International Missions, Our Ends of the Earth, represents how we Reach OUT to the broken and lost world.

International Missions Directors: Alan & Amy Capps

KIEV, UKRAINE MISSION (OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD)
Ministry Leaders: Alan & Amy Capps
The Ukraine Mission Trip participants will partner with New Life Church in Kiev to work in various places in the community to further the mission of Christ. FBCM has partnered with New Life Church for the last 12 years. Schools, hospitals, refugee camps, military hospitals, veterans ministry, orphanages, youth events and gypsy camps are all places that New Life Church is working. Participants will work with the church to do ministry in any and/or all of these areas. These trips will be 1 week in length.

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD
Ministry Leaders: Brad & Renee Simmons
Operation Christmas Child brings joy and hope to children in desperate situations around the world through gift-filled shoe boxes and the good news of God's love. All ages can be involved in this hands on ministry project while focusing on the true meaning of Christmas; Jesus.  Along with shoe box gifts millions of children are given Gospel booklets in their own language. The church will also have a time in December to go as a team and work at the distribution center where the gift boxes are packed and prepared to send around the world.

FILIPINO INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY CHURCH
Ministry Leader: Jojee Pamintuan
Be a part of a multi-cultural church plant with a heart for missions at First Baptist Matthews. This group meets every Sunday morning at 1:30pm. They also have social activities and go on an annual mission trip.

PHILIPPINE MISSION (CHURCH PLANTING MISSION)
Ministry Leader: Jojee Pamintuan 
This mission is a partnership with our Filipino International Community Church. Once a year, we take a team to the Philippines to begin church plants. We focus on unchurched communities throughout the central area. We accomplish this by holding medical clinics, visiting schools, showing the Jesus video, blitzing communities with flyers and intentionally sharing the gospel. We have planted nine churches so far.

CROSS-CULTURAL CHURCH PLANT
Ministry Leaders: Dave Mercer, Dan Pokharel
We will be the mother church for this local Cross-Cultural church plant. This English speaking church plant will officially launch in 2019. In the fall of 2018 we will be looking for 15 FBCM members to form the leadership team. Outreach teams will be formed from these 15 members in 2019 and the first converts will help start House Churches.

Additional Strategic Partners:
International Missions Board
Association of Baptist for World Evangelism