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You don’t have to be a world traveler to make a difference in the world. You can start in your own community. In fact, Jesus told his followers to start in their hometown and move out from there. From teaching children Biblical truths to feeding the hungry, there is a ministry opportunity for everyone. So take a look at the opportunities available to you here in your own back yard.  It’s a great way to share the love of Christ to those around us! Need help finding an entry role or clarifying where you might serve, most effectively? Take our Spiritual Gifts and PIE assessments.

On Campus

We extend God’s love for us, when we serve others gathering on the church campus, each week. Interested in one or more of these teams? Staff members will discuss expectations, let you shadow a leader and guide you along the way.

First Impression Team
Every weekend dozens of first-time guests arrive and we want to make them feel like part of our family – do all we can to make their time with us as potentially meaningful as they had hoped. Guest Services – provide information, direction and assistance in three different areas. Parking Lot – welcome and assist guests with parking and getting to and from appropriate entrances.

Contact Sean – sallen@warrenbaptist.org | 706.922.7039

Preschool (Newborn – 4yr Pre K)
Lay a foundation for a child’s faith by shepherding and teaching preschoolers as a Life Group Leader | Caregiver. Serve as a storyteller; use your musical talents as a worship leader. Help parents through check-in at the Lemonade Stand!  Contact Emily, ewyatt@warrenbaptist.org | 706.922.7042 
Children (KG - Grade 5)
Serve with others on a team that shepherds | teaches children to grow in godly character and begin to embrace their own faith. Classroom facilitators, Life Group Leaders, worship leaders, storytellers, tech support, actors and crowd support personnel are roles available. Contact Connie, cplummer@warrenbaptist.org | 706.922.7030
Student Ministry (Grades 6-12)
Middle School (Grade 6-8) or High School (Grade 9-12) Join other adults who have a heart to invest in teenagers at this incredible stage of life! Help facilitate a Life Group, guide teenagers making life-changing decisions, provide tech or activity support, help with security. MS Contact: Grant, gjanik@warrenbaptist.org | 706.922.7051.  HS Contact: Shane Padgett, spadgett@warrenbaptist.org | 706.922.7051 
Sports & Fitness
Engage your love for sports and personal fitness as a coach, ref or umpire through Upward Sports and sports camps, for kids. Facilitate a group fitness class or help coordinate an adult sports league. Help with concessions or volunteer some time at our Family Life Center front desk. Contact Drew, drobinson@warrenbaptist.org | 706.860.0454
Worship Response
Gathering and clarifying information, while supporting those responding at the conclusion of a worship service. Contact Sean, sallen@warrenbaptist.org | 706.922.7039
Assist those getting baptized, as well as the baptizing pastor. Contact Robin, rallen@warrenbaptist.org | 706.922.7039
Production | Media
Use and develop your technical skills and abilities in support of our worship services and media ministry. Contact Joseph. jhumphreys@warrenbaptist.org | 706.922.7025
Food Pantry
The Food Pantry Ministry provides emergency non-perishable food bags to those in need, we serve not only individuals that walk in our doors but those that attend our fellowship. Pack The Pantry collects non-perishable food items on the 3rd Sunday each in the green tubs found in the Life Group classrooms. Or donate food items by dropping them off at the Missions Office A106. Contact Teresa Pritchett, 706.922.7038, tpritchett@warrenbaptist.org.  
Mission Vision
Join us as we support international and domestic mission teams through prayer and hands-on projects, such as, making backpacks, aprons, and witnessing bracelets. This women’s group meets the 2nd Wednesday each month at 6:20 pm. For more info Contact, Carolyn Powell, 706.863.1835, lucy55@comcast.net 
If you would like to use your gifts and talents to lead in worship each week, we welcome the opportunity to get you involved! Rehearsal for choir & orchestra are on Wednesdays in the Music Suite Choir Room on the 2nd floor at 7:00 pm orchestra | 7:30 pm choir.  For more information contact Kevin at kpollock@warrenbaptist.org. To play or sing in one of our worship bands, contact Joseph at jhumphreys@warrenbaptist.org.
Deaf Ministry
During Sunday Worship Services we have members who use their sign language skills to communicate to the deaf members of our congregation. If you know sign language and are interested in helping in this ministry contact us for more opportunities. tpritchett@warrenbaptist.org | 706.922.7038

In Community

You don’t have to be a world traveler to make a difference in the world. You can start in your own community. In fact, Jesus told his followers to start in their hometown and move out from there. From teaching children Biblical truths to feeding the hungry, there is a ministry opportunity for everyone. It’s a great way to share the love of Christ to those around us! So take a look at the opportunities available to you here in your own back yard.

