As Christ followers, we exist to bring glory to God by loving His people, spreading the Gospel, and making disciples. We were created to impact all nations for the glory of Christ. Matthew 28:19 commands us to “go and make disciples of all nations…”
At First Baptist Baytown, giving our lives is the missional aspect of our church. You can be involved in our mission by praying, volunteering, giving, serving, and going.
For those interested in going on a short-term trip, we ask that you follow the guidelines below:
Be a Christ-follower.
Must be able to attend team meetings and complete required training courses.
Must be a faithful member of a Bible believing fellowship. Although membership at First Baptist Baytown is not required, FBC members may be given preference in the selection process when spots are limited.
Have expressed agreement with First Baptist Church Baytown’s Vision, Mission, Values, Strategy, and Statement of Beliefs.
International Mission Trips
Haiti: November 19-26, 2016
Kenya: February 2017
Domestic Mission Trips
Alaska (Youth): July 5-18 2016
Mercedes, TX Family Mission Trip: August 12-14 2016
If you have any questions about missions or want to get involved contact Bekah Powell at or fill out the Interest Form.
Who can go on a mission trip?
All individuals and families are encouraged to inquire about any trip. The Missions Director will follow up on your inquiry. Most trips are entry level field training opportunities, but some trips do require special skills. All trip participants must give consent to a background check.
Do I have to be a member of FBC Baytown to participate in a mission trip?
No. Anyone is welcome but all applicants are subject to approval.
What is the process to go on a mission trip with Baytown’s First?
- Complete the Mission Trip Interest Form.
- You will be contacted to follow up on your submitted interest form.
- Attend Mission Interest Meeting to learn more information about a particular trip.
I am interested in a trip but do not have a passport?
How can I get one?
No problem! You can find all the forms you need on the U.S. Department of State website.
We encourage everyone to own a passport. If the trip departs within 8 weeks of your need to renew or get a passport our Missions Director can guide you in the exact process to expedite your passport.