Missions

Go therefore and make disciples of all nations

Matthew 28:19

Celebration has a passion for spreading the gospel locally and around the world- connect people to God and others. Below you will find basic information on upcoming National and International Mission Trips.

Celebration is also home to the Celebration Baptist Church Mission Training Center, opening October 6, 2019. We can't wait to share with you all the exciting things that will be coming from the MTC.

Upcoming Trips

New Orleans, December 26-31, 2021

This mission team will serve alongside of church planter Andrew Hanna as launches Harvest Church this Fall. The team will spend time prayer walking and building relationships through community service projects, basketball clinics in the park, and serving the people of the Treme area of New Orleans. We will engage the people of New Orleans with the love of Christ and sharing the gospel. (We are also working on a Spanish-speaking element to this trip)

Travel by cars/vans as a group.
Lodging will be in a local church.
Cost: $600

Ministry Training Institute

Diploma in Biblical Studies, Advanced Diploma and Biblical Studies Diploma of Distinction
The Diploma in Biblical Studies, Advanced Diploma and Biblical Studies Diploma of Distinction are offered through Samford's 33 extension centers across the southeast.  The curriculum includes 24 standardized courses.  A student is awarded the Diploma in Biblical Studies  after completing 8 courses, awarded the Advanced Diploma after completing 16 courses and Diploma of Distinction after completing 24 courses.   The cost is $50 per course.  Students who register using our online registration system will not be subject to the $10 processing fee.  
Diploma Courses
  • ZMTI 101: Biblical Interpretation
  • ZMTI 102: Intro to Old Testament
  • ZMTI 103: Intro to New Testament
  • ZMTI 104: Paul’s Letters
  • ZMTI 105: The Minor Prophets
  • ZMTI 106A: Biblical Foundations I
  • ZMTI 106B: Biblical Foundations II
  • ZMTI 113: The Person of the Holy Spirit
  • ZMTI 114: Baptist Doctrines
  • ZMTI 115: Spiritual Disciplines
  • ZMTI 118: The Book of Revelation
  • ZMTI 120: The Origins of the Bible
  • ZMTI 121: The Writings of Moses
  • ZMTI 122: Christian Apologetics
  • ZMTI 123: Parables of Jesus
  • ZMTI 124: The Life and Ministry of Jesus
  • ZMTI 125: John’s Epistles
  • ZMTI 126: Exploring the Psalms
  • ZMTI 127: The Gospels
  • ZMTI 128: The Acts of the Apostles
  • ZMTI 129: Personal Evangelism
  • ZMTI 130: Effective Disciple Making
  • ZMTI 131: The Book of Hebrews
  • ZMTI 132: Christian leadership
Fall A- ZMTI 101 Biblical Interpretation
Mondays at 6 p.m. August 23 - October 11
Missions Training Center at Celebration Baptist Church
Instruction will be given in the various tools available today for interpreting the Scriptures and the critical role of the Holy Spirit. Students will learn how to interpret the Scriptures regarding the languages of the Bible, context in which it was written and how the various genres affect interpretation.
Instructor: Scott Carter
Fall B- ZMTI 102 Intro to Old Testament
Mondays at 6 p.m. October 25 - December 13
Missions Training Center at Celebration Baptist Church
Participants will learn more about the various genres of the Old Testament writings. Attention will be given to the Christology of the Old Testament and the application of the books in the life of the believer.
Instructor: TBD