Single Moms Oil Change (SMOC)
Once every three months on a Saturday, a free oil change and refreshments are offered to single moms and wives of deployed military.  Volunteers are needed in the following areas: oil changers, runner/drivers, hospitality room and refreshments. Contact Teresa Pritchett, tpritchett@warrenbaptist.org, 706.922.7038 | Brad Salmons, 1georgiadawg@comcast.net | Norm Taylor, norm1219@comcast.net
Reaching Hands Adoption Ministry
Reaching Hands seeks to promote adoption awareness within the church and community by providing education, networking and encouragement to Christian families considering or pursuing adoptions.  Contact David & Leslie Bullington, 706.231.5365, bullingtonleslie@gmail.com.  Visit us on Facebook.
Released Time Christian Education
Released Time Christian Education provides Bible teaching in the school system during school hours and currently serves over 600 children in nine Richmond County schools. It is sponsored by Christian Learning Centers of Augusta. For more information or to volunteer, Laura Garner, 706.414.4389 | clcgarner@gmail.com
Good News Club
The Good News Club, a ministry of Child Evangelism Fellowship, trains lay leaders who then meet with groups of children in schools, homes and community centers. With parent’s permission the Good News Club shares the hope of Christ by teaching foundational truth as well as showing the love of Christ through fun activities.  Warren sponsors the Good News Club at Lewiston Elementary in Grovetown.  During the 2013-2014 school year, 15 children accepted Christ. Join the team and volunteer at Lewiston Elementary on Tuesdays from 3:00-5:00 pm.  For information or to volunteer, contact Teresa Pritchett, 706.922.7038, tprichett@warrenbaptist.org.
FCA-Fellowship of Christian Athletes
FCA is a non-denominational ministry that reaches out to the young athletes of the world.  For more information or to volunteer, contact Greg Wilson, gwilson@fca.org  or 706.868.600 for more information.
Broad Street Ministry Center
Broad Street Ministry Center is a Baptist Associational inner city center to support the community with Bible study, job skills, training, food pantry and clothes closet. Volunteers are needed in the following areas:

  • Women’s Monday Evening Bible study: provide a meal and lead a Bible lesson.
  • Adult Literacy Program: provide one-on-one tutoring.
  • Abraham’s Place (Food Pantry): work on Tuesdays or Thursdays in the pantry or donate food.
  • Maintenance & Cleaning: Provide help with a variety of building and grounds maintenance and upkeep.

For more information or to volunteer, contact Kaye Morris, 706.722.5999, | bsmcaugusta.org

Kingdom Here Ministries
Kingdom Here Ministries helps those in their darkest hour by helping to meet their deepest needs such as clothes, food and the plan of Salvation.  For more information or to volunteer, contact, Graham Hill, 706.394.8870 or visit our website
Covered for Life
Covered for Life is making a difference in the lives of families and premature babies across the CSRA by “covering lives with God’s promises one blanket at a time.”  To volunteer or to make a blanket, contact Kristal Mindingall, 803.279.5102, kristal28mc@yahoo.com
Julie's House
Julie’s House is a shelter in Columbia County for homeless women and their children.  It is a nonprofit organization assisting these families by operating a thrift store and resource center.  Proceeds from the store support the shelter.  Volunteers are needed in the thrift store for 2- 4 hour shifts. Duties include cashier, customer assistance, sorting, pricing, and display.  Store hours: Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm and Saturday, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.  Contact Pat Bourke, 706.836.2781. www.julies-house.org
Family Promise of Augusta
This ministry is committed to helping homeless families in the CSRA to achieve lasting independence. We do this by providing safe shelter, meals, daycare and support services for these families. Warren Baptist hosts families twice a year. Volunteers are needed at Warren Baptist Church during host weeks. For information or to volunteer during host week, contact Teresa Pritchett, tpritchett@warrenbaptist.org, 706.922.7038 or the church coordinators, Sonya & Kevin Barnes, 706.339.4095. Volunteers are needed throughout the year in the following areas:

  • Children’s Guardian Angel: Children’s Day Shelter volunteers work with the program Director doing hand on activities with the children from homeless families using our cost-free day care. Volunteers needed three-four hours in the morning or afternoon, once or several times a month.
  • Office Angel: Volunteer to help the staff with mailings, answering phones, and other general office duties for three-four hours, one day a month or more.
  • Driver Angel: Drive the guests to appointments, job interviews or work. A van is provided by IHNA. We ask for one day a month, usually for four to six hours. However if you able to drive more, we will be happy to accommodate your schedule requests.

