Ministries


We offer a variety of ministry opportunities. For more information concerning our ministries please contact our church office at 706-323-6996.

Below are the various ministries that are offered here:

Church Staff

  • Dr.  Esther Wright, Chairperson
  • Dea. David Ebron, Vice-Chairperson
  • Dea. John Davis – Director of Christian Education
  • Rev. Darius Moore, Youth Minister
  • Sis.Brenda Williams  – Youth Director
Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all ye lands. Serve the Lord with gladness: Come before his presence with singing. Know ye that the Lord He is God: It is He that hath made us, and not we ourselves: We are His people and the sheep of His pasture”.  Psalm 100:1-3
FBC Mass Choir, FBC Youth Choir, and FBC Vocal Choir
  • Rev. Chris Wallace – Minister of Music 
Sis. Rose Williams – Office Manager/Clerk email: fbchurchclerk@gmail.com
Sis. Dee Lucas – Church Secretary friendshipbaptistcolumbus@gmail.com

Teaching Ministries

The purpose of the Christian Board of Education is to nurture persons in Christian growth including training and leadership support. It is a task-oriented group: the group’s primary function is to plan organize, evaluate and implement the Church’s education goals and objectives.
  • Dea. John Davis, Director
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This ministry helps guide new members in discovering, developing, and cultivating the understanding of their spiritual birth in order to become actively involved members of the Church.
  • Dea. John Davis, Director of Christian Education
  • Sis. Ashley Adams
This ministry nurtures the Christian growth of those who attend Sunday school through the teaching of the Word of God and the use of other educational aids. Youth are promoted each year according to the grade they are promoted to in the educational system.
  • Dea. John Davis, Superintendent
  • Sis. Debra Spicer, Treasurer
To develop, educate, prepare and empower our youth to become the future leaders of the church and the community in the new millennium.
Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in life, in love, in faith, and in purity. 1 Timothy 4:12 (NIV)
  • Rev. Daruis Moore, Youth Minister
  • Sis. Brenda Williams, Advisor
  • Bro. Tony Williams, Advisor
  • Sis. Jeanette Wicks, Advisor
  • Sis. Mequetta Quick, Youth Director
  • Sis. Drishun Purvis, Director
  • Sis. Dee Golatt, Assistant Director

Service Ministries

  • Dea. Robert Jemison
  • Dea. Mark Mims
  • Dea. John Davis
  • Sis. Laverna Elzy, Chairperson
  • Sis. Eva Smith, President (Beautification)
  • Dea. Larry Hixon, Business Manager ( Grounds)
  • Dea. Hixon
  • Dea. Rickey Snell, Coordinator
  • Sis. Marian Hammons, President, Usher Board #1
  • Bro. Oliver Eaton, President, Usher Board #2
  • Sis. Carol Hall, Coordinator
  • Sis. Mequetta Quick, Vice-Coordinator
  • Sis. Rose Williams (Food)
  • Sis. Laverna Elzy (Clothing)

Outreach Ministries

This ministry group is for men ages 25+. Men are provided evangelistic opportunities through the many outreach events that include our mentoring programs in partnership with the local school board and housing authority, mentoring to the males of our congregation, our hygiene project for homeless men in partnership with Open Door Community Center, and our annual food giveaway during Thanksgiving and Christmas.  This includes the use of small group bible study as well as quarterly educational workshops to strengthen the men’s understanding of biblical principles encouraging evangelizing.
  • Bro.  Erskine Alexander, Sr., President
  • Rev. Calvin Thomas, Vice-President
We offer opportunities for members to receive training on the key components of witnessing. There is also an opportunity for those that are interested to join our street team Saints With A Testimony (SWAT) to go out every 3rd Saturday, and witness to the loss. The evangelism ministry meets every 3rd Saturday at 10:00 am.
  • Rev. Rosa Thomas, Coordinator
  • Sis. Jenovis Obleton, Advisor
This ministry group is for women ages 50+. The emphasis is to provide outreach to a variety of community groups. This ministry uses Small group bible study to strengthen its members understanding of biblical principles encouraging evangelizing.
  • Sis. Laverna Elzy, President
  • Sis. Thelma Baptiste, 1st Vice-President
  • Sis. Anne Ruth McLester, 2nd Vice-President
College, Armed Forces, Technical, Outreach
This ministry outreach to college, military, technical school, and early-career-aged young people.
  • Sis. Beverly Davis, Coordinator
Once you are past fifty, the fun has just begun. Whether retired, just plain tired, or active as ever, the over-50 group of FBC provides educational opportunities, refreshments, fun trips, ministry, and times of valuable interaction.
  • Sis. Edith Carter, President
  • Sis. Hazel Blow, Vice-President

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