- Local Outreach
Local missions and evangelism takes place primarily in the Tri Cities area, although some work extends beyond this immediate area. In addition, the church is a member and supporter of the Columbia Baptist Basin Association (a part of the Southern Baptist Convention) that focuses on evangelism in southeastern Washington and northeastern Oregon. Beyond these areas the church supports missions through the North American Mission Board.
Some of the local work of the church includes the following:
Some members of the church aid in teaching children off-campus about the Christian faith.
Chief Joseph Middle School Outreach
We are partnering with Chief Joseph Middle School to help students and families with food and clothing distribution. We are also working towards encouraging the faculty as they work so hard to
The Emmaus Center
The Emmaus Center provides an outreach into the community that brings together Christian truth and psychological understanding.
The F.A.I.T.H. visitation program and witnessing training reaches out to the community to address spiritual needs. More information is available at F.A.I.T.H.
Over the years several members have visited prisons in nearby cities to minister to those who have been incarcerated. These visits give the opportunity for Bible study and encouragement.
Tour Your Final Destination
Tour Your Final Destination is a dramatic walk-through presentation about the truth of people’s choices and their consequences both in this life and the next. This presentation is given at the church in October of most years.
The church supports efforts of YouMedical, which provides counseling on crisis pregnancy issues. Some of our church members work directly for this network as volunteers.
Tri-City Union Gospel Mission
The church participates in the Tri-City Union Gospel Mission located in Pasco through fund raising and assisting in church services for both the men and women at the mission.
Vacation Bible School
The yearly week-long ministry of Vacation Bible School (VBS) at the church provides opportunities for children and youth to grow in the knowledge of the Lord. VBS is to open to the community and usually occurs in late July or early August.
Vacation Bible School at Colville Indian Reservation
The Youth group has conducted Vacation Bible School on the Colville Indian Reservation north of Spokane in recent years. This VBS usually occurs in June.
- International Outreach
The church participates in International Missions through short-term mission trips to countries such as Guatemala, Brazil, and Costa Rica. These efforts have included Bible distribution, home-to-home visitation, “Jesus Film” presentation, and maintenance of missions’ buildings.
The church also supports a broad range of International Missions work through the International Mission Board, an entity of the Southern Baptist Convention. These ministries include medical outreach, meeting physical needs, evangelism, discipleship training, and starting new churches. A special offering, the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering, is collected each year to add support to thousands of missionaries.