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ALTO FRIO | TEXAS HILL COUNTRY
A Christ-centered retreat center in Leakey, Texas. Since 1920, Alto Frio has had the same mission: To be a place of God where one can go to experience the serenity of God for renewal, retreat, and spiritual growth.  Set in the Texas Hill Country along the refreshing Frio River, seekers of all ages have come to find the peace of God in the beauty of His creation at Alto Frio.  Alto Frio is a frequent place for FBC functions such as the Men’s retreat.
What will people be doing? Enjoying God’s creation, fellowshipping with one another, and experiencing God in quiet moments.  
Contact:  Janene Jones | jjones@fbboerne.org 
ANGEL TREE | FBC BOERNE
A FBC outreach ministry to students in a local elementary school. Each year FBC members have given faithfully to more than 150 economically disadvantaged students who are affiliated with a local elementary school. These gifts are not just a blessing, but they are an expression and demonstration of God’s love through our church. God;s love was demonstrated by God sending the ultimate gift of His son, Jesus, into and for the world.   Volunteers are needed each year to purchase the gifts, serve at the Angel Tree party, and to help with distribution. 
What will people be doing? Gift giving; Outreach; Community service  
Contact:  Lori Coward I lori@cowardcommunications.com 
 
CHRISTIAN JOB CORPS | BOERNE
A Christian organization that is equipping women and teens for life and vocation. Where and how do people learn behaviors, attitudes, and mind-sets required for successful employment? Christian Job Corps (CJC) knows that if we aren’t taught how to live life God’s way, then we are doing it the world’s way.  Thousands of women in Kendall and the surrounding counties are under-equipped to earn a living wage and support their families. Technology is changing so rapidly that they feel left behind in the job market. CJC exists to equip, encourage, and empower women with job skills for life according to a biblical worldview. Computer training and a biblically-based curriculum are essential parts of our programs. At CJC, women receive a second chance and find hope, encouragement, and confidence to seek a vocation that matches their potential. Instructors help them harness their talents and set up plans to achieve their goals. Through discipleship, they are prepared and strengthened to meet life’s challenges in the workplace and in daily life. 
What will people be doing? Job Training, Discipleship, Relational Skills  
Contact:  Lynn Heckler |cjc@cjcboerne.org | www.cjcboerne.org
CHRISTIAN MEDICAL DENTAL ASSOCIATION | SAN ANTONIO
 
A Christian outreach to local dental and medical students at University of Texas Health Science Center (UTHSC). FBC supports the local UTHSC missionaries monthly and provides two lunches a year to dental and medical students attending the Christian Medical Dental Association lunches. These lunches are a great opportunity to serve and encourage these students and for a guest speaker to share an encouraging word. 
What will people be doing? Encouraging and serving of medical and dental students, serving
Contact: Diane Fischer | roydiane@gvtc.com 
GRACE HOUSE | SAN ANTONIO
 
A faith-based transition home for women coming out of incarceration and drug or alcohol addiction. Since 2002 this ministry has offered hope to women following incarceration and drug addiction.  The Grace House objective is to educate, encourage and care for selected women until they are prepared to re-enter everyday life in a productive and confident manner.  The Grace House setting and training affords an excellent opportunity for the residents to overcome destructive lifestyle choices and be transformed by the power of God.  Opportunities for FBC members to volunteer include teaching, providing professional services, sponsorships, yard/house maintenance, donating women’s clothing, education materials, food or finances, joining the prayer team or jail ministry team.
What will people be doing? Evangelizing, disciple making, teaching, giving, praying, loving
Contact:  Lee Ann Jackson | leeann@gracehousesa.org
Founders: Billy & Jacqueline Thornton | jacquejoyful@yahoo.com | gracehousesa.org
HANDS IN SERVICE/HILL COUNTRY DAILY BREAD | FBC BOERNE
 
Hands in Service (HIS), an FBC ministry, parnters with Hill Country Daily Bread (HCDB) Ministries. Volunteers from FBC, called Family Mentors, visit inidividuals/families in their homes twice a month and deliver not only physical food but also spiritual food  We are committed to breaking the grip of poverty.  As stated, “poverty isn’t the result of someone being poor but because of the environment someone grows up in.”  It is more than a material issue.  It is a spiritual, cultural, and relational issue.  The exciting part is that we an play a role in changing this cycle by being in a one on one relationship as a mentor.  If you feel called to respond to this need in our community contact Trig Rohrbach.
What will people be doing? Mentoring and building relationships with a family, alleviating poverty, disciple making.
Contact: Trig Rohrbach | trigrohrbach@gmail.com
HILL COUNTRY PREGNANCY CARE CENTER | FBC BOERNE
 
