Project & Partner Needs
Is God moving you to serve in New England? Below are some of our priority requests for 2018. We have churches looking for long-term partners, as well as help with outreach events, prayerwalking, construction and more. Some church plants are even looking for core team members to move to New England and help plant a church. Please contact each church directly for more information. If you're looking for a custom placement according to availability, location, or skill sets, contact Tim Buehner at 508-393-6013 x222.
Connecticut & Rhode Island
#25-18 Partnership: Glastonbury, CT
The River Church is a young church is seeking to reach and minister to families. They need mission teams for spring and summer 2018 to assist with prayer walking, kids camps, movie nights and block parties. They also need a new keyboard, PA speakers and ongoing support.
Contact: George Lim, firstname.lastname@example.org, 619-246-6504
#42-18 Mission Teams: Waterbury, CT
Waterbury Baptist Ministries is looking for mission teamsto help host VBS style day camps throughout the month of July. They already have a team for the week of July 30-Aug 3 but are looking for teams for July 22-27, July 15-20, and July 8-13.
Contact: Maner Tyson, email@example.com, 203-754-5140
#30-18 Construction (Clean & Paint): New London, CT
Huntington Street Baptist Church is an urban church in need of a team to power wash and paint the exterior of their concrete block education building (3 stories, about 60' by 30'). It is readily accessible from the paved parking lot using a towable lift (available for rent locally). They can cover the cost of the paint and lift, if needed, but would hope to save that money for roof maintenance. They may also have need for tree removal at the parsonage. The church can house up to 50 people and has a kitchen and showers.
Contact: Bud Westbrook, firstname.lastname@example.org, 860-460-3437
#4-18 Evangelistic / Community Events: Quinebaug, CT
Quinebaug River Church needs teams to help host two annual community events. (1) Princess Party: The biggest party of the year for princesses 12 and under includes singing and dancing, hair and nails, food and friends. It is held in a local grade school in April. (2) Tough Buddy: This event is an obstacle course mud run for students 12 and under, and is scheduled for a Sunday in September in a local park.
Contact: Josh George, email@example.com, 860-478-1244
#3-17/18 Partnership: Hartford, CT
Living Faith Church is a church plant in a depressed urban area. In order to sustain ministry activities, they hope to purchase and renovate a multifamily building. This would allow them to meet in the lower level and rent the residential portions to cover church expenses. They could also use mission teams to assist with VBS and other evangelistic events.
Contact: William Clark, firstname.lastname@example.org, 863-512-2947
# 9-18 Construction (Renovation / Repair): Waterbury, CT
French Speaking Baptist Church (a Haitian church plant) needs mission teams to renovate or repair the second and third floors of the church building: installing sheet rock for ceiling and walls, carpet for floor, windows and framing, painting, kitchen sink, cabinet, pantry, bathroom and sink, running electrical wires on the second floor, installing a bathroom with bump in the church basement. Financial donations to get materials would be helpful but is not essential. Housing is available in the church building, but there is no kitchen or showers.
Contact: Michael Dessalines, email@example.com, 203-568-5469 or 203-802-1184.
#16-18 Children & Youth Partnership: Putnam, CT
Green Valley Crossing, is a church plant in the second phase of its growth. They are baptizing new believers and are fully committed to planting other churches. Currently they need a partner to help invest in their children's and youth ministries, including providing teaching materials, craft supplies, furnishings and toys.
Contact: Riley Prather, firstname.lastname@example.org, 860-933-9822
#13-18 Worship Leader (Part-Time) & #23-17 Partnership: Providence, RI
West End Community Church is looking for a part-time worship leader with experience leading worship who is willing to adapt worship style to fit the urban context. Being bilingual (Spanish) and having experience in an inner-city, diverse context is also a plus. A small stipend is available, as well as the ability for the worship leader to raise funding and be paid under the umbrella of West End Community Church's payroll system. They also need partners to assist with financial support, a van with handicap lift, and teams to assist with prayer walking, evangelism, VBS, sports camp, construction and a block party.
