Founded in 1888, Woman’s Missionary Union is an auxiliary of the Southern Baptist Convention that seeks to equip adults, youth, children and preschoolers with missions education to become radically involved in the mission of God. Headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, WMU is a nonprofit organization that offers an array of missions resources including conferences, ministry ideas and models, volunteer opportunities, curriculum for age-level organizations, leadership training, books and more. WMU offers a vast array of resources including curriculum for age-level organizations, inspiring conferences, ministry ideas and models, volunteer opportunities, leadership training, books, and much more.
 
WMU was first organized by the women of FBC in 1889. The Women’s Missionary Union challenges Christian believers to understand and be involved in the mission of God through ministry and witness, develop missions awareness, support mission work through prayer and giving and nurture lifestyles that reflect commitment and obedience to the Great Commission. WMU involves ongoing mission opportunities for preschoolers to adults.

Preschool and Children's Groups

Mission Friends

Mission Friends is for children ages 2 to 6. This group is sponsored by the Women's Missionary Union  and provides mission education for preschoolers. These sessions provide a hands-on missions experience for our preschoolers and helps them begin to learn about God and His love, and about becoming one of God's "helpers" here on earth. 

Mission Friends

Sundays  |  5:00 to 6:00 PM

2 Year Olds  |  Room B211
3 Year Olds  |  Room B212
4 Year Olds  |  Room B108
5 Year Olds  |  Room B105

Director: Callie Johnson

 

Girls in Action

Girls in Action is Women's Missionary Union organization for girls in the first through sixth grade. Girls learn what missionaries do, pray for missionaries and their work, discover how they can help other people, save and give money to help tell other people about Jesus, learn about people around the world, and have fun with friends.

GAs

Sundays  |  5:00 to 6:00 PM

Assembly Room  |  Room A209
1st Grade  |  Room A206
2nd Grade  |  Room A207
3rd Grade  |  Room A208
4th Grade  |  Room A203
5th Grade  |  Room A202
6th Grade  |  Room A201

Director: Mary Ruth Wolf

Royal Ambassadors

Royal Ambassadors is a missions discipleship organization for boys in the first through sixth grades. RAs seek to build Biblical character in boys through involvement in mission activities and the development of virtues. Since its beginning in 1908, RA ministries have helped boys grow spiritually, physically, mentally and in relationships with others.

RAs

Sundays  |  5:00 to 6:00 PM

Assembly Room  |  Room A311
1st Grade  |  Room A308
2nd Grade  |  Room A309
3rd Grade  |  Room A310
4th Grade  |  Room A302
5th Grade  |  Room A301
6th Grade  |  Room A301

Director: Shawn Peterson

Women on Mission Groups

Women on Mission© is a WMU ministry organization for women. WOM members have opportunities for continuing missions education and involvement through groups that focus on Bible study, prayer, mission action, and/or missions awareness. There are opportunities for witnessing and ministering in the community and around the world. If you have an interest in becoming a member of an existing group*, or starting a new group, contact WOM Coordinator: Kathy Hall (271.1286). 

Groups meet from September to May each year.

Amy Cooper Group

When: 2nd Monday (S/O/N/J/A/M)

Time/Place: 11:30 AM / Huff Building 

Program: Mission Speakers & Projects

Facilitator: Sheree Powell

Charlotte Cearley Group

When: 2nd Tuesday (S/O/N/J/F/A/M)

Time/Place: 6:30 PM / TBA 

Program: Mission Speakers & Projects

Facilitators: Kathy Hall & Kathy Smith

Helen Hancock Group

When: 2nd Tuesday (S/N/F/A)

Time/Place: 7:00 PM / 2122 Vaughn Lane 

Program: Mission Speakers & Projects

Facilitator: Lisa Powell

Sarah McCrory Group

When: 2nd Wednesday (S/N/F/A)

Time/Place: 9:30 AM / TBA 

Program: Mission Speakers & Projects

Facilitator: Sharon Windham

Jackie Swan Group

When: 2nd Thursday (S/O/N/J/F/A/M)

Time/Place: 10:30 AM / FBC (Room 413)

Program: Sewing for Preemies & Bible Study

Facilitator: Sara Jane Lyon

Community Ministries Prayer Group

When: 1st Monday (S/O/N/D/J/F/A)

Time/Place: 10:30 AM / 3100 Lancaster Cir.

Program: Information & Prayer for Community Ministries

Facilitator: Jane Ferguson

Young Women on Mission Group

When: 2nd Thursday (S/N/J/A)

Time/Place: 7:00 PM / TBA

Program: Gather, Quip, Serve

Facilitators: Jessie Jacobs & Janie Steindorff