Local Impact


Community Ministries

Needs volunteers year around to be on mission right here in the River Region.

Caring Center

Contact: Judy Nuss, Director (241.5144)
When: Monday through Thursday (9:00 AM to 3:00 PM)
Description: Provides food, clothes, furniture and household items, financial assistance, and Barnabas Ministry (encouragement, motivation, and assistance to the unemployed).

Nehemiah Project

Contact: Rhonda Thompson, Director (263.6663)
When: After-School Program, Monday – Thursday (3:00 to 5:00 pm)
Summer Program, June and July (9:00 am to 3:00 pm)
Moms and Mentors, Wednesdays (12:00 to 2:00 pm)
English as a Second Language (ESL), Tuesdays (5:30 to 7:00 pm)
Master’s Garden, March – November 
Description:  Sports Camp, basketball, football, tennis, cheerleading, Bible studies, special events, home repairs/renovation, Christian Community Development, and Lydia Project (job training/apprenticeship program in textile manufacturing and upholstery).


Contact: Tim Cearley, Minister of Programs (241.5141)
When: Wednesdays (5:30 PM to 6:45 PM)

English as a Second Language & Conversational Café

When: Monday – Wednesday, September to May (9:00 AM to 12:00 PM)
Contact: Ruth McKinney, ESL Instructor (819.7430)

English as a Second Language (Night Classes)

When: Thursdays. September to May (6:00 to 8:00 PM)
Contact: Carolyn Bryan (538.2423)

Conversational English

When: Thursdays, September to May (9:00 to 11:15 AM)
Contact: Susan West, Conversational English Director (312.7057 or susanpwest@gmail.com)

Citizenship Training

When: Thursdays, September to May (9:00 to 11:15 AM)
Contact: Bill Lambert (277.3204 or billglambert@yahoo.com)

Children’s Learning Center    

When: Monday through Friday (6:30 AM to 5:30 PM)
Contact: Sheila Wilson, CLC Director (834.7475)

Prison Ministry

Contact: Ken Brothers (220.6519)
Description: Various weekly opportunities for men and women (night classes) at Kilby, Tutwiler and Montgomery Women’s Facility. Staton Prison has opportunities for mentoring at a weekly facilitation of Bible-based courses during the day with teams of 18 inmate participants.

Children’s HOPE  ::  Ongoing    

Contact: Ann Amster (202.2714 or ann@childrens-hope.com) or
Jared McCrory (740.1673 or jared@childrens-hope.com)
Description: Children’s Hope is a church orphan ministry of FBC based on James 1:27. It encompasses foster care, adoption, and orphan support. The mission of Children’s Hope is to engage the church in carrying out God’s command to care for orphans

Disaster Relief Training  ::  Dates TBD        

Contact: Tim Adams (462.8342)
Description: This training is required for all participants who desire to help with disaster relief. Training will take place at various places throughout the Montgomery Baptist Association. Training opportunities include Cleanup/recovery, Chainsaw. Check www.sbdr.org for further training information and to register.

Judgment House  ::  October
Contact: Brian Gay (220.4402) or John Smith (546.0068)
Description: Judgment House is a Christian Alternative to a Haunted House that leads participants through a series of drama scenes and ends with a gospel presentation. Thousands will participate and be presented the gospel and hundreds will accept Christ as their Lord and Savior through this exciting event. Team members are needed to help with drama, set design, promotion, registration, entertainment and more!


Talladega  ::  MAY 5-7 & October 13-15

Team Leader: Bob Howard (558.8072)
Volunteers Needed: 12-20
Cost: $50/night
Description: This project will provide the opportunity to minister to people coming to the spring and fall races at Talladega Superspeedway. Opportunities for evangelism will abound and the ministry will lead a worship service to be held on Sunday morning before the race.


Contact: Brian Gay (220.4402)
Volunteers Needed: Open
Cost: TBD based on project dates/length
Description: Opportunities exist for a variety of partnership mission projects with a new FBC supported church plant, Essential Church, in Huntsville. Opportunities include helping to launch worship services, community service, surveys among residents, and much more.