Missions at Second

"forgetting those things which are behind and reaching FORWARD to those things which are ahead"...Phil. 3:13

Brett Bredbenner

Brett Bredbenner

Missions Minister

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Missions at Second

Missions has been the heartbeat of the people of Second Baptist Church for many years. Taking the Gospel to those who have not had the opportunity to hear has made our church a sending agency literally to the ends of the earth. We have opportunities including building projects, medical, evangelism, leadership training, block parties/Backyard Bible Clubs, justice ministries, and more.

Meet the Missions Staff

Bob Roberts

Bob Roberts

Springfield Missions

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Springfield Missions

We love to partner with the many agencies and groups that serve Springfield. These opportunities equip our people to become servant leaders in their homes, work, and free time. Opportunities are available to serve through these partnerships for individuals and groups of all ages and abilities, on a one-time or on-going basis.

Mary Kate Cherry

Mary Kate Cherry

Student World Impact Coordinator

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Student World Impact

Student World Impact (SWI) is a missions program for children in grades kindergarten through fifth grade. SWI meets on Wednesdays, from 5:30-7:00 PM during the school year. The purpose of SWI is to help children learn what it means for them to live their lives as missionaries wherever they are. This is done by sharing missionary and Bible stories, playing games, learning Bible verses, participating in mission’s projects, and hearing guest speakers. The children learn about local, state and international people who serve Jesus as missionaries.

World Missions Conference

Philippians 3:13-14 // Brethren, I do not count myself to have apprehended; but one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind and reaching FORWARD to those things which are ahead. I press toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.

In 2017, we are moving FORWARD as individuals and as a church body! If you are interested in missions opportunities, from right here in Springfield to around the globe, we have something for you.

Remember to praying for each of our Missions Partners this year and check out all of our Upcoming Trips!

UPWARD Basketball & Cheerleading

Promoting the Discovery of Jesus Through Sports!

Established in 1995, Upward Sports is the world’s largest Christian youth sports provider. Today, approximately half a million players at more than 2,000 churches in 47 states participate in camps, clinics, and leagues through Upward Sports’ Recreation Division.

UPWARD Basketball & Cheerleading at Second is open to all Kindergarten-5th grade children, November-January, each year. Practices and games run from November through the beginning of February. Contact Us

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Women On Mission

Women on Mission at Second Baptist Church meets on the first Thursday of each month to educate and involve women of all ages in the cause of Christian missions. Hear first-hand missionary testimonies and reports, pray for specific missionaries and their needs, and give requested items for their work. Women on Mission is a division of W.M.U. (Woman’s Missionary Union), founded in 1888.

Upcoming Women On Mission Meetings


English as a Second Language

Second offers free ESL classes on Tuesday evenings at 6:30 PM, during the school year. Enjoy quality teaching, a variety of materials, as well as individual and small group instruction. Contact Us

Individual Tutoring
One-on-one instruction, conversation, and graded textbooks.

Class Instruction
Pronunciation exercises, songs, games, and conversation.