A Christian organization empowering individuals to make Christ-centered choices regarding pregnancy and sexuality. Every day at the Hill Country Pregnancy Care Center, we receive calls from women who are experiencing an unplanned pregnancy, seeking an abortion, or struggling to deal with a past abortion decision. They feel scared, angry or isolated, but HCPCC provides assistance so they don’t have to face the unexpected alone. When making a decision that ultimately affects the rest of their lives, women need to be educated about their options to make an informed choice. HCPCC offers Christ-centered hope and help to hundreds of men and women every year. HCPCC offers prenatal, parenting, childbirth and healthy relationship education.  FBC can help these men and women through serving as a client advocates, helping with classes and material assistance, mentorship for men and women, prayer, leading Bible studies, assisting with baby bottle boomerang fundraiser, or office assistance and other projects.
What will people be doing? Empowering tomake good decisions, disciple making, educating about health and sexuality
Contact:  Joy Stewart | jlstewart88@gvtc.comwww.boernepregnancy.org
IGLESIA BAUTISTA EMMANUEL | BOERNE
 
A mission church that reaches the Spanish speaking people of Boerne. This church located in Walnut Hills reaches out to the Spanish speaking people of Boerne. Pastor Salvador Martinez and his wife Milli lead this vibrant ministry and have helped to bridge the gap between the English and Spanish-speaking communities. Salvador and Milli have a heart for families to grow together in the Lord, and are weekly visiting people in their homes and bringing children to church so that they can know the Lord. FBC members are welcome to attend the service and to help serve alongside the church.
What will people be doing? Evangelism; disciple making, outreach to the community
Contact: Tracey Kinchen | tfkinchen@yahoo.com
IGLESIA HISPANA BAUTISTA | COMFORT
 
A Baptist church ministering to the Spanish speaking population of Comfort. Located in the heart of Comfort, this partner church of FBC is led by Pastor Alonso Ramirez. Pastor Alonso helps reach the Spanish-speaking people of Comfort and enjoys a great relationship with FBC Boerne.  Alonso has a vision for the Spanish speaking men and youth of Comfort. In addition to his full time job, he holds a weekly prayer and worship service, while continually shepherding the congregation. There are opportunities and needs for small groups to help serve in maintaining the church and in outreach. 
What will people be doing? Evangelizing, disciple making, outreach to the community
Contact: Glynna Reser | glynna@gvtc.com 
MATT AND HANNAH (MONROE) POWELL | HUNTSVILLE, TX
 
Matt and Hannah lead a student mission movement at Sam Houston University.
Hannah grew up in student ministry at FBC and then went to university at Sam Houston in Huntsville. During her time there the Lord radically impacted her life through Chi Alpha Campus Ministries and commissioned her for full-time service to advance His Kingdom on the secular campus. Chi Alpha believes that the university campus is the most strategic mission field in the world because university graduates will be the future leaders of our governments, businesses, and churches. Hannah and her husband Matt devote every day to reach this new generation of world changers and work to impact them with the Gospel of Christ through small group discipleship. Chi Alpha seeks to reconcile students to Christ, transforming the university, the marketplace and the world. The Powells are also devoted to empowering students to serve in a missional capacity, to pray, give, and GO, all for the purpose of making disciples of all nations. This work could not be done without the generous and faithful support of FBC. Due to FBC’s INVESTMENT into the next generation, thousands (and counting) of students have givent their lives to Christ through Sam Houston State Chi Alpha and are currently at work fulfilling the Great Commission.
What will people be doing? EvangeliIng, disciple making, going on mission trips
Contact: Sherri Layton | slayton@gvtc.com
MEADOWLANDS MINISTRY | BOERNE
 
An FBC outreach ministry to at risk youth in Boerne. 
Our purpose is to bring the love and hope of Jesus Christ to children living at the Meadowlands center who have been neglected, traumatized, rejected and hurt by the adults in their lives. Based on the parable Jesus taught about the Good Samaritan, our church body needs to stop and help these helpless kids that have been left on the side of the road. We are commanded to help the orphans, and these are ‘orphans’ in our community. There are opportunities for you to serve in weekly Bible studies, basketball, tutoring, large group gatherings, and seasonal events. 
What will people be doing? Being present, caring and loving the orphaned, disciple making
Contact:Lea Freemyer | leafree@gvtc.com |  www.rmya.org
MOMENT OF TRUTH MINISTRY | BOERNE
 
An outreach that seeks to demonstrate the love of Jesus Christ by providing spiritual, physical and emotional support to those needs. Moment of Truth Ministries (MOTM) is a faith-based ministry focused on being an ongoing vessel for Kingdom minded initiatives.  These initiatives involve individual and family support through education, housing, work opportunities and everyday living in order to encourage transformation of lives throughout the community.  MOTM strives to use biblical principles in order to build a transferable model of “building disciples” throughout our communities.  Volunteer opportunities are available for all ages.  Household items, clothes, furniture, etc., can be donated to the Kingdom Works Community Store at 7 Daisy Lane in Boerne.
What will people be doing? Helping in special events and/or mission trips in our inner city as an individual or small group, donating household items, clothes, furniture, etc.  in order
OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD | FBC BOERNE – CHRISTMAS
 
