Connect With Our Ministries

Purpose
The Christian Care Ministry demonstrates Christian love and concern to new and absentee members, by providing gestures of extended support, based upon the needs and interests of the individual/church member.

Ministry Team

  • Ministry Leader

  • Support Members

 

Responsibilities

  • Follow-up on absentee members through telephone calls, visitations -(Sick & Shut-In)

  • Support and encourage members to return to active status


“Finally, all of you, live in harmony with one another; be sympathetic, love as brothers, be compassionate and humble.”  1 Peter 3:8

Christian Care Ministry

Purpose
To educate and edify the body of Christ through the study of God’s Word.

 

Ministry Team

  • Director of Christian Education

  • Sunday School Instructors, Family Night Adult/Youth Instructors


Responsibilities

  • Provide Age Appropriate Christian Education

  • Program Development and Service Delivery

  • Recruiting and Training Teachers

  • Participant Outreach - (Teachers/Students - all ages)

  • Material Ordering and Inventory Management

  • Locating and maintaining Classroom Space

  • Promotion of Sunday School Ministry

  • Vacation Bible School

  • Family Night Bible Study (Wednesday nights)


“Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.” 2 Timothy 2:15

Christian Education Ministry

Purpose Statement
The Couples Ministry encourages long lasting marriages through Christian education, church and community service, recreational and social activities.

Ministry Team

  • Ministry Leader

  • Support Members


Responsibilities

  • Collaboratively working with Pastor to coordinate developmental activities - i.e. Workshops, Seminars, Retreats, etc.

  • Assist in selecting Christian educational materials for participants

  • Provide community service activities

  • Organize Recreation and social programs


 “Marriage is honourable in all, and the bed undefiled:”

Hebrews 13:4

Couples Ministry

Purpose
It is the mission of the dance ministry of Freedom Fellowship Christian Church to lead and to offer up praise and worship to God through the art form of dance. 

Ministry Team

  • Ministry Leader

  • Leadership Team

  • Members


Components:

  • Forever Blessed (Adult Dance)

    • Practice Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:30 p.m.

    • Contact Sis. Celeste Stewart

  • Step Team

    • Ages?

    • Practice

    • Contact

  • GRACE (Girls Dance Team)

    • Ages 8-17

    • Practice 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month at 11:00 a.m.


“And David danced before the LORD with all his might;”  

2 Samuel 6:14

Dance Ministry

Purpose
The Deacon's Ministry is a ministry of service and spiritual support to the pastor and congregation. The Deacons assist with maintaining the spiritual wellness of the Church by preserving harmony, unity, and encouraging all to follow pastoral vision and direction.

Ministry Team

  • Deacons-As appointed


Responsibilities

  • Assistant to the Pastor

  • Lead Worship Services (Scripture and Prayer)

  • Communion Services

  • Oversight of Church Ministries – as assigned

  • Membership Outreach (Invitation)


“Wherefore, brethren, look ye out among you seven men of honest report, full of the Holy Ghost and wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business.” Acts 6:3

Deacons Ministry

Kitchen Ministry

Purpose

  • The Kitchen Ministry provides and prepares meals for fellowship dinners, funerals and special occasions.


Ministry Team

  • Ministry Leader

  • Support Members


Responsibilities

  • Procurement of Food for Meals

  • Planning and organizing Fellowship Dinners

  • Providing Meals for Special Services (Funeral, other)


General Needs:

  • Spiritual members interested in teaming with others in the planning, coordination, and serving of meals to our church body during fellowship and other special services meals.

 

“And in the same house remain, eating and drinking such things as they give:”

Luke 10:7

Media Ministry

Purpose
The Media Ministry provides technical media support to and for all worship services and ministries of our church family.

Ministry Team

  • Ministry Leader

  • Audio/Visual Technicians


Responsibilities

  • Provide Media Management for all worship services

  • Develop and manage church Audio/video Tape Ministry

  • Purchase and maintain audio/video equipment.

  • Ensure clear conveyance of the content of the worship services


“He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches;”  

Revelation 2:7

Men's Ministry (Men of Battle)

Purpose
The Men's Ministry encourages men to accept their God given role and responsibility to be the spiritual leaders in their home, church, community, and work environment.

Ministry Team

  • Ministry Leader

  • Support Members


Responsibilities

  • Work with the Pastor to coordinate developmental activities - i.e. Workshops, Seminars, Retreats, etc.

  • Assist in selecting Christian educational materials for participants

  • Provide community service activities

  • Organize Recreation and social programs


“Iron sharpeneth iron; so a man sharpeneth the countenance of his friend.”  

Proverbs 27:17

Ministry Overseer

Purpose
The Specialty Ministry Overseer represents the following ministries on the Ministry Leadership Team and provides feedback as required: Women's Ministry, Men's Ministry, and Singles Ministry.

Ministry Team

  • Ministry Leader


Responsibilities

  • Serves as a liaison between the Ministry Leadership Team and Specialty Ministries listed above.


