Veterans Ministry (VETS)


Veterans Empowered To Serve



ABOUT WBC Veterans (VETS) Ministry

Mission Statement

To show God’s love through service and provide spiritual support to active duty members, fellow veterans and their families. To help build stronger Christian relationships among veterans and surrounding communities by partnering with other WBC ministries for in-reach and out-reach opportunities.


Our Purpose

The ministry members are WBC military active duty members and veterans (including family members) who serve or have honorably served this nation in one of the following branches: Air Force, Army, Navy, Marines, Coast Guard, and Space Force.

  • To promote Christian veteran fellowship.
  • To share valuable information with fellow veterans.
  • To celebrate our common military experiences.


UPCOMING EVENTS
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Meetings

Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of every month (currently meeting by Zoom). Please contact us at veteransministry@wbcchurch.org if you would like a zoom invitation to a VETS meeting.

During the meetings, we will:
• Discuss and share information that may benefit the veteran community
• Acknowledge and promote celebrations of various military holidays


Visiting Speakers & Meeting Topics for 2022 will include:

  • A Place for Mom (Housing Program for Veterans)
  • Homeless Veterans Burial Program
  • Memorials & Community Service
  • Encouragement for active duty service members and mentoring opportunities
  • National Call Center for Homeless Veterans
  • Veterans Cemetery Administration
  • Veterans Crisis Line
  • Veterans Disability Program

Scripture

“Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; Do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go”
Joshua 1:9


Hero of the Quarter

LeAndre Brown, II

         

LeAndre Brown, II was born in Wheaton, Illinois, but lived most of his life in the Lewisville area. In 2006, LeAndre became a member of Westside Baptist Church, where he accepted Jesus Christ as his personal savior in Children’s Church under the guidance of Minister Rosalind Spencer. As a student, LeAndre participated in Tiny Tots, Children’s Church, and Youth Ministry at Westside, and ROTC and football at Flower Mound High School. After graduation, LeAndre joined the United States Army and graduated from technical school with high honors. Within two years of his enlistment, LeAndre attained the rank of Specialist and is currently deployed in Latvia and is stationed in Germany.



Useful Links for Veterans

Programs and Activities

Annual WBC Events

  • Memorial Day Recognition of Fallen Heroes: May 29, 2022
  • November 11th Veterans’ Recognition Day: November 13, 2022

 

Outreach Activities

  • Meals on Wheels- Monthly Inspirational Letters sent to MOWs families
  • Boy Scouts Volunteer Projects for Homeless Veterans
  • Outreach to Boy and Girl Scouts – Share Military Experiences
  • Supports WBC’s Tarrant County Food Bank Distribution/4th Saturdays
  • WBC SHOP- Facilitate and Participate in November SHOP
  • Bereavement Liaison Guide (link)  copy sent via email
  • Seek opportunities to support and participate in WBC Ministries activities- in-reach and out-reach


Leadership Team

  • Willie Scales
  • Doris Scales

CONTACT US

To join our ministry or get more information, email us at veteransministry@wbcchurch.org



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