Get involved

Adult Choir

If you love to sing, you are invited to join the First Baptist Church of Silver Spring Choir.

If you love to sing, you are invited to join our Sanctuary Choir. 

Handbell Choir

English Hand Bells at First Baptist Church of Silver Spring The Church Downtown

If you can read music and love the sound of English Handbells please join us!

Food Closet

Helping Feed the hungry The Food Closet at First Baptist Church of Silver Spring The Church Downtown

Feeding the hungry is one of our most vital missions.  The food closet helps those in need.

Shepherd's Table

Shepard's Table help those in need in downtown Silver Spring

Every first Thursday of the Month we volunteer at Shepherd's Table - a place where people who are homeless or in need can go to get help.

Communications Committee

The Church Downtown First Baptist Church of Silver Spring communications committee shout it out

Audio, Video, Website, Facebook; help us get the word out about First Baptist Church of Silver Spring and the Church Downtown!

Education

We believe the children are our future help guide them at First Baptist Church of Silver Spring

Help shape and encourage young minds.  Our children's ministry is the place to help encourage the future.

Personnel Committee

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 The personnel committee is responsible for assisting the church in matters related to the paid church staff. Duties include: assisting the pastor in administering personnel matters; and interpreting the needs of the church staff to the congregation.  If you are interested please contact Linda Kreitlow.

Ordnance Committee

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 The Ordinance Committee prepares communion on the first Sunday of each month and  for a few other special services. Preparation includes filling the communion cups, preparing the bread, and cleaning up.  If you would like to serve on this committee please see  Rosemary Piercey.

Trustees/Building and Grounds

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Care and maintenance and use of our physical plant.  If you would like to serve on this committee please see Jim Reed. 

Ushers

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Help with the Sunday morning and other scheduled services.  If you would like to serve on this committee please see  Cassandra Johnson.

Deacons

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If you would like to serve on this committee please see Sharon Husic.

Finance

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If you would like to serve on this committee please see Bob Holt. 

Women in Action

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If you would like to get involved in this committee please contact Esther Costillo.

Membership

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If you would like to get involved with this committee please contact Judy Eden.

Church Council

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If you would like to get involved with this committee please contact Tom Peddicord.

Adult choir

Do you love to sing?

If you do love to sing you should join the Sanctuary Choir.  Enjoy the beautiful sounds of harmony and make the Sunday Service and holiday services special.  It's a time of fun and fellowship.


Rehearsal begins at 7pm on Wednesday evenings and of course let your voice ring out Sunday mornings during the weekly services at 11am.

Education

Sunday School at First Baptist Church of Silver Spring in 1957

A long history of caring for children

Child care at First Baptist Church of Silver Spring goes back to our very beginning and has been a part of our ministry ever since our founding.  The picture to the left is a Sunday School class at First Baptist Church of Silver Spring in 1957,

Learning at First Baptist Church of Silver Spring during a Sunday School session

The commitment continues today

Sunday School is still an important part of our mission today.  Here in our brand new building we've dedicated a large section of the space to classrooms to continue helping our children become the very best people they can be.

Vacation Bible School at First Baptist Church of Silver Spring

Find out about opportunities for your children

In addition to our weekly Bible Study classes there are many other activities available to your children at First Baptist Church of Silver Spring.  For example, this summer we're offering Vacation Bible School from August 5th to the 9th.  The sessions will begin at 9am and end at 12 noon.  If you would like to enroll your children in Sunday School or in this year's Vacation Bible School please contact the church office.


Additionally, if you would like to work with the education ministry and mentor and teach our children please also contact the Church office to find out how you can get involved with this ministry.

Food Closet

Feeding the hungry

Feeding the hungry members of our community is another mission of First Baptist Church of Silver Spring.  The Food Closet is open each Saturday from 10am to 12n.  It is staffed by volunteer adults and mature young people.  Typically there are four teams and each team serves once every four weeks.


There are also opportunities to help with the food closet during the week including; stocking shelves, picking up food donations from various schools in the county, picking up bakery donations, assisting with the pick up and unloading of the supplies.


If you are interested in serving on this very important mission please contact Jim Reed, Food Closet Coordinator, through the church office.

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handbell choir

The Hand bell choir at First Baptist Church of Silver Spring

Celebration Ringers Handbell Choir

If you can read music and love the sound of English Handbells, you are invited to come to rehearsal every Wednesday at 6pm.  Rehearsal is held at First Baptist Church of Silver Spring.

Shepherd's Table

Feeding the needy

Every first Thursday First Baptist Church of Silver Spring volunteers to help serve dinner at Shepherd's Table.  Shepherd's Table began as a First Baptist Church of Silver Spring ministry in 1983 and is now its own entity.  As a member of the volunteer team you will set up serving stations, help prepare and serve food, clean tables, and most importantly offer a friendly smile of encouragement.


Typically volunteers assist during the hours of 5pm to 830pm - but any time you can give is greatly appreciated.  If you are interested please contact Claire Giammaria our Shepherd's Table coordinator.

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