“Thou wilt surely wear away, both thou, and this people that is with thee: for this thing is too heavy for thee; thou art not able to perform it thyself alone.”

Exodus 18:18

Moderator

Purpose
Serves as Moderator for the church business meetings and works to ensure that all church business meetings are conducted in a decent, orderly, Christian fashion.

Ministry Team

  • Moderator, Rev. Gerald Williams


Responsibilities

  • Facilitate church business meetings

  • Manage voting activity during meetings


“Do all things without murmurings and disputings:”
Philippians 2:14

“For God is not the author of confusion, but of peace, as in all churches of the saints.”

1 Corinthians 14:33

Music Ministry

Purpose
The Music Ministry exists to exalt our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ through the provision of spiritual musical celebration, praise and worship.

Ministry Team

  • Ministry Leader

  • Lead Musician

  • Choir Members


Responsibilities

  • Create Workshop Service Atmosphere/Praise Ministry

  • Secure Guest Choirs for Special Events

  • Review/Coordinate Choir Engagements – outside


The Music Ministry is composed of the:

  • Adult Choir

  • Rehearsals Wednesdays @8:00 P.M.


“Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord;” Ephesians 5:19

New Members Ministry

Purpose

The New Members Ministry is established to welcome and orientate new members into their new church family and to encourage participation and involvement in church ministries.


Ministry Team

  • Ministry Leader

  • Support Members


Responsibilities

  • Welcome and process (collect and disseminate information) the new member into the Freedom Fellowship Christian Church family

  • Present an overview of the Freedom Fellowship Christian Church ministry aided through the dissemination of the FFCC “New Members Information Packet”

  • Collect biographical and gifts, talents, and interest inventory data from the new member to provide to the church clerk and ministry leaders (sharing talents, gifts, and interest of the new member)

  • Provide a tour of the church facilities to acquaint the new member with the facility layout, etc.

  • Bring the new member and the Pastor and church ministry leaders together in a forum to ensure the church vision, mission, etc., is imparted, the roles and responsibilities of the various ministries are shared, and new members are able to express their availability for work in the various ministries of interest

  • Coordinate attendance of Lessons on Assurance to further Christian growth of the new member through their participation


General needs: 

  • Spiritual members who have a heart for welcoming others and are willing to serve as the initial contacts to the new member.  Members of the “New Member’s Ministry” team together to ensure each new member is made to feel welcome and equipped with information regarding the church ministries to prepare them for continued spiritual growth and active participation as the Lord leads them.


“Praising God, and having favour with all the people. And the Lord added to the church daily such as should be saved.”
Acts 2:47

Program Ministry

Purpose
The Deacon's Ministry is a ministry of service and spiritual support to the pastor and congregation. The Deacons assist with maintaining the spiritual wellness of the Church by preserving harmony, unity, and encouraging all to follow pastoral vision and direction.

Ministry Team

  • Deacons-As appointed


Responsibilities

  • Assistant to the Pastor

  • Lead Worship Services (Scripture and Prayer)

  • Communion Services

  • Oversight of Church Ministries – as assigned

  • Membership Outreach (Invitation)


“Wherefore, brethren, look ye out among you seven men of honest report, full of the Holy Ghost and wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business.” Acts 6:3

Publicity Ministry

Purpose

The Publicity Ministry reports, announces, and promotes upcoming events, services and occasions of the church family.

Ministry Team

  • Ministry Leader

  • Support Members


Responsibilities

  • Newsletter Publication

  • Public Service Announcements (PSA's) for all special services and general church announcements

  • Public promotion of FFCC Ministries, Program, Special Services

  • Church interface to Newspaper, radio, etc.

  • Website - Development and Management


General Needs:

  • Spiritual members with knowledgeable keyboarding, graphics, and multi-media (newspaper, radio, community television, etc.) communication experience.


“His master replied, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithful with a few things; I will put you in charge of many things.”

Matthew 25:21

Outreach Ministry

Purpose
The Outreach Ministry provides assistance to those in need so that God's love may be demonstrated through us, and in doing so will draw people closer to the Lord Jesus Christ.

Ministry Team

  • Ministry Leader

  • Support Members


Responsibilities

  • Plan and Provide disbursement of benevolent funding based on projection of local and foreign community support needs.

  • Establish Qualification Criteria for applicants needing assistance Administer and report on Benevolent Contributions

  • Review request for Benevolent support services

  • Prepare brief needs proposals for Pastor's review/approval for request exceeding established amounts

  • Establish and maintain a food and clothing shelter

       

 

“What good is it, my brothers, if a man claims to have faith but has not deeds? Can such faith save him?  Suppose a brother or sister is without clothes and daily food.  If one of you says to him, ‘Go, I wish you well; keep warm and well fed,’ but does nothing about his physical needs, what good is it?”

James 2:14-16

Single Ministry

Purpose
The Singles Ministry encourages single individuals to discover completeness and wholeness through their relationship with Christ; and also to provide opportunities for building a healthy Christian Singles Network.

