Local Opportunities


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

God created each of us and has gifted us with skills and abilities that we can use to spread the gospel and help others.

Local Opportunities
    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.
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    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:
    • 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: Clark & Valerie Rumfelt - 1-888-932-5505

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

    Contact: Anne Lewis - 601-940-4586 -

    Upcoming Mission & Service Opportunities

    Ministry Team for Missions
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    Dr. Jim Spikes

    Missional Disciple-Making Pastor
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    Luke Epperson

    CityChurch Pastor
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    Peter Liu

    Chinese Ministry Pastor
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    Lee Thigpen

    Executive Director, Mission First
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    Cecelia Temple Norwood

    Administrative Asst, Mission First, Local Missions
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    Kasey Shackelford

    Women’s Mission and Ministry Director and Missions Deployment Coordinator