OTHER MINISTRIES
Aerobics/Faithful Few Scripture: ``Now when Solomon had made an end of praying, the fire came down from heaven, and consumed the burnt offering and the sacrifices; and the glory of the Lord filled the house.`` 2 Corinthians 7:1
Mission Statement:
The Mission of the Aerobics Ministry is to lead the church in physical fitness using our bodies as temples for worship and life.
Goal(s):
The goals of this ministry is to provide use of exercise and training for the health and discipline of the body.
Beautification Ministry Scripture: ``Majestic splendor emanates from God; God's Sanctuary is firmly established and beautiful.`` Psalm 96:6
Mission Statement:
The Mission of the Beautification Ministry is to keep the house of God beautiful reflecting God's light.
Goal(s):
To regularly add to the fiscal beauty of the church facilities and grounds.
Children & Youth Ministry Scripture: ``Train a child in the way they should go; and when they get old, they will not depart from it. `` Proverbs 22:6
Mission Statement:
The mission of the Children's Church is to provide training and development to children for the purpose of leading the congregation through worship service:
Goal(s):
To provide the mentoring and learning opportunity to children to assume the roles of leadership through scripture and discipleship
Christian Education Scripture: ``Now Ezra had dedicated himself to the study of the law of the Lord, to its observance, and to teaching its statues and judgements.`` Ezra 7:10
Mission Statement:
The Mission of the Christian Education Ministry is to equip the saints, making the gospel relevant for a contemporary world.
Goal(s):
To provide a sound Biblical education in every aspect of the life of the church.
Church School Scripture: ``Teach me, Lord what you want me to do, and I will obey you faithfully; teach me to serve you with complete devotion.`` Psalms 86:11
Mission Statement:
The mission of the Church School is to offer simple yet creative teaching and learning experiences whereby students grow in their relationship with God, their understanding of the Bible and its implication for their Christian life.
Goal(s):
To provide learning experiences for persons of all ages that will enable them to grow in their understanding of the Gospel and how it relates to their daily living.
Couples' Ministry Scripture: ``Marriage is to be honored by all, and husbands and wives must be faithful to each other.`` Hebrews 13:4a
Mission Statement:
The mission of the Couples ministry is to address the needs, issues, concerns and conditions of married couples, in a spiritual, systematic and organized manner to increase the quality of life as Christian couples.
Goal(s):
To assist married couples of all ages to spiritually address daily living issues. To increase awareness of stewardship as it relates to their lives together. To provide meaningful fellowship opportunities with other church couples
Finance Ministry Scripture: ``Jehoash called the priest and ordered them to save up the money paid in connection with the sacrifices in the Temple, both the dues paid for the regular sacrifices and the money given as freewill gifts. Each priest was to be responsible for the money brought by those he served, and the money was to be used to repair the Temple, as needed.`` 2 Kings 12:4-5
Mission Statement:
The mission of the Finance Ministry is to provide viable and functional procedures and operations that will enhance the overall accountability of those assets entrusted to the church.
Goal(s):
To provide proper budgetary development and implementation to insure that functions and financial responsibilities are accomplished and maintained.
Food Service Ministry Scripture: ``Give us today the food we need``. Matthew 6:11
Mission Statement:
The mission of the Food Service Ministry is to plan, select, purchase, and prepares wholesome nutritious food for the congregation as well as the community.
Goal(s):
To provide fellowship opportunities for discipleship and community, the sharing of culinary gifts and ideas and to teach various methods for food preparation, service, selection and presentation.
Health Care Ministry Scripture: ``Don't you know that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit, who lives in you and who was given to you by God? You do not belong to yourselves but to God; He bought you for a price. So use your bodies for God 's glory.`` 1 Corinthians 6:19, 20
Mission Statement:
The mission of the Health Care Ministry is to provide opportunities for education and improvement of the healthcare status of the disciples as well as the community.
Goal(s):
To promote lifestyle changes through the use seminars, workshops, physical fitness classes, screenings, nutritional education sessions and health fairs.
