The activities committee provides opportunities for our
members, guests, and the community to come together to celebrate the continued
blessings from God. This is accomplished through events like cookouts, family
fun nights, and our annual community outreach day.
Building One Another Home Group Ministry
The purpose of the BOAHG is to mature the saints by building
up and encouraging one another as we review and discuss the sermons of the
Sunday Worship Services.
Provide transportation for those in the Fredericksburg City
Limits for all services and special events.
Children under Construction (August)
Children under Construction is a summer program held for one
week in August. It gives children and youth an opportunity to study the Bible
together, develop healthy relationships, make crafts, cook, and participate in
other learning activities.
The purpose of The Clothes Ministry is to mature the saints
by focusing on compassion. Set up
clothing and other items in The Harmon Hall for visitors to take, at least one
Tuesday each month depending on the number of donations received. Distribute
hygiene bags/Bible tracks to visitors at Community Meal.
The purpose of the Community Bible Study is to provide a
monthly study of the Word of God for children and youth in order that they
might develop a personal relationship with the Lord, grow spiritually, and
learn how to use the Bible in everyday life situations.
Serves to provide a nutritious meal every Tuesday evening
for anyone who comes, but particularly for the poor and needy; and to show
God’s love towards all visitors so that they will eventually come to know the
Lord personally. A Bible study is provided for those who choose to participate.
Ministers to ALMs and to other churches and organizations
outside ALMs by preparing and serving dinners, luncheons, wedding receptions,
and the like; provides training for culinary workers.
Worships the Lord through dance, creating an atmosphere for
the manifestation of the glory of God in the midst of His people , that they,
too, might desire to worship Him; presents the gospel through dance, in order
that life-changing ministry might take place in the lives of God’s people.
Cares for and renders service to God’s people at ALMs;
performs various services of a practical nature that relieve the pastors and
ministers of work that might interfere with their spiritual oversight; assists
in the serving of the Lord’s Supper and with baptisms.
The purpose of the Discipling Ministry is to disciple new
believers and others who make a new commitment to Christ through a ministry of
Arm of the Lord Ministries, reaching out to these believers promptly following
their decision. In addition, this ministry provides group discipling to those
persons who would like further grounding in the basics of the Christian faith,
and Bible studies for ALMs Community Meal guests. Our mission comes directly
from the Great Commission of Matthew 28:18-20: “teaching them to observe all
things that I [Jesus] have commanded you.” Therefore, we strive to teach
believers the word of God and how to apply it to life situations, so that they
grow in Christ-likeness.
The Evangelism Ministry is an outreach ministry that seeks
to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ as outlined in Mark 16:15 by planting
seeds of faith into the lives of God’s people locally and moving forward to sharing
around the world. This outreach ministry will fulfill its responsibilities as
commanded by our Lord by serving the local community through service
opportunities, community events and personal evangelism.
Helps train ALMs children in the ways of God, so that they
become mature Christians after accepting Christ; encourages daily devotional
time with the reading of God’s word, sincere and active participation in praise
and worship, and witnessing.
Finance Committee Ministry
The Finance Committee was appointed by Pastor Bob to assist
the Treasurer and Trustee’s in its oversight of the congregation’s
finances. The committee reports the financial information collected for
the Treasurer to process a final report to the (Pastor) and (Head Trustee) and
provides assistance with a proposed Annual Budget and report to the (Trustees)
for their final decision.
Marriage Enrichment Ministry
Scripture is clear about marriage being a holy
and divinely established covenant, and it is equally clear about our obligation
for the husband and wife to honor & love each other. It is the belief
and goal of the Marriage Enrichment ministry to nurture and grow marriages that
will reflect Christ’s love for the Church and through the Word of God, we will
never cease to learn and mature.
Works to help every man of ALMs to become a devout man of
God, walking in the power of the Holy Ghost as He has ordained; brings men to
the knowledge that manhood and Christ-likeness are synonymous.
ALMs Music Ministry Team (includes Choirs and Praise &
As a mouthpiece for the Holy Spirit, leads the people of God
in uplifting the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ; sets the mood and
tempo of the worship service, in order to lead others to Christ; and ushers the
congregation into the presence of the Lord. Included in the Music Ministry are
the following: the Praise and Worship leaders, the Gospel Choir, the Men’s
Ensemble, the Children’s Choir, the musicians, and the sound and visual
While recognizing that it is never too early to begin to
teach little children about Christ-first by example and then by explicit
teaching, lays the early foundations for developing future mature Christians,
teaching the importance of God’s word, praise and worship, and prayer.
Blesses the pastors and their family by providing support,
encouragement, love and regular prayer, and providing for special needs and
services not included in their compensation.
Serves to equip the church at ALMs as a house of prayer, and
to help mature individual saints as worshipers and prayers after the pattern of
Jesus. Provides weekly corporate prayer opportunities; provides regular
intercession for Sunday worship services; encourages and teaches on prayer; and
coordinates participation in special local, national and global prayer
Protect the Seed Ministry
The Seasoned Saints Ministry is for those age 55+. We desire to make a heavenly difference in
the church and the world. We want to be vessels unto honor, sanctified, and
meet for the master’s use, and prepared unto every good work. We will be guided
by the Holy Spirit. We minister at nursing homes, meet to discuss the word of
God, plan to start a card ministry, and other outreach efforts. We want to be
about our Father’s business – sharing the Gospel.
Sunday Church School Ministry
Equips and strives to mature its students with the knowledge
and understanding of basic Christian foundational truths, so that they will
walk out these truths in their everyday lives. Toward mission fulfillment,
sponsors and co-sponsors many activities, e.g., Bible memorization activities,
sponsorship of a student attending he Newark Christian School, coordination of
annual vacation Bible school and drama presentations, and helping to supply
food baskets and gifts for special needs.
The Trustee Board provides day-to-day management of the
Church. The Board makes all business decisions based on the guidance from
the Pastors. The Board supports all ministries within the Church as well
as community requests. The Board ensures that the members are good
stewards of God’s house through continual upkeep, coordinating repairs, and
providing additional outsourcing, if and when needed.
Helps direct, protect and watch over ALMs worship services,
so that worshipers can have a safe and comfortable environment to worship,
without distractions. Welcomes members and visitors in a spirit of love.
Walk Out the Word Home Group
This home group meets for the purpose of Bible study,
worship, prayer, and fellowship in other ways twice per month–on the second
Saturday and fourth Sunday. Our desire is to walk out the word of God in
accordance with the Scriptures.
WaWa Food Distribution Ministry
The purpose of this group is to serve the community with
foods provided by WaWa stores. We assist families in need.
Supports, nurtures and helps women to grow up in Christ
Jesus, in order to fulfill God’s will and purpose for their lives as they serve
Him and others. Ministers to the spiritual, emotional and physical needs of
women by teaching the Word of God, and providing ministry in special areas of
Young Ladies Living for Christ
A Youth Outreach Ministry, which helps the youth (age groups
9-14 and 15-19) in the community to come to know Jesus Christ as Lord and
Savior, and teaches them how to live their lives according to the Word of God,
reaching out to their families, and providing spiritual and physical help by
the grace of God.