Serve at Coats Baptist

Being a follower of Jesus means we get to give of our time and talents to His church. At Coats Baptist, we have tons of great opportunities for you and your family to serve.

Below is a list of organized ministry teams of Coats Baptist. These are populated annually and are designed to lead ministries of the church; however, ministry happens when the church serves together. We need you. We need each other. (1 Cor. 12)

In other words, you do not need to be on a committee to serve at Coats Baptist! Use the survey at the bottom of this page to express areas of service that interest you.

Benevolence/Hope Ministries

This team is responsible for managing the church’s “Grocery Assist” and the “Backpack” programs to assist the less fortunate in the local community. This team is also responsible for maintaining the church’s food pantry.

Bereavement Ministry

This team is responsible for planning suggested menus and coordinating the preparation and serving of meals during the death of a church member or the member’s spouse or child living at home.

Children & Nursery Ministries

This team is charged with coordinating, planning, organizing, and conducting activities for children and their families that address their spiritual development and promote family fellowship, fun, and ministry.

Evangelism & Missions

This team assists the Pastor in developing and maintaining a spirit of commitment to evangelism; planning and implementing special evangelistic events; and training counselors. It also is responsible for promoting mission education and opportunities to the church and assisting in their planning, training and funding.

Finance Committee

This team is responsible to annually propose a spending plan suitable to the aims and ministry of the church and to periodically assess and report on the church’s financial condition.

Hospitality Ministry

This team is responsible for planning and organizing church wide fellowship events as requested by various ministries of the church. It also is responsible for the cleaning and stocking of the kitchen.

Men & Women's Ministries

These teams are responsible for general coordination of ministries specifically designed for the spiritual, physical, and social development of the men and women of the church.

Nominating Committee

This team is entrusted with the role of prayerful identification and recommendation of servant leaders to carry out many of the ministries of the Church, including committees, Sunday school teachers, and church officers.

Personnel Committee

This team is to foster constructive communication between the congregation and its pastoral staff and other employees.

Properties Committee

It is the duty of this team to give attention to the condition and state of repair and appearance of the buildings, grounds, equipment, furnishings, and vehicles of the church and seeing to the repairs authorized by the church.

Senior Adult Ministry

This team is responsible for planning, organizing, promoting and carrying out ministries, events and programs for our senior adults.

Social Committee

This team is to plan and organize fellowship events as requested by various ministries within the church.

Strategic Vision Team (SVT)

The Strategic Vision Team (SVT) is charged with helping create and cast vision alongside the pastoral and ministerial leadership of Coats Baptist Church. 

Worship (Music) Ministry

This team is responsible for assisting the Worship Pastor in planning all music activities of the church.

Youth Leadership Team

This team is responsible for meeting with the youth minister and planning as well implementing activities for the youth group.

International & Domestic Missions


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Local Missions

Below are a few examples of ways that the local body of Christ at CBC can meet the needs of those closer to home while serving in the name of Jesus. If you have any interest to serve in one of these capacities, feel free to contact Danny Stevens via email or by phone at (919) 279-7063.

Samaritan's Purse

Coats partners with Samaritan’s Purse to help with relief and rebuilding efforts on a local and national scale.

Handyman Ministry

We invite you to serve by helping complete tasks such as lawn maintenance, simple home repairs, and building wheelchair ramps.

Baptists on Mission

Coats partners with NC Baptists on Mission in local missions and disaster relief efforts as needs arise. Opportunties are listed below.

Ready to serve? Complete this Serve Survey!