Annual Missions Offering Information

Each year, specific needs within the ministries of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of Florida are highlighted and individuals and churches are encouraged to collect a special offering to provide support for areas of need. This year, the Annual Missions Offering will be shared among the following ten ministries:

  • Karen Alford - Treating and ministering to refugees in southwestern Uganda, particularly those women who suffer from obstetric fistulae. (https://www.classy.org/campaign/karen-alford/c113452)

  • Missy Ward Angalla - Offering a safe space for female refugees to experience healing, restoration and empowerment in Kampala, Uganda. (http://missyinuganda.com/)

  • David Harding - providing Sustainable Living Team training and Water for Life for Ethiopia's poorest communities.

  • Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of The Bahamas - Providing disaster response resources, community garden construction, and theological education through partnership with eight Bahamian churches. (http://www.floridacbf.org/bahamas/)

  • Cuba - Providing spiritual formation resources for pastors and leaders of the Fraternity of Baptist Churches of Cuba, disaster response materials and support for church partners throughout Cuba.

  • Micah Center - Advocacy and assistance for the underemployed in St. Petersburg. (http://www.micahcenterpinellas.org/)

  • Stetson University's Baptist Collegiate Fellowship - Encouraging students in DeLand toward a lifetime of service in the Kingdom of God.( https://www.facebook.com/stetsonbcf)

  • Touching Miami with Love - Providing hope, opportunities and resources in Overtown and West Homestead, some of Florida's most depressed communities. (http://touchingmiamiwithlove.org/)

  • Cultivate Abundance - CBF field personnel Rick and Ellen Burnette address food insecurity and other livelihood challenges in low income, migrant farmworker communities of southwest Florida and beyond. (https://www.cultivateabundance.org/)

Resources

Each church has been sent several flyers to assist in promoting the Annual Missions Offering. Additional copies may be requested by calling the Lakeland office at 863.682.6802.. The resource materials for the Annual Missions Offering (AMO) of CBF Florida are available here. Click on the items below and use as needed within your congregation:

 

To request a speaker or special missions presentation, please email Ray Johnson or Rachel Gunter Shapard. If you are having difficulty accessing the resources provided, email Melissa Rodriguez or call the CBF Florida office at 1-888-241-2233.

Videos

Annual Missions Offering video highlighting Touching Miami with Love