The Girls in Action, otherwise known as the GA's, of First Baptist Church of Rincon took part in Children's Ministry Day on Feb. 14. The girls, their leaders and some of their mothers and younger sisters visited Backus Children's Hospital to deliver gifts, valentines and sweets to the patients.
Pastor Bob Rogers of First Baptist Church is a trained chaplain with Georgia Baptist Disaster Relief. He recently was called upon to travel to Radcliff, Ky., to assist with the cleanup after the deadly ice storms that blew through the area. The team he was assigned to assisted elder residents in the cleanup of downed trees in their yard. Every person they assisted expressed their thanks to Georgia Baptists for providing a service for free that would have cost them hundreds of dollars if volunteers had not stepped up.
Feb. 9 was a day of celebration for a local Effingham food pantry ministry called God's Mission House. God's Mission House opened its doors to a new facility on the campus of the First Baptist Church of Springfield with a special ribbon cutting and time of prayer on this special day.