OUR MINISTRIES

Brotherhood Ministry

PURPOSE
To increase the spiritual foundation of men through regular Bible study and their ability to practice the principles and to prepare young males for life, incorporating various teaching activities and a strong support network of Christian role models.

GOAL

  • Encourage men to have an open relationship with God and a committed fellowship with other men
  • Encourage men to grow in the WORD
  • Encourage men to build Christ-Like Character
  • Encourage men to be bold witnesses of the Gospel through one on one evangelism
  • Encourage men to discover and see their spiritual gifts in the bodyC

Caring Is Sharing Ministry

PURPOSE
To provide immediate aide and relief to members as well as non-members who are in need of special assistance.

 GOALS

  • To be of immediate relief to our neighbors by providing assistance when needed year round
  • To establish and keep a well-stocked food pantry to meet the needs of members and others

 

Champion Prayer Warrior

PURPOSE
To help the disciples of The Lord Jesus Christ become active and consistent in the reading of the scriptures.  Revelation 1:3 states “Blessed is he that readeth.”

GOAL
To enhance the disciples devotional and prayer life by meditating on the word of God.
Champion Prayer Warrior please move to the Evangelism section.

 

PURPOSE

To create a community-based vegetable garden that involves youth and adults in heart-healthy activities in a Christian environment.
To provide nutritious produce to meet the needs of the community.

GOALS

  • Restore relationships to the land
  • Connect people to the source of our food
  • Promote healthy eating
  • Strengthen community bonds
  • Provide community education

 

Couples Ministry

PURPOSE
To offer support, encouragement and to rekindle the flame of godly romance of married couples, through classes, fellowship, retreats and good wholesome fun.

GOALS

  • Educate couples with godly principles
  • Build godly relationships
  • Increase fellowship among the couples within the church through planned events especially designed for couples.  Ministry is open to all married couples young and old. Classes are held at various times during the year.

Deacon Ministry

PURPOSE
To assist the pastor and church in achieving it’s mission and vital program goals, both spiritually and financially. 
To link church members with persons who can minister to their individual needs, and convey their concerns and issues thru Family Ministry.
Search, Rescue & Restore members who have not attended church regularly.

GOAL

To partner in Christian service with the pastor in sharing a divine responsibility to proclaim the gospel to believers and unbelievers, provide care for church members and other persons of the community, build and maintain church fellowship, and provide Christian leadership in order to the church attain its spiritual mission.

Deaconess Ministry

PURPOSE

To assist the Pastor and Deacons in carrying out the ordinances of the church:  The Lord’s Supper and Baptism with all reverence to God.
Our purpose is one of Christian service to God our Father, Jesus Christ our Lord and Savior, the pastor, deacons, and people within the church, promoting the spiritual welfare of the church.

GOALS

  • With the help of the Holy Spirit, we will look for opportunities to become a “succorer” (helper) of many.
  • Constantly pray for Pastor, Deacons, and church body.  Become praying servants of God.
  • Be an example always to younger women in all areas of our lives.
  • Work together with one heart.
  • Be faithful, totally committed servants to the church and the tasks assigned to us.
  • Be teachable and flexible in ministry.
  • Partner with husbands in Family Ministry.

Evangelism Ministry

PURPOSE
To share the Good News of Christ with everyone. “The Great Commission” in Matthew 28: 19-20
GOAL
To teach Christians the correct questions to ask, what responses to look for and what scriptures to use when witnessing for Christ.

 

Family Ministry

PURPOSE

To assist the pastor in meeting the needs of the church family.
GOAL
To minister to our family needs, support family relationships, to provide a nurturing, healing and caring environment for our members to live and share God’s love.

Food Ministry

PURPOSE

To represent the church in all matters related to food services, and to ensure that the total food services operation of the church is administered effectively and economically.

GOALS

  • Develop and recommend policies regarding all matters related to the food service operations.
  • Keep the church ministry leaders informed of the approved food service policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate the total food services operational needs of the church.
  • Evaluate the food services operation in light of program needs, budget requirements, and efficiency of the operation.
  • Serve as coordinator between the various church ministries and their food service needs.

 

Greeters Ministry

PURPOSE
To prepare the hearts of seekers, attendees, members and visitors by welcoming everyone with a smile and a warm handshake. 

GOALS

  • To share the genuine love of Christ
  • To care about the individual
  • To filter our attitudes and vision on everyone
  • To have a “down home” friendly atmosphere in our church
  • To weave new people into the body

 

Health and First Aid Ministry

PURPOSE
To provide aide to persons undergoing certain temporary physical complications during church service.
To disseminate information to members and to the community via health fairs, lectures, seminar, and educational flyers.

 GOALS

  • To provide first aid treatment when the need arises using our medical supplies and equipment.
  • To sponsor annual health fairs with various health screenings and health seminars.

Intercessory Prayer Ministry

PURPOSE
To correspond with members, college students, military, sick and shut-in, to offer prayer and encouragement.

GOAL

To always be in constant prayer over our church family members and community.

 Pray without Ceasing. . . .

Media Ministry

PURPOSE
To share the gospel through media outreach.

 GOALS

  • To provide worship service experience to our church sick and shut-in family members.
  • To enhance ministry fellowship by capturing historical events and activities
  • To present opportunities for others to partake of our worship experience
  • To share the gospel throughout the world.

Mission Ministry

PURPOSE
To be dedicated and committed to the service of both members and non-members.  Sharing God’s love through prayer and ministering to those who are sick and shut-in, those who are bereaved, and all those that God chooses to send our way that are less fortunate. Doing it all to the glory of God and the building of His Kingdom.

