBA (Concho Valley Baptist Association) Birthday Party: Last Friday of January
Senior Adult Sunday: 1st Sunday of May during the Morning Worship Service)
CVBA Thanksgiving Dinner: Friday before Thanksgiving in November at 11 a.m. at Immanuel Baptist Church
Food Service Ministry Team
The Food Service Ministry Team is the primary group to help with all church-wide food serving events. They set up and prepare for the meals.
Greeting Ministry Team
Larry Edgington, 949-2288
The Greeting Ministry Team is responsible for welcoming people to First Baptist consistent with the manner by which Christ welcomes us into His family. This team arrives at 8:00 a.m. in order to greet early arrivals. Members of the Greeting Ministry Team also escort guests to the Welcome Center for registration and placement in a Bible Study group.
Headliners Ministry Team
The Headliners’ Ministry Team scans the local newspaper daily to find articles about life events for which people in San Angelo need congratulations, sympathy or just a word of recognition. On Thursday mornings, the team meets to send a personal note and a laminated copy of the article to each one. The gratifying reward for the Team is the many thank you letters that are received in return.
Homebound Ministry Team
Carol Miles, 655-6458
The Homebound Ministry Team ministers to those Sunday School Members who have been transferred to the Homebound Sunday School Department. They provide monthly visits, deliver Sunday School literature and keep the church aware of specific prayer concerns for these homebound members. They meet the forth Wednesday of the month for lunch at 11:45 a.m. at First Place.
Hospital Ministry Team
The Hospital Ministry Team ministers to First Baptist Church members in the hospital by incarnating God’s love in a tangible way. This team takes the sanctuary flowers from Sunday and divides, arranges, and delivers the flowers on Monday, reminding people of God’s care for them.
Hospitality Ministry Team
Kay Smith, 949-1266
The Hospitality Ministry Team plans for and executes the observance of special occasions, anniversaries, receptions, and other affairs of the church. They decorate for the July 4 Church Picnic, Christmas and other events as needed.
Intercessory Prayer Team
Connie Fletcher, 659-4517
The Intercessory Prayer Team receives prayer requests from callers during Sunday morning television and radio broadcasts.
Kids Eat Ministry Team
Shirley Dobson, 656-9912
The Kids Eat Ministry Team is participating with the Texas Hunger Initiative, known as Kids Eat in Tom Green County. This ministry team is responsible for preparation, delivery and distribution of lunches for children in the Glenmore/Belaire neighborhoods during the summer when local school districts are no longer providing meals through the regular school year or summer school. This is approximately seven weeks during July and August.
Library Media Ministry Team
Ann Choate, 653-1628
This team helps manage your church library and media resources. This team will help process books and other media, check out and shelve materials, and help with numerous other tasks. Computer skills are not necessary, but someone who can operate the library computers would be especially helpful.
Literature Recycling Ministry Team
This team shares used adult Sunday School material with other churches or Bible study groups. The bulk of the work is done in the late fall when churches are contacted so the material can be furnished to them before the first of the year. Work schedule is flexible.
Men’s Ministry Team
Arlen White, 486-2394
The Men’s Ministry Team provides ministry opportunities for men of FBC, as well as other men in the community. This team plans mission projects that encourage men to use various gifts in service to God and the world. The Men’s Ministry Team provides Bible studies, retreats, and other activities to enhance the spiritual formation of men. The team also sponsors the West Central Texas Specialty Feeding Unit for disaster relief.
One at a Time Ministry Team
Dwayne Swindle, 949-4002
The “One at a Time” Ministry Team seeks families who have need for minor physical properties’ repair. Christmas in April is used as the main source for referrals and making repairs to improve living conditions. Projects are funded by donations from members of FBC.
Preschool & Children’s Ministry Team
The Preschool/Children’s Ministry Team is designed to support the discipleship, fellowship, and outreach of preschoolers, school-aged children and their families.