Contact: John Ames, email@example.com, 401-484-7104
#29-18 Construction (Renovation & Repair): Cranston, RI
Grace Bible Church, the only evangelical church in the heart of their city, has a building which is in need of many renovations and repairs: exterior trim paint, siding repair, fellowship hall, office renovations, and possibly shower installation for visiting mission teams. Housing options include: church building (includes kitchen), local hotels and RI School of Design. Airport is in nearby Warwick, RI.
Contact: Dan Crichton, firstname.lastname@example.org, 401-481-0030
#10-18 Evangelistic Cultivation & Events: Bristol, RI
Mount Hope Church is a church plant meeting making an impact on a very old historic community. Teams are needed for youth and family evangelistic events, prayer walking and more. Partners are needed to help them grow in these embryonic first years. Come alongside and see what God will do.
Contact: Joel Sedam, email@example.com, 401-742-4582
#6-18 Construction (Renovation and Repair) Teams & Partners: East Greenwich, RI
Frenchtown Church, an older church, is at the beginning of re-visioning how it can more effectively reach its community and neighborhoods while revitalizing the church body. They need partners to come alongside with prayer, teams and a cultivation mindset to start something new. Needs include: re-siding building, AC & heating install, new handicap access ramps, prayerwalking, additional core team members, and targeted evangelistic events.
Contact: Randall Curtis, firstname.lastname@example.org, 401-447-2187
#15-18 Evangelistic Events: East Providence, RI
Lighthouse Baptist Church is a multicultural church plant in East Providence. Some of their partnership needs are: VBS team (they already have an active youth group and children ministry) and evangelistic events (the church is in a great location for block parties, car wash, etc.). They would welcome family mission teams that include all ages.
Contact: Phil Smith, email@example.com, 401-365-2162
Massachusetts & Maine
#44-18 Children's Outreach: Billerica, MA
New Colony Baptist Church needs a mission team of about 12 to help host a sports-themed outreach to elementary school children July 2-6, 2018. Housing is available on the church property, and the team will have afternoons and July 4 free for sightseeing in Boston.
Contact: Phil Wilkes, firstname.lastname@example.org, 978-729-3607
#28-18 Construction (Renovation, Painting, Repair): Melrose, MA
Grace and Faith Christian Church, an established Haitian church, has an old church building in need of renovation, including: painting (interior and exterior), masonry to repair stucco, electrical, carpeting, building bathrooms with plumbing, building a kitchen. Boston or MA churches that can work a long weekend or commute for several days are encouraged to respond to this need.
Contact: Emmanuel Fontaine, email@example.com, 781-608-0509
#18-18 Cultivation & Evangelistic Events: Fall River, MA
Redemption Fellowship, located in a multi-cultural blue collar city, needs teams to assist with a summer sports camp, prayerwalking, surveying the neighborhoods and leading fun activities for kids and families in July or August. Housing is available at the church with kitchen and showers. They also seek prayers for finding mature Christians who are willing to serve with their church.
Contact: Tom Cabral, firstname.lastname@example.org, 919-761-3671.
#19-18 Construction (Renovation): Charlestown, MA
First Church of Charlestown is an older congregation with a new pastor that has recently joined the BCNE. It is a historic church building and needs mission teams to assist with painting, flooring, and electrical. Housing can be provided at the church (equipped with showers and kitchen).
Contact: Erik Maloy, email@example.com, 617-970-6711.
#36-18 Construction (renovation): Northborugh, MA
Rice Lodge is not only a historical landmark, but an active mission housing and ministry facility owned by the BCNE. It is structurally sound but it outdated and in need of renovating. We plan to perform some upgrades the summer of 2018 and would love for you to come and help. There is something for everyone to do, no matter your skill level.
Contact: Kirby Sechrist, firstname.lastname@example.org, 704-740-5553
#1-18 Rebuild Construction: Windsor, ME
Windsor Christian Fellowship needs assistance completing a total building rehab of their very old worship center. The rough work and shell are done, as are the windows and doors, but now they need assistance with electrical, insulation, sheet rock, painting, vinyl siding and flooring. Both finances and labor are needed.