For more information or to volunteer for the ongoing opportunities, contact Family Promise Augusta, 706.364.4462

In The World

At any moment of the day you can bring the world to you, through news broadcasts, the Internet and smart phone. But, have you ever thought about you, yourself going to the world? You may quickly dismiss the idea, but Jesus looked into the eyes of eleven followers, and said, “Go into all the world.” You can make a difference in the U.S. and around the globe. You can also serve right here at home by praying for our teams.  Visit the Prayer page for information on teams currently in the field and ways you can pray.  Follow teams in the field through their blogs (links are located in the sidebar). For information on upcoming trips, view Future Trips below or contact the Missions Ministry office, 706.922.7038 | missions@warrenbaptist.org.

Future Trips

Swaziland | February 8-18, 2015 | Children’s Ministry/Orphan Care
Thailand | February 20-March 6, 2015 | Missionary Support through Children’s Ministry.

Check out Warren’s Global Cafe. The cafe is designed with an international flair that represents the different parts of the world where Warren has sent mission teams. The purpose of the Cafe is to promote mission involvement and to educate our church about various needs and opportunities around the world. So, join us for some coffee and be prepared to be engaged in Global Missions.

Operation Christmas Child
Collection Week: November 17-24, 2014
Collection Week Hours: Monday- Friday, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Collection Location: The Edge@Warren (Augusta Campus)

Shoeboxes will be available on campus in the Global Cafe, Atrium Foyer and Family Life Center beginning October 26.

See Upcoming Opportunities below for ways you can participate. Want to learn more about Operation Christmas Child? View the video.

Upcoming Opportunities

Family Promise Hospitality Week

Family Promise Hospitality Week

November 2, 2014 - November 9, 2014
All Day

Augusta Campus

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Warren Baptist Church will be hosting Family Promise of Augusta (formerly known as Interfaith Hospitality) the Week of November 2-9, 2014. This ministry outreach provides safe shelter, meals and fellowship for homeless families in the Augusta/CSRA. Volunteers are needed to setup and breakdown rooms, stay as overnight host, provide meals, activities host, and van drivers. You may sign up in your small group or contact Family Promise Director, Sonya Barnes at sbarnessa@yahoo.com or Amy in the Missions Office, awoody@warrenbaptist.org, 706.922.7038.

Orphan Sunday

Orphan Sunday

November 2, 2014
12:00 am - 12:00 pm

Warren Augusta

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What is Orphan Sunday? On Orphan Sunday, churches across America and beyond celebrate the love of the God who “places the lonely in families” (Psalm 68:6) and calls us to do the same. Ultimately, Orphan Sunday seeks to make the Gospel visible as Christians explore and respond to God’s heart for the orphan in adoption, foster care, and global orphan ministry.

The Church, The Bible and The Orphan

The Church, The Bible and The Orphan

November 5, 2014
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Simmons Hall

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Please join us as we share testimonies of how God is using the efforts of Warren’s Reaching Hands Adoption Ministry to support Christian adoptive families in the CSRA with information, encouragement, and financial aid. Our guest speakers will include:

  • David Bullington – Reaching Hands Adoption Ministry, Warren Baptist Church
  • Stephen P. Story, MPA – Executive Director of Covenant Care Services 
  • David Wooten – Georgia State Director of Lifeline Children Services
  • Rich Metcalfe – Program Director of Lifesong for Orphans
  • Tammy K. Hollingsworth, Area Social Worker for Bethany Christian Services.

Reaching Hands Adoption Ministry Benefit Auction

Reaching Hands Adoption Ministry Benefit Auction

November 6, 2014
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Simmons Hall

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Reaching Hands Adoption Celebration and Benefit Auction is an exciting evening dedicated to celebrating adoptive families and raising funds to support Reaching Hands Adoption Ministry. There will be a live and silent auction hosted by John and Cleve of WAFJ, and several wonderful area restaurants are providing appetizers and desserts. The silent auction will begin online before the night of the event. Tickets: $10.

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Warren’s All-Family Night: Serving. Sharing. Sending. 

Warren’s All-Family Night: Serving. Sharing. Sending. 

November 23, 2014
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

FLC/Simmons Hall (Augusta Campus)

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We are gathering for an all-family celebration that will include “Breakfast at Night” and a collection of Christmas gifts for those in need, both locally and globally. We are partnering again with Operation Christmas Child (OCC) to provide hope and gift-filled shoe boxes for children impacted by war and poverty throughout the world. We are also partnering with Goodwill Industries, our “neighbor” across the street, to provide gifts for children throughout the CSRA. You may choose to fill an OCC shoe box with gifts, purchase gifts suggested on a Goodwill gift tag (located in the Global Café), or both. However you choose to participate, bring your gifts and gather with us in one unified celebration. Missions Ministry, awoody@warrenbaptist.org, 706.922.7038.

Breakfast at Night | 5:00 pm | Family Life Center

Celebration & Gifts | 6:00 pm | Simmons Hall 

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Menu: Scrambled eggs, grits, hash browns, bacon, sausage, country ham, gravy, fruit, tea and coffee.