Ways to Participate

1. WOMEN of FAITH MINISTRY at DABC

The ministry meets on the first Saturday of every month.

2.  Delaware Avenue Baptist Health Fair

The church hosts this event biennially, next event will take place in the Fall of 2018.  Free flu shots, Cholesterol & Glucose Testing, Diabetes, Cardiovascular, Kidney Disease, and Blood Pressure screenings, Breast Cancer & Testicular Cancer Screening, and in previous years there were Presentations from MAN UP, ECDOH, LA FITNESS, how to do CPR in the Fellowship Hall. The Health Fair will take place in the Fall 2018.

4. The Care Closet

The Women of Faith have reopened the Care Closet to provide free clothes to help your whole family from little babies to adults, Men and Women, boys and girls.  It will open directly after the Worship Service on Sundays.  There will be a new volunteer each week please sign up to help if you’re interested.  The Care Shoppe will only be open on Saturdays when there is a Women of Faith meeting.

5. Youth Ministry Meetings Fourth Friday of Each Month @ 6PM

This week, Friday, May 26 @ 6PM, youth will meet and there will be prayer and interactive skits to impart and reinforce biblical teachings.  Great fun in store.  Youth Sunday will be the third week of June and the youth will meet more often as the date approaches to prepare.

There are many members participating in the coordination of events, but more minds set to work and come up with new ideas are always welcome.  The young people meet at 6pm every other Friday for bible study, crafts, movies, games, and field trips.  See upcoming events section for more details.  See Sister Sharon Savanna for more details on how to get involved or if transportation for your young person if needed.  For young people 7-19, younger members do participate with the attendance/assistance of their parents and guardians.

6.  THEATER MINISTRY

Sister Doris Boyd, musician; June Duell, director; Beverly Crowell, secretary; and Terry Poehler, stage manager will start a Theatre Ministry at Delaware Avenue Baptist Church.  If you have desire to sing, act, write, dance, assist with scenery, sewing, or lighting, please see anyone of these people after service.  They are currently collecting funds for the Jonah play at the Sights and Sounds Theatre this August 2017.

7. Music Ministry

We now have six choirs!  In addition to the Delaware Choir, Ensemble Chorus, and Men’s Chorus, there is the Youth Choir, Sunbeam Choir, and of course, a Mass Choir.  Please consider joining one of the choirs, of course, there’s always room for you.

8. Children’s Church / Youth Classroom

Volunteers are always needed to go up with our young people for Children’s Church and Youth Classroom.   If we had 16 participants you’ll only need you to go up 6 times a year.  You would teach/lead bible based discussions in our classrooms for younger members: emerging readers, 4-8: youth, 9-12.   You can use the www.rightnow.org/media as a teaching resource, you’re favorite story, bible passage, verse or what have you as a guide.  Praise the Lord!  We also still need more participants for the nursery which takes children from 2 months to 4 years old.

9.  National Youth & Children’s Sunday

Every year our church provides our young people with the opportunity take many of the responsibilities of the Worship Service.  The youth and parents work with advisors to explain the ministry they’ll serve (Ushers board, music ministry, prayer leader, worship leader, scripture reading, welcome, announcements, etc.), nearly everything but, the Sermon which is left in the hands of our Youth Pastor or Guest Pastor.  It always takes place in June.  If you would like to participate please speak to Sister Sharon Savannah.

10.  Seasoned Saints Ministry

The Seasoned Saints ministry meets every 3rd Thursday of the month, unless otherwise noted.  They meet for lunch, study, and fellowship.

11.  Kitchen Ministry

The kitchen ministry has on divisions based on your availability.  There’s a group that alternates to serve food and clean up after Worship Service for our weekly Fellowship and another that only participates with Repast for activities, events, and funerals as they arise.

Help is always needed some where and dedication is certainly appreciated.

IN THE WORKS

Basement/Recreation Room – Church members and young people are working towards funding the restoration of Delaware Avenue Baptist Church’s basement gymnasium and recreation facilities.

Children’s Day Service Volunteers

Many stayed after to sign-up for a task/way to participate in the National Children's Day Service on June 9, 2013
Many stayed after to sign-up for a task/way to participate in the National Children’s Day Service on June 9, 2013

Want to Share Your Time, Talent, & Treasure

SUNDAYS

Sunday School for all ages @ 9:30am

*Volunteer for the Church Nursery: Open 11am-12:30pm*

*Volunteer for the Toddler Room: Open 11AM-12:30*

Growth & Development Classes*

Worship Service/Children’s Church @11am

Healing Hearts Ministry  (Participants sing in a variety of nursing homes in the area; as Deacons attend they also offers the word, testimony, and an invitation to discipleship)

Hurting Hearts Ministry (food outreach program – if you’re in need or know of someone in need feel free to join us after service for free food, fruits, and vegetables donated from Wegmans and Tops)

WEDNESDAYS

Wednesday Evening Bible Study/Prayer @ 6:30pm

THURSDAY

OFFICIAL BOARD (OPEN TO ALL MEMBERS) MEETS 2ND THURSDAYS @ 7PM.

SEASONED SAINTS MEETING & LUNCHEON 3RD THURSDAYS @ 12 NOON.

FRIDAY

Youth Night Bible Study/Prayer/Activities @ 6pm

(Every other Fri., twice/month)*  Click to Enlarge Documents

Participant Information Permission Slip

SATURDAY’S

Men’s Fellowship Study/Prayer/Breakfast @ 10am (last Sat. of the Month)*

Women of Faith Ministry @ 9:30am (first Sat. of the Month)*

The Care Shoppe (first Sat. of the Month)*

Fabric Ministry @ 12pm (2ND SATURDAY)*

Delaware Choir @ 11am (1st and 2nd Sat)*

Ensemble Choir @12pm (2nd & 3rd Sat)*

Men’s Choir @11am (3rd & 4th Sat)*

Mass Choir @ 12pm (4th & 5th Sat)*

Youth Choir @ 1pm*

VARIES

Marriage Ministry / Singles Ministry / Senior Ministry*

Theatre Ministry*

*Also has off schedule events consult bulletin or call to inquire before you head out.

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