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Beacon of Hope Family Care Center is a ministry of First Baptist Church, committed to meeting the spiritual and physical needs of families. The center offers peer counseling, Bible studies, workshops on family and parenting topics, a food pantry, new and used clothing, baby equipment, and new and used household items.

Our Beacon of Hope Family Care Ministry was highlighted in an Article by Bob Osburn from the Wilberforce Academy

Programs and Services

  • One-to-one relationships with volunteer advisors. (Beacon of Hope is staffed by volunteers. These volunteers are not trained as professional counselors nor are they licensed by the State)
  • Opportunities for spiritual growth
  • A library with books, DVDs, CDs, and pamphlets on parenting, marriage, spiritual growth, personal growth, money and home management
  • Wednesday night Women's Bible Study (during the Awana year)
  • Workshops on family and parenting topics
  • Referrals to First Baptist pastors for free counseling, community helping programs, or professional service providers
  • Free pregnancy tests. Note: Beacon of Hope does not refer clients for abortions
  • Opportunities to purchase new items through the Learn & Earn program

Material Assistance

  • New & used maternity clothes
  • New & used children's clothes newborn to size 8
  • New & used baby equipment
  • Diapers and other baby care products
  • Food
  • Household items
  • Laundry Basket Ministry to expectant moms
  • Used Furniture and Appliances

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