Our “Non-profit of the Week” category have a new organization to highlight. We talked with Jodi Massey (Executive Assistant) from First Refuge Ministries.


Fantastic organization that deserves your attention and support!





1. To begin with, can you briefly introduce your organization?

First Baptist Denton Ministry Center dba First Refuge Ministries


2. What is your organization’s main mission?

We exist to share the gospel of Jesus Christ by offering essential services to those in need within our community as we believe that every person has worth and value since they are created by God. Our goal is to minister to the entire person by caring for their spiritual, emotional, and physical needs, ultimately offering hope and healing through the love of Jesus Christ.


3. In which ways have you contributed to the local community?

We have a food pantry, medical clinic, dental clinic and counseling ministry for those in need.


4. What was the biggest challenge your organization had to face?

Letting people know we are here to help. We overcame this obstacle by networking with local churches and agencies, through social media, and word of mouth.


5. What do you perceive to be your biggest accomplishment?

Our biggest accomplishment is that God has opened the hearts of medical professionals in our community to come and donate their time to our ministry.


6. How would you like the members of the local community to get involved with your organization?

Financial Support, Volunteering time, and prayers


7. Do you have any upcoming events?

Gala 2018 will be held on October 25th. Darrell Strawberry will be the keynote speaker. Tickets will go on sale July 1, 2018, at our website


8. What is it that you love most about what you do?

Working with people.


9. Is there anything specific you would like to add or mention?

Anyone who is interested should come to First Refuge Ministries for a tour to see first hand what is happening.


First Refuge Ministries
1701 Broadway Street
Denton, 76201





This interview is presented to you by Reilly Roofing and Gutters, Denton roofing contractors.


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