Our Mission Work
Alpha Baptist, along with 5200 American Baptist Churches supports mission work in the United States and abroad. American Baptists have over 1800 long and short term missionaries in more than 70 countries around the world. Our missionaries help meet basic human needs in holistic ministry, while spreading the good news of Jesus Christ.
Each year we support the "America For Christ" offering which supports mission work here in the United States.
White Cross Circle
For generations, American Baptists’ helping hands have been reaching out to people in need. During World War I, women in the church assisted the American Red Cross by providing surgical dressings, bandages and other medical supplies for U.S. service personnel. As they met these needs, the women became convinced that similar methods would be of great help in the work of Christian mission. In 1919, following the end of the war, two American Baptist women from Cleveland, Ohio, organized the White Cross Service League, “channeling the war effort into support for Baptist mission,” to use their words.
Today, White Cross continues this legacy by providing practical ways for individuals and churches to help the most vulnerable in our world. Focusing on the small, everyday things that people need, like diapers, baby gowns and blankets, bandages and vitamins, White Cross supplies hundreds of items to dozens of different ministries.