Young Adults

There are several ministries within FBCG that speak directly to our young adults and many others that you also may want to consider.


 

JOSHUA’S ANOINTED GENERATION

Young men (ages 18-35) develop discipline, character, confidence and a stronger commitment to Christ in a small-group setting.

MEETING DATE/TIME: 1st, 3rd, 4th and 5th Saturdays at 7:30 a.m. and Wednesdays at 7 p.m.
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QUEEN ESTHER

Queen Esther instructors teach women ages 18-35 basic Christian principles and how to apply them to real-life situations.

MEETING DATE/TIME: Every Thursday at 7 p.m.
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YOUNG ADULT CHOIR

If you have the gift of music and you are interested in joining the Young Adult Choir, join choir members (ages 18-35) who sing urban contemporary gospel and radical praise music. 

MEETING DATE/TIME: 3rd and 4th Monday at 7 p.m.
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YOUNG ADULT PRAISE AND WORSHIP TEAM

Our Young Adult Praise and Worship team creates an environment where people embrace the presence of God. (Members are appointed by Pastor Jenkins and the Minister of Music.)

MEETING DATE/TIME:
1st and 3rd Thursday at 7 p.m.
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Other ministries you may want to consider:

 

ALL THINGS NEW: HEALING FOR UNWANTED SAME-SEX ATTRACTION (SSA)

All Things New aids in the spiritual healing and growth of people who are currently struggling with or have previously experienced unwanted Same-Sex Attraction (SSA). The goal of this discipleship program is to see men, women and teens released from the bondage of SSA in a safe environment.

MEETING DATE/TIME: Wednesday from 7-9 p.m.
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ART MINISTRY

If you’re artistically gifted, consider joining the Art Ministry to design, build and produce various media such as posters, banners, theatrical settings and props, flyers and announcements.

MEETING DATE/TIME: 1st and 3rd Thursday at 7 p.m.
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AUDIO VISUAL MINISTRY

The A/V ministry needs volunteers. Whether you’re a seasoned producer or you want to learn more about the industry—the Audio Visual Ministry would like to hear from you. Those with a passion to assist production staff, use electronic presentation equipment and provide audio/videotaping and editing for a wide variety of events are all welcome to join this ministry.

MEETING DATE/TIME: Quarterly; See Activities of the Week
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AVIATION MINISTRY

Are you interested in the field of aviation? This ministry exposes members to the field through the Aviation and Career job fair, academic training and experiential exercises.

MEETING DATE/TIME: 1st Saturday at 11 a.m.
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BANNER MINISTRY

As a form of worship, banners are used to enhance the atmosphere of worship when waved rhythmically or displayed prominently in service while music is sung or played.

MEETING DATE/TIME: 2nd Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m.
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B.O.D.Y. BY CHRIST (formerly Fit for the Kingdom)

If you struggle with weight control, you’ll find that our biblically focused solution is a practical way to change your habits permanently. Allow Jesus to be your personal trainer at B.O.D.Y. (Believers Overcoming Destructive Yokes) by Christ.

MEETING DATE/TIME: 2nd Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.
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CANCER SUPPORT MINISTRY

A cancer diagnosis can trigger an avalanche of questions and feelings. Whether you’re a patient, caregiver or family member, Cancer Support provides a safe haven to share, learn and lean on one another. Survivors are welcome!

MEETING DATE/TIME: 3rd Saturday at 1 p.m.
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CARD MINISTRY

Be a source of strength for First Baptist members by sending them get-well, sympathy and encouragement cards during their time of need.

MEETING DATE/TIME: 1st Saturday of the month (except January, May, August, October & December)
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CHRISTIAN BUSINESS

Anyone interested in learning to apply biblical principles to entrepreneurial pursuits are invited to join this ministry for networking purposes and to discover business opportunities.

MEETING DATE/TIME: 2nd Friday at 7 p.m.
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COMBINED CHOIR

The Combined Choir is a combination of all of the First Baptist choirs. This choir unites to sing a wide array of music—from traditional hymns to contemporary gospel.

MEETING DATE/TIME: 4th Wednesday at 7 p.m.
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CONNECTIONS (NEW MEMBERS)

“Get Connected, Be Connected, Stay Connected!” Connections assist our new members’ classes and help them get acclimated with the church through structured follow-ups and fellowships.

MEETING DATE/TIME: 1st Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m.
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COUPLES MINISTRY

Whether you’re newly married, have been with your spouse for a number of years or are engaged, our Couples Ministry reinforces the covenant of marriage. Married and engaged couples are ministered to through classes, counseling, workshops, seminars, panel discussions, social outings and much more. Building and maintaining strong healthy marriages is the central theme of this ministry.

MEETING DATE/TIME: Every 2nd Saturday at 7 p.m.
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CRISIS CARE MINISTRY

When times of crisis arise, the Crisis Care Ministry serves members by helping to diffuse the situation. Trained professionals work within this ministry.

MEETING DATE/TIME: See Activities of the Week
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DEAF MINISTRY

The Deaf Ministry helps interpret all worship services and special events for the deaf and hard of hearing using American Sign Language. If you are skilled in signing, then you can make a difference at First Baptist.

