Missions Philosophy
Starting in our own backyard and extending to the ends of the earth (Acts 1:8), Port Royal Baptist continues on mission to reach our community and world with the life-transforming Gospel of Jesus Christ. Partnering together with other Southern Baptist churches at the local, state, and national levels, we are able to penetrate darkness and see men and women, boys and girls come to a saving faith in Jesus Christ.
 
By giving through the SBC’s Cooperative Program, we are able to do far more together with other churches than we could ever do on our own. Port Royal Baptist currently gives 12.5% of its undesignated receipts to support missions and ministry at the state, national, and international level through CP and special missions’ offerings, including the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering for International Missions and the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering for North American Missions. Through partnering together with 40,000+ other Southern Baptist churches, we are able to full fund 5,000 missionaries and their families serving in North America and around the globe, sharing the life-transforming message of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
 
Locally, Port Royal Baptist contributes 2.5% of its undesignated receipts to an association of Southern Baptist churches in Beaufort and Jasper counties through the Savannah River Baptist Association.  
 
However, missions is not just about giving. It is about going as well. For the past several years, students and adults have participated in mission trip to Lynch, Kentucky. We are prayerfully seeking additional missions opportunities within our state and country, as well as internationally. 
 
If we are to faithfully reach the ends of the earth with the Gospel, we must have a love for the lost who live in our own community. The Great Commission begins in our Jerusalem (Acts 1:8). That’s why we have been intentional to minister to our friends and neighbors in Beaufort County and the town of Port Royal. Partnerships are important to us. We partner with community agencies such as Mossy Oaks Elementary School, Salvation Army, Stuart Towne Apartments, Child Abuse Prevention Association, and Beaufort Housing Authority to build relationships that help bring the life-changing power of the Gospel to a world in need. Through annual community events such as National Night Out, Operation Christmas Child, Truck-or-Treat on Halloween, and water giveaways during the summer at the Port Royal Farmers Market, we want to be salt and light to those around us and impact our community and world with the Gospel of Jesus Christ.