First Baptist Church
27 Broad Street, Hamilton, NY 13346 315-824-2780
American Baptist Churches USA American Baptist Churches of New York State
Mercy and Rich Barnes
Children with grasshoppers, which are used for food. They are a protein-rich food source.
Roy and Adalia Schellinger of Mexico
Roy and Adalia Schellinger and family
A collapsed brick oven
Mercy and Rich Barnes of Northern Baja California, Mexico
Katherine and Wayne Niles
American Baptist Churches'
SPECIAL INTEREST MISSIONARIES
supported by First Baptist Church
Thank you for your generous gifts which brighten these three ministries.
Each missionary team received a gift of $1350 from First Baptist Church.
OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD
"Shoeboxes" are packed with items for children. The boxes are sent to children who otherwise would not receive Christmas gifts. Boxes are sent nationally and internationally.
Organized by Samaritans Purse, an international relief organization.
Katherine (Fountain) Niles and Wayne Niles of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa
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AMERICAN BAPTIST WOMEN AND GIRLS
A Christ-centered ministry to a commitment to encourage and empower women and girls to serve God to -- develop as God's person, build God's faith community, and serve in God's world.
Visit: American Baptist Women's Ministries at www.abwministries.org American Baptist Women Ministries - New York State at www.abwm-nys.org
White Cross supports the work of our missionaries and mission partners in 19 countries. Programs include education, evangelism, community service and medical care. www.abc-whitecross.org
AMERICAN BAPTIST MEN
Building better men. Building stronger churches.
Conferences, mission projects, support for disaster relief, American Baptist Men actively do God's work in the world.
Also: American Baptist Men of New York State www.abmennys.org
THE PENNY PROJECT
The Penny Project is one part of the American Baptist Home Mission Societies(http://www.abhms.org/) Children in Poverty initiative, and the vision of the project represents the vision of the initiative. The initiative is designed to inspire and support an increase in the number of American Baptist congregations attentive to the spiritual and material needs of the most vulnerable among us, Its purpose is to encourage congregations to recognize -- or pay attention locally to -- the growing number of children and families in need; to remember our Lord's calls to compassion and to respond boldly and generously.
SPECIAL MISSION OFFERINGS
American Baptist Churches USA
receives donations for the following:
See World-wide Community page for more information on these four special offerings.
Projects for Mission
Your help is needed!
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH PROJECTS
Our members have been involved with mission locally and globally
for over 200 years.
"Give Us This Day" Food Missions
in the Hamilton Area
Madison Food Pantry
Food Distribution at Madison Baptist Church, Madison. Non-perishable food donations, monetary donations and volunteers for distribution and collection of food needed.
Hamilton Food Cupboard
Food Distribution at the Food Cupboard on Lebanon St., Hamilton
Lunch Box Program
Non-perishable food donations, monetary donations and volunteers for distribution and collection of food needed.
First Baptist Church Youth Group puts together Birthday Bags for distribution by the Hamilton Food Cupboard. Donations for Birthday Bags are needed: Cake mix, frosting, birthday candles, birthday cards.
Volunteers needed to provide, prepare and serve. At St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Hamilton.
Through a voucher system, donations are distributed on as needed basis.
All area churches join St. Mary's Catholic Church in helping to provide Thanksgiving meals for area residents. Thanksgiving bags and food lists will be available following worship. Items included: canned corn, canned string beans, cranberry sauce, stuffing mix, mashed potatoes (dried), bread or rolls, pie crust and filling, turkey gravy.
Thank you for filling a bag to make someone's Thanksgiving a special day.