Recreation Ministry Team
Billy Hollis, 655-0792 and Bill Spraggins, 944-4287
The Recreation Ministry Team, with the Minister of Recreation, works to provide a holistic recreation ministry that focuses on physical, mental, spiritual, and emotional health. This team and the Minister of Recreation plans, evaluates, and carries out this ministry.
Joanna Sturgill, 655-4101
The Recycling Ministry Team exists to facilitate good stewardship of our church’s resources and to encourage those connected with our church to adopt attitudes and practices of stewardship in relation to God’s creation and everything in it. The team recycles soda cans, office paper and plastic.
Reaching Others Through Arts & Crafts
June Doerr, 944-7328
ROTAC (Reaching Others Through Arts and Crafts) is dedicated to bringing people together in Christian fellowship through arts and crafts. We meet on Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., come and go. It is for all denominations.
ROTAC is currently comprised of jewelry making, water color, oil and pastel painting, knitting. Our craft group makes cards, books marks and other items to share with other ministries in our church and community.
ROTAC is designed as a community project, housed and supported by FBC, but not exclusive for our members. It is an outreach to any one interested in any types of arts and crafts. Through our fellowship we share our talents, learn from each other and encourage others to join the fun! Come learn something new or share with us what you already do! For more information, contact June Doerr, 944-7328.
The Servant Evangelism Team expresses God’s love in a tangible way. This team leads the church in random acts of kindness within the community in order to demonstrate God’s love.
Welcome Center Ministry Team
Doyle Clifton, 651-6888
This team greets guests at the Welcome Center and has them fill out a form requesting personal information. They personally escort them to their Sunday School Department and get acquainted with them on the way. As some of the first persons to meet guests, they warmly greet visitors and make them feel welcome.
Stitches of Love Ministry Team
Dortha Gunter, 659-1002 and Jeanne Jones, 659-1653
Stitches of Love is all about quilting! The purpose of Stitches of Love is to teach beginners the art of quilting and to provide experienced quilters a creative evening of sewing together. The team helps each person create a quilt of their own, make hand-stitched lap quilts and other handwork for nursing homes and also creates “special event” quilts for our church.
Transportation Ministry Team
Charlie Smith, 947-4958
The Transportation Ministry Team determines the various ways the church buses can be used to best meet the needs of our membership and to reach the community for Christ. The team recruits new qualified drivers and makes sure there are always enough drivers on the list.
TV/Broadcast Media Ministry Team
Tom Dufresne, 942-0118
The TV/Broadcast Media Ministry team, under the leadership of the Minister of Broadcast Media, is responsible for the weekly airing of our Sunday morning worship service. This team assists and leads in the setting up and checking of all television equipment prior to each use. Team members participate in periodic training and education regarding FBC’s television equipment.
Ushers Ministry Team
George Faulkner, 949-2079
The Ushers Ministry Team is responsible for welcoming people to the worship service consistent with the manner by which Christ welcomes us into his family. This team greets and seats persons attending church worship services, as well as helping late comers find a place to sit. They also assist in receiving offerings during the services.
Missions and Ministries for Women Team
Carolee Campbell, 277-2791
M&M for women is for all women, young and old alike, “Sharing Christ’s love with women through women.” It’s the combining of the rich missions heritage of Woman’s Missionary Union (learning, praying and doing) with the newer concept of Women’s Ministry (Bible study, current topics of interest and building relationships) all rolled into one! We hope each woman will find their place in M&M for Women! There is also a place for preschoolers, children and youth through Mission Friends, Children in Action and Youth on Mission. The High Rise Women on Mission meet the first Tuesday of the month, 10:00 a.m., second floor at the Baptist Memorial Retirement Center.
Young Adult Ministry Team
The Young Adult Ministry Team is designed to support the discipleship, fellowship, and outreach of young adults and their families.
Youth Ministry Team
Greg Baucom, 224-2503,
The Youth Ministry Team is designed to support the discipleship, fellowship and outreach of youth and their families.