Sunday, May 24, 2020

Sunday, May 24, 2020

Join Us for a Service of Worship

Sunday, May 24, 2020 11:00 AM

Seventh Sunday of Easter

Virtual Church – Online

Scriptures include: Psalm 68:1-10,32-35 and Acts 1:6-14

Guest Preacher Rev. Joe Collins will preach a sermon entitled, “Power Trip”

Joe is the Chaplain for Good News Jail & Prison Ministry in the Martinsville and Henry County corrections facilities. The mission of Good News Jail & Prison Ministry is to help fulfill the Great Commission by reaching inmates around the world with the Good News of Jesus Christ. You are invited to consider becoming a partner with Joe in this great calling, by prayer, volunteering, and/or financial support.


Joe Collins is a native of Bristol, VA and a graduate of Belmont University, Nashville, TN. He served as pastor at First Baptist Church, Charlotte, TN before becoming a chaplain with Good News Jail & Prison Ministry in January 1997. He served as Chaplain for the Dickson County Sheriff’s Department (TN) until May 2001. In 2000, Joe was named Chaplain of the Year by Good News Jail & Prison Ministry. In 2001, he transferred to Harrison County, Mississippi to begin the ministry at the Harrison County Detention Center. In 2015, Joe transferred to Prince George, VA to begin the ministry for GNJPM at Riverside Regional Jail. On August 1, 2019, Joe came to Martinsville/Henry County Jails as chaplain with GNJPM.

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Giving of our Resources

Please continue to give generously to the ministries of our church, even as we cannot meet in person each week. You can give online here or mail / drop off your tithes and offerings to the church office. Your gifts help us to continue to offer ministry to our church members through virtual church services, Bible studies, ministry to the community, and more.

We are in the midst of new missions opportunities during this season of pandemic. We want to serve our neighbors, and to do that, we need your generous giving. Click here to see what we’re up to, and make a special donation to our Missions Opportunity fund by designating your online gift or mailed check in the memo line.

Thank you for providing for the mission and ministry of First Baptist Church!

Learn More about Good News Jail & Prison Ministry:

  • “Like” Good News Jail & Prison Ministry for MHC Page on Facebook: Click here
  • Check out the GNJPM Website: Click here

Give to Good News Jail & Prison Ministry:

  • You can give financially to Joe’s ministry through our church by writing your check to GNJPM and sending to the church with your regular offering, or writing a check to FBC and we’ll send the funds on your behalf – just let us know how much you’d like to designate.
  • You can also give regularly to Joe’s Ministry by filling out the form on their website to withdraw monthly – be sure to choose the designation 027 – Martinsville, Collins: Click here

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