Serve Locally

We are all about building God's Kingdom. One way we do this is by serving in our local communities. Below is a list of local ministries we have partnered with. Please feel free to contact any of them directly to find out how you can best serve.

Boys' Haven

Beaumont, TX

Boys' Haven is a general residential operation that serves boys ages 5 to 17. Many of these boys come from single parent homes and are in need of a more structured environment. Several of them are here long term and plan to stay with us until they graduate high school, or well into college. It is a non-profit, charitable institution, licensed by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. It receives funding from the state, United Way, grants, and individual donors.

Some opportunities include:

  • Tutoring/Mentoring at FBC campus (during school-year)
  • Participate in events to build relationships (year-round) 


To get involved, contact Brad Davis, swuzzmagoozle@me.comVolunteer Application

Explore God

Beaumont, TX

Explore God believes that humble authentic conversation is at the heart of good exploration. It is a Discussion Group Series used to help facilitate meaningful conversation in a group setting. The group watches a series of videos and discusses them with the questions provided. 

Some opportunities include:

  • Lead discussions/ Help facilitate meetings
  • Participate in weekly meetings to build relationships
  • Invite unchurched friends


To get involved, contact J.D. McElhaney, 337-570-9777, jdmcelh@gmail.com

FBC International Ministry

BEAUMONT, TX

FBC Beaumont holds English as a Second Language (ESL) classes on Wednesday mornings from 9:30-11:30.  There is no charge for classes, and free nursery care is available for pre-school children. 


If you know someone who would like to attend, please contact Sandra Carpenter at 409-656-0769.

FBC Beaumont Meal Ministry

Beaumont, TX

The FBCB Meal Ministry is designed as a tool to love on and support member of the FBC church family and its neighbors and friends during difficult times.  These times include sickness, hospitalizations, unexpected travel of a spouse, injuries, death in the family, and many more.  It meets a short term need and bridges the gap until a meal train can be established.

Quarterly, or as needed, stock the freezer events will be held.  You will sign up and prepare a freezer meal according to specific instructions. 

To get involved, contact Laci Albanese, 409-466-8058.

Harvest House

Beaumont, TX

Harvest House outreach is a Christ-centered, community based non-profit organization founded in Beaumont, TX to respond to the heart breaking epidemic of child sex trafficking.  It is dedicated to providing sex trafficking awareness and advocacy, mentoring, prevention and community mobilization. Its final goal is a long-term rehabilitation center for adolescent victims of sex trafficking. 

Some opportunities include:

  • Hotel Ministry Project –communicate with hotels to recover missing children
  • Coordinate volunteers for projects
  • Social Media/Website development
  • Consignment Shop Coordinator
  • Fundraising Coordinator
  • Detention Center/Spindletop Interventions
  • Speaking Engagements- bring awareness to schools/communities
  • Mentoring Director – mentoring program for trafficked victims
  • Office Volunteer


To get involved, contact Lisa Boler, 409-790-0798, harvesthousebmt@gmail.com

Hope Women's Resource Clinic

Beaumont, TX

Hope Women’s Resource Clinic is an outreach to women and families with unplanned pregnancies expressed through evangelism, counseling, medical assistance and education.  The Hope Clinic provides free pregnancy testing, ultrasounds, pregnancy education, and an Earn While You Learn program.  The clinic was established in 1997 with a desire to provide confidential counseling to women in a crisis or unplanned pregnancy.  In 2015, the clinic had over 2,800 client visits and expected over 3,500 in 2016.  It is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of individuals from churches in a variety of Christian denominations.

Some opportunities include:

  • Teach classes
  • Sort clothes
  • Counsel women
  • Operate boutique

To get involved, contact Mary Millican, hopeclinic@hope-clinic.com, 409-898-4005.   

Inner City Hand Up Ministry

Beaumont, TX

Inner City Hand Up Ministry exists to help people by giving them a hand-up to be an asset to the community. Inner City ministers to those in the inner city and seeks to share the gospel with them in numerous ways under the leadership of Bro. Jordan Burton. Included is a Wednesday night worship service followed by a meal prepared and served by FBC Beaumont.

Some opportunities include:

  • Cook meals on Wednesday nights from 4:00-5:00
  • Attend worship service on Wednesday nights and connect with people at 5:45
  • Serve meals on Wednesday nights at 6:00


To get involved, contact Jordan Burton, (409) 679-7207.   

Main Street Ministries

Vidor, TX

Main Street Ministries provides various classes and shared community for around 30 women each semester. Each class is Biblically based and relevant to women’s needs.  The ministry strives to welcome each lady with love and open arms, regardless of ability or background, to a safe and comfortable environment with God’s love, good food, laughing, and scriptural teaching.  The largest portion of its budget goes to childcare.  Main St. Thrift Store exists to create revenue for this ministry.

Some opportunities include:

  • Teach or substitute teach classes
  • Care for children during classes
  • Thrift store volunteer


To get involved, contact Dianne Fortune, (409)651-2408.

Some Other Place

Beaumont, TX

Some Other Place was founded in 1968 by the local religious community to meet the unfulfilled emergency needs of the poor and "hurting" residents of the Beaumont community. When no one could help, they were told they had to go to some other place...thus, the name Some Other Place. It allows people to have somewhere to go when all else fails. All S.O.P. services are offered at no charge to the recipient.  S.O.P. is funded solely by donations from concerned people of local religious congregations, business and civic groups and individuals.  We are staffed by hundreds of volunteers and supported by a limited staff of people who are putting their faith to work.  Services include:

  • Emergency Services (short-term, limited assistance with life’s basic needs)
  • Meals on Wheels (home-delivered meals for home-bound)
  • Henry’s Place (day center for the homeless.  Over 3,000 unduplicated homeless individuals make over 11,000 visits to Henry’s Place each year for breakfast, showers, laundry services, and access to an address and telephone.) 
  • Miriam B. Rogers Community Center (houses all of Some Other Place’s special programs.  It is also available at no charge for agencies and organizations that serve Some Other Place clientele at no charge for meetings and supportive functions.)
  • John Terry Moore Thanksgiving Store (families “shop” for Thanksgiving Day meal)
  • Anne Rogers Vaxler nutrition Center ("soup kitchen," which provides a hot meal to those in the local community who need this service.)
  • Each year Some Other Place provides new school clothing and school supplies for approximately 1,000 children of families served by Some Other Place.  Other school related services are also provided.
  • Back to School Program (clothing and school supplies for ~1,000 children)
  • Christmas Giving Tree (Christmas gifts for ~1,000 children)

To get involved, contact 409-832-7976, someotherplacebeaumont.com

The Winning Edge

Beaumont, TX

The Winning Edge is a 501c3 non-profit organization making an impact on communities around the nation. Its vision is to bring Christians together outside the walls of the church, to impact communities. It aspires to bring the love and Good News of Jesus Christ in practical ways to prisons and schools, and through rallies, sports camps, and other events.

Some opportunities include:

Prisons (1st weekend of December)

  • Prayer and Financial Support
  • Drivers: Airport pickups, Transport bus/van, Guest Speaker transportation
  • Cooks/Servers for Officer Ministry
  • Ministry volunteer to Inmates

Schools

  • Drivers for Guest Speaker
  • Response Card Readers
  • Financial Support

Sport Camps

  • Athlete Support- “Team Parents” drinks/snacks
  • Servers
  • Drivers
  • Assistant Coaches
  • Sponsors/Financial Supporters


To get involved, contact Robert Smith, Robert@TheWinningEdge.us, 409.781.8474, thewinningedge.us