Ministry Flow Chart Paid Staff Education Worship Student Ministries Adult Ministries Senior Adults Missions Gateway Ministries MIT Adult Bible Study Youth Bible Study Children's Bible Study Discipleship FourFiftySix Adult Choir Children's Choir Music Makers Tech Team His Hands Praise Band Youth Praise Team College Youth Children's Department Children's Church Preschool WOW Brotherhood Keenagers Homebound Visitation Bus Ministry R.A.s G.A.s Mission Teams Evangelism Faith Fellowship Christian School Whitten Academy Whitten Grove Music Academy GED ESL SOG MMA Divorce Care Addiction Recovery Ballet Red Cross Recreation

Whitten Baptist Church is a very active church with nearly 40 active ministries. For more information, click the link or call the church office. 


Education Ministries:

            MIT (Ministers in Training) – a 2 year seminary level theology course for those called into the ministry.

            Adult Bible Study – Sunday morning classes designed to help adults learn about the Bible with and from other adults.

            Youth Bible Study – Sunday morning classes designed to teach the youth about God’s Word and how to apply it to their lives.

            Children’s Bible Study – Sunday morning classes designed to expose children to the truth of the scripture while challenging them to live by those principles.

            Discipleship – We believe it is very important to train new believers in how to live a life surrendered to God.  This is a one-on-one ministry.

            FourFiftySix – Our Sunday night services consist of three hours of classes through which we can train our skills and apply them towards ministry.



Worship Ministries:

            Adult Choir – The Adult Choir leads us in worship every Sunday morning.

            Children’s Choir – The children’s choir is designed to teach music to kids 1st-6th grade while giving them occasional opportunities to lead the church in worship.

            Music Makers – The four and five year olds learn songs to sing in church every few months.

Tech Team – The worship support team keeps sound, lights, video, and projection working correctly.

            Creative Worship Team – A combination of sign language, dance, and choreography used to interpret songs in a dramatic fashion for worship.

            Praise Band – Our musicians play every Sunday to help lead worship.

            Youth Praise Team – Our youth explore their talents while learning how to lead others in worship.


Student Ministries:

            College Group – College and Career age helping each other mature into Godly adults.

            Youth Group – Our youth are guided by godly adults and trained to live for Christ.

            Children’s Department – Our children are trained by the best to seek God and to be passionate about serving Him.

            Children’s Church – During the morning service, the children have their own service, designed to keep their attention and to teach them on a level they will understand and respond to.

            Preschool Department – Our preschoolers are loved and taught the Bible so as to be prepared to move up into the children’s department.


Adult Ministries:

            Women of WhittenOur women’s program is focused on ministering to our own women and those around our community.

            Brotherhood – Our men’s ministry meets monthly for breakfast before the Sunday service and supports the Memphis Union Mission.

            Keenagers – The Senior Adults meet monthly to fellowship and keep in touch.

            Homebound Ministry – We have several members who cannot get out of the house much, so we visit them, send them cards and help with errands.



            Visitation – We visit the community telling about the opportunities we have available and speaking the love of Christ.

            Bus Ministry – We run bus routes around our community to bring kids to church who otherwise would not be able to attend.

            Royal Ambassadors Men teaching boys how to be godly men.

            Girls in ActionWomen teaching girls how to be godly women.

            Mission Teams – We send a church wide team on a mission trip every summer. We also support several missionaries stationed around the world.

            Evangelism – We love to share the Good News of Christ.


Gateway Ministries:

            Faith Fellowship Christian School – An accredited home school group that uses our facility for their classes.

            Faith Riders – A group committed to riding motorcycles and using the unique opportunities to share the gospel and fellowship with other bikers.

            Whitten Academy – A group of our homeschooled kids who meet together at the church so their parents can take turns teaching their curriculum.

            Whitten Grove Music Academy – Professional music training, specializing in violin.

            GED classes –We offer GED preparation classes and tutoring for anyone interested in taking the GED.

            ESL – We teach English as a Second Language, free of charge.  We have classes on Sunday evenings between 3:00 and 7:00 as well as Wednesdays at 5:30.

            Martial Arts – We teach kids and adults Mixed Martial Arts.  We also train for amateur fighting.

            Divorce Care – This class is designed to help divorced adults find healing in Christ.

            Addiction Recovery – This classis designed to help addicts find permanent recovery by trusting in Christ.

            Ballet – This ballet class meets in our facility every Tuesday during the school year.

            Red Cross -  Our building is a Red Cross shelter in case of emergency.

            Recreation -  We join in local church league softball for youth and adults every year. Throughout the year we also have organized kickball teams, basketball teams, soccer teams, and more. These are dependent on amount of interest.