DEACONESS MINISTRY

"For they gave according to their means, as I can testify, and beyond their means, of their own free will, begging us earnestly for the favor of taking part in the relief of the saints--..., but first they gave themselves to the Lord and to us by the will of God."  II Corinthians 8:4–5

Responsibilities:

The Deaconess Ministry is a group of sisters chosen for the ministry of services, as were many women in the early Church, as documented by Paul. Service is provided by assisting the Pastor and Deacons in their efforts to observe Christian ordinances and other services as the Gospel requires. Ministering to the needs of the flock include, but are not limited to: assisting members in preparation for Baptism, preparing the elements of the Lord's Supper, visiting the sick and shut-in, and serving as a guide and resource to other Women in the ministry.

MUSIC MINISTRY

“Praise the LORD! How good it is to sing praises to our God; for he is gracious, and a song of praise is fitting.” Psalm 147:1 (NRSV)

Purpose of Ministry:

As singers and musicians we are assigned to usher people into the presence of the Lord in corporate worship, to set an atmosphere that is conducive for the Holy Spirit to reign in the worship experience, encourage and uplift through song, and to prepare the hearts of the people to receive the word of God.

NURSES MINISTRY

“Praise the Lord, O my soul and forget not all his benefits - who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases.” Psalm 103 2-3 (KVJ)

Mission: 

To provide comfort and urgent care to parishioners during worship experiences and funerals. Also sponsors annual events that bring health awareness to the community and availability of the nurses’ ministry services to the church.

JUNIOR USHERS

Purpose of Ministry:

These are the youth of the church that assist the congregation during service with a smile during the 4th and 5th Sundays of the month.

KIRKLAND USHERS

“Let brotherly love continue. Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.” Hebrews: 13:1-2 (KJV)

Purpose of Ministry: 

We consider ourselves as doorkeepers in the house of God and we welcome visitors or anyone who thinks it is necessary to enter our gates.

MALE USHERS

Purpose of Ministry: 

These are the men who are keepers of the door. They assist the congregation to seats, collect monies for the Trustees and assist the Deacons during the 1st Sunday of the month.

WOMEN-IN-WHITE USHERS

“For a day in thy courts is better than a thousand. I had rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God, than to dwell in the tents of wickedness.” Psalm 84:10 (KVJ)

Purpose of Ministry: 

To serve God and the body of Christ to the best of our ability and to ensure that the needs and comfort of all God’s people are met during the 2nd Sundays of the month.

Mission Statement: 

To be a doorkeeper and to serve God and anyone who walks through the doors of our church home. Always being mindful of our calling, disciplined, alert, and courteous and making sure that everyone feels as comfortable and at home as possible.

To be a doorkeeper and to serve God and anyone who walks through the doors of our church home. Always being mindful of our calling, disciplined, alert, and courteous and making sure that everyone feels as comfortable and at home as possible.

PUPPET MINISTRY

“You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind. This is the greatest and first commandment. And a second is like it: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” Matthew 22:37–39 (NRSV)

Purpose of Ministry: 

The goal of the Puppet Ministry is to help children, ages 2 to 15, to have an understanding of the importance of a relationship with Jesus Christ, and how much He loves them; that they will have a desire to learn more about God and obey His Word growing in faith and the knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Mission Statement: 

Through the use of puppets, real life situations will be dramatized to teach youth (and the young at heart) how to apply God’s wisdom in their lives and develop a closer relationship with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Biblical principles will be applied to real life situations such as:

  • Family (parenting, marriage, divorce, unemployment)
  • Relationships (friendships, dating, sibling rivalry, etc.)
  • Disabilities
  • Love and forgiveness
  • Salvation

J.T. KIRKLAND SCHOLARSHIP MINISTRY

Scripture: “A wise man will hear, and will increase learning:and a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels" Proverbs: 1:5

Purpose of Ministry: 

To assist our students in their education.  We want to help educate them physically, mentally and spiritually and financially.  Help to prepare them for the challenges of this world we live in.    Establish in them a desire to reach for higher learning and attainable goals.

