Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for
brethren to dwell together in unity!
The Firm Hope Baptist Church Men’s Ministry is designed to encourage and prepare men to become the type of men that God has called. We will achieve this mission through fellowshipping, bible study, group discussion, lectures, seminars and workshops.
The Women's, ministry under the guidance of the Holy Spirit, is committed to unite women of all ages and stages of life in sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ and glorifying God.
We will discover and use our spiritual gifts to serve God, our families, church and communities through prayer, Bible study, discipleship, encouragement, service, missions, and fellowship.
Sanctuary Choir . Male Chorus . Combined Choir . Young Adult Choir
Praise the Lord! Praise God in his sanctuary; praise him in his mighty heavens! Praise him for his mighty deeds; praise him according to his excellent greatness! Praise him with trumpet sound; praise him with lute and harp! Praise him with tambourine and dance; praise him with strings and pipe! Praise him with sounding cymbals; praise him with loud clashing cymbals! ... Psalm 150:1-6
ALL ARE WELCOME!
CIVIC AFFAIRS MINISTRY
Civic affairs play an important role in our everyday lives; it addresses concerns and interest of the community. As an active participant in civic affairs, we can monitor and assist in influencing decisions that will have a direct impact on our lives and community.
OUR CIVIC PARTNERS
Somerset Neighbors for Better Living - SNBL
New Kensington CDC - NKCDC
Community Outreach Project - COPE
Department of Human Services – DHS
Women’s Community Revitalization Project – WCRP
DEACON & DEACONESS MINISTRY
Acts 6:3-4, Brothers and sisters, choose seven men from among you who are known to be full of the Spirit and wisdom. We will turn this responsibility over to them 4 and will give our attention to prayer and the ministry of the word.”
Effective Trustees are Christian stewards of the property God has entrusted to the congregation. The trustees of the Firm Hope Baptist Church supervise and maintain the property of our congregation to ensure that disciple-making ministries of the congregation are effective and that local legal requirements related to the property are satisfied.
PASTOR'S AIDE MINISTRY
The Pastor Aide ministry assists the Pastor within the ministry; serving as caretakers of the Pastor and his family. The purpose of the Pastor’s Aide Ministry is to provide service to the Pastor, ensuring that he is fully equipped, prepared, and able to fulfill his responsibilities in leading the congregation. The members provide the support needed to the Pastor and his family, whether it is in the form of prayer, encouragement through words, or other actions that show their love and gratitude to the Pastoral family.
The Ushers/Greeters Ministry Show love and welcomes everyone that enters into the sanctuary. Providing an atmosphere that leaves a memorable impression of God's Spirit and love while bringing order in the body of Christ.
The mission of the Missionary Ministry is to evangelize and spread the Gospel through intercessory prayer, visitation, scripture reading, food distribution, educational workshops and donations.
We extend faithful service to the sick and shut-in, incarcerated individuals, seniors, and those in need, locally and internationally
.We minister and provide food directly to those who lack the necessary resources to feed themselves and their family, mainly due to the continuing pandemic. Often the only source of Free, Sustainable, and Healthy food in the neighborhood, the Firm Hope Baptist Church, distributes food to an average of 200 individuals weekly in the 19134 district every Tuesday and every 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Wednesday of the month.