Ned Branch Missionary Baptist Church
The Place Where Love Works ... Pastor Bobby L. Dukes

Welcome to Our Ministries Page

Whether you have a gift or passion for children, singing, greeting, finances, administration or creative arts, you will find a place here at one of our ministries at Ned Branch. We welcome your talents and gifts. You will fit right in!

Deacon Ministry

The Deacon Ministry is a service-oriented and spiritually minded ministry. In that, deacons are responsible for the logistical and physical needs of the church; visiting the sick and carrying communion to the sick and shut in. They must be aware of all matters within the church. New deacons must know how to teach Bible Study, Sunday School, lead prayers, and pray for the sick. Deacons must assist Pastor Dukes and his family.

Sunday School Ministry

Schedules teachers for Sundays School and provides teaching materials to teachers and participants, to include visitors. Recruits additional teachers. Ensure Sunday School books are ordered and distributed on time. Must be able to answer questions when the teacher cannot and be able to fill in when teaches are absent. Must be apt to teach and train new Sunday School teachers.

Landscaping & Beautification 

Responsible for the neatness and cleanliness of the landscaping of the church properties, which includes grass cutting, shrubbery, and flowers. These leaders will be responsible for coordinating with the Deacons and Men’s Ministry Leader to ensure the church and other church properties are well maintained. They are at liberty to request assistance from Deacons and other church members to schedule grass cutting dates when applicable.

Transportation Ministry

Responsible for picking up and dropping off people to and from church services to include Bible Study and church meetings. Must always ensure the use of seat belts by all passengers. Must be on time for all pick-ups. Must have good driving records with no DUIs. Must be responsible and reliable and act in a godly manner towards all passengers.

Church Cleaning Ministry

Responsible for keeping the church interior clean and presentable for worship services, Bible Study, fellowship services, etc. This includes offices, restrooms, kitchen, and sanctuary. Recruits and organizes cleaning groups and volunteers. Responsible for the requisition and purchase of cleaning supplies.

Ministry of Music

The purpose of the Ministry of music is to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ through song, encourage believers in their walk with Christ, lead the congregation in worship and special services outside the church and provide an avenue through which individuals may share their gift and be an integral part of the worship service. Includes Adult and Youth Choirs, Male Chorus, and musicians.

Ushers Ministry

Ushers do the following during worship services and programs: seat members and visitors, collect tithes and offering, keep order at the entrance of the sanctuary, distribute bulletins and service programs, administer emergency procedures, and assist in handling disturbances and emergency procedures.  Coordinates Ushers for funerals and memorial services and travel to serve at other churches as requested. 

Communications Ministry

The purpose of this ministry is to carry the Gospel of Jesus Christ to our visually-driven, ever changing world through the use of technology and media, and to equip other ministries of the church to use digital and electronic media as a worship and outreach tool. 

Hospitality Ministry

The mission of the hospitality ministry is to provide a welcoming environment of love, acceptance, comfort, support, care, and unity for visitors, members, guests, and friends in order to enhance their worship experience, encourage fellowship, and help build a community of believers. This is achieved by collecting visitor’s information and follow up with visitors, connecting with members who are not attending the church consistently, greeting people entering and existing the church, and following up with members.

Women's Ministry

The purpose of this ministry is to encourage, support, pray and equip women 18 years of age and older in their journey with God. Through this ministry, women grow their faith and demonstrate God's love and grace through their lives and relationships. Women are encouraged and equipped to faithfully and fully use their God-given gifts to glorify God.  

Men's Ministry

Must be able to recruit men and lead them through mentorship. Visits schools, attends academic and sports events to encourage young men to follow Christ. Assists the Deacons with meeting the needs of the church and the men in the church and the community. Coordinates with the men of the church to set up for programs and events happening at the church. Willing to attend seminars. Must be able to manage and reconcile the Men’s Ministry bank account in conjunction with the Finance Ministry Leader.

Rooted Ministry

Responsible for the development of Christian education programs and materials to instruct, mentor, guide, and encourage the children from the NBMBC to grow in faith as Christian disciples. Must work with other church and community leaders to address thing all children within the life of the church.