Partners in Ministry

Listed below are Auburn First Baptist’s Partners in Ministry — International, National, State, and Local — supported through our Global Ministries Offering.

State and Local Ministries

WE HELP Coalition
The WE HELP Coalition of Auburn Opelika Habitat for Humanity is an ecumenical coalition of local churches, who pool their resources to build houses. It plans various fundraising activities, like the annual Christmas Cookie Walk. Churches also provide labor when it is time to build a home.

Sowing Seeds of Hope
Sowing Seeds of Hope (Alabama CBF) is a partnership between the people of Perry County and CBF. It is a 25 year commitment to help with housing solutions, healthcare assistance, spiritual renewal, and educational resources.

Community Market
The Community Market (East Alabama Food Bank) is a distribution pantry, so as to assure that no hungry person in Lee County lacks reasonable access to needed quantities of food.

Alabama Possible
Formerly the “Alabama Poverty Project”, Alabama Possible works to reduce poverty and its impacts through strategic partnerships with higher education institutions, community partners, policymakers and faith-based organizations. It also provides information and outreach activities, in order to understand poverty and to address it effectively.

AFBC Brotherhood
The Auburn First Baptist Brotherhood assists people both inside and outside the church with service projects. Recent completed projects include handicapped ramps, painting, and light carpentry work.

Christian Women’s Job Corps
The Christian Women’s Job Corps of Lee County (AUMC) equips women with the life and employment skills necessary for self-sufficiency. It helps women develop life skills, setting personal, educational and career goals.

Jail Ministry
Auburn First Baptist’s Jail Ministry consists of a weekly Bible Study for the women prisoners at the Lee County Justice Center. At Christmas, the entire church helps to prepare a gift box for each of the prisoners.

National Ministries

CBF Disaster Relief
CBF Disaster Relief responds to natural disasters both national and abroad. They offer critical relief to the many threats and burdens following a disaster as well as cultivating a long-term presence during rebuilding and recovery efforts.

Global Missions Offering of the CBF
The Global Missions Offering of the CBF (to be used in the U.S.) is the primary funding mechanism for CBF missions, caring for people in need and extending the love of Christ to others.

McAfee School of Theology
The McAfee School of Theology at Mercer University is a theological seminary located on the Cecil B. Day Campus of Mercer University in Atlanta, offering Masters and Doctoral degrees, as they train and educate future ministers.

Baptist Join Committee for Religious Liberty
The Baptist Join Committee for Religious Liberty promotes religious freedom through education and advocacy. The BJC traces its roots to 1936 as the Southern Baptist Committee on Public Relations and throughout the years has joined with various Baptist Groups, now composed of fifteen national, state, and regional bodies, supporting religious liberty for all people.

Baptist Seminary of Kentucky
Baptist Seminary of Kentucky provides theological education for a Master of Divinity on the campuses of Georgetown College and Simmons College, preparing and educating students for leadership in ministry.

International Ministries

Global Mission Offering
The Global Mission Offering of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship supports all CBF field personnel, or missionaries, around the world. One hundred percent of our gifts support salaries, benefits, and operating expenses.

Baptist World Alliance
The Baptist World Alliance unites 196 Baptist groups. The BWA supports Christians who live in difficult circumstances, networks with Baptist leaders from six continents, and strengthens our Baptist mission.

Rise Against Hunger
Rise Against Hunger seeks to end global hunger by partnering with local volunteers. Volunteers package meals, which are disbursed to places of critical need due to disaster relief, malnutrition and hunger. They are used in relief efforts and developmental programs for school lunches, vocational training programs, orphanages, and medical clinics around the world.

Watering Malawi
Watering Malawi works towards long-term solutions to extreme poverty through access to clean water, simple irrigation, and sanitation systems.

Brazil Mission Team
For over two decades, teams from Auburn First Baptist have joined with other churches for a two-week mission trip to Brazil that includes construction projects, medical relief and Vacation Bible School for children.

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