Franklin Road Baptist Church
Monday, May 16, 2022
“Christ is our Message….The Bible is Our Text”

2021 Missions Focus



Mission Focus

Food Drive
Good News Ministries

We will be collecting food for Good News Ministries from November 14th thru December 5th.   There is a suggested list of items at the end of the newsletter.  If you have any questions, please see Melissa Longworth.






October Focus be will packing shoeboxes for Samaritan's Purse. We have shoeboxes available in front of the missions table or you can pack a shoebox online. For each box, there is a $9 postage/ delivery fee that can be paid online so you can track your shoebox. You can print a label online or there are labels on the missions table for your box - for a boy or girl & the age range. There is also info online at: for suggested items as well as a list of items that can't be included in the box. There is also info on the missions' board sign. The last day to bring a shoebox is Sunday, Nov.14th. Thanks for bringing joy & sharing Jesus with a precious child this Christmas Season.


 Mission Focus


For the months of August & September, we will be collecting household paper products (Toilet Paper, Kleenex, Paper Towels Clorox wipes & Hand Sanitizer) for Wheeler Mission & Good News Ministry.  Please place items in the tub below the missions board.  Thank you in advance for your generosity to our homeless community.



Mission Focus For June and July          

For the months of June & July, the Missions Committee will be collecting school supplies for Hawthorne School & Shepherd Community.  We are getting a list of needed supplies together & should have it by next Sunday.  In addition to the school supplies, we will be collecting Kleenex & disinfecting wipes.  We plan to divide all the supplies between the 2 places.  Thanks in advance for providing school supplies to those children whose parents' struggle with getting the needed supplies their children need to succeed in school.  A list will be on the mission’s board. Below is a link that has a list supplies that are need at Hawthorne School:




For the month of May, the Mission Focus will be Life Centers. We will be collecting items for Life Centers as well as filling baby bottles with change. Current list of especially needed items: white/neutral onesies, size Newborn, 0-3 months, 3-6 months & 24 months, Infant board books, infant toys, 3T boys & girls summer clothing, & 4T boys & girls summer clothing.  Thanks for sharing hope with moms (and dads) who are choosing life for their baby.





Mission Focus For April

For the month of April, we will be collecting cake mixes, candles & icing for the Hope House. Please put 1 cake mix, 1 can of icing & 1 box of candles in a bag & place in tub below the missions board. Thank you for giving hope & encouragement to those in difficult circumstances.



Mission Focus For March

For the month of March, we will be focusing on our  Easter Egg Hunt Outreach which will be on April 3rd. We are asking for donations of wrapped candy, small individual bags of chips, Doritos, Cheetos, small individual bags of cookies as well... Oreos, vanilla wafers, chocolate chip etc.  You can begin bringing your donations in on the first Sunday in March. The basket will be by the Missions bulletin board for collection.  We would also like to invite everyone to come and help us as we fill the eggs Thursday evening April 1st at 6:30. There will be a time of prayer and fellowship as we get ready for this community outreach.  Thank you for helping with this project.


Mission Focus For February

For the month of February, the Missions Committee would like to encourage you to write a note/card to one or several missionaries, or even an email.  There are lists of all our missionaries addresses/emails on the missions table.  Especially during this past year & current pandemic, each of our missionaries could use an encouraging note from home.  Thanks for being a blessing to those sharing the Gospel all over the world.


We will be collecting individual care bags for Wheeler Mission. Items for the care bags: Toothbrush, Toothpaste, Shampoo, deodorant & lotion. All items should be placed in a gallon size bag & placed in the tub below the missions board. All these items are available at the Dollar Store. Thanks for giving hope to the homeless in our city.