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Local Opportunities

Opportunities abound to make a difference in Metro Jackson.  Pray about supporting these mission opportunities with your time and gifts.

    Friend to Friend International Ministry at First Baptist Jackson
    • Teach English as a Second Language (ESL) on Thursdays
    • Teach or assist with an International Sunday School Class (SS) on Sunday morning.
    • Assist with special activities for internationals in the metro area.

    ESL Contact: Mallory Rosamond 601-919-1940

    Tuesday Metro Assistance at First Baptist Jackson

    You can serve with Tuesday Metro Assistance in several ways:

    • Provide items such as grocery sacks, children’s books, Bibles, toilet tissue, diapers, detergent, toiletries
    • Provide food items. Canned meats and canned soups with meat are the greatest needs.
    • Assist with Tuesday distribution and advance organization.
    • Administrative Help: Process applicants for assistance (12:00-3:00 pm)
    • Spiritual counseling (12:00-3:00 pm)

    Contact: Cecelia Norwood at  or (601) 714-6901.

    Buried Treasures Ministry | Prison Ministry
    • Buried Treasures Home: Prayer partners, Visitors including family groups & Sunday School classes; Workers to help with upkeep of facility and grounds. Learn more: buriedtreasureshome.com
    • Inmates: Bible Study at Hinds County Detention Center in Downtown Jackson; Write encouraging notes as a secret pal to an inmate
    • Dress-A-Child for school in July: Meeting special needs for individuals and families
    • Christmas Party in December: Meeting special needs for individuals and families

    Contact: Dick & Nicki Benz - 1-888-932-5505

    Mission First - MissionFirst.org
    CityChurch - CityChurchJackson.com
    • Assemble and distribute 300 sack lunches once per month
    • Participate in outreach events
    • Be a prayer partner.

    Contact: Anne Lewis - 601-940-4586 -

    Gateway Rescue Mission - GatewayMission.org
    • Serve meals
    • Donate to or Assist in Thrift Stores
    • Mentor in men's or women’s program

    Contact: Rusty Ryan, Gateway Volunteer Coordinator - 601-353-5864 -

    Salvation Army - Center of Hope - www.uss.SalvationArmy.org
    • Provide meals and serve
    • Mentor residents
    • Bible study

    Contact: Barbara Tarter, Salvation Army - 601-981-4881, x128

    Stewpot Community Services - stewpot.org
    • Drive routes weekly
    • Work in food pantry, serve lunch, clean kitchen
    • Computer lab & clothing closet
    • Children’s or Teens programs

    Contact: Stewpot - 601-353-2759 

    We Will Go Ministries - wewillgo.org
    • Provide needed items such as men’s clothing, blankets
    • Helpers at 3:00 each Sunday, 11:00 each Tuesday and 5:30 each Thursday night. 

    Contact: Amy Lancaster, We Will Go, 601-398-2410 

    Ministry Team for Missions
    Hal Warren photo

    Hal Warren

    Evangelism & Missions Pastor
    601-949-1939
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    Lee Thigpen

    Director of Community Missions
    601-949-1932
    Cecelia Temple Norwood photo

    Cecelia Temple Norwood

    Administrative Asst, Missions
    601-714-6901
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    Sheree Tynes

    Ministry Asst, Missions
    601-949-1939
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    Mallory Rosamond

    Missions Deployment Director
    601-949-1904
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    Ann Collett

    Ministry Asst, WMU/Women’s Enrichment
    601-949-1978