Missions Ministries

Positional Statement: We believe the Great Commission is the responsibility for all believers. Therefore, we participate in a number of mission support opportunities (Matthew 28, Mark 16, Acts 1).

Mission Action Team

Our members provide free-will offerings to address local benevolence needs. The Mission Action Team is the largest team of volunteers at First Baptist. They are active throughout the year.

Women on Mission

Women on Mission
Our ladies meet monthly to learn of and discuss the progress of missions through Southern Baptist agencies.

Southern Baptist Missions

First Baptist supports the missions endeavors of both the International Missions Board and
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the North American Missions Board. Support for missions involves praying, going and giving. Both our prayer and financial support include, but are not limited to, special offerings for World Hunger, Lottie Moon, and Annie Armstrong offerings. Support for these and other Southern Baptist mission efforts are provided by our Cooperative Program commitment.

Louisiana Baptist Convention

Our church supports the Georgia Barnett State Missions Offering of the Louisiana Baptist Convention.

LaSalle Baptist Association

Our church supports the mission endeavors of our local LaSalle Baptist Association. We support the LaSalle Missions House in Jena. We partner with other churches to spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ through the benevolence ministries of the Association.

Louisiana Baptist Children's Home

First Baptist is the collection point for the Louisiana Baptist Children's Home Fall Food Round-up in the Jena area. We also make financial contributions to the Children's Home.