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(Please scroll down below the flyers for more details about Short-Term Missions & supported Missionaries .)

Missions (see details below):

Short-Term Missionaries

  • Beacon Light Mission Outreach: First Saturday of each month, 2018 dates: Jan. 6, Feb. 3, Mar. 3, Apr. 7, May 6
  • Child Evangelism Fellowship’s After School Good News Clubs, throughout the school year
  • Guatemala 2018, June 24 -30
  • Jill’s House O3 Weekend, 2018 dates to be announced.

*Short Term Missions (Alphabetically in detail):

A. Short-Term Mission Opportunities Outside of So. CA

  • Rainbow Acres 2018 • Date to be Announced; working with adults who have developmental disabilities. Contact: Pastor Steve Shangraw
  • Guatemala 2018, June 24-30: Working alongside Josue and Nancy Lemus. Contact: Linda Brice
    • Team Preparation Meetings are Sundays • Room 105 • 12:15 – 3 pm: 2/28, 3/11, 4/8, 4/29, 5/20, and 6/10

B. Short-Term Mission Opportunities closer to home

1. Beacon Light Mission (BLM) Outreach* dates on these first Saturdays of each month in 2018: Jan. 6, Feb. 3, Mar. 3, Apr. 7, May 5

  • Meet the at the church (FBCD) parking lot in front of the gym at 5:30 pm for transportation, return approx. 9:30 pm.
  • This event open to Middlers (6th – 8th grades) accompanied by parent or guardian AND High School & above without accompaniment.*
  • Location and Phone: BLM, 525 Broad Ave., Wilmington, CA 90744, (310) 830-7063.
  • For current information on the next monthly scheduled BLM outreach, please call Shirley in the church office 562-923-1261 or check the Monthly Newsletter (FBCD 411) or the Events on the FBCD Facebook Page.
  • For the CURRENT NEEDS of DOORS OF HOPE (Women), BEACON LIGHT MISSION (Men), and KITCHEN contact Beacon Light Mission.

*NOTICE: Those under 18 going on any FBCD event must have a signed Information Card – Medical & Liability Release Form for the current year on file in the church office.

2. Child Evangelism Fellowship (CEF)* & After School Good News Clubs (ASGNC’s) in Downey and other nearby area schools

  • “HOSTS AND TEACHERS NEEDED! 5-Day Club is an exciting, fun-filled 90 minutes held each day for five consecutive days during the summer. It includes dynamic Bible lessons, creative learning activities, inspiring missionary story, meaningful songs, life-changing Scripture memorization.
  • “HOSTS invite children from their communities. Many of these children will hear the Gospel for the first time and will have an opportunity to receive Him as Savior and know what it means to become a follower of Christ.
  • “TEACHERS (Short Term Missionaries) are usually (but not limited to) high school and college-age. They attend training in how to share the good news with children.
  • CONTACT: FBCD coordinator Marilyn Evans or Ashley Casillas • Director, Mid-Cities Chapter CEF • 562-943-7188.
  • “FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE MAY BE AVAILABLE FOR GOOD NEWS TEACHERS: Since this is considered a short-term mission project, the Missions Team would like to assist as needed in covering the cost of the training and materials. Please let Shirley know in the church office, 562-923-1261, ext. 226, if you are interested in participating.”

  *NOTICE: Those under 18 going on any FBCD event must have a signed Information Card – Medical & Liability Release Form for the current year on file in the church office.

3. Jill’s House, O3 Weekend Adventures* 2018 dates to be announced; it’s a mission opportunity in Lake Arrowhead

  • Space is limited; Cost: $75 per person (The rest of the $300 total cost is already paid for)
  • This is a ministry for children with Special Needs and respite care for their families.
  • Any student (16 & up) through adults can “love, serve & connect with children who have intellectual disabilities.”
  • Contact Pastor Jackson Fong at 562.923.1261 x228.

*NOTICE: Those under 18 going on any FBCD event must have a parental or guardian signed Information Card – Medical & Liability Release Form for the current year on file in the church office.

[Page updated 2-15-2018.]

Click on the Missionary/Organization for Information: 

Ministry Partners – Organizations Ministry Partners – Individuals
Awana Clubs International Judy A.
 Beacon Light Mission – Doors of Hope Tracy & Julie Dykes, Timo & Max
Child Evangelism Fellowship
International Ministries Jim & Carolyn Hively
Reach Beyond (formerly HCJB) Casey Cashen
Russian Missions Josué & Nancy Lemus
The MossyFoot Project Josh and Dottie McDowell
Thousand Pines Christian Camp Rev. Steve and Nina Mitchell
 LivingHelp Center Nancy Pryor
  Paul & Cyndi Richardson & Family
  Hitoshi Yamada
Ministry Partners – Bible Institute
Arab Baptist Theological Seminary

Hindustan Bible Institute



Other Partnerships

Food Help
Rainbow Acres
Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child
Vision: To make missionaries who love God and love others in all parts of the globe. (Matt. 28: 18 thru 20 and Luke 10:27)
Values: Prayer, Evangelism, Discipleship, and accountability.
Mission: To go and support those who are fulfilling the Great Commandment and Great Commission.
Objectives: To equip the saints to fulfill the Great Commission.
To support the Disciples of Christ who have been called to proclaim the Gospel locally and internationally.
To minister to each individual missionary that FBCD supports and upholding the biblical standard for ongoing ministry.