Contact: Brandon Dyer, email@example.com, 401-419-4374
#21-18 Construction (Handicap ramp, excavation, wall and entry): Baring, ME
Baring Baptist Church's congregation uses its lower level fellowship hall for, but many older adults in the church and community have mobility issues. The church wants to construct a new handicap ramp, retaining wall and entry. Multiple teams will likely be needed to design the ramp and build to the lower level from the outside of the building. Teams can stay in the church, which has a kitchen. This church is located on the far eastern edge of Kingdom work in New England.
Contact: Bobby Oliver, firstname.lastname@example.org, 207-454-0531
#5-18 Evangelistic Events, Partner Funding & Painting: Skowhegan, ME
Set Free Church is a Rescue Mission Model church plant dedicated to reaching the down and out, substance abusers, homeless and broken. They have a residential program of accountability and discipleship. Partners can assist with numerous needs including: mission teams and funding to help with evangelistic events, block parties and street ministry, funding and assistance with other building renovation issues, teams for serving in many forms of ministry and events.
Contact: Church Planter Michael O'Hara, email@example.com, 207-408-1717
#11-18 Construction (Doors & Windows): Caribou, ME
Calvary Baptist Church is the northernmost SBC church in the continental US. They need help - both financial and labor - in replacing exterior doors and windows in order to reduce the cost of heating their building. Cost is estimated to be $5,000. They are also in need of updated lighting and carpet.
Contact: Josh Presley, firstname.lastname@example.org, 207-493-6608
#27-18 Evangelistic Event & Partnership: Orono, ME
The Rock Church, a church plant, needs assistance with a kids' camp or VBS. They continue to slowly grow and are committed to serving families in the greater Bangor community. They would like prayer, a move to a more permanent location (their current location is portable), and help improving/repairing/purchasing equipment.
Contact: Buddy Eckman, email@example.com
#24-18 Partnership: Portland, ME
Resurgam Community Church is one year old and is in need of partners to send mission teams and support through finances. Needs include mission teams for prayer walking, evangelism and block parties; electric / acoustic guitar, cohune and electric keyboard with accessories; a PA system and cords; and a large projector screen and projector.
Contact: Tom Trask, firstname.lastname@example.org, 207-400-0490
#40-18 Prayer Partnership: Rockland, ME
Solid Rock Church was started in 2015 and is leading worship and Bible studies. What it needs most is a church to adopt them for prayer, including for core team members (especially a worship leader) and community receptiveness in outreach efforts.
Contact: Sam Bennett, email@example.com, 865-200-6181
#35-17/18 Partnership / Evangelistic Events / Prayerwalk: York / Kittery ME
Renew Community Church has a need for prayerwalking teams, as well as teams to help with evangelism events and projects such as movie nights, service projects and surveying work, especially in spring and summer. Events such as movie nights, service projects and door to door surveying. They are seeking core and launch team members willing to move on site and find local employment. These persons are needed to assist in all stages leading up to our future public launch with weekly services.
Contact: Ron J. Plocinski, 207-606-0421
#38-18 Prayer Walking Cultivation & Outreach Events: Boothbay Harbor Region, ME
Anchor Church is a church plant that needs help with prayerwalking, neighborhood outreach, resort ministry and outreach to retail and
hospitality workers, including a large number of international workers from Eastern Europe and the Caribbean. They have a small construction project involving insulation, sheet rock and some light carpentry (tools available on site). They can house 5-15.
Contact: Roger Ferrell, firstname.lastname@example.org, 207-837-7484
#41-18 Helper or Helper Couple/Family: Rumford, ME
First Baptist Church of Rumford is a new member of the BCNE and desires to have an individual or a couple/family come to help reestablish their children’s ministry and/or assist with community outreach and evangelism. There are also practical trade needs for projects in their church building. Housing is expected to be available for anyone who is interested in serving. They ask also for prayer as there is a large occult presence in and around their community, leading to a great deal of spiritual warfare.
Contact: Dan Pearson, email@example.com, 207-418-8520
New Hampshire, Vermont & upstate New York
#7-18 Evangelistic Event & Construction (Remodel): Merrimack, NH
New in Christ Bible Church is a church plant that needs mission teams and partners to do outreach and evangelistic events in the community, as well as light construction work. Prayer partners are also needed. They have been reaching broken people struggling with addictions, etc., as well as families.