Ministry Team

  • Ministry Leaders

  • Support Members


Responsibilities

  • Collaboratively working with Pastor to coordinate developmental activities ~ i.e. Workshops, Seminars, Retreats, etc.

  • Assist in selecting Christian educational materials for participants

  • Provide community service activities

  • Organize recreation and social programs


 “He that is unmarried careth for the things that belong to the Lord, how he may please the Lord:”

1 Corinthians 7:32

Teens Against Pre-Marital Sex

Purpose
Teens Against Pre-Marital Sex (T.A.P.S.) is an abstinence ministry developed to teach tee Christians virtues Bibliical principles. This ministry is for boys and girls ages 13 and older

Ministry Team

  • Ministry Leaders

  • Members


Responsibilities

  • To combat illicit sexual behavior using Biblical principles

  • Discussion i.e. inappropriate sexual behavior, drug abuse, alcohol abuse

  • Community Service opportunities

  • Youth social/ recreational opportunities


Treasure

Purpose Statement
This ministry is entrusted with the collection and disbursement of funds and the preparation of financial reports.

Ministry Team

  • Treasurer

  • Assistant Treasurer

  • Finance Committee


Responsibilities

  • Manages and maintains all FFCC financial records

  • Establish and manage Investments

  • Conduct mid-year and annual financial reviews

  • Present financial status reports

  • Create and distribute individual tax reports to membership

  • Review and approve ministry operating budget proposals

  • Monitor, adjust and audit ministry operating budgets

  • Manage collections and disbursements e.g. accts. receivable/payable

  • Administer employee payroll

Trustee Ministry

Purpose
The Trustees Ministry has the full responsibility for the care and maintenance of the Church facilities and properties.


Ministry Team

  • Ministry Leader

  • Trustees


Responsibilities

  • Maintain Physical Assets - Building, Grounds, Equipment, etc.

  • Property Management

  • Inventory Management

  • Contract Management - Facilities / Properties

  • Facility Maintenance - internal / external

  • Property Search

  • Transportation Management


General Needs:

  • Spiritual members with general maintenance, carpentry, electrical, painting, landscaping skills who desire to assist with maintaining the facilities that God has blessed us with.


“And whosoever will be chief among you, let him be your servant:”

Matthew 20:27

Usher Ministry

Purpose
The Usher Ministry serves to welcome, seat and meet the needs of the Congregation and all visitors with a loving, friendly, Christ-like attitude and disposition.

Ministry Team

  • Ministry Leader

  • Members


Responsibilities

  • Welcome and seat Members and Visitors

  • Respond to the needs of the congregation during service i.e. distribute programs, etc,

  • Collect Offering

  • Respond to congregational emergencies i.e. first aid

  • Provide usher services for special programs at home and away

 

“I had rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God, than to dwell in the tents of wickedness.”

Psalm 84:10

Women's Ministry

Purpose
The Women's Ministry is committed to helping the women of our church and community to develop spiritually, physically, and emotionally to better fulfill God's purpose in our lives. 

Objectives

  • This ministry’s objectives include: being committed to becoming women of excellence who reflect God’s glory; fasting and praying for our family, church, community and world issues; enthusiastically and earnestly praising and worshiping our Lord; striving to grow and develop spiritually; and demonstrating the love of Christ to others in a manner that honors our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ; and study of God’s word.


Ministry Team

  • Ministry Leader

  • Leadership Team


Responsibilities

  • Work with the Pastor to coordinate developmental activities, i.e. workshops, seminars, retreats, etc.

  • Assist in selecting Christian educational materials for participants

  • Provide community service activities

  • Organize Recreation and social programs


Contact(s): 

  • Sis. Terratta Wakefield, Ministry Leader


“And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and in all judgment; that ye may approve things that are excellent; that ye may be sincere and without offense till the day of Christ.” ---Philippians 2:9-10

Youth Ministry

Purpose
The Youth Ministry focuses on the spiritual, mental, emotional, social and physical needs of our young people through a Christ-like approach in a wholesome atmosphere.

Ministry Team

  • Ministry Leader

  • Special Activities Ministry Leader

  • Wednesday Night Bible Study Ministry Leader


Responsibilities

  • Provide age-appropriate ministry opportunities

  • Develop and manage Christian recreational activities for FFCC youth

  • Support youth outreach activities (Youth Advocate and Advisors)

  • Develop and present programs for the FFCC youth

  • Provide teachers for youth bible study

  • Recruit and train adult volunteers

  • Identify and participate in community service activities


General Needs:

  • Spiritual members who desire to work with youth and team with others in providing Christian-centered activities for FFCC youth.


Youth Ministry Components:

  • Teens Against Pre-Marital Sex (T.A.P.S.)

    • Ages 13 and older

    • Meets 3rd Saturdays each month

    • Contact Sis. Stephanie Hill

  • Wednesday Night Bible Study

    • Meets each Wednesday at 7:00 p.m.

  • Youth Sunday School

    • Meets each Sunday at 10:00 .am.


“Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth,”

Ecclesiastes 12:1

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