First Southern Baptist Church
of Avondale
1001 N. Central Avenue / Avondale, AZ  85323
 623-932-2723
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FSBCA parenters with Arizona Baptist Children's Services to host one of their 14  New Life Pregnancy Centers on our campus. The center is open on Mondays from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm.  Here are the services we provide:

  

Pregnancy Testing & Counseling – Pregnancy testing is available at the center by appointment or walk-in. We have counselors available to discuss options and provide accurate information to each mother so she may make the healthiest choice for herself and her baby.  Counselors can also provide loving, healing post-abortion counseling.

 

Material Assistance – Material assistance is available to help families in need. Assistance may include clothing (baby, children, maternity), diapers, wipes, hygiene items, formula and baby equipment. Not all items may be available at all times.

 

Ultrasound – Ultrasounds are available at select locations for women between 7 and 14 weeks pregnant. Most ultrasounds are by appointment only. Please contact us for more information.

 

Classes – Parenting and life skills classes are offered for moms, dads, grandparents and other care-givers. The classes provide vital information on being an effective parent, while allowing clients to earn credits to buy baby items at the center.

   

Bible Studies – We offer Bible studies on a variety of topics that encourage an understanding of God’s love and purpose for our lives, and communicate the hope that Jesus Christ offers.

   

Community Resources – Community referrals are available at each center to assist in finding resources such as shelters, childbirth classes, education and physicians.

 

All information is kept confidential to the full extent required by law. We do not discriminate based on race, religion or age. 

 

Find out more about Arizona Baptist Children's Services.  New Life Pregnancy Centers are only one of the ministries to families that they offer!


Center Information

Location:  Building A, FSBCA
Phone: (623) 444-2528
Fax: (623) 742-3850
Hours: Mondays 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Director:  Raquel Williams,
Director Email: rwilliams@abcs.org

 

Director's Update (August 14, 2014)

 

Our New Life Pregnancy Center staff and volunteers want to thank YOU.  Our center is blessed to be partnered with FSBCA.  We thank you for your financial support, prayers, and encouragement.  God is definitely at work!  Our prayers are that God will use us to offer Hope and to Care for our community and that in doing so seeds may be planted and lives changed. 

 

Earlier this year a woman came into the center for a pregnancy test, carrying her baby boy with her daughter following behind. She brought both of her children to the counseling area with her, explaining that she couldn’t risk letting them play with toys that other children had played with due to their health. Her son has a chronic illness and spent the last year in and out of the hospital. She expressed how difficult it had been and then said, “And now this. I think I might be pregnant. I just can’t.” I quickly prayed for wisdom and proceeded to do the pregnancy test. I returned to give her the test results: It was positive. She told me that she believed in God and knew that abortion was wrong but she couldn’t imagine having another baby. Her eyes filled with tears as I began to share with her the hope and encouragement found in Christ. I turned to our desk and pulled out the baby development model at 9 weeks. Right away, the clients little girl came running to her side and just stared at her mom. I shared with the client that her baby was about the size of the model, that his or her heart was already beating, and that God has a special plan for that little baby. Her daughter ran to see the model and asked, “What’s that mommy?”  The lady turned to the daughter and said, “It’s our new baby.” God is at work in the lives of the clients who enter our center. Only He can change a heart from death to life. And He did just thatfor this mother and for her baby.

 

In 2014, we distributed over 15,000 diapers, 38 layette bags, and 25 Bibles!  We have prayed with 243 clients and have had spiritual discussions with over 45 of them.  Our parenting classes continue to grow as well as the number of clients that are new to our center. God is so good and is faithful to provide.

 

One way in which He is providing is through your giving and the diaper drive that will begin this Sunday.  God knows the need of our clients and we pray that He will provide. Thank you church family for your support and prayers. If you have any question regarding the Diaper Drive please contact Rob or Shelly Albright.

 

As always, you are welcome to come visit or volunteer at the center. This ministry would not be possible without your church family and we thank God that we are able to serve Him as one body as we bring hope and care to our community. God bless.

 

Raquel Williams

Center Director