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Explore this page to learn how you can be part of bringing the good news to people locally and around the world this year! Click through the Pray / Give / Go tabs below to get started!
The mission of reaching the nations and those across the street with the Gospel is urgent. We can participate in the daily activities of church planters, missionaries, and our own personal sharing with our ones through fervent prayer. Matthew 9 shows us the importance of praying...
Then He said to His disciples, “The harvest is abundant, but the workers are few. Therefore, pray to the Lord of the harvest to send out workers into His harvest.” -Matthew 9:37-38
DID YOU KNOW?
WHEN YOU GIVE TO THE GENERAL OFFERING AT JERSEY... 13.5 CENTS of every dollar given goes to support Missions both locally and around the world.
Click here to give to Missions at Jersey today!
When you give directly to Missions above your regular giving at Jersey, you can help advance missions even further.
100% goes to support missions in the following ways:
75% International | 15% North American | 5% Volunteer Missions | 5% Jersey Missions
Simply select MISSIONS when giving online or write MISSIONS on your check.
Total budget designated to Missions last year: $432,790
Total COMBINED Missions Giving last year: $764,358
In the past decade, we have given $7,051,745 to mission efforts locally and around the world
Jesus’ last words on earth set the standard for every believer: to glorify Him by making His name known. This is why Christ calls every believer to play their part in taking the Gospel locally and around the world.
We will keep you posted as new opportunities come up and how you can GO. Keep an eye on the Mission Opportunities section of this page.
Do you have your passport? We encourage everyone to get your passport ready. You never know when you will be called to GO! Will you be ready?
Updates from Missions Organizations
Read recent updates from the International Mission Board here.
Discover helpful evangelism resources and read recent articles from the North American Mission Board here.
Find the latest news and resources from the State Convention of Baptists here.
Jersey has for many years and continues to contribute to the Lottie Moon offering. If you would like to give toward Lottie Moon, please choose "International Missions" when you give.
The call to missions begins at home. We are called first to our family, friends, neighbors, co-workers, classmates, and organizations across Central Ohio.
On a local level, we partner with the State Convention of Baptists in Ohio (SCBO). The SCBO is the missionary organization within Ohio that coordinates the Great Commission cooperative efforts of Southern Baptist to reach Ohio and the world with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Southern Baptists established the State Convention of Baptists in Ohio in 1954. Since then, the number of congregations affiliated with the State Convention has grown to more than 700.
Browse more of our local partnerships and opportunities below:
When you give and serve, you help places like the Stowe Mission Center, a ministry in inner-city Columbus. They provide assistance to those in need through a community kitchen, food pantry, dental, eye, and pregnancy resource clinics, after-school tutoring, and Stowe Church South City. Through your giving and the ministries of Stowe, we hope to see our inner-city neighbors grow into leaders who can then help others grow. Thank you for making a difference.
Five to eight volunteers are needed the second Monday and Tuesday of each month to serve lunch.
Volunteers will serve from 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM. This includes serving lunch as well as set-up and clean-up.
The Stowe Mission of Central Ohio is a ministry of the Metro Columbus Baptist Association. Kellie Karlick currently serves as Executive Director.
Stowe Center Location and Contact Info:
888 Parsons Avenue
P.O. Box 6349
Columbus, OH 43206
Scarlet Hope exists to a bring gospel response of hope and love to exploited and trafficked women. Visit their website to learn more about the Ohio chapter.
We'll be hosting a Scarlet Hope Informational Meeting at Jersey on Tuesday, February 27 at 6:30PM in Room 2118.
When disaster strikes, Ohio Disaster Relief works to dispatch teams to arrive on the scene and bring Help, Hope, and Healing. Ohio Disaster Relief responds to events all over Ohio, the United States, and Europe. In recent years, this has included supporting refugee ministries in Poland, assisting in the aftermath of the Maui fires, and cleaning up and providing aid after several storms and other natural disasters. Please pray with us as we consider where to send our Jersey members this year.
We will be offering Disaster Relief training at Jersey on Saturday, March 2, 2024. If you would like to be trained to join one of these teams, please click here to learn more and to register.
Heartbeats offers free pregnancy support and health services to pregnant women in Central Ohio. Learn more at their website.
Fighting human trafficking in Central Ohio
More than 1,100 Ohio children and teens are coerced into the world of child sex trafficking every year. Gracehaven strategically cares for young survivors and helps prevent others from falling victim in the first place.
Learn more here.
Licking County Jail Ministries exists to serve the needs of inmates at the Licking County Justice Center in Newark, Ohio. They work to provide spiritual, Biblical counsel and crisis intervention, facilitate worship services and Bible studies, and provide support for inmates as they are released.
Learn more on their website.
The Look Up Center is a faith-based community center in Newark, OH that is designed to come alongside people through a variety of ministries, including trade workshops, transportation services, and their Opportunity Store. Learn more about how they work at their website.
LEADS works to help those who are struggling financially through a variety of ways. Learn more on their website.
Storehouse for Jesus is a local food pantry that Jersey supports financially and through the donation of perishable and non-perishable food items throughout the year.
Hundreds of church planters are serving with the North American Mission Board (NAMB). Our giving supports the evangelistic efforts of NAMB and our church planters.
We are strategic partners with the International Mission Board (IMB). Nearly 3,600 international field personnel are focused on meeting the physical and spiritual needs of unreached and unengaged people groups. Learn more about the IMB here.
Learn more about our other international partnerships:
Healing the Physical and Spiritual Needs of People in Southeast Asia
We are privileged to serve as a strategic partner with Mercy Medical Center (MMC), a ministry designed to meet the physical and spiritual needs of the people of Cambodia. Mercy is a hospital with inpatient and outpatient facilities, including a dormitory that temporarily houses family members of patients and the many volunteers that are on staff. This hospital is a modern-day healthcare facility in the middle of poverty. We hope you are encouraged by the following highlights that you helped make possible:
Click here to view the new MMC Annual Impact Report!
Reaching the lost in Kenya
Committed Believers Evangelical Ministry of Africa is focused on reaching the unevangelized people groups of Africa with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. They plant mission-minded churches, provide opportunities for Ministers to exercise their spiritual gifts, mobilize believers to serve God at all costs, and revive churches to be purposeful. Below is just some of what you helped make possible over this past year:
Fighting Human Trafficking in Southeast Asia and Belize
A ministry to help alleviate human trafficking and restore people who have been involved in trafficking. Agape provides spiritual counseling for those that are rescued. So far, they have rescued over 1,600 survivors and assisted in the arrest of over 500 traffickers.