Outreach & Missions

Upcoming Opportunities

Walk to the Manger

Walk to the Manger

During our services on Sunday, December 22 you will bring forward your Lottie Moon Christmas Offering during our annual “Walk to the Manger.”

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Widow/Widower Banquet

Widow/Widower Banquet

The Forks of Elkhorn Baptist Church Deacons would like to invite our widows and widowers to attend a special banquet on Saturday, December 7.

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Reverse Advent Calendar

Reverse Advent Calendar

Each day for 25 days beginning Nov. 7 we challenge you to add an item of food to a donation box or bag and bring those items as an offering to our Dec. 1 Chrismon Service.

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GAP Christmas Project

GAP Christmas Project

Forms are available at the Welcome Center now to sponsor a child this Christmas. God’s Appalachian Partnership (GAP) assists parents who are in need in Eastern KY by helping them give their children quality gifts each Christmas.

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Manna House Food Pantry

Manna House is open to anyone in our community who faces a food or clothing emergency.

We offer clients the opportunity to “shop” twice a month in the food pantry located in the Parsonage Basement, across the street from the Main Church Building.

Manna House is open the 2nd & 4th Saturdays of each month from 9:00 to 10:30am. In November and December, our openings are on the 1st & 3rd Saturdays of the month.

Get Involved

We need volunteers to:

  • Pick up bread at Panera Bread on Friday Nights
  • Greet & help distribute clothing during our Saturday hours

Contact the church office for more information!

Items we need:

  • canned fruit
  • canned tuna
  • rice
  • peanut butter
  • sugar
  • flour
  • soup
  • macaroni and cheese
  • ravioli
  • spaghetti O’s
  • crackers
  • spaghetti sauce
  • cereal
  • oatmeal
  • ramen noodles

Visitation

Each Monday evening and all throughout the week our pastors and church members visit people in the community. Visits are made to church guests, church members, those in the hospital or in a nursing home, shut-ins, etc. If you would like to serve in this important outreach ministry, please join us Monday nights at 6pm in the church office or send us an email to let us know you’d like to get involved.

The CROSS Center

We are blessed to offer the CROSS Center Recreation Center to our community. The CROSS in CROSS Center stands for “Christian Recreation Outreach Strengthening Souls.” We want every person that comes through our doors to feel the warmth of the Holy Spirit. Our CROSS Center volunteers are a key part of this and we are always looking for people to serve. If you would be interested in serving at the CROSS Center or just seeing where you might fit in, send us an email.

God’s Appalachian Partnership

The Missions Committee sponsors several trips each year to help out this great ministry in McDowell, KY.

God’s Appalachian Partnership (GAP) serves an average of 325 families in the McDowell area each month.

For more information about any of these trips, please contact Jeanie Mitchell.