Missions


Below are some of the prominent mission opportunities and ministries at FBCNB. This is not an exhaustive list, so if God has put something on your heart to seek or to start, please contact us at FirstBaptist@fbcnb.org or 830-625-9124.

 

I LOVE NB

Jesus says that the world will know us by our love (John 13:35). Our hearbeat should be for others. FBCNB should be known for our love. To help communicate this drive, we are excited to dub our local missions ministry "I Love NB." We "Love NB" because God first loved us, and we are excited to lead people to Jesus. What better way to lead people to Jesus than by serving them with love? We desire to be "salt and light" to our neighbors, coworkers, friends, and family. We "Love NB" by providing school supplies, praying for First Responders, delivering Thanksgiving baskets, and witnessing to our neighbors. Please join us as we commit to "Love NB."
 

Operation Christmas Child




Every year, FBCNB participates in Franklin Graham's Operation Christmas Child. We fill shoeboxes with gifts, and they are sent to children in need around the world. Here's how you can be involved:

Donate Items
Help us fill 750 boxes this year by donating items in the foyer by November 18th.
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Help Pack Shoeboxes
Join us for fun, fellowship and filling 750 shoeboxes with the donated items at our Packing Party Sunday, December 18th, from 5:00-7:00pm in the Gym.

Donate Money for Shipping
Donate money to help cover the $9 shipping fee for each box. Checks can be made payable to First Baptist Church and designated "Operation Christmas Child Shipping."

Serve In Dallas
We're taking a small team to serve at the Dallas Processing Center December 14-15. Your costs would be meals and shared hotel fees. Arrive in Dallas Thursday night, December 13th. Work 9:00-5:00 Friday and 9:00-3:00 Saturday. Return home Saturday evening. Contact Ellen Rolando A.S.A.P. at ellen.rolando@gmail.com or 210-843-1748.


 

Family Promise


Family Promise helps homeless families regain independence by providing transportation, job training, life skills classes, a day center, and more while they work to get back on their feet. FBCNB and other local churches take turns hosting the families for one week four times a year, providing meals, fellowship, and a place to sleep.

Our next week to host is December 2-9. Please sign up online to volunteer. For more info, please contact Coordinator Jessica Melott at jessica_melott@hotmail.com or 210-705-3800.



 

Clothing Ministry - Restoring Hope Boutique


 
Located in our white "Timothy House" located at 251 Guenther Ave, Restoring Hope Boutique provides used clothing at no charge to members of our community who are in dire need. We have a good selection of clothing and shoes in all sizes for women, men, and children, including infants. We also have shoes, accessories, and coats of all sizes during the winter.

By Appointment Only
To make an appointment, please call the church office at 830-625-9124. Your name, phone number, and request will be passed along to our Clothing Ministry volunteers, who will call you back to arrange a meeting time.

Donations
We are currently accepting clean, unstained, current clothing without logos.

Current Needs:
Women's clothing sizes 16-and-up
Maternity clothing
School-age children's clothing and jeans
Men's jeans and Docker style pants
Womens shoes
Childrens shoes

Please Do Not Donate:
Men's slacks and suits
Dry-clean items
Bathing suits
Underwear

Donations may be dropped off Tuesday mornings from 8:00-11:00 while the volunteers are processing items. If you are unable to come during those hours, you may drop off items on the front porch in weatherproof bags.

Volunteer
If you are interested in volunteering, join the current volunteers Tuesday mornings from 8:00-11:00. Or you can call the church office for more information at 830-625-9124.

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NOVEMBER
  14  Discover First
  15  AWOL Luncheon
  17  Men's Ministry Meeting
  18  Operation Christmas Child
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