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WMU

Making an Impact

Since its beginning in 1888, the Women's Missionary Union (WMU) has become the largest Protestant missions organization for women in the world, with a membership of approximately 1 million. 

WMU's main purpose is to educate and involve adults, youth, children, and preschoolers in the cause of Christian missions. Although originally geared towards women, girls, and preschoolers, both genders are active participants in WMU organizations and ministries today. WMU is a mission-focused organization with the goal that every person has the opportunity to hear and respond to the gospel. WMU encourages women to pray for and give to missions, to learn and to educate others about missions, and to develop spiritually toward a missions lifestyle through their support of the local church..

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Girls In Action

Girls in Action is for girls in grades 1-6. Its purpose is to teach young girls to support missions and to develop spiritually toward a missions lifestyle. We meet Wednesdays at 6:15 pm during the school year. Click Here for more information on FBC's Music & Missions program and for classroom locations. For more information on Girls in Action visit their website at http://www.gapassport.com/.

Prayer Partners

The Prayer Partners group prays for missionaries, mission efforts, and other needs. Their prayers help to link our congregation with mission efforts around the world. Meets 2nd Monday in the Church Parlor - 9:00 am. Contact Judy Rollins.

WMU Missions Projects

Providing meals for CWJC students
Providing diapers for the Opportunity Center
Providing meals for the students at the UAH Baptist Student Center
Donating items for the Children's Home in Decatur
Donating money to the Alabama Child Caring Foundation for insurance
Participate in prayer walking for schools and children
Packaging pills and vitamins for foreign mission trips
Donating, sorting, and delivering books to Perry County
Volunteering for Special Olympics, providing Trail Mix for Special Olympics
Providing birthday cake for ESL classes
Filling shoe boxes for Friends of the Children
Prayer support for the missionaries
Prayer support for FBC staff and members
Addressing Christmas cards for missionaries
Supporting the church pantry
Supporting Lottie Moon, Annie Armstrong, Global, Kathleen Mallory, and World Hunger drives
Supporting needs of the mentally ill

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