Walnut Grove First Baptist | Ministries
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The Caring Place

3rd Saturday of the month, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Food and clothing distribution.

Contact phone for food


Contact phone for clothing:



Backpack Ministries

This is a program supported entirely by area churches and civic groups that provides food for children of low-income families. At the end of each school week, each child in the program is provided with a backpack containing enough food for the weekend. For many of the children, this may be the only food they have over the weekend.


Grow Kids

Each Wednesday evening during the school year from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. See the Kids’ page for more information.


Preschool - 6th grade


Youth Group

Each Wednesday evening during the school year from 6:00 p.m. – 8 p.m.


7th grade - high school


Vacation Bible School (VBS)

Our VBS is a five-night (Sun – Thurs) event that is held annually in July. Each night of VBS is packed full of worship, Bible study, music, snacks, recreation, and crafts. There are classes for children ages preschool through high school.


B.O.S.S. (Breakfast on Second Saturday)

This Men’s ministry meets on the 2nd Saturday of the month at 8:00 a.m. for a time of prayer, fellowship, and service projects.

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Shoebox Workshop

This Ladies’ ministry meets on the 2nd Saturday of the month from noon to 4:00. For a time of prayer, fellowship, and crafts for Operation Christmas Child.

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Wido_Widower support group

Widow/Widower Support Group

3rd Wednesday of odd months, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

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Women’s Fellowship

Coordinates and promotes the following ministries and service projects locally, nationally, and internationally:


  • Mission Fair – Highlights the work of nation and international missionaries.
    Contact phone: 417-872-6497
  • Back-to-School Bash – Provides school supplies, backpacks, shoes, clothing, haircuts, and personal hygiene items to students in the Walnut Grove School District.
    Contact phone: 417-619-9306
  • Operation Christmas Child – Collects children’s clothing, toys, and personal hygiene items that are distributed to children internationally through Samaritan’s Purse Ministries.
    Contact phone: 417-773-7287
  • South Dakota Indian Reservation Mission – Collect Christmas toys for distribution on three Indian reservations in South Dakota.
    Contact phone: 417-459-5938
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Tuesday Morning Women’s Bible Study

This group meets to study God’s Word each Tuesday morning from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. during the school year.


The Classics

Offers activities and fellowship opportunities throughout the year for our 55+ friends.

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Small Groups

Twice a year (in the spring and the fall) a 6-session schedule of study is offered on Sunday evenings. The topics vary. This is a time of learning and fellowship.

Let us know if you would like to join us.