Deermeadows financially supports world missions.
When you give to the Deermeadows Global Missions Offering, you support work in Jacksonville, the State of Florida, North America, and the World (SBC). In addition, donors may designate gifts to support specific mission endeavors such as Cooperative Baptists' Offering for Global Missions (CBF) and World Relief Jacksonville - simply note that on your giving envelope, or in the notes of your online giving submission.


In Jacksonville, we partner with the following organizations to share Christ's love and compassion:
  • Seamark Ranch
  • World Relief Jax
  • Engage Jax
  • Hunger Fight
  • Feeding Northeast Florida
  • Twin Lakes Academy
  • The Inn Ministry
  • Florida Baptist Children's Home
  • All Nation's Soccer League

Statewide & Nationwide

Around the State of Florida and throughout the US, teams have served in:
  • Mobile, AL
  • New York City, NY
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Orlando, FL
  • Miami, FL
  • West Virginia
  • Savannah, GA
  • Wilmington, NC
  • Nashville, TN
  • The Florida Panhandle


Around the world, teams have served in
  • Nicaragua
  • Haiti
  • Tortola
  • Israel
  • Ireland

Mission Opportunities

Mission Jax

Yearly event with many different mission projects throughout the city of Jacksonville. (Check back for more information.) 

Disaster Relief

Ministry Area: Missions
Time Commitment: As Needed
Coordinator: Chris Gillespie, Student & Missions Pastor
To help our church quickly respond when a disaster hits, and to give us the tools necessary when going into the mission field, we have a Disaster Relief Trailer, made possible by the Missions Committee and Helping Hands Ministry. 

Food Pantry

Ministry Area: Missions
Time Commitment: As you're available Tuesdays (2pm - 4pm) & Thursday (9:30am - 11:30am) to assist the under-resourced and hungry in our community.
Coordinator: Evelyn Kormondy, Food Pantry Coordinator

Needing assistance? Come to the church office entry where volunteers are available to assist.

ESL (English as a Second Language)

Ministry Area: Missions & Community Ministry
Time Commitment: 3 Hours Weekly during school calendar year
Coordinator: Susan Rushing, ESL Ministry Leader

Deermeadows reaches out to the international community right here in the Baymeadows/Southside area through the English-as-a-Second-Language program (ESL). Throughout the school year, hundreds of people participate in the free classes offering English instruction at five different levels. Volunteers lead classes and administer the program. Classes are held Wednesday mornings from 9:30 AM-Noon and Thursday evenings from 6:30-8:30 PM during the school year.

Click HERE to register for ESL classes.
Twin Lakes Mentoring

Coming soon...

Angel Tree Ministry

Coming soon...

Operation Christmas Child

Coming soon...

Upward Soccer

Time Commitment: 2 hours weekly March-May
Coordinator: Greg Rowe

Coaches and other volunteers are needed for the Upward Soccer program each year. Season runs March through May. Contact Greg Rowe for more information.
Prison Ministry

Prescheduled visits to prisons in the area, sharing the hope that comes in Christ. 

Buddy Break

(Not currently meeting due to COVID Health & Safety Precautions)

Ministry Area: Missions
Time Commitment: 4 Hours One-Time or Monthly
Coordinator: Susan Payne, Connections Pastor

Nathaniel's Hope Buddy Break is a free, national respite program where kids with special needs make new friends while their caregivers get a break. When in session, Deermeadows hosts Buddy Break the 2nd Saturday of each month.

Read FAQ about Buddy Break.

Upcoming Events

Wednesday ESL Classes
October 27, 2021

Wednesday ESL Classes Classes meet weekly September through mid-May except on holidays...

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