We are excited for you to become involved in a ministry here at EFBC. We are able to grow and reach others for Christ because of your commitment and involvement. Click on the group names below to read a description of each one and respond at the bottom.
Leader: Louie Tucker
We provide the amplification of the spoken word and music in the Sanctuary. We also provide audio delivery for the hearing impaired and the digital recording of the services for our homebound members and friends.
Leader: Mike Parrott
We seek to minister to individuals that are church members or members of our community that find themselves in difficult financial situations. This ministry evaluates needs and explores the appropriate resources in the community and our church to minister these individuals.
Leaders: Cindy Hunter & Candi Cassell
We provide meals for grieving families who experienced the death of a loved one.
Leader: Dan Byers
We assist the Property and Grounds team with the general maintenance and repair/replacement of the property and buildings of our church.
Leader: Mike Barnes
We need drivers who can help transport groups from our church on trips (local and beyond). This does not require a CDL, only a heart of service and ministry.
Leader: Phyllis Spearman
We decorate the church for our two main holiday observances, Christmas and Easter. At Christmas, we decorate the sanctuary, Narthex, Connecting Point, Church entrances, hallways, Atria, and the outside. Our Easter decorations include the same areas, but our main responsibility is placing the fresh flowers on the Floral Cross on Easter morning. We also make sure that we have flowers for our Sunday worship service.
Leader: Ben Massingill
EFBC participates in the Church Basketball for Christ league in Easley & Powdersville. We sponsor teams from K4 thru 12th grade. It is our desire to shepherd our children's physical & spiritual growth through this basketball ministry.
Leader: Joyce Smith
EFBC Deaf Growth Group is taught in American Sign Language. We meet each Sunday at 9:00 am in the Narthex to:Grow in our knowledge of the scripture; studying from the Bible and quarterlies written for the Deaf. Grow in God's love for us and our love for one another; Fellowship, sharing, and a place you feel you belong. Grow in our Service to the Kingdom, with the use of our spiritual gifts, evangelism and world missions.
Leader: Felton Crews
We are a group of adults age 55 and above. Our purpose is to promote friendship, fellowship, Christian missions, and education within our church and the community.
Leader: Brad Smith
The Golf Cart Ministry is very simple but very essential. We assist anyone who needs help getting from their car to the church facilities. This ministry requires arriving by 8:30 AM and driving until around 9:05 AM; again at 9:50 AM until around 10:20 AM; and again after the service for 15 minutes. We drive around the parking lot looking for folks that might need assistance and offer them a ride with a welcome and a smile. Job done!!
Leader: Judy Burns
We position ourselves every Sunday morning at the entrances to our church facility in order to greet everyone with a smile and to assist guests (or anyone else) in getting to their desired destination.
Leader: Carol Bray
GriefShare is a network of thousands of grief recovery support groups meeting around the world. GriefShare is a program with direction and purpose. In GriefShare we learn how to walk the journey of grief and be supported on the way. It is a place where grieving people find healing and hope.
Leader: Doyle Kelley
Through small group Bible study, we seek to be deliberate in helping members accept God's grace, grow in faith, deepen their relationship to the Christian community, and answer Christ's call to discipleship.
Leader: Betty Anne Black
We pray and intercede on behalf of others. Prayer requests are received from individuals in all walks of life, concerning all needs in life. Prayers are extended to cover individual, community and world concerns. The Prayer Ministry would like to invite you to join us in this very important ministry. It's time to PRAY!
Leader: Carl Waldrop
In coordination with the ministerial staff, we develop lighting scripts and operate the theatrical lighting apparatus in the Sanctuary to reinforce and to enhance the events held there. Although the Lighting Ministry primarily supports the Sunday morning worship services, choir concerts, and youth and children programs, the lighting technicians also support weddings and funerals upon request.
Leader: Sylvia Smith
As widows we provide support and fellowship for each other and for new widows. This is done through a "Going On" lunch group which meets once a month, a packet of information for new widows, writing notes, making calls and visiting when we see a need.
Leader: Rick Baumgarner
We provide ongoing worship opportunities and training for choirs and musical ensembles of all ages. We believe in preparing to give our very best offering to God in worship. From musical experiences offered for our three-year-old children to HeartSong (our Senior Adult Choir), a total of 9 choirs and musical ensembles. There are many ways of becoming involved in the Music Ministry.
We greet guests and members and try to make their first impressions of our church memorable. We try to assist persons in entering and exiting our facility. We want everyone to know we care and that we are watching out for them.
Leader: Tina Corn
1st Kids is an exciting place to learn about our incredible Savior. We use small groups to build relationships and community so kids can see a real God at work in their lives.
Leader: Scott Kerr
As Scout leaders, we foster scouts in their relationship with God, nurture their sense of duty and respect for their country as well as build their moral character and appreciation for nature.
Leader: Bryce Williams
We are a community built around supporting and helping to grow the lives of students. Middle and high school students bring a unique perspective that allows us to see God in new ways. Each week we build a program that centers students to wrestle with the big questions students are asking.
Leader: Phil Smith
We meet and greet members and guests in the narthex. We prepare the sanctuary for morning worship (lighting candles, etc.) hand out bulletins, and take up the offering. We also assist in emergencies.
Leader: David Armstrong
We are responsible for video production and live streaming services and events as well as developing graphics and content for use on the website, on social media, on displays in the church, and for print.
Leader: Bobbie Brogdon
We are volunteers that help in the church office at the Receptionist Desk; answering the phone, monitoring the security doors, and occasionally light office work. We work 4-hour shifts (9 to1 PM or 1 to 5 PM ~ M - F). We could also use substitutes that could fill in in the absence of a volunteer.
Leader: Marie Thompson
We are a group of women who gather regularly to delve deeper into God’s Word, and to support each other in prayer.