GOALS

  • To provide spirit-filled teaching, training and encouragement to youth and young adult women through classes, conferences, and retreats.
  • To minister to those in loss, imprisonment, natural disasters, accidents, and sick and shut-in with prayer and visitation.
  • Cater to the needs of single parents with gifts of love and spiritual teachings.
  • Community outreach

 

Music Ministry

PURPOSE
To help lead the congregation in the worship experience for our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, drawing attention only to Him and not ourselves through songs of praise and heart felt worship.

GOALS

  • To present a rich repertoire of sacred music.
  • To lead the congregation in praise and worship each Sunday.
  • To equip ourselves with biblical knowledge and truths by attending Bible Studies and Sunday School.
  • Practice, Praise and Prayer

Prison Ministry

PURPOSE
To engage in effective, life-changing ministry to prisoners.

GOALS

  • To encourage the inmates that, as long as Jesus is alive, there is always hope for them.
  • To share the gospel and win souls for Christ.  

 

Sports Ministry

PURPOSE
To offer a free, safe, fun, and positive Christian environment utilizing sports and recreation to bring Stonewall members and citizens of surrounding communities together to fellowship.  To bridge any gaps and open doors for the unsaved, those seeking a church home or anyone seeking to be reunited with the body of Christ.

 GOALS

  • To expand ministry programs to include additional sports such as Tee-Ball, youth winter league basketball, adult winter and summer volleyball, boys and girls B-ball, and re-establish softball teams.
  • To increase parent involvement and attendance at activities and annual events.
  • To have a sports banquet to recognize all youth at no cost to families.

Sunday School Ministry

PURPOSE
To build the foundational strategy for leading people to faith in the Lord Jesus Christ and to build Great Commission Christians through Bible study groups that engage people in evangelism, discipleship, fellowship, ministry and worship.

GOALS

  • Develop church growth through Sunday School participation.
  • Promote fellowship and unity.  
  • Develop spiritual leaders for the work of ministry within the body of Christ.

Sunshine Ministry

PURPOSE

To minister to the needs of individuals that, perhaps, would fall into the arena of obscurity.

GOALS

  • To provide spiritual support and counseling for expectant mothers.
  • To celebrate with each active Stonewall new mother in the coming of her child through love and fellowship.
  • To recognize mothers, fathers, and grandparents on their special days.

 

 

S.W.A.T. Ministry (Soul Winning Action Team)

PURPOSE

To seek the lost and unchurched throughout Bossier City and Shreveport LA.

GOALS

  • To share the good news of Jesus Christ by going door to door in as many neighborhoods and communities in Bossier City and Shreveport as the Lord directs at least once a month.
  • To keep the ministry on the hearts and minds of the church.
  • To continue the “Am I My Brother’s Keeper, One More for Christ” campaign.
  • To share the gospel to as many lost souls as the Lord will place in our path.
  • To increase the number of those hitting the streets.

PURPOSE

To provide service for individuals who would not otherwise be able to attend Sunday worship services or Bible studies. 

GOALS

  • To ensure that all members and non-members have adequate transportation to Sunday school and worship services. 
  • To transport members and non-members to church in a safe and timely manner.

Usher Ministry

PURPOSE

Committed to graciously greeting, directing and assisting worshippers in a hospitable manner as they enter the sanctuary to hear the Word of God, thereby enriching the lives of the people.
To make comfortable all members and friends and meet their needs in an orderly and proper way in all activities of the Church programs.

GOALS

  • To promote unity and develop teamwork among leaders, officers and the ushers as a whole.
  • To be doorkeepers in God’s house to maintain an orderly flow or worship.

W. O. W. Ministry

PURPOSE

The purpose of the Words of Wisdom Ministry (W.O.W) is to provide Christ centered activities addressing the spiritual, educational, and social needs of senior members.

GOALS

To integrate our senior member gifts, and energies into the body of the church, benefiting the entire church family as a whole.  We. . .

  • Are prayer centered?
  • Minister to the needs of others
  • Provide Christian fellowship

PURPOSE
To welcome members who are single, separated, divorced, or widowed to become spiritually involved in a nurturing, encouraging ministry. 

GOALS

  • To teach, empower and equip single members with the biblical tools and resources to confront the issues and challenges of today’s society. 
  • To grow into a fulfilling and rewarding relationship with God.
  • To provide a Christian environment for single men and women to grow, support and encourage each other through prayer, bible study and wholesome fellowship.
  • To equip spiritually, emotionally, politically, economically, physically, mentally, educationally and socially.
  • To seek God’s God plans for your life.

Young Peoples Ministry

PURPOSE
To teach children and youth through a variety of faith-development activities: bible study, worship services, and community service.  To nurture, foster witnessing, serving and develop leadership.

GOALS

  • To provide opportunities for instruction in God’s Word.
  • To provide opportunities for youth/children to discover, develop and use their spiritual gifts and talents.
  • To provide positive role models for youth/children to follow.
  • To provide activities, outings and special events for social, recreational and spiritual growth.

Children Church – ages 10 and under – held in Family Life Center on 1st, 3rd, and 4th Sundays during the 10:45 A.M. service.  Youth Church – ages 11 and up – held in Family Life Center on each Sunday except for 2nd Sunday during the 10:45 A.M. service.  

ALEX ROSS SCOTT SCHOLARSHIP

The Alex Ross Scott Scholarship Ministry was instituted as a memorial to the vision of former Pastor Scott to assist high school graduates in their pursuit toward higher education.

Alex Ross Scott Application

Brotherhood Application

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