COMFORT AND CARE MINISTRY

“Casting all your care upon Him, for He cares for you.” 1 Peter 5:7 (NKJV)

Purpose of Ministry: 

To provide comfort and care support to congregation members to help them acquire quality lives and a sense of belonging and well being from the people of God.

Mission Statement: 

The Comfort and Care Ministry (CCM) extends counseling and care giving services to congregation members and their extended and nuclear family members. These services may include bereavement support groups, one to one grief counseling, respite services, home basic services such as food shopping, picking up medications from pharmacies or providing 2 hours respite hours for caregivers of the sick and shut-in.

Media Ministries

These ministries disseminate the word of God utilizing the highest technology available maintaining administrative, technical, fiscal, and spiritual integrity with excellence. This is done through Audio, Video, CD/DVD taping, our newsletter and website.

“That the communication of thy faith may become effectual by the acknowledging of every good thing which is in you in Christ Jesus.” Philemon 1:6

MEN OF REDEEMER

“Iron sharpens Iron, so a man sharpens the countenance of his friend.”
Proverbs 27:17

Purpose of Ministry: 

Our desire is to reach men for the kingdom of God and to restore each man to the fullness and destiny God has for them. We firmly believe this can be accomplished through meaningful relationships with other Christian men, useful practical teaching and discipleship, and outreach.

Mission Statement 

Empower men through the teaching of the profound Word of God, while building relationships with men of every race, creed and color through brotherly fellowship.

OPEN HANDS HOSPITALITY MINISTRY

“Don't forget to show hospitality to strangers, for some who have done this have entertained angels without realizing it!” Hebrews 13:2 (NLT)

“Offer hospitality to one another without grumbling. Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others, faithfully administering God's grace in various forms.” 1 Peter 4:9–10 (NLT)

Purpose of Ministry: 

The purpose of the Open Hands Ministry is to extend the love of Christ to all guests who enter the doors of The Church of the Redeemer Baptist and make them feel welcomed in such a way that they are transformed from strangers to friends. To strive to greet each person with a warm smile, as well as, welcome and greet them in order to create a positive and warm perception of our congregation and to assist in the process of assimilating guest and members into our church. We also offer hospitality service to ministries. If you would like to request our services, please complete the Hospitality Request Form.

WOMENS MINISTRY

"Charm is deceitful, and beauty is vain, but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised."
Proverbs 31;30 (NRSV)

Mission Statement:

To help women gain a deeper understanding of the Word of God by offering various programs that will enable them to grow spiritually, physically, socially and emotionally whole.  Thus resulting in women growing in their love for God by living lives that honor God.  Finally we are committed to encouraging and equipping women to discover and use their God-given gifts to further the Kingdom of God.

  • Intimate Portraits of a Woman-Proverbs 31:26 (ESV) "She opens her mouth with wisdom, and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue."
    Purpose of the ministry
    To reach and minister to women of all walks of life. We want to encourage women in their walk with the Lord and meet them where they are. Each month we are blessed to have a presenter that speaks on Godly topics. It is an evening where women can come together, fellowship, and feel comfortable discussing issues pertaining to life as a Christian. Intimate Portraits is designed to reach and minister to women of all walks of life.
    Day, Meeting Times and location: Intimate Portraits is held on the last Friday of each month via zoom (currently). The zoom link is as follows: Meeting ID: 869 297 9333; Password: 864580 The time is from 7pm- 830pm.
  • Women's Discipleship:
    “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.” Matthew 28:19-20 (NIV)Women’s Discipleship Vision
    For all women to demonstrate spiritual growth and renewal through the Word of God and by which gain a greater dependence on God through the study of Biblical principles, prayer, spiritual discipline, and fellowship. “As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.” - Proverbs 27:17 (NIV)

    Day, Meeting Times and location: 

    Women’s Discipleship classes are held on the third Tuesday of every month from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm via ZOOM.

     

    Registration: 

    Women’s Discipleship  Registration - To register send your contact information to jvdj4@comcast.net. Include "WOMEN'S DISCIPLESHIP" in subject line.

    Women’s Discipleship Graduation - First Saturday in December