SERVING AROUND THE WORLD

ON MISSION

Edmond's First is "On Mission" as we serve locally, nationally, and worldwide.

 

QUESTIONS? MORE INFORMATION?
Jonatan Miles, Mercy Ministry Pastor
Office: 405-726-9764
Mobile: 405-779-9667
Email: jmiles@fbcedmond.org

WINTER COAT DRIVE

Share the warmth this winter by donating a coat this year. The Coat Drive is for Oak Ridge Estates and Street Ministry. Coats are needed for babies through adults. Also, hats, gloves, and scarfs will be collected.

You can drop off items beginning on Sunday, September 18 through Sunday, October 9. Boxes will be located at the Mission Wall in the Main Foyer or drop them off in the Church Office which is open Monday - Thursday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM.

OAK RIDGE ESTATES

For more information, contact Jonatan Miles, Mercy Ministries Pastor, 405-726-9764. Edmond's First home is located at 601 S Vista Lane, lot #257. Oak Ridge Estates Google Map Link

  • Community Cleaning Dates: Saturdays at 10:30 AM on September 17
  • Help serve on Sunday evenings from 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM as we share a Bible study, crafts, games, pizza, and cookies for kindergarten through high school students and their parents. For more information on serving, contact Jonatan Miles, Mercy Ministries Pastor, 405-726-9764, jmiles@fbcedmond.org
STREET MINISTRY THURSDAYS

We meet from 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM. Watch for updates. We meet on Thursdays, where we serve and love on our homeless friends. Contact Jonatan Miles, 405-726-9764, jmiles@fbcedmond.org if you are interested in this ministry so you can be added to his contact list for updates if dates and times change.

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CONTRIBUTE INDIVIDUAL ITEMS
Make donations for individual items through the link below. The list will be updated every Thursday so check back often. Immediate needs include:

  • Ziploc Bags
  • Vienna Sausage
  • Fruit Snacks
  • Tuna
  • Chips
  • Beef Jerky
INDIVIDUAL ITEMS
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CONTRIBUTE HYGIENE ITEMS/BAGS
The list of items needed in each bag is below.  Each week we need (40) bags to minister to the homeless of Oklahoma City. Pack the following items in a one gallon zip-lock bag. Please complete and submit the form link below before bringing bags to the Church Office. (Monday - Thursday, 8AM - 5PM)

HYGIENE BAGS CURRENT NEEDS

  • Combs
  • Men's Deodorant
  • Women's Deodorant

COMPLETED BAGS

  • (1) Toothbrush
  • (1) Toothpaste (travel size)
  • (1) Comb
  • (1) Kleenex Tissue Package
  • (1) Hand Sanitizer (3 oz or smaller)
  • (1) Soap
  • (1) Chapstick
  • (1) Deodorant (travel size)
COMPLETE BAGS
PROJECT 66: FOOD & RESOURCE CENTER

Project 66 is a nonprofit, faith-based ministry providing food to families in need. We work to feed our local population not only with food to meet their physical hunger, but to also feed their spiritual hunger through kindness, prayer, and the love of Jesus Christ. Volunteers make all of our work possible. Whether you would like to work with clients one-on-one, stock shelves, or just greet folks at the door, we have a place for you!

  • contact: Jessica Nuno
  • phone: 405-341-1353
  • email: p66programdirector@gmail.com
  • address: 2612  S. Kelly Ave, Edmond, OK 73013
  • donate:
    hygiene products such as bar soap, body wash, combs, brushes, toothpaste, deodorant, shampoo, conditioner, toilet paper (drop off items at Project 66)
  • drives:
    Food Drive (currently low on pop-top can-goods), Hygiene Drive, or a Feminine Hygiene Drive (drop off items at Project 66)
  • non drive ways to help:
    We need volunteers to help host cooking, baking, resume building, etc. that we want to teach our community so they can be self-sufficient and sustainable. Our classes are not just for our clients but all of Edmond! Project 66 really wants to work ourselves out of a job. If anyone has any interest in the classes or volunteering, they can email Jessica Nuno.
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HOPE PREGNANCY CENTER

A non-profit organization, Hope provides services in a safe, confidential, and caring environment. Services include professional pregnancy testing, limited ultrasounds, education on options, caring staff and volunteers, referrals, and support programs.

