Welcome to Connect, a Vibrant Faith Community
At First Baptist Church of Okemos, we are committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive faith community where individuals can deepen their faith and connect with others in meaningful ways. Whether you are new to the area, exploring your spiritual journey, or seeking a place to call home, Connect is the perfect place for you.
Our Mission and Values
Our mission is to inspire and equip individuals to live out their faith and make a positive impact in the world. We believe in the power of community, love, and service. Through engaging worship, transformative teaching, and opportunities for fellowship and service, we strive to nurture spiritual growth and empower individuals to live a life guided by their faith.
Ministries and Programs
At Connect, we offer a diverse range of ministries and programs catered to individuals of all ages, interests, and backgrounds. We believe in meeting people where they are and providing a space for everyone to grow and thrive in their faith journey.
1. Worship Services
Our worship services are the heart of our faith community. With engaging music, inspiring messages, and a welcoming atmosphere, our services are designed to encourage spiritual reflection, connection, and growth. Join us each Sunday as we come together to worship, learn, and celebrate.
2. Small Groups
Connecting with others who share similar interests and beliefs is an essential part of our faith journey. Our small groups provide a supportive and nurturing environment where individuals can develop meaningful relationships, study God's word, and grow together in faith. From Bible studies and prayer groups to shared interest groups, there is a small group for everyone.
3. Youth and Children's Ministries
We believe in investing in the spiritual growth and development of our youth and children. Our youth and children's ministries offer engaging programs, events, and activities that are designed to help young individuals cultivate a strong foundation of faith, build lasting friendships, and develop a sense of purpose and identity.
4. Community Outreach
As believers, we are called to make a positive impact in the world around us. Our community outreach programs provide opportunities for individuals to serve those in need, engage in social justice initiatives, and spread love and compassion to our local community and beyond. From volunteering at local shelters to partnering with global mission organizations, we are dedicated to driving meaningful change.
Events and Resources
In addition to our regular ministries and programs, Connect hosts a variety of events and provides resources to support individuals along their faith journey:
1. Faith Enrichment Events
We regularly organize faith enrichment events such as guest speakers, seminars, and workshops to deepen our understanding of God's word, explore relevant topics, and foster spiritual growth. These events offer opportunities to engage in thought-provoking discussions, connect with others, and strengthen our faith.
2. Supportive Resources
To support individuals in their faith journey, we provide a wealth of resources, including online sermons and teachings, study guides, recommended readings, and prayer resources. Our goal is to equip individuals with the tools and knowledge they need to grow spiritually and navigate life's challenges with faith and resilience.
Join the Connect Community Today
Whether you are seeking a spiritual home, looking for ways to get involved, or desiring to deepen your faith, Connect - North Oaks Church welcomes you with open arms. Come visit us, explore our ministries and programs, and experience the warmth and sense of belonging that our faith community offers.
Join us on this incredible journey of faith, belief, and community. Together, we can make a difference in the world and walk hand-in-hand in our pursuit of a life rooted in love and guided by faith.
We look forward to welcoming you to Connect - North Oaks Church.