LAST SUNDAY TO GIVE TO NC MISSIONS OFFERING
Throughout the month of September the NC Missions Offering is received. This year the offering will be divided between WMU-NC (40%), NC Baptist Men (30%), Cale Retreat and Conference Center (20%), and CBFNC Missions & Ministries (10%). Special envelopes are located around the church for your gift to the State Missions Offering, which supports these good ministries. $2,670.00 has been received to date.
The Baptist Men need your help hanging sheetrock in a house being built by Habitat for Humanity on Friday, September 23 and Saturday, September 24. NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED. On the job training will be provided at no charge! Youth are invited to help on Saturday. Please call Jay Swicegood at 340-1043 if interested and willing to help.
“Christ has no body now but yours; no hands, no feet on earth but yours. Yours are the eyes with which he looks with compassion on this world. Christ has no body now on earth but yours.” — St. Teresa of Avila
We have a heart for missions! We believe mission involvement is the natural result of a real faith. When our hearts are filled by God, we naturally want to share God’s love with others.
We believe that every person has a mission and their own place to serve. Finding their place of service and becoming the presence of Christ to others is the first step in building the kind of relationships that will take Christ’s love to the world.
Following Christ’s command to “Go therefore and make disciples,” our church supports missions through our praying, our serving, our going, and our giving. Through summer mission trips, family mission projects, and local mission organizations, our congregation works to serve and share with people and communities in need.
Check out the links below to see how we are involved in our local community, our state, and our world. Join us in being the hands and feet of Christ to a world in need.
Ways to Serve the church and others
In our service to others, God calls us to follow the model of Jesus who came not to be served, but to serve others. Our love for people is a central way of sharing God's love with the world. We seek to love others in our daily walk, through volunteer opportunities, and in various mission partnerships with other Christians.
Opportunities to serve at Edenton Baptist Church include, but are not limited to the following:
- Baptist Men (see link on sidebar and ask about joining the Baptist Men's group)
- Woman's Missionary Union (see link on sidebar. There are many women's missions groups at Edenton Baptist Church who meet on a regular basis)
- Boys and Girl's Club volunteer opportunities
- Book Bag Buddies
- Edenton-Chowan Food Pantry & Clothing Closet
- Occasional mission project and trips
- Cooking Wednesday night fellowship meals
- Fellowship-to-Go-delivery of meals to Senior Adults
- Teaching and leading in Christian Education
- Serving on church committees and serving as a deacon if nominated
If you are interested in service opportunities, contact the church office for more information.