Greenwood First Baptist is a missional congregation. In addition to supporting numerous mission related organizations (click here to see list), GFBC offers a variety of missions education opportunities for children and adults.
Children’s Missions Education
The missions education program for children follows choir and supper on Wednesday night during the school year. (Other activities are planned for children during the summer.) Children are invited to participate in one of three different age appropriate groups beginning at 6:30 pm. The following is a list of mission education opportunities for children. For additional information about missions education in children's ministry, please contact Claudia Burch, Director of Children’s Ministry.
Ages 3 - 4 Room 128
Age K5 - Grade 1 Room 129
Grade 2 - 5 Room 118
Youth Missions Education
Missions education is important for our youth as well. Blake Kendrick incorporates missions education into every aspect of the student ministry program. The youth group participates in annual mission trips and partners with a local soup kitchen on a regular basis. Click here to see what is happening in the youth ministry! For additional information about missions education in student ministry, please contact Blake Kendrick.
Adult Missions Education
Adult missions education functions primarily within the Women's Ministry. A Women's Ministry Council coordinates mission projects among the women's circles, and each circle conducts individual mission projects. The following is a list of women's mission circles and their contact representatives.
ALMA JOHNSON CIRCLE
(Meets first Monday of the month at 6:30 pm.)
(The Alma Johnson Circle meets the second Monday in September.)
(Meets first Tuesday of the month at 10:00 am in the church parlor.)
FRANCES STRAWHORN CIRCLE
(Meets first Monday of the month at 11:30 am in the church parlor.)
(The Frances Strawhorn Circle meets the second Monday in September.)
LOUISE BOWERS CIRCLE
(Meets first Monday of the month at 11:00 am.)
(The Louise Bowers Circle does not meet in September.)
PEGGY HOLLINGSWORTH CIRCLE
(Meets first Thursday of the month at 12:00 pm in members’ homes.)
JOANN GRAY CIRCLE
(Meets first Monday of the month at 3:00 pm in the Carpenter Class – Room 210)
(The Joann Gray Circle does not meet in September.)
ROSEMARY BENJAMIN CIRCLE
(Meets first Monday of the month at 7:00 pm.)
(The Rosemary Benjamin Circle meets the second Tuesday in September.)