Silverdale Baptist Church

Missions

The challenge that our Father has laid before us is great. It truly is Kingdom Work. We are so blessed to be “joining God where He is at work” all around our world. Join us as we share the Good News of the Gospel, beginning right here in Chattanooga and stretching all the way to the farthest reaches of the globe.

IMPACT Missions Conference

Coming again in March of 2018!

The IMPACT Conference is our annual missions conference where we gather the entire church family together to celebrate all that God is doing around the world, beginning right here in Chattanooga, through our strategic mission partnerships.

Mission Trips

If you'd like to fill out an application to go on any of these trips, then download one here

Angola, LA (May 18-21) Leader: David Myrell

Cost approx. $206 (church member) $275 (nonmember) Team will be assisting Awana Lifeline to reunite children with their inmate parents at Louisiana State Penitentiary. Awana Lifeline works “to equip men, women, families, churches and communities to develop godly fathers and mothers regardless of their circumstances.”

 

Guatemala (June 30-July 8) Leader: Kevin Kress

Cost approx. $1425 (church member) $1900 (nonmember) The team will be part of free medical clinics offered by Medical Missions Ministries and will have the opportunity to share the gospel with nonbelievers and pray with fellow believers. The team will also do children’s ministry, distribution of medication, dental care, vision care, and some prayer walking. The clinics are held in small towns and villages throughout Guatemala. A Hepatitis A shot is required.



South Dakota (June 30-July 9) Leaders: Chris & Patti Walker, Don & Diane Alosi

Cost approx $431 Church member taking church provided transportation ($575 nonmember), $319 church member driving own vehicle ($425 nonmember) Teams will have the opportunity to visit World Partners in Manderson/Wounded Knee on The Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Each day will begin with prayer walking and holding Vacation Bible School and Bible studies in the afternoon. There will also be a construction opportunity to help the ministry of these World Partners.


Cambodia (June 30-July 12) Leaders: Sherre Carney & Wanda Casey

Cost: Approx. $2,000 (church member) $2,670 (non-member). Join us on a journey to Phnom Penh, Cambodia to work with Children at Risk. This mission team will be working with kids, doing camp activities, telling Bible stories and some local community outreach. If you like to sing songs, tell jokes, make crafts, and be silly—this trip is for you!

 

The Dominican Republic (July 8-15) Leader: Matty Finlay

Cost approx. $750 (church member) $1000 (nonmember) The team will be working with The Rawlings Foundation assisting with sports camps, and Bible school activities. Service will also include a light construction project and visit the Casa de Luz Orphanage. Interested? Contact missions@silverdalebc.com.

 

Mobile, AL (July 9 - 13)Leaders: John & Karissa Farah

Cost: Approx. $300 (church member) $400 (non-member). “Many hands make light work!” is the motto of Prodisee Pantry in Mobile, AL. This is a family friendly trip working with Prodisee Pantry Ministries. The team will help in the ministries food warehouse with sorting and distributing food items.

 

Southeast Asia (July 21-Aug 2)

Cost: Approx. $2,400 (church member) $3,200 (non-member). Ever wondered what the ends of the earth looked like? Then this is the trip for you. This will be a trip unlike any other! Your team will backpack around an island, live in local homes and share the love of Christ with those you encounter. Come tell the greatest love story there ever was to those who have ever heard.

 

Atlanta, Ga (July 23 - 27)

Cost: $500 for 2, $600 for a family of 4 (plus gas and food) *this includes the 25% discount for church members.  Come serve in the international village in Atlanta.  Whirlwind Missions offers something truly remarkable for our church.  Take a family-friendly / budget-friendly foreign mission trip at home. In the morning we'll go on cultural tours to the World Farmers Market, experience a puja (prayer) at Hindu Temple, explore a Hispanic Botanica and build relationships with Muslims at Madina, an Islamic grocery store.  The real fun starts in the afternoon at the missions.  We will have a chance to witness to internationals through backyard Bible Clubs that include recreation, snacks, crafts and Bible stories.

You can also support the mission trip by bringing in new or used sporting equipment drop off locations in the atriums. We will play lots of soccer with the kids and would love to leave some equipment for them. Sign up or drop off sporting goods by June 18. You register for THIS trip here.

If you'd like to fill out an application to go on any of these trips, then download one here.  

Local Missions

One of the best ways to get involved in ministry to the community is through small groups. Ask your small group leader about current opportunities or, if you aren't already in a small group, consider joining one today as a way of reaching out to the community around you.

You can also be on mission using the 'Share Your Faith' mobile appdownload it here.

The James 1:27 Ministry is forming a Members Volunteer Task Force, members who are willing to help other members in need with things like lawn care, minor repairs around the house or other odd jobs.

If you would like to volunteer with James1:27, REGISTER HERE.

If you need assistance then select either: Lawn Care or Minor Household Repair

Local Mission Partners

We believe that our local ministry area encompasses North Georgia, portions of East Tennessee, and all of Chattanooga. We partner with numerous organizations in Chattanooga and Hamilton County to take the Gospel to all those who need to hear of the love of Jesus Christ.

Opportunities to serve with Local Partners:

Chattanooga Rescue Mission
- This ministry works with homeless and transient residents of Chattanooga.

Chattanooga Community Kitchen and Homeless Center
- This is a freestanding social service agency focused on meeting needs. 

Choices Women’s Center
- (Formally AAA Women's Services) - They exist to educate, support and empower women and men in our community. 

HaCoBa Care
- The Hamilton County Baptist Association (HaCoBa) Care ministry operates out of our St. Elmo campus! They provide food, clothing, job assistance, health services, education, and Christian witnessing to those in need in the St. Elmo community. 

Relevant Hope
- This is a ministry to the homeless in the Chattanooga area. 

Widows Harvest
- They assist widows who are in need.

LaPaz of Chattanooga
- They seek to serve, educate, and engage the Latino community in Chattanooga.

YCAP
- YCAP seeks early intervention in the lives of troubled youth. 

To contact any of these ministries, start by connecting with Silverdale's Mission Team



 

International Missions

Silverdale Baptist Church is blessed to be a Global Priority Church with the International Mission Board. We have strategic mission partnerships in South Asia, Southern Africa, East Asia, South East Asia, and Eastern Africa.

We are also part of a Great Commission Network of churches acting as stateside advocates for the entire Southern Africa region, covering over 471,000 square miles, reaching 44.6 million people and well over 30 different people groups.

Prayer for Missions Email List

If you would like to be notified of up-to-date prayer requests related to both local and international missions, please send your contact information to us.