Outreach Ministry

At FBC Umatilla we believe God is doing incredible things, and we love being part of His vision for our lives, We want more than anything to tell the people of the world about what Jesus Christ has done for us, as well as taking care of people. Whether broken, healing or healthy spiritually and physically, we want to love you with the love of Christ.

This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for us. And we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers and sisters. If anyone has material possessions and sees a brother or sister in need but has no pity on them, how can the love of God be in that person? Dear children, let us not love with words or speech but with actions and in truth. 1 John 3:16-18

Here at FBC Umatilla, we desire to reach people beyond the doors of our church. We believe that we are the hands and feet of Christ, and we want to meet people’s needs both physically and spiritually. As Christians, we are called to more. To give more. To love more. To become more so that Christ is more in this world.

For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand so that we would walk in them. Ephesians 2:10

Ministry and Team List

For more information on any of these ministries or teams, please contact our Church Office and we will be glad to give you more information of how to get involved.


info @ FBC Offices (352) 669-3214 |Â Tuesdays 10am-12pm | FBC Worship Center Complex


info @ Chase Allen (352) 669-3214


info @ Will Hamer (443) 869-0087 willhazbin@gmail.com | Wednesdays and Saturdays | Call for service area


info @ Ed Nicholes (352) 669-3214


info @ Ken Hobby (352) 669-8077 | Wednesdays and Saturdays 9am-12pm


info @ FBCU Offices (352) 669-3214


info @ FBCU Offices (352) 669-3214


info @ Jerry Sasser (352) 669-3576 | Wednesdays and Saturdays 9am-12pm


info @ FBCU Offices (352) 669-3214 | Meet Once Per Month

Team List
  • Bags For Babies
  • Bereavement Team
  • Decorating Team
  • Emergency Response Team (ERT)
  • Financial Counseling
  • Greeters
  • Landscaping Team
  • Handyman Team
  • Hospitality Team
  • Library
  • Life’s Choices
  • Office Volunteers
  • Recreation Ministry
  • Samaritan’s Purse/ Shoebox Ministry
  • Support Our Troops Ministry
  • Transportation Team
  • Women’s Missions and Ministries (WMM)
  • Women On Mission (WOM)

Slaves No More

Slaves No More is a ministry focused on spreading awareness of human trafficking. Florida ranks third in the nation for human trafficking and it’s our mission to make people more aware of what is happening and to educate them on how to protect children and youth, as well as teaching them how to recognize victims. We meet on the second Monday of the month at 6:30 pm in room 104.

Celebrate Recovery

Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered recovery ministry for people with all kinds of hurt, habits, and hang-ups.Then they cried to the Lord in their trouble, and he delivered them from their distress. He sent out his word and healed them, and delivered them from their destruction. Let them thank the Lord for his steadfast love, for his wondrous works to the children of man!-Psalm 107:19-21Every Friday from 6-8:30pm.Contact Lori Heath (352) 669-3214 for more information.


Here at FBC Umatilla, we want to help you if you are hurting or in need. Each Wednesday and Saturday we provide many great ways to help those in need at our helpinghands center on Hwy 450. If you are in need or know someone in our area that is in need please feel free to stop by.

Comfort each other and edify one another.

1 Thessalonians 5:11
We’re all human. So it makes sense that our hearts often hurt for people impacted by tragedies here and abroad tragedies that can leave us feeling helpless.

What can we do in response to the violence and destruction around us?

Pray Deeply

Prayer is the Christian’s greatest weapon.-Billy Graham
As believers, we lookup. We seek out God through prayer and trust in His sovereignty.
When you don’t have any words, or when you feel like you’re beating down God’s door with the same prayer day after day, ask God’s Holy Spirit to help you. The Bible tells us the Holy Spirit is an intercessor for us and cries out to God on our behalf.

Immerse Yourself in God’s Word

When you feel as if your very soul hurts from news reports of another shooting, evil act or disaster, how do you find comfort?

There is a place of refuge.
Every word of God proves true; he is a shield to those who take refuge in him Proverbs 30:5

Guard Your Heart

Grief can kill a person emotionally and physically. If not counteracted with God’s strength and power, our personal weakness may debilitate us. -Billy Graham. Do our minds ever erase graphic images such as horrifying footage from tragic events?
You may have experienced what’s called secondary trauma from viewing video clips and photos on TV and social media. It’s important to recognize how these lasting impressions can affect you, as they can be physically, emotionally and spiritually damaging.

Care for Others

Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ. -Galatians 6:2
It’s important to guard your heart, but you can also support others experiencing secondary trauma some who may be going through a personal crisis as well.

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