ENLACE (pronounced en-lah-say) is the Spanish word for LINK and commits to a 10 year relationship with a local church in El Salvador. ENLACE equips church leaders to become effective agents of change as they understand who they are as a body, listen to their community, and respond to opportunities for developing sustainable solutions to poverty. FBC participates in short term mission trips and other ways of involvement, along with financial support.
Spectrum Ministries partners with local churches to reach families in Mexico with various ministries, providing food and shelter, serving orphans and imprisoned youth. We serve in neighborhoods by building relationships, and offering practical hands-on help. We provide families with food and clothing as well as hair washes, haircuts and games for the kids. We share the Gospel through each service. Our goal is for the community to know Christ and experience the love of God. FBC participates is mission trips, donations, financial and other practical support.
San Diego Rescue Mission helps San Diego’s homeless and poor populations create better lives for themselves and, in turn, builds a better community for us all. FBC participates in local events and programs, chapels, financial and other ways of support.
Stephen joined staff with the Navigators in 2008 at the University of California, San Diego. Within two years, Tess joined him as his wife and partner in ministry. Currently serving as the Campus Director at UCSD, Stephen also serves as an area leader in the Sunland Region. Stephen and Tess have two children and love living in the city of San Diego while making disciples on the college campus. Stephen and Tess attend FBC and they are supported by FBC and many within our community.
Rainbow Acres is a Christian community with heart that empowers persons with developmental disabilities to live to their fullest potential with dignity and purpose. Located in Arizona, FBC serves in short term mission trips and financial support.
The UCSD Navigators are a growing community on the campus at the University of California, San Diego. Our large group gathering is called NavNite where we worship God, hear student testimonies, play crazy games, and hear Bible centered talks every Friday. Following NavNite we have some more fun at AfterNavs, a large group event every Friday night. Throughout the weeks our students are involved with bible studies on campus, reading the bible with first timers, one-on-one discipleship, getting spiritual development, building deep relationships, and having adventures together!
Refugee Net is a non-profit organization that started serving refugees in San Diego County, from many countries of origin, to help families during their years of adjustment to American life. FBC's Food Bank primarily goes to serve refugees that have been relocated to the San Diego area.
Land of a Thousand Hills is a coffee company that pays a fair wage to the farmers of Rwanda, Haiti, and Thailand, helps them with their basic needs, and brings a quality product to coffee lovers. It's also a great mission, bringing the gospel and a good living to some of the poorest communities in the world. We proudly serve Land of a Thousand Hills coffee on Sunday mornings at our coffee cart!
Tim and Patti Long began their mission service in Baja California, Mexico, in July 1996. Patti ministers as special education teacher and resource specialist at the Monte Horeb Baptist Grade School in Tijuana, a school that reaches out to the most vulnerable of the city's young population, its children with special needs. She also coordinates the STEP scholarship program for students at the school. Tim serves in leadership development through the Baja Baptist Seminary, teaching present and future church leaders, both at its Mexicali campus and extension centers located throughout Baja California. He also coordinates a scholarship program for seminary students.
Just in Time for Foster Youth engages a caring community to help transitioning foster youth achieve self-sufficiency and well-being. Just In Time provides furniture and household items to foster youth who turn 18 and graduate from the Foster program without ever being adopted. FBC supports these kids with donations of furniture, appliances, and other household needs.
InterVarsity Christian Fellowship is a vibrant campus ministry that establishes and advances witnessing communities of students and faculty. InterVarsity ministers to students and faculty through small group Bible studies, large gatherings on campus, leadership training, thoughtful discipleship and life-changing conferences and events. FBC supports InterVarsity at UCSD and at other San Diego area campuses.