With the Lord's mandate to love people, the purpose and heart of FBC Norman's Community Ministry is to walk alongside those in need and hopefully redefine community for the people of Norman. With the services and support that FBC provides, our hope is for program participants to experience spiritual growth, improve financial health, achieve personal growth for themselves and their children, and gain the necessary skills and knowledge for self-sufficiency.
Every 1st and 3rd Sunday from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. we serve a free hot dinner to people of the community. We are always looking for volunteers, so contact the Director of Community Ministries if you want to help.
Volunteers from FBC Norman and other local churches serve lunch each Sunday at Food and Shelter for Friends from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.. Groups of 4-6 people can contact the Director of Community Ministries to sign up to serve.
On the 1st and 3rd Sunday of every month from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. in FBC's basement. Must bring a valid I.D. to participate.
This ministry has given out over 1,000 bikes to people without transportation since it began. Volunteers work throughout the week to revive bikes so that those in need can receive one. If you are in need of a bike, call 321-1753 to put your name on the waiting list.
Each Sunday morning, our volunteers pick up people who need transportation to church and back. If you are in need of a ride to Sunday School and worship, please call 321-1753 by Friday noon to be added to the route.
Our church partners with a local elementary school, Lincoln Elementary, to provide mentors for at-risk students. Volunteers work one-on-one with a student, meeting once a week for an hour. The mentors help the students academically, but also provide a caring relationship to help them socially and emotionally.
If you are interested in becoming a mentor, please email Angela. Check out the Volunteer Information Packet. Once you have decided to become a mentor please return your completed application to the church office.
The purpose of our apartment ministry is to provide a transitional and transformational housing, leading to self-sufficiency. With the services and support that FBC provides, our hope is for program participants to experience spiritual growth, improve financial health, achieve personal growth for themselves and their children, and gain the necessary skills and knowledge for self-sufficiency. This one year program offers participants the time and resources necessary to get back on their feet.
Interested or have other ideas? Contact our Director of Community Ministries at 321-1757.
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