AWANA is one of the nation’s fastest growing children and youth organizations. Our program is centered on a weekly (every Sunday at 5:00 PM, September – May) club night, which includes:
*Game Time: (packed with exciting activities that include both team and individual competitions).
*Large and Small Group Time: (a learning time focused on the importance of God’s Word for daily living).
*Council Time: (includes group Bible study, as well as awards and recognitions for individual and group achievements).
*Snack Time: water and lots of goodies for kids and adults
AWANA stands for Approved Workman Are Not Ashamed (2 Timothy 2:15). Contact our church office at 757-399-8646 for an application and more information.
A worldwide youth and childrens' ministry centered
on the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Awana helps churches
and parents raise children to know, love and serve.
Mount Carmels' Food Ministry is committed to excellence in service, products, and operation. We treat all people with respect, dignity and courtesy. We are honest and fair in our dealings with others. We use the resources wisely and with accountability to the public and environment. This ministry assist the elderly, single parents, disaster victims, short term unemployed and individuals in need of emergency food. We serve the members and community monthly by giving a box of canned and dry food items on the second Wednesday.
They will neither hunger nor thirst, nor will the desert heat or the sun beat down on them. He who has compassion on them will guide them and lead them beside springs of water Isaiah 49:10
MT. CARMEL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH MUSIC MINISTRY
Elder Michael E. Gray Sr. Minister of Music
Mission/Vision Statement: To exalt God by utilizing our musical gift to sing His praises and tell of His salvation, goodness and love through songs.
Interested in Joining Us?
We would LOVE to have you join our ministry family! Our basic pre-requisites include the completion of Mt. Carmel New Member classes, attendance at rehearsals and regular participation in worship services and midweek services.
(1st Tuesday of the month 7pm)
|Women's Fellowship Choir
(2nd Tuesday of the month 7pm )
|Men's Fellowship Choir
(3rd Tuesday of the month 7pm )
(4th Saturday of the month 10am)
The qualification and duties of the Deacons are found in 1 Timothy 3 and Acts 6:38. The Deacon Ministry serves God through helping Mt. Carmel members and the community. Deacons join the Pastor and church staff in ministering to the physical spiritual and emotional needs of each church member and family.
The role of the Deaconess is to serve the people within the Mt. Carmel Church fellowship. They cooperate with the Pastor and Deacons in promoting the spiritual welfare of the church.
Trustees are elected by the church and are sensitive to its needs. They hold in trust for the membership of Mt. Carmel the material possessions accrued by the church. An autonomous Baptist Church holds title to all property that is donated or purchased. To comply with the law, it is necessary and mandatory to empower representatives to hold property, administer it, and to handle all legal and financial details relating to the property.
MEN'S FELLOWSHIP MINISTRY
To mobilize the men of the church for spiritual and positive involvement in the church.
WOMEN'S FELLOWSHIP MINISTRY
To mobilize the women of Mt. Carmel for spiritual and positive involvement on the church.
Through thankfulness and praise to God they carefully select and properly arrange flowers in the sanctuary creating an aesthetic climate which points the attention to the beauty and splendor of God. They also offer monetary gifts in times of need. Their doors and hearts are always open for membership in this ministry.
This ministry provides transportation for members and prospective members to and from church service. This is a service rendered for God and a blessing to those to whom it is rendered.
BOARD OF CHRISTIAN EDUCATION
This ministry is responsible for organization and administration of the entire educational program of the church. It is responsible for studying the educational needs of the church and decision making.
MASS, MEN'S AND YOUTH CHOIRS
These ministries provide the best quality of music for the total congregation. Main goal is praising and glorify God through song.
This ministry brings the couples of the church together for fellowship in the Lord. It will renew the love, deepen the fulfillment and magnify the marital happiness in your marriage. Your marriage will become stronger, healthier, and happier.
A support group to assist the church family in any hospitable need such as catering for funerals as requested by the family. church banquets, church activities and church socials. It's a loving group, with
care, concern, and devotion to the Mount Carmel Church Family. Its ministry is to uplift the name of Jesus and to see that the food catering needs of the church is administered effectively and economically.
VICTORY IN JESUS/SISTER'S PLACE
Provides participants/students assistance and support for those who are involved in any type of substance abuse, HIV, domestic violence and sexual abuse.
To promote and administer organized plans for the support of home and foreign mission programs in Mt. Carmel. To visit and pray for the sick and prisoners. To lead the unsaved to Christ.
The primary responsibility of this ministry is to provide special aid and assistance to the Pastor and his family.
This systematic in depth Bible course equips Christians to become more effective in their service for the Lord. The student/participant is involve in six 10 weeks classes.
SUNDAY SCHOOL BIBLE STUDY MINISTRY
To reach, teach and minister to Mt. Carmel members and non-members. For people on the G-R-O-W. Learn how to live forever. Meet new friends. Learn the meaning of Bible passages. Understand the meaning of life. Be a better husband or wife. Help keep your children off drugs. Learn the power to change your life. Teach your family how to communicate better.
FEMALE, MALE, ADULT, YOUTH USHER MINISTRY
This ministry represents the warm and friendly welcome of the Mt. Carmel Family and is an outreach ministry to the church. Ushers assure that the church is in comfortable physical order before each service, checks to make sure offering plates, bulletins, and other needed aids and supplies are in place, greet guest and members and provide each person with an order of worship.
To enhance the spiritually of the church through media. To be able to hear and see with great clarity what is being said, seen or sung during worship services.
This ministry gets teens actively involved in the church by discovering, understand and implementing their spiritual gifts. Each young person is shown how their spiritual gifts relate to the will of God, the body of Christ, the local church, their life and those around them. It also shows teens how to work together toward a common goal. Activities are planned to strengthen them and the social lives of our youth.
MISSION AND BENEVOLENCE MINISTRY
This ministry is to inform and acquaint church with foreign, home and community benevolence programs. To provide assistance to those who are in need.
ALFREDA KNIGHT GOLDEN AGE MINISTRY
Provide spiritual support, fellowship, and bonding for those 60 years and older.
PRAISE TEAM MINISTRY
To enhance the spiritually of the worship service through dance and praise to our God.