The Grief Ministry's purpose is to engage in effective outreach by personally reaching out to grieving families that have experienced a major life crisis and offer love, comfort and support. Grief recovery support groups and seminars are provided to aid with the healing process of losing a loved one.
Chairperson: Deaconess Carole Newton
The Music Ministry's purpose is to praise, edify, glorify and uplift God through song while setting a spiritual pace and tone for the worship services. The Sanctuary Choir, Mens Choir and Gospel Choir prepares the congregation to receive the preached word on Sunday.
Director: Dea. Andre Lacy
First Corinthians 12:28 refers to greeters as the ministry of helps. We help the Pastor fulfill the vision God has given him by making those who come through the doors of the church feel at home. With a warm welcome and pleasant smile, the Usher Ministry serves as the church doorkeepers to ensure that worshippers feel welcome and assist the Pastor by maintaining reverence and order so members and visitors may receive the message.
President: Bro. Curlee Dickinson
General Mission Ministry
This ministry reaches inwardly to nurture the membership through mission study, education, fellowship and prayer. it reaches outwardly through personal witnessing and evangelizing as well as help those less fortunate and seeking justice and liberty for all in the name of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
President: Sis. Norma Dickinson
Youth Department Ministry
Our ministry exists to provide an environment for the youth of Strangers Rest Baptist Church which is conducive to the development of a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ. We will work diligently toward empowering our youth to actively participate in church activities and in their communities while facilitating additional opportunities to encourage their personal and spiritual growth.
Director: Sis. Jackie Miller
Sponsor: Sis. Melwee Minor
Youth Choir Ministry
The purpose of this ministry is to teach children the word of the Lord through song and for them to share the work of God through songs to others as well as represent Strangers Rest through the music ministry.
Director: Sis. Jackie Sims
Our ministry oversees all business matters related to the church, it's facilities and legal aspects. In addition, the Trustees Ministry has the responsibility of regular reporting of the church finances and assists with the gift offerings during services.
Chairman: Bro. Robert Brady
New Members Ministry
The New Member Orientation Program responds to new converts and transferred individuals who have joined Strangers Rest along with those persons who have requested information about the faith as Baptist believers. The purpose of this ministry is to to assure that each person who joins Strangers Rest Baptist Church has been evangelized and the fundamental principles of our faith are presented to the new members.
Our ministry is to help all who come to worship feel joy, sincerity, importance, peace and comfort when they enter the doors of the church. It is so important that we help everyone feel welcomed. It is our responsibility to let visitors and members know that we humbly appreciate them fellowshipping with us.