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Hurricane Florence Relief Efforts
All proceeds from the October 5 Fish Fry will go to support relief and rebuilding efforts from Hurricane Florence through NC Baptists on Mission, also known as NC Baptist Men.
Temple Baptist Church is a drop-off center for “in-kind” donations for victims of Hurricane Florence. These donations will be delivered by North Carolina Baptists on Mission (Baptist Men) to families impacted by the devastating hurricane that struck our state in September. The following items are needed:
- Canned foods
- Baby supplies – diapers, formula
- Hygiene products – toothpaste, toothbrush, wash cloth, soap, shampoo, conditioner, feminine hygiene products, mouthwash
- Cleaning supplies – bleach, sponges, buckets, cleaning brushes, brooms, mops, face masks, 55 gallon heavy duty trash bags, rubber gloves
BAPTISTS ON MISSION ARE NOT ABLE TO RECEIVE DONATIONS OF CLOTHES
If you would be willing to donate any of the items from the four categories above, you are welcome to bring these items to Temple Baptist Church, 2121 Umstead Road, during the following hours:
Mondays 8 AM – 6 PM
Tuesdays 8:30 AM – 3 PM
Wednesdays 8:30 AM – 7 PM
Thursdays 8 AM – 6 PM
Sundays 9:30 AM – 12 PM
Items will be delivered to the Baptists on Mission Disaster Relief Center in Red Springs, NC on a regular basis to insure timely delivery to those in need. Thank you for helping those who are facing great tragedy and loss, and please keep all of the victims and the relief workers in your prayers.
The purpose of this team is to help people of all ages find a place of service in the name of Christ. Activities include local, state, national and global ministry initiatives including one mission trip per year outside the Durham area. The team manages both church budgeted money and special mission offerings.
Congregational Mission Activities
- Preparing and serving meals at Urban Ministries regularly during each month
- Collecting food for the pantry at Urban Ministries and the Durham Food Pantry
- Participate in Crop Walk to raise money for food for the hungry
- Hosting homeless families overnight through Inter-Faith Hospitality Network
- Assisting women returning to the community by collecting clothes for distribution through Dress for Success
- Providing rent-free housing for long term outpatients at Duke Medical Center whose homes are outside the Durham area
- Making layette items and burial buntings for families in crisis through Newbornsin Need
- Participating with Yates Baptist Association to provide Christmas gifts for low income families through Toy Store
- Preparing gift boxes for children through Operation Christmas Child
- Helping women in Kenya support their families through Bead for Life
- Traveling to other countries to share God’s love most recently to Belize and Chateauguay, Quebec
- Supporting mission activities by children and youth
Contact Henry Broadway for additional information about the Missions Team and Temple mission activities.