First Baptist Petersburg supports more than 8700 missionaries in the United States and foreign countries through prayer and contributions to the Cooperative Program and through three special offerings received each year: the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering for International Missions, the Annie Armstrong Offering for North American Missions and the Valeria State Mission Offering.
More than 3,700 Southern Baptist chaplains serve in the U.S. military, in state and federal prisons, hospice, hospitals, disaster relief, as volunteers and in many other settings around the world.
In addition, the church supports Operation Christmas Child by packing boxes and furnishing funds for shipping and discipleship materials.
Some links to websites of interest:
52 Sundays: Missionaries to Pray For, Points to Ponder – www.sbc.net/cp/52Sundays/
International Mission Board – www.imb.org/
North American Mission Board – www.namb.net