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Each year several hundred First Baptist members participate in mission trips. These trips occur primarily but not exclusively during the summer months. Activities range from backyard Bible clubs and evangelistic crusades to construction work, medical missions, musical concerts, and other efforts to share the love of Christ around the world. You can watch
First Baptist sponsors three language mission groups. The Chinese ministry meets at 1111 Lee Avenue and provides a full slate of activities from Bible study to grocery shopping trips. This group worships at the 9:45 a.m. service. The Hispanic ministry meets on the main campus for Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. and worships at the eleven:11 service. Deaf interpretation is offered during the 9:45 a.m. worship service.
Special church-wide emphases four times each year support missions in the association, state, nation, and around the world. Each of these week-long efforts
Missions education begins with preschoolers and continues through adults. Mission Friends, GAs
Compassion International is a child-advocacy ministry that pairs compassionate people with those who are suffering from poverty. The ministry releases children from spiritual, economic, social, and physical poverty. The goal is for each child to become a responsible and fulfilled adult. First Baptist Lafayette partners with First Baptist Church El Sinai in the town of Santa Catarina Masahuat, El Salvador, through Compassion. Our members have sponsored almost 200 children that participate in the ministry there.
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