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A Church with a Heart for Missions

“Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you always, even unto the end of the world” (Matthew 28:19-20, KJV)

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Angel Tree Ministry

Developed by the Prison Fellowship Ministry, this unique ministry provides the opportunity to share the love of Christ. Help meet the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs for families of prisoners. Connect parents in prison with their children through the purchase and delivery of Christmas gifts & the good news of Jesus Christ.

As we approach the season of giving, we are preparing for our Angel Tree Ministry and seek volunteers. If you would like to volunteer, please contact Mrs. Alicia Kenley.

Coordinator – Alicia Kenley

Bradford Oaks

Come join the rewarding ministry that serves the Bradford Oaks Nursing Home & Rehabilitation Center! Our volunteers from Fort Foote Baptist Church provide spiritual support, comfort, and nurturing through personal contact and program participation.

For more information about the ministry and how to volunteer, contact Sis. Annette Keyes.

Coordinator – Annette Keyes

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Central Union Missions

Fort Foote Baptist Church provides clothing and personal items to the men living in the Central Union shelter. Through personal contact from the Men for Christ Ministry, the men of this shelter are fed spiritually and given encouragement through the Word of God. Each month, on the fourth Tuesday, the church provides a guest minister to deliver the Word.

For more information, please contact Rev. Grealy Marshall, PhD.

Coordinator – Rev. Grealy Marshall, PhD

Christle Lighthouse Pregnancy Center

This Christian-based pregnancy center provides baby items, counseling, education and the love of God to women in crisis pregnancies. Fort Foote Baptist Church hosts annually a baby bottle campaign to support the pregnancy center.. The campaign provides monetary support by collecting hundreds of bottles filled with change and checks. 

Women in need have come to rely on the support of the center for everything they need in order to have a healthy happy baby. To join us in filling that need, contact Sis. Alicia Kenley.

Coordinator – Alicia Kenley

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Clothing Den

This ministry spends countless hours organizing, sorting, and distributing gently used clothing to those in need of clothes.

For more information regarding how to make donations and/or volunteer, please contact Sis. Sheryl Thompkins.

Coordinator – Sheryl Thompkins

Food Pantry

The members and volunteers of this loving ministry provide a variety of food items to those in need. These food items are distributed on a monthly basis, as well as preparing food baskets during the holiday season, specifically Thanksgiving and Christmas.

For more information on how to donate food items and/or volunteer, please contact your family Deacon or Deaconess.

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Fort Washington Rehab Center

In support of our local community, volunteers from Fort Foote Baptist Church minister to the Fort Washington Rehabilitation Center. This ministry provides spiritual support, comfort, and nurturing through personal contact and program participation.

For more information, please contact Deaconess Mary Wright.

Coordinator – Deaconess Mary Wright

International Missions

This ministry provides an opportunity to engage our members and other church members on foreign, short and/or long term mission trips. Notable trips: Africa and Jamaica.

Our efforts in Africa involved evangelism, feeding and giving aid to the poor and also children in grade schools. Our efforts in Jamaica include evangelism, visiting prisons, orphanages, assisting young mothers, rebuilding/renovating a church and feeding the poor.

To join and/or support our next mission trip, please contact Rev. Gerald Robinson.

Coordinator – Rev. Gerald Robinson

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Jerusalem Ministry

This ministry combines the Fort Foote Baptist Church members and the local community for the betterment of the community. These volunteers give generously of their time and talent in primarily meeting landscaping and minor home repair needs to those who can least afford it and are in need of spiritual care and fellowship.

Join a ministry that serves seniors, disabled, widowed, and single parents of our Church and the community at-large. For more information, contact Deacon Richard Cureton.

Coordinator – Deacon Richard Cureton

Johenning Baptist Center

Fort Foote Baptist Church supports the Christian Children's Feeding Program. Through food drives and by preparing meals, we are serving the community. During the Christmas season, our church family provides critical clothing needed for the wintery weather and gifts for children.

Coordinator – Deacon Larry Atwater

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Martha's Table

Join a ministry dedicated to serving the needs of individuals experiencing homelessness. Fort Foote Baptist Church members and volunteers assist in preparing critical meals to be distributed throughout the streets of DC. Come help make sandwiches, chop vegetables, and more to positively impact low-income and homeless individuals.

For more information regarding volunteer sign-up, please contact Bro. Virgil Martin.

Coordinator – Virgil Martin

National Mall

This is one-day annual evangelism event on the National Mall in Washington, DC. During this event, we are given an opportunity to witness and win souls to Jesus. As the National Mall is a heavily visited tourist location, we reach souls internationally and locally.

What happens? Volunteers hand out Bibles, Bible tracts, cups of cold water symbolizing the living water of Jesus Christ, and receive prayer request. The children's ministry participates in a puppet show and the liturgical dance ministry minister in dance. To join in, please contact Sis. Roxanne Ledbetter.

Coordinators – Roxanne Ledbetter

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Prince George's Homeless Shelter

Fort Foote Baptist Church along with the Maryland Homeless Shelter provide supportive services of both physical and spiritual nature to persons who are homeless. The church provides clothing and personal items. Each year a day is set aside to provide and serve dinner for the men living in the shelter.

For more information, please contact Deacon Ronnie Keyes.

Coordinator – Deacon Ronnie Keyes

SHARE Program

Fort Foote Baptist Church is a host site for receiving orders for anyone who wishes to supplement their grocery needs by purchasing a share food package. The church volunteers work with the Share Food Network located in Hyattsville, Maryland to provide this service. Share gift certificates for the needy are available to purchase. Orders are taken each month and distribution occurs once a month, usually on the third or fourth Saturday of the month.

The Share Food Network provides an opportunity for school students to acquire volunteer service hours. Volunteer hours are offered to anyone at the Hyattsville warehouse.

Coordinator – Bernice Morris

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Shepherd's Cove

Our church members provide the women and children of Shepherd's Cove Homeless shelter with the essential clothing and toiletry items needed for daily use. Through this ministry, we facilitate impactful programs to bring spiritual comfort and continued spiritual support of mind, body and spirit during a person's time spent at this shelter.

For more information, contact your family Deacon or Deaconess.

Tract Ministry

In the mission of spreading the good news of Jesus Christ, the Tract Ministry provides a variety of spiritual literature to the Fort Foote Baptist Church community and to the public. This literature includes Daily Word pamphlets for members and friends.

For more information, please contact Sis. Mattie Green.

Coordinator – Mattie Green