A common question in ministry selection is: How do I identify the ministry for which I am best suited? If you are unsure of which ministry is a good match, pray for discernment and seek the guidance of the Holy Spirit. The FBCV Christian Education Council is available for assistance in identifying and applying your spiritual gifts for ministry.
There is room for everyone to serve.
Burden Bearers Ministry
Mission: To serve as intercessors through prayer for the pastor, assistant pastor, associate ministers, sick and shut-ins and other concerns.
Mission: To go out into the communities picking up members and other people of the community who have no transportation to get to church.
Mission: Provides a fun and loving environment for children to learn biblical stories, principles and Christian disciplines while preparing them to participate in the adult worship service through Bible lessons, Christian orientated movies and a participation that is parallel to adult worship.
Christian Education Council
Mission: To be an advocate for Christian education, help promote and coordinate Christian education activities, help implement the biblical mandate to expand and strengthen the kingdom of God, and help identify and address the training needs of church ministries.
Church Office Volunteers
Mission: To help extend the ministry of the church staff by helping with routine office duties on an as needed basis.
Fostering Christian fellowship,
Advancing the gospel of Jesus Christ,
Inspiring Christians of all ages to higher levels of discipleship,
Transforming participants into religious leaders by helping to identify and nurture their spiritual gifts, and
Harnessing the power of the Holy Spirit.
College Connection Ministry
Mission: To maintain a connection of Christian family encouragement and support for member college students.
Mission: Deacons are called by God to make disciples and elected by the church to be watchful guardians of the purity upholding the Word of God and good order of the church.
Mission: To serve as support to the pastor, deacons, church and community. To be spiritually, physically, and visually active in our support of the other ministries in our church.
Discipleship Training Programs
Mission: To assist members and non-members to become more committed to Christ, and a way for members and non-members to grow spiritually as you focus on what it means to be a disciple of Christ. This program is a component of the Christian Education Council.
Mission: To provide an environment where members and non-members may obtain academic excellence through teaching, modeling and mentoring.
Mission: To inform and educate the congregation and the community-at-large about the teachings of Jesus Christ; activities within the church; and the exchange of information as it relates to the Great Commission.
Mission: To perform witnessing outreach to the community and Christian education and training, ensuring evangelism is at the heart of every ministry at FBCV.
Feeding the Homeless Ministry
Mission: To witness and pray for the homeless. The ministry prepares healthy meals and delivers them to homeless persons.
Mission: To ensure that floral arrangements are present for Sunday worship services and other church events.
HANDS Health & Wellness Ministry
Mission: To promote healthy living thru relevant programs, education, screenings for the FBCV congregation and community (Romans 12:1; 1 Corinthians 6:19-20).
Mission: To prepare and serve nourishing and plentiful meals for church activities and deliver meals to the community as directed by the church leadership.
International Connections Ministry
Mission: To celebrate and worship our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, through our diverse cultural heritage.
Married Couples Ministry
Mission: To enrich and strengthen married couples thereby empowering them to make disciples of others.
Mission: To support, encourage, and motivate the men of FBCV as well as, assist and support the other affiliate ministries of the church. To move outside the walls of the church, seeking, and obeying Christ’s command in order for us to be used in making disciples.
Mission: Being a missionary is being a committed Christian. To have the Lord make us servants, instill thy Spirit within us. Serve thee with gladness is our desire. To go and be good stewards working together through prayer, planning, and promoting the lost and hurting people.
New Members Ministry
Mission: Our Mission is to welcome new members into the First Baptist Church of Vienna fold and ensure that they make a smooth transition to their new church family. We achieve this by providing valuable information on the church, its organizational structure, areas of ministry, church history, and a directory. In addition we assist new members to genuinely connect to the church by providing opportunities to meet, learn about and fellowship with representatives of FBCV’s Ministries and Training Arms.
Pastor’s Encouragement Ministry
Mission: To encourage the pastoral staff by demonstrating the love of Christ in tangible ways.
Mission: To enhance the development of girls from head-to-toe, primarily through mentorship by Christian women and activities which will help them grow, spiritually, personally and professionally. The ministry cultivates well-mannered, socially adept young ladies while building self-esteem and encouraging personal achievement.
Mission: To monitor, observe, and address safety issues within the First Baptist campus to provide a reasonably safe environment for congregants and visitors.
Mission: To assist the pastor and church disciples by providing technical support to the church during worship services, weddings, funerals, and other special events.
Mission: To equip God’s people to grow spiritually as we use our gifts for Christ-centered, one-on-one Christian care in our congregation and community.
Mission: To be responsible stewards of the financial resources and physical properties of the church so that we can be used to fulfill the Great Commission.
Mission: To serve as vessels of Christ to demonstrate that Jesus is the light of the world and to raise the spiritual, moral, and social awareness of the church body.
Vacation Bible School
Mission: To encourage students to stay connected to their Savior in a fun a stimulating intensive study.
Mission: To provide technical support and maintain the FBCV website. To help people grow spiritually by providing resources and encouragement. In addition the ministry provides members with information about activities at First Baptist and assists people looking for a church.
Mission: We are a united body of believers with a passion for worshipping God as a lifestyle with the aid of the Holy Spirit to:
-Usher God’s people into the presence of the Lord.
-Expand and strengthen the body of faith thru drama, song, dance, and other creative visuals.
-Introduce the lost and unsaved to Christ.
Young Disciples of Christ (YDOC)
Mission: Empowering an equipping young people to be true disciples of Christ by providing a real and relevant holistic christian education experience through a variety of wholesome activities designed to enhance their spiritual growth.