Service

Sep
5

$20,000 of “One Great Hour of Sharing” Gifts Fighting Ebola Outbreak

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News by Laura Timmel August 15, 2014 "Only recently has the current Ebola crisis gained significant media attention in the U.S. But for the people of West Africa, the problem began in March," says World Relief Officer Lisa Rothenberger. "Thanks to donors' generous gifts to the annual One Great Hour ... Continue

Sep
5

Mission Matters…

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Update from our missionary partner Lauran Bethell: “As the Coordinator and a Founder of ICAP, I had spent hours and days and months—over a period of a couple of years—working on the International Christian Alliance on Prostitution (ICAP) Global Conference. Working alone at my desk in The Netherlands to get ... Continue

Nov
15

OGHS Emergency Relief for Philippine Typhoon Victims

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$10,000 in OGHS Emergency Relief Funds Provided for Victims of the Philippine Typhoon. Additional Relief Aid Urgently Needed Super typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippine islands last weekend with devastating force. The Philippine Red Cross estimates that at least 1,200 people were killed by the storm. That number could ... Continue

Feb
19

Mission Matters…Bethel Neighborhood Center

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Bethel Neighborhood Center staff and board members are thankful to you for your continued love and support of the Bethel ministry. They are able to provide emergency food assistance and a safe and fun place for all ages in their community because of your financial support and prayers. ... Continue

Feb
15

Mission Matters…

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Skip and Orady Thomson are long-time members of Prairie and Lao-American Baptist Churches, respectively. For the past 11 years, they have lived in Laos, Orady’s home country. For the first three years, they worked for World Concern and have spent the last eight years trying to gain Lao ... Continue

Feb
15

Holy Family House Ministry

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Last Monday, the Mission Board approved our congregation's participation in Holy Family House's ministry to homeless and poor people in Kansas City, MO. Nehemiah Rosell, who grew up in our church, is living in this community, which is involved in actively serving the surrounding neighborhood and city. They do this ... Continue

Jan
18

Mission Matters: Want to Combat Human Trafficking???

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Lauran Bethell is one of our four missionary partners. Prairie Baptist is in the third of a three year commitment to these missionaries. From the Journal by Lauran Bethell January 11, 2013 : Want to Combat Human Trafficking??? In honor of human trafficking awareness day--here's an Anti-Trafficking Hero! ... Continue

Aug
14

Mission Ministries/Service Opportunities

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1. Interfaith Hospitality Network (IHN) The IHN network of congregations provides homeless families with temporary housing and meals. Prairie hosts them for one week for each rotation. Because Prairie is a host congregation many opportunities for service are available on each rotation: setting up for our guests, ... Continue