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 the whole person, body, mind and spirit, in the Mentawai Islands of Indonesia. (http://islandencounters.wordpress.com/)
- Missy Ward Angalla - Offering a safe space for female refugees to experience healing, restoration and empowerment in Kampala, Uganda. (http://missyinuganda.com/)
- Pat and Carolyn Anderson Cadet Scholarship Fund - Providing the opportunity for youth leaders at TML and OHM to serve as paid summer camp staff members.
- New Church Starts - providing support for new communities of faith as they blossom and grow.
- Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of the Bahamas - Providing disaster response, theological education and spiritual formation through partnership with eight Bahamian churches. (http://www.floridacbf.org/bahamas/)
- Cuba - Providing bicycles, training and support for mission pastors and churches in Eastern 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/)
Each church has been sent sample bulletin inserts (8 1/2 x 5 1/2) and a poster (11 x 17) to assist in promoting the Annual Missions Offering. Additional copies may be requested. 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:
Annual Missions Offering Video Highlighting all 10 ministries (YouTube)
Annual Missions Offering video highlighting Touching Miami with Love
Annual Missions Offering video highlighting Open House Ministries
Annual Missions Offering video highlighting Karen Alford - CBF Field Personnel in Indonesia