Men's Ministry Scripture: ``Iron sharpeneth iron; so a man sharpeneth the countenance of his friend `` Proverbs 27:17
Mission Statement:
The mission of the Men's Ministry is to provide spiritually based information, which inspires, renews and enhances the lives of men to cope with various issues.
Goal(s):
To promote brotherhood in the body of Christ. To enhance prayer life and to evangelize throughout the church and community through a systematic plan of salvation
Missions Ministry Scripture: ``Go, then, to all peoples everywhere and make them my disciples: baptize them in the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit, and teach them to obey everything I have commanded you`` Matthew 28:19-20
Mission Statement:
The mission of the Mission Ministry is to promote the spreading of the gospel as well as to teach the focus and purpose of missions, and to carry out missionary efforts in the spirit of God 's love and mercy.
Goal(s):
Too consistently offer opportunities for others to become aware of missions and inclusively involved in mission building relationships.
Music Ministry Scripture (Adult): ``It is good to sing praises to our God; it is pleasant and right to praise Him.`` Psalms 147:1 -Scripture (Youth/Children): ``Praise him, kings and all peoples, princes and all other rulers; young women and young men, old people and children too. `` Psalms 148:11-12
Mission Statement:
The mission of the Music Ministry is to use ``Music ``as a vehicle for praising God, teaching spiritual concepts and edifying the body of Christ while providing a means for employing various gifts and abilities in the service of God.
Goal(s):
To minister the word of God through music. To provide musical training for the choirs and congregation and enhance congregational singing. To develop and increase music appreciation. To promote Christian fellowship, encourage sacrificial giving through time, talents and treasures through community outreach-ministries
Praise Dance Ministry Scripture: ``Praise him with trumpets. Praise him with harps and lyres. Praise him with drums and dancing. Praise him with cymbals. Praise him with loud cymbals. Praise the Lord, all living creatures! Praise the Lord! Psalms 150:3-6
Mission Statement:
The mission of the Praise Dance Ministry is to glorify God, teach, and provide fellowship opportunities and to compliment the overall ministry of the church. To use ``Praise Dance`` as a vehicle for praising God, teaching spiritual concepts and edifying the body of Christ. It also provides a means for employing gifts, talents and abilities in service to God.
Goal(s):
To expand the music ministry to include instrumental music and other artistic forms, i.e. creative movement, drama visual and literary art, etc.
Senior Ministry
Prayer Commission Ministry Scripture: ``Is any sick among you? Let him call for the elders of the church; and let them pray over him, anoiting him with oil in the name of the Lord.`` James 5:14
Mission Statement:
The mission of the Prayer Commission is to lead the congregation in the ministry of prayer. Providing private and public prayer opportunities.
Goal(s):
The goal of the prayer commission is to lead Mount Carmel to become a praying church.
Prison Ministry Scripture: ``I was in prison and you visited me. Matthew 25:36
Mission Statement:
Transforming lives through the love and the Word of God. Believing all who enter the doors of Mount Carmel Baptist Church will become God fearing, prosperous, victorious individuals whose faith and trust is in our Lord Jesus Christ.
Goal(s):
To share the unconditional of God; present the Gospel of Jesus Christ in such a way that inmates will embrace and receive Christ as Savior; to disciple new believers in the Word and teach them how to study the Bible; demonstrate the power of prayer and teach inmates how to pray; and lead them to experience the life-changing power of God that will free them from guilt, shame, negative emotions and addictions.
Prayer Commission Ministry Scripture: ``Is any sick among you? Let him call for the elders of the church; and let them pray over him, anoiting him with oil in the name of the Lord.`` James 5:14
Mission Statement:
The mission of the Prayer Commission is to lead the congregation in the ministry of prayer. Providing private and public prayer opportunities.
Goal(s):
The goal of the prayer commission is to lead Mount Carmel to become a praying church.
Senior Ministry Scripture: ``The righteous will flourish like palm trees; they will grow like the cedars of Lebanon. They are like tree planted in the house of the Lord that flourish in the Temple of our God, that still bear fruit in old age and are always green and strong.`` Psalms 92-14
Mission Statement:
The mission of the Senior Citizens Ministry is to create and provide an environment that will spiritually enrich and address the concerns of Senior Citizens. Goal(s):
To provide activities that will enhance the spiritual, emotional, mental and physical quality of like in later years.
