Location: Thaxton, Mississippi
Pastor: Michael Wilbanks
Weekly Worship: 10:30 AM & 5:00 PM, Central
Fast Facts: Thaxton Baptist is located in the town of Thaxton, Mississippi. The church emphasizes faith, family, and missions. One way the church is living out their mission during the COVID-19 emergency by serving as a distribution location for drive-thru “grab and go” free breakfasts and lunches for students in the Pontotoc County school system.
First Baptist is heavily involved with missions, and the church has trips scheduled to Ecuador and Kenya this spring. Please pray for Pastor Michael and the leadership as they evaluate and make decisions about these trips. Also pray for the groups in Ecuador and Kenya who need help with ministry training, backyard Bible clubs for kids, construction projects, evangelism with the indigenous population, and work with church plants and camps. Also pray for the career missionaries who are stationed in these regions.
The church is currently providing online streaming of Sunday morning, Wednesday evening, and special prayer services. They are coordinating efforts to care for senior adults and others in need during the COVID-19 emergency. Please pray for First Baptist as they provide the hope and love of Jesus to the community of Thaxton during these challenging days.
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