Immanuel Baptist Church - Missions

Missions is an important component of our life at Immanuel Baptist Church.

Committee Members: Carrie A, Mary B, Merrily B, Cheryl C & Sue G

Missions Committee News & Events:

Ipswich Food Pantry - Donations of any non-perishable foods are always welcome. Please place items in the bin near the front door of the church.


As a church, we support the following missions:

ABCUSA (American Baptist Churches USA)

Ipswich Community Food Pantry - Food offerings may be donated any Sunday & there is a container in the entryway to place your items. The Ipswich Community Food Pantry is open Thursdays, 5-7 p.m. at the United Methodist Church, Meetinghouse Green. One item they are often low on is cereal; additionally, peanut butter & jelly, canned veggies, and canned soup are always needed, as well as any other food items you would like to donate. However, canned beans of any type (black, kidney, etc) usually sit on the shelf and are not taken. Each year for Thanksgiving, members of IBC provide meals for families in Ipswich through the Food Pantry.

Missionaries:

    Tim & Patty Long - Missionaries in Mexico and attended IBC while Tim was at Gordon-Conwell Seminary.
      They would love to hear from their friends at IBC. Tim's e-mail is tlong16168@aol.com and Patty's is plong@aol.com.
      Latest Newsletter (dated January 18, 2010).

    Gale Hull - Gale is President and CEO of Partners in Development.

Partners in Development
    February 2004 - Trip to Haiti
    Summer 2006 - Trip to Guatemala
    Winter 2009 - Trip to Guatemala

Pregnancy Care Center - locations in Haverhill and Amesbury. This year (2009) IBC supported this mission through filling baby bottles with loose change, dollar bills, etc. The bottles were collected on Feb. 8th.

World Relief - The Mission of World Relief, as originated within the National Association of Evangelicals, is to work with, for and from the Church to relieve human suffering, poverty and hunger worldwide in the name of Jesus Christ.

World Vision - World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. The church sponsors the following children through World Vision: Katarin Perez Lopez - Dominican Republic; Erii Etir - Kenya; Raymond Labe - Chad; and Maria Igna Toabanda Pucalpala - Ecuador.

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