Programs at First Baptist Kalamazoo
A Caring Fellowship of Worship, Service and Learning since 1836
click on the links below to go to the program website
Ministry With Community Soup Kitchen every 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7:45 a.m. in the FBC kitchen. Volunteers make in excess of 50 dozen cookies, numerous pots of soup, and tuna casserole, then take it to Ministry With Community to feed the homeless. Volunteers are always welcome!
Al-Anon FBC supports Al-Anon by providing space in the church to hold meetings every Saturday @ 9 a.m. Meetings are open. Call 343-4328 for more information.
Christmas Angel Tree FBC puts up an Angel tree every year at Christmas time. For two years the recipients have been the residents at The Shalom group homes for adults with developmental disabilities. Each angel shaped ornament has a gift wish on it. Members of the congregation choose an angel and purchase that gift. Gifts are then delivered to the home on or about Christmas Eve.
Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry has a pantry at First Baptist. It's named the Michigan Avenue Pantry and is operated by Loaves & Fishes. Volunteers come not only from FBC to assist in handing out food packages, but from all over the downtown area. The pantry is open the first week and last week of every month on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm. Donations of food and personal care items are accepted Monday - Friday. Recipients must call Loaves & Fishes to set-up an appointment. 343-3663
Center for Transformations holds a support group for ex-offenders in the Clough Room every Tuesday afternoon at 1:15 pm. The group welcomes men and women to come and share their experiences and resources that are available to persons who have been incarcerated and are transitioning back into society.
First Baptist particitpates in the escrip program through local Harding's Markets. Everytime a registered card is swiped, FBC receives up to 4% of the purchase. Click the ad below or call the church office to see how you can get your card!