A Christian ministry devoted to helping hurting people around the world. FBC members pack and send out hundreds of shoeboxes each year to children around the world.  These shoeboxes are distributed by local pastors and community leaders in over 100 countries.  The shoeboxes are delivered with the message of Christ and followed up with the Greatest Journey Discipleship program.  There is a blessing of giving and receiving on both ends of these shoeboxes.
What will people be doing? Giving gifts, disciple making, serving those in need
Contact: Brandee Lacy | brandee@gvtc.com| www.samaritanspurse.org
SEW FAITHFUL QUILTERS | FBC BOERNE
 
 An FBC ministry serving together in quilting to share the love of Christ. As Christian Women we look for and create opportunities to use our skills and sewing experiences to teach others how to sew and serve the Lord with their talents. We have a heart for Israel and our quilts are showing God’s love to the Jews. Often quilts are given to those in need. We come together in an atmosphere of sisterhood to support and encourage one another in God’s plan. We welcome new and learning quilters.
What will people be doing? Quilting; learning to sew, outreach to those in the community
Contact: Sue Flick | sue.flick42@gmail.com   
STILL WATER SPORTS CAMP  | TEXAS
 
A Christian sports camp serving people of all socio-economic backgrounds. Still Water Christian Ministries shares the life-changing truth of Jesus Christ through evangelistic and discipleship-focused initiatives. SWCM serves people of all socio-economic backgrounds with a heart for the “lost” and “least of these.” Through our partnership with the local body of Christ, we seek to provide prayer, volunteer, and partnership incentives to reach the un-reached people groups as local missionaries in Texas. SWCM exists to bring Living Water into the lives of those our Lord connects us with. 
What will people be doing? Going to sports camps, evangelizing, making disciples
Contact: Kenny Myers | kennymyers50@yahoo.com |  www.stillwatersportscamp.com
TAKING IT TO THE STREETS | SAN ANTONIO/BOERNE
 
A weekly ministry to the homeless and forgotten people of San Antonio. 
Taking it to the Streets is a local mission outreach that believes when Jesus said in Matthew 25:40, “Whatever you do for the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you do for me”, He wasn’t joking around. We believe that we love Jesus best when we are loving the “least of these” {the broken, the hurting, the impoverished, the hungry, the homeless}. We not only exist to satisfy immediate needs, we also exist to help reconcile relationships. We believe that all of us are broken and need a Savior. Weekly we meet in downtown San Antonio for a large group gathering and a meal. Each week we need volunteers to help prepare and serve meals. We offer more than just a warm meal. We offer friendship, community, and most importantly, Christ. We believe through these loving relationships, we help restore dignity and purpose and, in turn, transform lives.  Often FBC Growth Groups and youth come and serve with us.
What will people be doing? Providing meals and friendship, evangelizing
Contact: Kenny Sides | frontrunnerac@icloud.com
VAULT FOSTERING COMMUNITY | BOERNE & SAN ANTONIO
 
A ministry serving local foster families in the Greater San Antonio area. We provide resources to local foster families who bravely open their homes by providing a safe and caring environment for children who desperately need it. Families are often given only a few hours’ notice to prepare for their placement. Vault desires to rally alongside these families and we would love for you to join us! We lend essential items, provide a community, and equip local foster families with information and resources that they may need.  In order to be available to these families we rely on the support of volunteers.
What will people be doing? Providing community and support; foster care
YOUNG LIFE | FBC BOERNE
 
FBC partners with Young Life which is a Christ-centered outreach to Boerne teens, including middle school and high school students, students with special needs, and unwed teen moms.  Young Life is an international organization that has been reaching out to adolescents since 1941. Boerne YL has been active in the community nearly 25 years. What is it about Young Life club that makes it the best night of the week for Boerne kids every week?  It’s controlled chaos that’s almost impossible to describe, but kids know it when they see it. And before club ends, the Gospel message is shared about God’s love for them.  Students are loved by staff and volunteer leaders that develop relationships with them.  They go where kids are.  Staff, leaders and teens have Bible studies and attend camp together.
What will people be doing?  Evangelizing, making disciples, going to camp and club
Contact: Dianne Benac | diannebenac@gmail.com | boerne.younglife.org
MONTHLY SUPPORT FOR BAPTIST ASSOCIATIONS | FBC BOERNE
 
Our church is in partnership with other Baptist churches supporting the development and growth of the gospel locally and around the world.  FBC is a Baptist church and continues to support the work of Baptist associations in our network. These associations include Alto Frio Baptist Camp, Hill Country Baptist Association, the Baptist Cooperative Program, North American Mission Board, and International Mission Board. Funds sent to these association help provide the resources needed for summer camps, church planting around Texas, administration costs, and national and international mission support.
What will people be doing? Sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ, planting and encouraging churches
Contact: Janene Jones | jjones@fbcboerne.org