Sheltering in place and minimizing our interactions with one another in public is one of the most essential things we can do right now to care for one another.
At the same time, there are many additional steps we can take to demonstrate the love of God, caring for our neighbors in this time.
Here are some ways to help:
Call One Other & pray for each other – one of the most important things we can do is simply check in on each other by phone, text or online, and listen for how folks are really doing, asking how we can pray for each other.
Making Masks for yourself or others
Supporting Covid-19 Relief efforts through
American Baptist Home Mission Societies
Volunteer to help people over 60 through Faith In Action
Sign up to help distribute food at the Western Av Community Center
Sign up to help at the Midwest Food Bank
Volunteer Shoppers Needed for Luther Oaks
First Baptist Church is one of the supporting partners of the Judson Baptist Fellowship, an American Baptist Campus Ministry at Illinois State University.
Here are some highlights from their 2019 newsletter: Continue reading Judson Campus Ministry Update 2019
We are excited to host a one day Gift Shoppe on
Saturday, December 14
10:30 am to 1:00 pm
First Baptist Church of Bloomington
For children ages Pre-school to 5th Grade to shop for a gift to give the adults in their lives – each gift only a dollar! Elves help shop, wrap and tag the gifts.
Kids may shop for up to four adults – One gift per adult.