16th Street Baptist Church, Where Jesus Christ is the Main Attraction!

Ministries

There's something for everyone to get involved in!

Our mission is to oversee all teaching ministry components to ensure they are biblically accurate, doctrinally sound, and in accordance with the Vision, to the end that our members are growing spiritually and moving through pew progression.

SUNDAY SCHOOL
To introduce people to Jesus Christ and encourage the cultivation of a personal relation- ship with Him by providing a nurturing atmosphere of accountability through biblical instruction, opportunities to share with others.

DISCIPLESHIP
To communicate biblical truths through a Bible-centered training process that is designed to build a strong biblical foundation for Christian growth and development.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
To provide a short term, intense bible based community outreach program for the entire family.

WOMEN’S MINISTRY
To encourage and challenge women to become Virtuous women through discipleship, development and duplication.

MEN’S MINISTRY
To develop men into spiritually mature leaders through discipleship, fellowship and accountability.

MARRIED COUPLES MINISTRY
To minister to married couples with emphasis on building an intimate relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ to foster strong, healthy marriages.

W.A.R. (Walking after Righteousness)
A mid-week Bible study that will challenge, encourage and motivate you in your Christian walk.

YOUNG ADULT MINISTRY
To reach, teach, disciple and develop young adults holistically.

Our mission is to reach out the entire church under the leadership of the Holy Spirit for the purpose of tracking members for congregational care.

NEW MEMBERS MINISTRY
To track new members from their decision (to join) to discipleship classes.

LIFE CYCLE
To enable our members to move from being a part of the crowd to becoming to becoming committed Christians for Jesus Christ.

BENEVOLENCE
Is designed to serve those who are in need. These avenues of service are carried out in a spirit of Christ to help individuals and families within and beyond 16th Street Baptist Church.

HOSPITAL VISITATION
Goal is to minister to the members/families of 16th Street through encouragement and prayer and find assurance through the support of 16th Street Church Family.

INTERCESSORY PRAYER
To pray for the concerns of our congregation, the Body of Christ, our nation, nations of the world and that the un-saved to come to Christ.

Our mission is to be guided by the church vision; to reach, teach and disciple youth in the Word of God and to equip them practical living skills.

A.W.A.N.A. APPROVED WORKMEN ARE NOT ASHAMED (2 TIM.2:15)
To reach and teach children under 6th grade Christian principles.

YOUTH NIGHT
Informal setting with rap sessions, recreation and refreshments designed to introduce youth (12-17) to Jesus and help them develop an intimate relationship with Him. To worship and praise the Lord Jesus Christ through dance ages 9-18. Participants must be in a teaching ministry.

YOUTH CHOIR

CHILDREN’S CHOIR

LITURGICAL DANCE
To be a conduit through creative choreographed dance to focus the congregation on the person of Jesus Christ.

Our mission is to create a spiritual environment for spiritual and healthy relationships.

SINGLES

To teach individuals to live Godly lives and to utilize this season as a time of preparation for a mate and/or ministry.

GOLDEN AGERS

T.B.A.

HOSPITALITY

To joyfully welcome and greet al that enter into His gates and create a positive and warm first impression.

CULINARY MINISTRY

To provide quality food service in the spirit of joy, love and patience.

MEN’S FELLOWSHIP BREAKFAST

To provide an environment to build relation- ships between fathers and sons as well as fellowship between brothers.

Congregation Health and Wellness Ministry
The Health and Wellness Ministry takes a proactive role in educating our church family on diet, disease and the development of a healthy life style. The goal is to help everyone to take care of their bodies so that they can be used in the Service of the Lord. 1 Corinthians 6:19-20
Nursing Home Ministry
To provide a sense of hope and encouragement to patients and staff through song, messages from the Word of God and personal interaction.

CORRESPONDENCE MINISTRY
To provide motivation towards a personal relationship with Jesus Christ through written correspondence and phone calls to those who have been contacted by our various ministries.

WALL BUILDERS
To demonstrate the sufficiency of Christ in dealing with the problem of addiction.

FATHERHOOD
To reach out to the men of the Birmingham community, to disciple and develop them according to our Christian values.

WOMEN’S SHELTER
This ministry is engaged in bringing the Gospel to persons in facilities for the homeless and the abused.

MEN’S SHELTER
This ministry is engaged in bringing the Gospel to persons in facilities for the homeless and the abused.

PRISON
To bring the Gospel to those who are incarcerated, offering encouragement and hope. We offer Bible studies, testimonies and prayer.

BOYS MENTORING MINISTRY
To reach out to the young men of S.S.B.C., to disciple and develop them according to our Christian values.

GIRLS MENTORING MINISTRY
To reach out to the young women of S.S.B.C., to disciple and develop them according to our Christian values

STREET EVANGELISM
To take the Gospel to the streets, distributing tracks. Personal interactions and confrontations are an integral part of this ministry.

S.W.A.T.
Soul Winning Action Training is designed to teach our members how to share their faith.

USHERS
To provide an atmosphere of warmth, cordially and order for all guests and members who worship with us.

INTERCESSORY PRAYER
To pray for the concerns of our congregation, the Body of Christ, our nation, nations of the world and that the un-saved to come to Christ.

AUDIO/VISUAL
To provide excellence in sound reinforcement, and quality audio and tapes for all services and events.

MUSIC MINISTRY
To minister to the entire church body through music that is spiritu- ally uplifting and emotionally stirring.

PRAISE TEAM
To lead the congregation in dynamic spirit filled songs of praise and worship.

AMBASSADORS FOR CHRIST CHOIR
YOUTH CHOIR
CHILDREN’S CHOIR
YOUNG ADULT CHOIR
INSTRUMENTS OF PRAISE (Orchestra)

Our mission is to use recreational activities as an instrument to lead the non-believer to the saving grace of Jesus Christ, while encouraging the believer in Christ through structural fellowship and sharing from the Word of God.

GOLF MINISTRY

5K RUN/WALK

AEROBICS CLASSES

BOWLING MINISTRY

JOGGING/WALKING

Sixteenth Street Baptist holds a significant place not only in Alabama history, but also in United States history.

We welcome everyone to come and visit the church campus and learn more about who we are and what we represent as a church family.

Tours of the church take at least one hour and the fee is $5.00 per person. Tours can be scheduled during the hours listed below.

To schedule individual or group tours of Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, please call the Administrative Assistant, Mrs. Valerie Lee at 205-251-9402.

Tuesday-Friday
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Saturday (by appt. only)
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

 

Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.