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 (Habitat of Humanity) of Lee County 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

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.

Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief Team
Sponsored by the Alabama Baptist Convention (Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions), the Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief Team sends trained volunteers, who meet the needs of disaster areas. They provide food, cut trees, remove debris, provide childcare and pastoral care.

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.

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.

World Hunger Relief
The International Mission Board’s World Hunger Relief helps feed hungry people, aid in development projects and provides blankets, tents, plastic sheeting, reconstruction materials and transportation costs during a crisis.

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.

Project Hope
Project Hope (Raposa Baptist Church, Raposa, Brazil) is an afterschool project designed to protect school children from the trappings of dangerous circumstances. It is run by Pastor Josue Guerra in Sao Luis, MA, Brazil.