Contact: Jeff Muster, firstname.lastname@example.org, 603-247-3231
#8-18 Evangelistic Events & Construction (VBS, Block Parties & Potential Renovation work): Newport, NH
Lake Sunapee Baptist Church has been blessed to acquire an old building that they are trying to renovate and repair. The church needs
partners and teams to assist with: community outreach events, after-school programs, VBS, prayerwalking, a laptop for worship services, building renovations and a new or used piano or keyboard.
Contact: Sam Coberley, email@example.com
#17-18 Construction and Evangelistic Event: Manchester, NH
FaithBridge Church, a seven-year-old church, has a number of construction needs: assistance with interior and exterior painting, basic electrical (replacing switches and receptacles), light renovation and repair, kitchen floor work, bathroom renovations and slate roof work. They could also use help with evangelistic events.
Contact: Rich Clegg, firstname.lastname@example.org, 603-315-8549.
#12-18 Construction (Renovation & Repair): Hampstead, NH
Island Pond Baptist Church needs a team to assist in repairing ceilings (due to old leaks) and paint walls in rooms and hallways. They need a team to install carpet squares in classrooms, the fellowship room and a hallway. They can pay for most of the supplies if your team can help with labor.
Contact: Kyle Lewis, email@example.com, 240-447-6651
#33-18 Partnership: Londonderry, NH
Christian Fellowship Baptist Church is a young church plant has need of partnership and teams to repair rotting siding and paint the building exterior (hopefully helping with purchasing materials), as well as canvas the neighborhoods and assist with community outreach events.
Contact: Craig Little, clittle@cfbc-NH.net, 603-432-2109
#43-18 Renovation & Prayerwalking: Nashua, NH
Nashua Baptist Church is looking for help completing small renovation projects, as well as prayerwalking the surrounding neighborhoods. Projects include construction of counters in the foyer, applying tile to an accent wall and installing new light fixtures. Housing is available at the church, which includes kitchen and showers.
Contact: Stephen Woodard, firstname.lastname@example.org, 603-889-4020
#2-18 Construction (Building Renovation): Barre, VT
Enough Ministries is looking at three construction projects for 2018: (1) Rebuilding a shed roof over the handicap access to their homeless shelter. (2) Enclosing the space in an exterior walkway to make space for ministry storage. (3) Rejuvenating the space inside the church for children’s church. They are also looking for teams to also assist with the weekly soup kitchen meals, running a VBS and block party.
Contact: Dan Molind, email@example.com, 802-595-5277
#20-18 Evangelistic Events & Cultivation: N. Springfield, VT
Precision Valley Baptist Church is a church being revitalized to reach young professionals with families. They would like partners and mission teams to help conduct VBS, evangelism, block parties, surveys and prayerwalking. Teams are welcome any time from late June through winter of 2018. The church has a house to use for mission teams with showers and kitchen.
Contact: Lierte Soares (Junior), firstname.lastname@example.org, 857-277-2423
#22-18 Partnership: Castleton, VT
Hubbardton Liberty Church is located in a rural community and is a re-plant of a church established in 1787. They need teams to assist with evangelism as well as help with renovation. They are building a new addition and need to add a well/septic system. They are in need of financial assistance as well as volunteers.
Contact: Chris Poluikis, email@example.com, 540-691-0405
#39-18 Construction: Northeastern Baptist College, Bennington, VT
Northeastern Baptist College is the first Southern Baptist college in New England and is in great need of mission teams and individuals to invest in its continued future. They are close to acquiring another building to add to their campus which will need renovating and further investments to make ready for use. Housing may be available.
Contact: Dr. Mark Ballard, firstname.lastname@example.org, 802-753-7233
#34-18 Construction (Renovation & funding): Granville, NY
New Creation Church launched in Feb 2017 and is trying to renovate a new building. They need help raising the last $80,000 to complete the work that must be contracted. They also have a need for skilled carpenters and tradespeople to complete work, including help putting in three apartments and three classrooms upstairs. For more info go to: www.nccgranville.org/ncc-building-project/
Contact: Joel Aubrey, email@example.com, 612-267-9916