First Baptist Church of Manasquan, NJ

First Baptist Church of Manasquan

In 2017 the American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) has pleny of opportunites for short term missions. Check out these opportunities below, and keep ABHMS in mind for a congregational mission trip!

‘REBUILDING, RESTORING, RENEWING…BATON ROUGE,’ LA.

In August 2016,

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First Baptist Church will be holding a Food Drive at the Manasquan Acme on Saturday, October 22nd from  9am – 2pm.  Please call the church office or see the sign up sheet in church to sign up for a one hour shift.  

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Greetings,

On Saturday, September 10, 2016, women met in Romeo for the Fall rally of Northeast part of the country. The goal was to evaluate the progress of their business activities and to reinforce the training on cholera epidemic since we start having more rain.

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For the fourth year in a row, First Baptist Church of Manasquan will be hosting an ABHMS / ABCNJ work week beginning Saturday, July 9.

Volunteers will be coming from across the country and throughout NJ to help rebuild,

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We will be hosting homeless families August 14-20 in partnership with Family Promise and the churches of the Manasquan Area Ministerium.

Volunteers are needed to:

  • Help set up on Saturday morning, August 13 at 10:00 (approximately one hour)
  • To help Pastor Joe prepare and serve a  dinner on Saturday,

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Philippine Roundtable Trip 1-2016 , Denise Gratzel
Just show up!
We don’t need to be anxious about anything when God has made the appt . We just need to show up . He is the master planner ,

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Denise Gratzel, ABCNJ Disaster Response Coordinator, and Victoria Goff, National Disaster Coordinator for the American Baptist Home Mission Societies, have joined a team of national and regional leaders at a mission roundtable in the Philippines to share about our response to Superstorm Sandy and other disasters in the USA.  

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Manasquan Outreach – Red Bank Resource Network & Sandy Wellness Center

Services available in English and Spanish
Mental Health Association of Monmouth County’s
Manasquan Outreach
First Baptist Church • 47-51 South Street
10am-1pm,

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Hello all,

 

I hope you all had a blessed Thanksgiving and due to your generosity, so did about 190 Food Pantry client families!

  • Many thanks to Pr. Reggie and the Methodist Church for collecting food at the ecumenical Thanksgiving service!

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On this third anniversary, we are praying for the thousands of people who are still displaced by Superstorm Sandy, and thanking God for our many partners in the ongoing work of recovery,

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On Saturday we bid farewell to our final (scheduled) work group for the season.

These wonderful volunteers have traveled from as far north as Maine and as far south as Washington DC to be a part of rebuilding in the wake of Superstorm Sandy.

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(Throughout the month of July we will be receiving the One Great Hour of Sharing offering.  OGHS supports relief efforts at home (like the Sandy Relief work that will be happening this summer) and around the world (like the recent earthquake in Nepal)

the short article below explains a little further…

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Saturday, July 11, marks the beginning of work week one for ABCUSA / ABCNJ’s third annual “Coming Together for New Jersey” Sandy relief outreach.  Volunteers from across the state and across the country will be coming to NJ to help our area “Rebuild,

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It was great to have our good friend, Tiga, here visiting from Haiti.

 

Tiga is a missionary serving with Hope Changes Everything in Grand Goave, Haiti.  We have had the opportunity to work with Tiga for several years in Grand Goave,

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Thanks to grants from the Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund of New Jersey and the Borough of Manasquan, our new 45 Kilowatt Generator is being installed this week by Aggressive Power Systems of Wall.  Special thanks to George Smith for helping make arrangements for this new service,

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First Baptist will be hosting Family Promise the week beginning Sunday, May 3rd.  During that week we are responsible for providing dinner and evening hosts on Wednesday, May 6.  Additionally, overnight hosts are needed for Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday,

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Our current enrollment is approximately 400 food-insecure individuals and families. Although some do not participate every month, our volunteers can always be found preparing food packages for many families in a single day.  As of the 2008 census there were 144 families living in poverty and 946 individuals living in poverty.

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These are just a few ways you can serve…

  • Help with Sunday School/VBS
  • Share your musical talents
  • Help with coffee hour
  • Volunteer to become a member of a board or committee
  • Facilitate a small group
  • Support the Clothing Ministry
  • Help provide rides

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