Reach OUT to the broken and lost world through participating in one of our Mission Trips or Quarterly Opportunities.

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD 
Shoe boxes are available in the church foyer.  Please fill and return by October 28. Ministry Leaders: Brad & Rene Simmons - 704-545-4663

FEEDING THE MULTITUDE
Our annual opportunity to reach OUT to those in our community who are in need.  Grocery gift cards, coats, and bibles will be distributed.  Look for sign up opportunities in October.

ANGLE TREE GIFTS
Pick up tags for needed gifts.  Gift tags will be available in the church foyer beginning November 4.  Ministry Leader: Mitzi Wiggins - 704-577-5545

ROOM IN THE INN
December 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31.  5:00pm in the Fellowship Hall
First Baptist Matthews opens our doors to men in need of shelter.  To become part of our host team, contact Ministry Leader: Keith DeFreitas - 704-616-4302

BLANKET AMERICA MINISTRIES
Love Thy Neighbor – an ongoing distribution ministry sponsored by Blanket America delivers gently used clothing, toys, and furniture from FBCM to ministry centers in VA,TN, KY and WV. Bring your donations to the church. For large items or large quantities contact Ministry Leader: Lou Stables - 704-542-5533

PRISON MINISTRY
October 21 ACI, November 18 ACI, November 25 LMCI, December 16 ACI, and December 30 LCI.  Albemarle, Lanesboro Minimum and Lincoln Correctional Institutions are served.  Ministry Leaders: Sidney & Patsy Knight - 704-821-8029

BILLY GRAHAM CALL CENTER AT FIRST BAPTIST MATTHEWS
October 31, November 28, and December 26 at 6:30pm in room 235-236
Ministry Leader: Martha Graham - 704-574-4334

RESCUE MISSION DINNER
October 13, November 10, and December 8.
Ministry Leader: Gail Gillman - 704-650-9003

AGAPE DENTAL MINISTRY
This non-profit, 501c3 organization that provides free dental care for the underserved, low-income residents of Mecklenburg County is seeking prayers and new volunteers.
Ministry Leader: Ken Funderburk - 704-545-7044

CAR CARE MINISTRY
Saturday, November 17.
Do you know someone who cannot afford minor car repairs? Let Car Care know. Are you a bit mechanical? Car Care can always use help with repairs and witnessing. Ministry Leader: Tony Reiter - 704-320-8088