MEETING DATE/TIME: 3rd Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m.
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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE NETWORK

Men, women and children who find their lives shattered by domestic violence can receive help during this difficult time. If you find yourself in this situation, you’ll receive referrals to emergency shelters. Assistance is also given to those making their way through the justice system.

MEETING DATE/TIME: 1st Saturday at 10 a.m.
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DRAMA MINISTRY

This ministry portrays biblical truths through plays and dramatic presentations. Theater is used as a tool to save, heal, deliver and minister the principles of God's word to believers and unbelievers.

MEETING DATE/TIME: Thursday and Friday at 7 p.m. & Saturdays at 4 p.m.
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EDUCATION MINISTRY

Workshops and programs such as tutoring and college symposiums are designed to promote the spiritual growth and development of those in the church and also in the broader community (especially the youth). The ministry also provides college scholarships to FBCG members ages 22 and under who are pursuing undergraduate degrees.

MEETING DATE/TIME: Every 2nd Wednesday at 7 p.m.
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EMPLOYMENT MINISTRY

Connecting the unemployed with jobs and potential employers, the Employment Ministry provides job listings and also assists members with professional and spiritual assistance.

MEETING DATE/TIME: 3rd Wednesday at 7 p.m.
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EPISTLES MINISTRY

Through letters, you can use your gift of writing to share God’s love to those in need of encouragement.

MEETING DATE/TIME: 3rd Thursday of the month at 7 p.m.
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EVANGELISM MINISTRY

Do you have a desire to share the gospel with those who are not saved? The Evangelism Ministry follows the Great Commission by taking the gospel of Jesus Christ outside the FBCG walls to halfway houses, door-to-door visits, nursing homes, street evangelism and evangelistic movies. In addition, individuals are taught how to effectively share the gospel through classroom training and workshops.

MEETING DATE/TIME: 2nd Monday at 7 p.m. (February, March, May, July, September and November)
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FITNESS MINISTRY

Join this ministry and become physically fit through exercise, training and nutrition classes so you can properly take care of the temple that God has entrusted to you.

MEETING DATE/TIME: Monday and Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.
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FLOWER MINISTRY

Help beautify events by adding flowers throughout the church for services, programs and special events at both the Worship and Ministry centers.

MEETING DATE/TIME: Every three months on the 2nd Wednesday at 7 p.m.
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HEALING TRANSITIONS AND BEREAVEMENT MINISTRY

This ministry gives hope to those suffering from serious or terminal illness, or grieving the loss of a loved one. Members are trained in the areas of prayer, healing and grief support.

MEETING DATE/TIME: 3rd Saturday at 9 a.m.
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HEALTH MINISTRY

Educational workshops, health expos and free health screenings bridge the gap between physical and spiritual health.

MEETING DATE/TIME: 2nd Wednesday at 7 p.m.
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HOSPITALITY MINISTRY

Set the tone for an unforgettable worship experience by creating a hospitable atmosphere when greeting members and guests at services. This ministry also prepares meals and refreshments at special events for FBCG members and guests.

MEETING DATE/TIME: 3rd Saturday at 4 p.m.
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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Computer knowledge is essential to the church, just as it is with any organization. Use your computer skills to support other ministries within the church and train others who want to improve their skills.

MEETING DATE/TIME: 3rd Monday of the month at 7 p.m.
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KIDS’ WORLD

If you are great with kids, be a blessing to parents by offering structured activities while their parents take Bible Institute classes and/or attend ministry meetings.

MEETING DATE/TIME: Kids’ World convenes on Mondays and Wednesday through Friday at 6:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 8 a.m.
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LEGAL MINISTRY

The Legal Ministry offers Christian mediation as a means of conflict resolution and godly counsel to those with legal or legal-related issues.

MEETING DATE/TIME: 4th Thursday at 7 p.m.
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LIFE BUILDERS MINISTRY

Spiritual and emotional encouragement is offered to help people move forward. Life Builders also hosts “Saturday Night Live.” SNL is a monthly event where trained “encouragement coaches” offer biblical guidance as people process God’s Word in their life in a large group setting.

MEETING DATE/TIME: 3rd Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
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LITURGICAL DANCE MINISTRY

Join members, ages 5 and up, as they participate in this Christian expression of prayer, praise and worship through the art of dance.

MEETING DATE/TIME: Thursdays at 7 p.m. and Saturdays at 10:30 a.m.
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MAGAZINE MINISTRY

Vision, our bimonthly publication, keeps the congregation connected and informed about activities and events happening at First Baptist. The magazine is also a resource to share testimonies and spotlight outstanding service of our members. If you are skilled at writing, layout or proofreading, you may be interested in this ministry.

MEETING DATE/TIME: 2nd Thursday at 7p.m.
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MEDIA CENTER MINISTRY

The Media Center team helps First Baptist members and guests find the right Bible, sermon, book, music and other inspirational items while shopping in our Media Center. Volunteers are needed at both campuses.