Single's Ministry Scripture: ``The unmarried is concerned with the Lord's work, because thy want to be dedicated both in body and spirit.`` 1 Corinthians 7:34 a
Mission Statement:
The mission of the Singles Ministry is to provide activities, which promote, encourage, enhance and exhort our Christian walk with Jesus Christ as a single adult.
Goal(s):
To provide single's opportunities to manifest the Spirit of God through our actions and fellowship with the church and the community.
Stewardship Ministry Scripture: ``Each one, as a good manager of God's different gifts, must use for the good of others, the special gift he has received from God. `` 1 Peter 4:10
Mission Statement:
The mission of the Stewardship Ministry is to educate, promote and encourage disciples about what it means to be caretakers of God 's creation.
Goal(s):
To equip congregants for growth as responsible stewards. To enable the church to fulfill its mission and ministry through stewardship
Sunday Morning Institute Scripture: ``Teach me, Lord what you want me to do and I will obey you faithfully; teach me to serve you with complete devotion. `` Psalms 86:11
Mission Statement:
The mission of the Church School is to offer simple yet creative teachings and learning experiences whereby students grow in their relationship with God, their understanding of the Bible and it's implications for their Christian life.
Goal(s):
To provide learning experiences for persons of all ages that will enable them to grow in their understanding of the Gospel and how it relates to their daily living
Transportation Ministry Scripture: ``On the same day two of Jesus' followers were going to a village named Emmaus, about seven miles from Jerusalem , and they were talking to each other about all the things that had happened .As they talked and discussed, Jesus himself drew near and walked along with them. `` Luke 24:13-15
Mission Statement:
The mission of the Transportation Ministry is to provide opportunities for evangelism and provide transportation for the ministries and the congregation.
Goal(s):
To provide mission experiences for the ministries, the congregation, and the community and to provide transportation for ministry opportunities outside of the church
Ushers Ministry Scripture: ``I would rather be a door keeper in the house of my God than live in the tents of the wicked. `` Psalms 84:10b
Mission Statement:
The mission of the Ushers Ministry is to greet and provide for congregants, ensuring that their needs are met while providing a watchful eye of service over all.
Goal(s):
To educate, promote and encourage responsibility and stewardship through the hospitable service.
Family Life Conference Scripture: ``Teach me, Lord what you want me to do and I obey you faithfully; teach me to serve you with complete devotion. Psalms 86:11
Mission Statement:
The mission of the Family Life Conference is to offer a week of simple yet creative teaching and learning experiences whereby students grow in their relationship with God, their understanding of the Bible and its implication for their Christian life.
Goal(s):
To promote the spread of the good news of Jesus; provide structured Biblical training, fellowship opportunities and crafts for all ages.
Women's Ministry Scripture: ``Charm is deceptive and beauty disappears, but a woman who honors the Lord should be praised. `` Proverbs 31:30
Mission Statement:
The mission of the Ushers Ministry is to greet and provide for congregants, ensuring that their needs are met while providing a watchful eye of service over all.
Goal(s):
To educate, promote and encourage responsibility and stewardship through the hospitable service.
Young Adult Ministry Scripture: ``Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou an examples of the believers, in spirit , in faith, in purity.`` I Timothy 4:12
Mission Statement:
The mission of Young Adult Ministry is to glorify God with spiritual renewal, growth and development into likeness of Christ with dedication and devotion to the Master 's Kingdom
Goal(s):
To provide spiritual, economic, social and educational ministries for young adults engaging present day realities Providing opportunities for a wholesome functioning community
Youth Ministry Scripture: ``And Jesus increased in wisdom and in statue and in favor with God and man`` Luke 2:52
Mission Statement:
The mission of the Youth Ministry is to seek out young people and provide ministries that are relevant to our times and situations
Goal(s):
To create an environment of acceptance, love and direction in Christian living and develop the young into the likeness of Christ