Serve the Church
We believe that God has given us gifts to use along with our time and material resources to glorify God and to further His kingdom on earth. Below are ways that you can get involved in using your gifts to serve the church and the World. This is not an exhaustive list, but includes some of our current needs. Feel free to reach out if you're interested in serving the church in other areas. You can do this by contacting the Minister for that area or the church office at 580-482-0230.
Preschool + Children's Ministry
Here are ways that you can serve within the Preschool + Children's Ministry. Contact Joyce at 580-482-1777 for more information.
-Mother's Day Out Subs (Monday and Thursdays from 9:00am-2:00pm)
-Sunday's Extended Session (Sunday's)
-Mission Friends, GA's & RA's (Wednesday's from 5:45-7:00pm)
Here are ways that you can currenlty serve on the Media Team. Call Jay Foster at 580-318-9431 for more information.
- Running slides on Sunday morning's
The Greeter team is responsible for greeting visitors and guests at each entrance on Sunday mornings. Call Mary Johnston at 580-471-1251 for more information or to volunteer.
The worship choir rehearses Wednesday evenings 6:00-7:00pm and Sunday evenings 5:00-6:00pm. Special rehearsals are called as needed when preparing for a seasonal music program. To join, just show up!
Praise Team + Band
The Praise Team is a rotating group in which different choir members sing each week. However, the Praise Band is a constant group of instrumentalists who commit their time every week to accompanying each worship service. Both the Praise Team and Praise Band meet each Sunday at 7:45am and 5:15pm each Wednesday. If you're interested in joining, contact Jay Foster at 580-318-9432.
Do you have a heart for people and hospitality? We would love to have you help with the Welcome Center on Sunday mornings. It is split into 2 volunteer shifts: 8-9:30am & 10:20-11:05am. To find out more, contact Cindy Pope.
Serve the World
FBC Altus exists to glorify God and further His kingdom on earth. In fulfilling our mission, we partner with various organizations in the community. Below are the organizations we partner with each year and ways that you can get involved and serve.
Operation Care is a non-profit organization committed to providing nourishment to the body and spirit; and charitable services to the people in Jackson County. Their mission is to nourish the body and the spirit of men, women and children in our community; by helping them see their potential, value and worth, helping them pull themselves up in times of hardship, and teaching them to be good stewards of the resources God provides for them. Find out more HERE.
Life Services at Pathways
Pathways is a Pregnancy Medical Clinic in Altus, OK. They desire for their clients to own their journey with power and knowledge by empowering women to make strong choices when facing an unplanned pregnancy. Find out more at https://altuspathways.com.
Visit our Missions page for more information.
VBS Mission Projects for 2021
FBC Altus exists to glorify God and further His kingdom on earth and one way we carry out this mission is by serving the World. This year, we are doing this by partnering with Southwest Baptist Churches Camp and Assembly and Pathways.
All of the monetary VBS offerings will go directly to the campground for repairs and needs listed below.
1. The camp needs a new dormitory that holds 100 campers.
2. A new kitchen and dining area. The current facility was built in 1960.
3. The swimming pool repaired or replaced. The swimming pool was installed in 1960.
On Thursday, June 24th, we will be collecting baby items to donate to Pathyways. Church members can drop off items to the Preschool/Children's Ministry Office, any time duing office hours.
NEEDS: Diapers of all sizes; baby wipes; baby shampoo; baby soap; baby lotion; diaper rash cream; diaper bags, etc.
You can also donate items on the list or make a donation online or by mailing it to the church office (P.O. Box 665 Altus, OK 73522).
NOTE: Please designate which mission project you want your donation to go to.