MEETING DATE/TIME: Quarterly on Fridays at 7 p.m.
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MILITARY CARE MINISTRY


During times of deployment, this ministry provides support, encouragement and prayer to servicemen, women and their families.

MEETING DATE/TIME: 4th Thursday of the month at 7 p.m.
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PHOTOGRAPHY MINISTRY

The great work being done at FBCG is captured by the Photography Ministry. Whether you’re a novice or professional photographer, use your talents to showcase First Baptist’s pulse and essence through photographs displayed throughout both campuses and in publications.

MEETING DATE/TIME: 1st, 3rd and 5th Thursday at 7 p.m.
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POLITICAL INFORMATION NETWORK

Stay on top of current issues that affect the religious community and general public. The Political Information Network provides pertinent information to the FBCG church community on local, state, federal and international issues.

MEETING DATE/TIME: 4th Saturday at 9 a.m.
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PROSPERITY PARTNERS

Financial mentoring through Prosperity Partners pairs those who are good money managers with those who are facing financial or budgeting challenges. Participants learn and share biblical principles that lead to healthy money management. If you desire financial peace of mind or want to share with others your wisdom in stewardship, this ministry is for you!

MEETING DATE/TIME: 1st Saturday of the month at 10 a.m.
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PUPPET MINISTRY

Biblical teachings and Christian principles are brought to life using puppetry. The Puppet Ministry supports Sunday school, other First Baptist ministries and outreach projects.

MEETING DATE/TIME: 3rd  Thursday at 7 p.m. and 3rd Saturday at 8:30 a.m.
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SAFETY AND TRAFFIC CONTROL MINISTRY (formerly Security)

Providing a safe and secure worship environment is a top priority to ensure that First Baptist members and guests can fully enjoy the worship experience. Ministry members monitor what is happening inside and outside of the church.

MEETING DATE/TIME: 2nd Monday at 7 p.m.
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SINGLES MINISTRY

Become a single with purpose! The ministry aims to develop dynamic singles by teaching about the gift of singleness and how to maximize and enjoy – not merely endure – this “season” of your life.

MEETING DATE/TIME: 1st Saturday of the month at 7 p.m.
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SINGLE PARENTS

Single mothers and fathers receive encouragement and support in the form of biblical teachings and fellowship as they face the unique challenges that come with parenting alone.

MEETING DATE/TIME: 2nd Friday at 7 p.m.
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SPANISH MINISTRY

 ¿Hablo español? Si es así, ayudar a compartir el evangelio a nuestros amigos que hablan español interpretando FBCG servicios de adoración. Los voluntarios también traducir literatura iglesia bajo petición.

(Translation: ¿Hablo español? If so, then help share the gospel to our Spanish-speaking friends by interpreting FBCG worship services. Volunteers also translate church literature upon request.)

MEETING DATE/TIME: 1st and 3rd Thursday at 7 p.m.
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SPORTS MINISTRY

Organized intramural sports such as AAU basketball, co-ed softball and bowling promote physical fitness while fostering sportsmanship in a godly atmosphere.

MEETING DATE/TIME: See Activities of the Week
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SUNDAY SCHOOL

Adults can explore the Word of God deeper by attending Sunday School.
 
MEETING DATE/TIME: Sundays at 10 a.m. & noon – Worship Center; 4:30 p.m. – Ministry Center
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TRACT MINISTRY

Tracts share the Good News of Jesus Christ in a short, easy-to-understand format, making them an excellent evangelism tool. Volunteers in this ministry obtain and distribute tracts throughout the community.

MEETING DATE/TIME: 3rd Friday at 7 p.m.
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TRANSPORTATION MINISTRY

Be a blessing to those who are without regular transportation. Using First Baptist’s vans, this ministry provides a wide range of transportation services to members, including ministry outreach needs, Metro pickups/drop offs and senior citizen support.

MEETING DATE/TIME: 3rd Thursday at 7 p.m.
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TURNING POINT

This ministry offers a safe, healthy environment to help individuals overcome life-controlling problems, such as substance abuse, anger, addictions, etc., in a small group setting. Turning Point also has separate classes for adults and youths ages 13-17.

MEETING DATE/TIME: Thursdays at 7 p.m.
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TUTORING MINISTRY

Use your knowledge to help students and adults strengthen their academic skills. Become a spiritual guide by helping students learn accountability to God and their parents.

MEETING DATE/TIME: Mondays at 5:30 p.m. (September through May)
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UNITED VOICES

United Voices lift up the name of Jesus, predominantly through contemporary gospel. 

MEETING DATE/TIME: 1st and 2nd Wednesday at 7 p.m. 
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USHER BOARD

Serve First Baptist members and guests by seating them and making them feel welcome.

MEETING DATE/TIME: Intermediate Ushers (ages 14-22) – Saturday before 3rd Sunday at 10 a.m.; Senior Ushers (ages 23 and older) – 3rd Wednesday at 7 p.m.
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VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

Every July, Vacation Bible School teaches the Word of God in a nurturing environment that encourages learning in a number of creative ways for children and adults. Registration occurs from April to June.

MEETING DATE/TIME:1st, 3rd and 5th Thursday at 7 p.m.
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