God's Way Christian

Baptist Church

Sunday Morning Worship        11:30 am

Sunday Morning Bible Study     9:30 am

Wellness and Empowerment (WEcm)

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Wellness & Empowerment Community Ministries

We are here to service our community and beyond

 

 

 

Mental Health Education and Awareness Initiative in Williamson County
The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health – African American Mental Health Education and Awareness Initiative awarded a grant over three-years to God’s Way Christian Baptist Church – Wellness and Empowerment Community Ministries (WEcm) to expand African American faith-based programs and ministries in Texas.  Over three years of the project WEcm will educate faith communities about mental health, recovery and wellness; identify local behavioral health resources for treatment and support; connect families and person with mental health conditions to behavioral health and wellness resources; and, support faith leaders in addressing their own mental wellness and responses to stress.  WEcm will partner with at least 10 churches to reach at least 800 families, community and faith-leaders in the Williamson and other rural areas over three years.

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“We are extremely excited for the opportunity of faith, families and community agencies to come together to improve awareness and perceptions of mental health, recovery and wellness in the Williamson County areas and beyond,” said God’s Way Senior Pastor Dr. B.R. Reese.  “We believe the faith leaders and community is vital and integral part in reducing stigma and shame of mental health and other health conditions in our community, as well as identifying and connecting to the services and supports needed to enhance their quality of life.”

God’s Way  Christian Baptist Church is located at 1101 W. 2nd Street in Taylor, Texas and the Wellness and Empowerment Community ministries is a service that is birth out of the needs of congregants with intellectual and developmental disabilities, children in foster care and/or coming from difficult places, families and individuals with mental health conditions.

Supports individuals and families with disabilities; celebrate recovery through a caring community; and equip every person to be empowered in all areas of life: spiritually, mentally, emotionally, physically and financially.

 

             Recovery Support Groups

             Respite

             Parent Support Group

             Education & Awareness

             Resources & Referrals

             One-on-one emotional,  relational and spiritual counseling.

             Empowerment Seminars/Workshops

 

MISSION

God’s Way Christian Baptist Church Mission  is modeled after Matthew 28:19 – ‘Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.”

The faith community has a wonderful opportunity to reach families who are seeking to reach a level of wellness of the soul, mind, and body; and are empowered emotionally, spiritually, physically, socially and financially.

When Jesus gave us the Great Commission to go and reach the nations, this mandate includes

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WE – reach those are affected mentally and intellectually

WE – reach those who seek to recover from drugs and alcohol

WE – reach those who seek refuge from domestic and sexual violence

WE – reach those who seek to become emotionally, spiritually, physically and financially empowered

WE – reach and partner with other churches, families, professionals and community agencies.

WE  – see beyond the illness and embrace families to recovery

Psalm 88 portrays the experiences of a depressed person from an emotional spiritual perspective. The words of the psalmist describe many of the symptoms of depression; sadness, isolation, anger, abandonment, mistrust, spiritual emptiness and hopelessness.