Missions at Second

Current Ways to Serve

Loaves & Fishes - Food Pantry Ministry

Every second and fourth Friday, from 11:00-12:30 PM, our doors are open to the community to provide nutritional education, bags of food, prayer, and more to those in need. Food donations are always welcome. Contact Jean Boddy.

Ongoing food collections are:

Canned vegetables

Canned fruit

Canned meat (tuna, etc.)

Canned beans

Canned spaghetti sauce

Canned pasta

Macaroni and cheese

Powdered milk (quart size packets)

Boxes of cereal

Individual packages of oatmeal

Rice, pasta, dry beans

Peanut butter


Anything else you would like to bless us with

Clothes Closet

Meets every second and fourth friday of each month. 12:30 – 2 p.m. 

Come collect a bag of clothing. 

To Donate please drop off your seasonal items to the church office.

PANNS Casserole Ministry

Prepare, Assemble, Nurture, Nutrition & Spirit

The Casserole Ministry is an outreach available to Second Baptist Families and the extended community for anyone needing support during health or personal hardship.

The PANNS food ministry organizes group cooking sessions to prepare and freeze nutritional meals. PANNS participants prepare meals in order to stock the Second Baptist Casserole Ministry, which is housed in the Spence Hall freezers. All volunteers are welcome.

This ministry is also stocked with prepared meals available as an outreach. ANYONE may purchase a meal ($8) for ANY need! Contact Kathy Spotts.

To obtain a meal:

See Patty Dimowski in the church office to get the key to the freezer in Spence Hall.
Pick which casserole you would like to purchase.
Record purchase on Meal Inventory Check List.
Complete a Casserole Ministry Removal Ticket (found on the freezer door) and return that with your payment to Patty.
Lock freezer door and return the key to the church office.

Haiti Missions
The Haiti Second Baptist team continues to grow in ministry to our brothers and sisters in Haiti as well as in the numbers of people who join our Haiti Partnership team.

If you are interested in learning more about how you can become a member, please contact Ann Pryor at annspryor@gmail.com or at 804-337-4457.

Prayer Shawl Ministry

Prayer Shawl Ministry
For all yarn lovers! The Prayer Shawl Ministry is currently working on scarves and hats for the West VA children and Samaritans Purse Christmas Shoe Boxes. We meet the first and third Thursday of every month, 10a.m. -12p.m. in the upstairs Commons area. We also have a new time, every Wednesday evening, 6:30-8:30p.m. in the downstairs Commons area. Learn how to knit or crochet. Do you have yarn you no longer need? Just drop if off at Patty’s desk. For more information, contact Robinette George, #647-9195, or Tiffany Dawson, #741-6354.

Baptist Connections

Richmond Baptist Centers

The Baptist Centers are located in Oregon Hill, Blackwell, and Church Hill areas of our city. They sponsor social and religious programs for children and adults. Most house food pantries and clothing closets. They also provide counseling, information and referral services. The Centers are a ministry of the Richmond Baptist Association, Communities Ministry Team.  Contact Margaret Bargatze for more information.

Camp Alkulana

Camp Alkulana is located in Millboro Springs, Va, deep in the Alleghenies. Camp Alkulana’s Mission is to reveal God’s love to low-income and at-risk children and youth of Central Virginia so that they might realize the intrinsic value in themselves and others.  Visit http://www.alkulana.org/ for more information on Camp Alkulana.

Virginia Baptist Mission Board

Cooperative Missions is our way of giving to the Virginia Baptist Mission Board which has multiple ministries here in Virginia and around the world. There is leadership training, young leader training, church planting, missionary support and more.  Half of our giving goes to World Missions and half goes to World Missions. Visit http://www.vbmb.org for more information on the VBMB.