Our Christian work is to love. Actively loving the world means sharing the gospel in word and deed. Neither can be separated from the other for either to be effective. The purpose of learning to gather and care for one another is to become more others focused. This life is not about us…we must learn to live differently.

Work in Love with Us


We are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.

Eph. 2:10

Serve Within

Mark 10:43-44

But it shall not be so among you. But whoever would be great among you must be your servant, and whoever would be first among you must be slave of all.”

This is why we serve; this is why we call it the Serve Team.

If you are interested in joining along side our serve team to better aid the ministry and have a voice in the work and events of the semester, let us know by emailing katiealexander@fbccola.com or robnicholes@fbccola.com


Spring Break Mission Trip | Detroit, MI

March 9- March 16

Cost: $250


Summer Mission Trip | Greece

May 25- June 2nd

We will be partnering with the South Carolina Baptist Convention and Euro Relief to spend time at the Moria Camp in Mytilene, Greece. More details to come.

Max Cost: $2500


Ministry Internship Opportunities

Ways to Love the Community:

Teacher Appreciation | Logan Elementary School:

Check back for Spring Dates:

815 Elmwood Ave, Columbia, SC 29201


Come volunteer and help watch students as we give the teachers the much needed lunch break they deserve!

Serving with Refugees

Saturday Mornings; check back for spring dates

9-11a | 3430 Kay St Columbia, SC 29210

Helping with distribution of clothing and food for the refugee population right here in Columbia.


If interested in serving along side this particular ministry area:

Mondays and Tuesdays:

4:30-6 | Tutoring and child care opportunities

4:30-7 | Soccer Program

Ways to Love the Church:

Fun Fridays:

An easy way for us to support families in the church by providing childcare and just a fun night overall for the children in our church. Listed below are the upcoming dates you can volunteer:

01/18, 02/15, 03/15

First Baptist Fall Festival:

October 28th

Come volunteer and help provide a fun-filled time for our church and local community! It’s always a night full of laughter, cuteness and candy!

Lift Tour

Jan. 25-26th

Come help out with the student ministries and volunteer to help during such an amazing weekend in the student’s lives!

Camp Classic 

April 4th

Columbia Country Club

What an amazing church-wide fundraiser that personally affects us as a ministry! The money raised at this golf tournament goes towards our mission funds and service opportunities. Volunteers always needed and it’s a great way to get to know the congregation we worship with!

Celebration of Liberty Load-Out

June 30th

The church really counts on us to show up and support the church in cleaning up after such an amazing program celebrating the freedom we have in this country! All the help we can get is wonderful, plus you will be treated the with the annual IHOP meal afterwards!