Divorce Care Support Ministry

Divorce Care Support Ministry

To reach out to people dealing with the challenges of separation and divorce. We strive to help the hurting and to bring comfort and healing through the Word of God. [Read More]

Sessions
Session are on Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. in meeting in Room 103 of the Education Building

Ministry Contacts:
For more information, please contact Diane Pierce-Chapman by e-mail at divorcecare@fbhp.org

Embrace Ministry

EBRACE Ministry

The mission of FBCHP Retention Ministry is to assist in retaining members by affording opportunities for members to be actively engaged through various programs, projects ministries, which may allow members to identify, develop and utilize their spiritual gifts, skills and talents. [Read More]

Ministry Contacts:
For more information on the Retention Ministry, contact Sister Robbin Epps (initial) and Dr. Betty Seltzer at the Church Office at (301) 773-6655 or by e-mail at retentionministry@fbhp.org.

Evangelism Ministry

The Evangelism Ministry (E-Team) believes and adheres to our Lord’s instructions in the “GREAT COMMISSION” (Matthew 28:18-20) to go (as you live); teach (make disciples); and observe (obey) all that He has commanded.

It is therefore, our mission to reach lost souls with the Gospel of Jesus Christ by enhancing the Faith of all Believers so that they can pay it forward.[Read More]

The Evangelism Team meets: Every 4th Saturday – 9:30 to 11:00am, Rm. 203

Ministry Contacts:
For more information on the Evangelism Ministry, contact us through the Church Office at (301) 773-6655

Guilding Ministry

Guiding Ministry

The Guiding Ministry is a Christian centered helping service that provides spiritual, cognitive, behavioral and relational guidance to church members and the community. The ministry consists of trained volunteers and lay professionals who serve in the capacity of advisors to promote hope, healing and services of hospitality.

It is our belief that God is the ultimate source of all healing and equips the church to care for the needs of his children. Giving interest to effectiveness, each member's spiritual gifts and area of expertise are strategically matched with the tasks to be performed. Our practice of consistent bible study, intercessory prayer, review of case studies, fellowship and pursuit of continuing education serve to nourish us as we seek to follow God's will through ministry.

Ministry Contacts:
For more information the Guiding Ministry contact Reverend Andr'e L. Blackburn through the Church Office at (301) 773-6655

E-mail: counseling@fbhp.org

Missionary Ministry

The Missionary Ministry is made up of a number of  ministries that is designed to meeting the needs of members and people of  our local community. [Read More]

Ministry Contacts:
For more information contact us through the Church Office at (301) 773-6655

Photography Ministry

This ministry serves God as photographers for our church. Not only is the history of the church recorded through words but also through digital photography. We take pictures of church services, major events, and have even traveled with our Pastor to places like New York and Africa.

Photographs are posted on the Church Web Site and pictures of new members are posted in the "Hall of Fame" as affectionately called by our Pastor.

Ministry Contacts:
For more information on the Photography Ministry contact Rev. James Barnette through the Church Office at (301) 773-6655

 

Security Ministry

Although we don't like to think violent acts occurring within the church walls, it is something for which we are obligated to prepare. Our ministry has an obligation to church members, parishioners, and every visitor who steps inside our doors to provide a safe environment for worship. This Ministry is made up of a team of dedicated men and women who work together to provide a safe holistic atmosphere within the body of First Baptist Church of Highland Park, the city on the hill.

Our goal is to provide a safe and sensitive secure service to our parishioner's, and guests of our church by insuring adequate parking for our members and guests, as well as enable security personnel to be a visual deterrent. Securing all monetary transactions within the church building, and providing a safe holistic atmosphere within the body of First Baptist Church of Highland Park.

Ministry Contacts:
For more information on the Photography Ministry contact John Clark through the Church Office at (301) 773-6655

E-mail: security@fbhp.org

 

Share Food Program

SHARE (Self Help and Resource Exchange)

The SHARE Program is a food program for any person, family or group that desires to purchase a nutritious food package for about $20.00 a month. The Share Program is NOT a subsidizes program. There are no income restrictions.

Each package contains at least enough for 4 meals for a family of 4. The food is picked up from the warehouse and transported to the church by volunteers and other volunteers package the food for purchasers to pick up at the church.

The monthly menu and order forms are available in the church office. The menu can also be viewed on the Share Website https://www.catholiccharitiesdc.org/share.

Ministry Contacts:
For more information on the SHARE Program contact usthrough the Church Office at (301) 773-6655

Single Mother's Ministry

Single Mother’s Ministry (SMM)

Everyone knows that being a single mother is not easy. In the Single Mother’s Ministry, we will study the Bible together to encourage single mothers. God has a plan for single mothers, too!
In this focused bible study, women will study God’s word, network, and be strengthen.

Ministry Contacts:
For more information on the Single Mother's Ministry contact us through the Church Office at (301) 773-6655

E-mail: sm_ministry@fbhp.org

Transportation Ministry

To transport students to and from the Sunday Biblical Institute (Sunday School) and Senior Members to and from the 11: 15 a.m. Church Service each Sunday and to manage the church's vehicular fleet, including making vehicles available for use by other ministries, with drivers being provided by the requesting ministries

Transportation Request Form | Transportation Policies/Procedures | Transportation Compensation

Ministry Contacts:
For more information on the Transportation Ministry contact Trustee Mac N. Dent through the Church Office at (301) 773-6655

Usher Ministry

To assist the pastor in making the worship service a success; to greet each worshipper with a pleasant smile and warm welcome thereby putting the congregation in the right frame of mind to receive the message; to ensure that order is kept in and around the church at all times; and to do whatever possible to advance God's kingdom and this church.

Monthly Meeting:
Senior Ushers: Saturday before the third Sunday at 1:00 p.m.
Junior Ushers: Fourth Saturday at 12:00 p.m

Ministry Contacts:
For more information on the Usher Ministry contact Doris Christmas-Lockhart (Senior Ushers) or Elisia Clark (Junior Ushers) through the Church Office at (301) 773-6655

Wellness Ministry

The Wellness Ministry is a group of RNs, LPNs, and lay nurses who are committed to the care and concern for the congregation. This group provides support during regular Sunday services, wakes, funerals and other special events at the church and in some cases at other locations. All nurses are either licensed to practice nursing or receive on site first aid and CPR training.[Read More]

Ministry Contacts:
For more information on the Wellness Ministry contact us through the Church Office at (301) 773-6655
E-mail:wellness@fbhp.org

Widow and Widower Support Ministry

Members of the Widows and Widowers Support Ministry meet monthly with an average of 10 members in attendance. They come together to support and uplift each other, and to share information and experiences with newly widowed persons.

There are more than 150 widowed persons at First Baptist. Although all of them do not attend the monthly meetings, they do enjoy the social functions and programs that are planned. Some of the activities include: sightseeing and shopping outings, and holiday fellowships which often times include widowed persons from other churches.

Monthly Meeting:
First Saturday of each month at 12:00 Noon
James J. McCord Education Building Room 206

Ministry Contacts:
For more information on the Widow and Widower Support Ministry contact Deaconess Iris Colmes through the Church Office at (301) 773-6655