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Ministry Opportunities


Activities Center Front Desk

Contact Margaret Johnson

Our busy Activities Center needs a volunteer to work the front desk on Monday afternoons from 4-6 p.m. and every fourth Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Trianing provided. Your presence can go a long way in making visitors and members feel welcome.


Christian Women’s Job Corp- Mentors to Women

Contact Mary Ellen Bowman

Christian Women’s Job Corp

Christian Women's Job Corp (CWJC) is currently seeking women mentors and collecting items for the upcoming holiday season: canned goods, toiletries and small gifts. Collection box is located at the Activities Center.


Tutoring Karen(Burmese) Students

Contact Don Vigus

Ongoing Tutoring Opportunities for Karen Students

The Karen Tutoring Classes meet on Monday and Wednesday nights at 4:00 p.m. at Devon Park United Methodist. For details or to volunteer, email Don Vigus at dvigus@fbcwilmington.org.


Help Hub at the Harrelson Center

Contact the Harrelson Center at 343-8212

The Help Hub at the Harrelson Center is fueled by volunteers! Positions needed include a Greeter, an Advisor and Office Support. The Help Hub program helps meet the emergency needs of individuals referred by the center's partner organizations and local churches. These needs are often critical in nature and fall outside of the direct mission of the referring partner. The Help Hub also provides consultation to people in need by assisting them with financial needs such as emergency shelter, utility and medical bills and transportation. The Help Hub also connects people with Harrelson Center partners and additional community resources. Go to www.harrelsoncenter.org for volunteer application or call the Center at 343-8212.


Alternate Gift for Mother Hubbard's Cupboard

Contact Gaye Thomas at 910-791-2943

Instead of buying a gift for a friend or family member, consider making a donation to Mother Hubbard's Cupboard. When you make a donation, you will be given a card that you can send to whomever you wish indicating that a donation has been made in his/her honor. Not only will the person receiving the card be thrilled with your thoughtfulness, you will know that you have given food to someone who is hungry in Wilmington. Please make checks payable to Mother Hubbard's Cupboard. If interested, contact Gaye Thomas at 910-791-2943 or email at jthomas14@ec.rr.com. Volunteers are also needed the first Friday of every month to hand out food to the hungry.


Office & Administrative Help

Contact the Church Office at 910-763-2471

Volunteers are occasionally needed to assist our staff with administrative projects. If you have a heart for "behind the scenes" administrative work, then we need you! We would love to add your name to our list of volunteers.


Prayer Shawl Ministry

Contact Connie Allegood or Barbara Hodges

The Prayer Shawl Ministry could use monetary donations for the purchase of yarn. The check should be payable to First Baptist Church, with a designation of “Prayer Shawl Ministry” in the memo section, and is tax deductible.


Phoenix Hometown Hires

Contact Phoenix Hometown Hires at 343-8469

Phoenix Hometown Hires needs volunteers to assist in helping the sheltered homeless conduct a more effective search for meaningful employment. Volunteers work directly with clients, helping them understand their skills and interests, assisting with job search activities, transporting clients to job interviews, and providing general coaching and encouragement. Volunteers work one half-day per week, either from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. or 12:30 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.


The FBC Bereavement Team needs more volunteers to provide side dishes and desserts for meals provided when a member of our church passes away. Typically you will not be called on more than 3 or 4 times a year, and there are no meetings. Members who work can participate by simply making a dish or dessert that can be prepared ahead of time. To volunteer contact Jennie Barker at 256-2402 or jennieb@ec.rr.com or Ann Powell at 395-5884 or apowelljr@ec.rr.com.


Card Ministry

Contact Glenda Currin

The Card Ministry is a small group of ladies from the church and the community who meet on the 4th Tuesday of each month at the Activities Center at 9:30 AM to make handmade greeting cards that are mailed to our home bound members. We make cards of encouragement as well as cards for the holidays. Newcomers are always welcome and materials and instructions are provided. Join us if you are interested!


Good Shepherd House- Serve Lunch

Contact Connie Allegood

Serve Lunch at Good Shepherd

Volunteers are needed to help serve lunch at Good Shepherd House on Mondays between 10:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Call Connie Allegood at 343-0932 to sign up and help.


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