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

SERVANTS WITH A HEART
First Baptist Matthews will sponsor "Servants With a Heart" Packing Events on Friday, March 1 and Saturday March 2.  For registration information contact Ministry Leader Jason Johnson

ROOM IN THE INN
January 7, 14, 21, 28, February 4, 11, 18, 25, March 4, 11, 18, and 25.  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
January 20 ACI, January 27 LMCI, February 17 ACI, February 24 LMCI, March 10 LCI, and March 17 ACI.  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
January 30, February 27, and March 27 at 6:30pm in room 235-236
Ministry Leader: Martha Graham - 704-574-4334

RESCUE MISSION DINNER
January 12, February 9, and March 9.
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 January 19 and March 16.
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

MISSION TRIP TO THE PHILIPPINES
February 26-March 6
Keep our mission team in your prayers as they travel to the Philippines to begin new church plants in unchurched areas.  Pray that as they share the Gospel, many seeds will be sown and lives will be changed.
Team Leader - Jojee Pamintuan

MISSION TRIP TO BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS
April TBD & August 15-19
Teams will serve our adopted church plants as we work with SBC-North America Mission Board Church Planting and Evangelism Strategy of taking the gospel back into inner cities. We will work with these church plants to help them grow numerically and spiritually.
Team Leaders - Kevin Hyatt & Brad Sallee

MISSION TRIP TO THE UKRAINE
May 9-17
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.
Team Leaders - Alan & Amy Capps

MISSION TRIP TO LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA
July 15-19
LA mission trip is for middle, high school, and college students who will serve the Long Beach Community by assisting Church plants through evangelism and building relationships.
Team Leader - Trey Gouch

MISSION TRIP TO NEPAL
March 15-30 & October 18-31
Our Nepal teams will be visiting churches, helping with pastors conferences, youth conferences, and women’s ministries. Our goal is to build strategic relationships and plant more reproducing and healthy churches in Nepal.
Team Leaders - Dan Pokharel & Dave Mercer

PRAYER AND FASTING
You can play a major role in the mission field without ever leaving home. Your prayers that the work of the Gospel would go forward to "the ends of the earth" make a difference.
Follow our Seven Day Prayer and Fasting Guide