  • phone: 405-330-0200
  • address: 1033 N. Bryant, Edmond, OK 73034
  • provide meals: two Monday night meals in 2022, on June 13 and October 24, feed up to (15) people, (4) people needed to serve.
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BOYS RANCH TOWN (BRT)

Located on a 145-acre ranch outside of Edmond, Oklahoma, Boys Ranch Town (BRT) is a child-focused campus, where up to eight boys are placed in a cottage-style home, under the supervision of a husband and wife serving as house parents. These boys enjoy day-to-day life together, from meals, to activities, chores and homework. They attend Edmond Public Schools and are encouraged to participate in a variety of school, church and campus activities/programs

  • Contact Bo Blakey
    Executive Director
  • phone: 405-341-3606
  • email: bo.blakey@obhc.org
  • 5100 E. 33rd Street
    Edmond, OK 73013
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SEWING MINISTRY

Meet twice a month on Mondays beginning at 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM, in Room 231 on the second floor of the Children's Wing. Follow the calendar for dates. Open to everyone. For questions and more information, contact Barbara Dooley, 405-620-6903, jbldooley@gmail.com

SERVE A SCHOOL

Select a school near you, call and schedule to plant flowers or see what other needs the school might have. Write cards to encourage or share the Gospel with teachers.

  • Charles Haskell Elementary School
    1701 NW 150th St
    Edmond, OK 73013
    405-340-2945
  • Chisholm Elementary
    2300 E 33rd St
    Edmond, OK  73013
    405-340-2950
  • Cimarron Middle School
    3701 S Bryant Ave
    Edmond, OK  73013
    405-340-2935
  • Orvis Risner Elementary School
    2801 S Rankin St
    Edmond, OK  73013
    405-340-2984
  • Sunset Elementary School
    400 W Eighth St
    Edmond, OK  73003
    405-340-2990
  • Central Middle School
    500 E 9th St
    Edmond, OK 73034
    405-340-2890
  • Edmond North High School
    215 W Danforth
    Edmond, OK 73003
    405-340-2875
AFGHAN MINISTRY NEEDS
  • Donate items: (10) living room rugs, (1) Sewing Machine, (10) teapots. (all items need to be dropped off at the Church Office)
  • Help when more needs arise. Contact Jonatan Miles, Mercy Ministry Pastor, 405-726-9764, jmiles@fbcedmond.org.
PIVOT

Pivot is a turning point for youth and believes they deserve access to educational and vocational opportunities, a stable and safe place to live, have their basic needs met and healthy permanent connections.

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FRIENDSHIP INTERNATIONAL WOMEN

Thursdays | 9:30 AM | Henderson Hills
Friendship International is a ministry of women reaching out to women from around the world with Christ's love. We have women from many different countries represented, many of whom have never heard the gospel of Jesus Christ. Women are given the opportunity to make new friends, improve conversational English, develop creative skills, and much more. Classes include English (all levels), Advanced Literature, U.S. Citizenship, Bible, Sewing, Quilting, Crafts/Painting, Cooking, Choir

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FIRST IMPRESSIONS MINISTRY

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.”  Galatians 5:22-23

Greeters and ushers serve visitors, guests, and church family alike, helping each person to find a place that meets their needs, offering a program, and a warm welcome. Our purpose is to serve those in attendance and to exemplify the fruit of the Spirit to everyone that enters our doors. From assisting with golf carts in the parking lot, entry doors, and welcome desks, become a part of this vital ministry.

REGISTER
NEIGHBORING YOUR NEIGHBOR

Offer to mow a yard, baby sit, house sit, rake leaves or fix a shared fence. Help someone move in or work on a vehicle. Be there for single parents who may need help taking kids to different communities. Pick up tree limbs, debris or trash. Take someone a meal or dessert. Plan a park day for kids. Learn more:

NEIGHBORING
FIRST RESPONDER CARDS & ENCOURAGING NOTES

Write encouraging cards or notes to our first responders! These will need to be generally written. You may turn them in to Jennifer Womack, jwomack@fbcedmond.org, to send out and distributed by staff or personally send them out to the local police and fire stations or hospitals

ALL ADULTS:  NEW ORLEANS

For questions and more information, contact Jennifer Womack, 405-726-9759, jwomack@fbcedmond.org.

Interest meeting is on Sunday, August 28, 12:15 PM in Room 106A.

  • Organization: City Life NOLA
  • Dates: February 27-March 2, 2023
  • Price: $700
  • Age Group: All adults, men and women, 18+
  • Trip Type: Evangelism and Service
  • Description: As we serve the homeless community, we will be cleaning up the area as well as praying, and sharing the Gospel so City Life NOLA will be able to disciple men and women who begin a personal relationship with Christ.
WOMEN ONLY: DALLAS, TEXAS

For questions, contact Andrea Holland, 405-726-9775, aholland@fbcedmond.org.

Interest meeting is on Sunday, October 2.

  • Organization: Samaritan’s Purse
  • Dates: December 1-3, 2022
  • Price: TBD
  • Age Group: Women, 18+
  • Trip Type: Service
  • Description: Pack shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child.
MEN ONLY: INDIA

For questions and more information, contact Andrea Holland, 405-726-9775, aholland@fbcedmond.org.

Interest meeting is on Sunday, October 9.

  • Dates: April 13-22, 2023
  • Price: TBD
  • Age Group: Men, 18+
  • Trip Type: Doctrinal Training
  • Description: Going to remote areas to teach pastors doctrinal truths.