Ministry Finder

Use this tool to find a ministry that aligns with your gifts, talents and interests.

To find a ministry, enter a keyword into the search box below or use any of the filter options on the left to narrow down your search results.

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Adoption, Foster Care and Infertility

This ministry provides an effective network of support for families who are considering expanding their family through adoption or foster care. In addition, support is given to families experiencing infertility challenges, miscarriage and stillbirth.

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Agape

Seniors (ages 55 and older) not only study the Word of God together, but they are encouraged to attend recreational outings and weekly fellowships where critical information on community services is provided.

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All Things New

All Things New aids in the spiritual healing and growth of people who are currently struggling with or have previously experienced unwanted Same-Sex Attraction (SSA).

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Alpha

The Alpha course/group is geared toward new believers but open to all, covering the basic principles of Christianity in a relaxed, engaging environment with small group interactions based on a general topic of the week.

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Armor Bearers

Armor Bearers serve and anticipate the needs of Pastor Jenkins and First Lady Trina, thereby freeing them from distractions so they can minister.

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Art Ministry

If you’re artistically gifted, consider joining the Art Ministry to design, build and produce various media such as posters, banners, theatrical settings and props, flyers and announcements.

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Audio Visual

Whether you’re a seasoned producer or you want to learn more about the industry—the Audio Visual Ministry would like to hear from you.

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Aviation

Are you interested in the field of aviation? This ministry exposes members to the field through the Aviation and Career job fair, academic training and experiential exercises.

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B.O.D.Y. By Christ

If you struggle with weight control, you’ll find that our biblically focused solution is a practical way to change your habits permanently. Allow Jesus to be your personal trainer at B.O.D.Y. (Believers Overcoming Destructive Yokes) by Christ. All meetings are

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Banner

As a form of worship, banners are used to enhance the atmosphere of worship when waved rhythmically or displayed prominently in service while music is sung or played.

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Beauty for Ashes

Beauty for Ashes is an eight-week Bible study that tackles the challenges women face from the guilt of the devastating effects of an abortion decision. We create a safe and nonjudgmental community for healing.

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Boy Scouts

Utilizing age-appropriate programs against the backdrop of Christian character, boys and young men in grades Pre-K through 12 learn lessons aimed to last a lifetime.

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Brothers In Discipleship (BID)

This ministry uses a small-group setting to bring Christian men together for an in-depth exploration of God’s Word using the MasterLife curriculum. (Note: Participation in this ministry is by invitation only.)

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Cancer Support

A cancer diagnosis can trigger an avalanche of questions and feelings. Whether you’re a patient, caregiver or family member, Cancer Support provides a safe haven to share, learn and lean on one another. Survivors are welcome!

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Card

Be a source of strength for First Baptist members by sending them get-well, sympathy and encouragement cards during their time of need.

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Children’s Bible Study

The Word of God is taught in an innovative, fun and age-appropriate way. This group is for children 3 months to 5th grade, while the youth group is for 6th to 12th graders.

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Children’s Institute

The Children’s Institute provides weekly instruction that focuses on Christian character and godly principles such as compassion, flexibility, responsibility, honor and self-control for children in K through 6th grade.

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Christian Business

Anyone interested in learning to apply biblical principles to entrepreneurial pursuits are invited to join this ministry for networking purposes and to discover business opportunities.

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Civic Engagement

To educate, empower and engage individuals on the importance of active engagement in voting in local, state and national elections for candidates that exhibit a platform committed to Christian values.

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Combined Choir

The Combined Choir is a combination of all of the First Baptist choirs. This choir unites to sing a wide array of music—from traditional hymns to contemporary gospel.

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Connections (New Members)

“Get Connected, Be Connected, Stay Connected!” Connections assists our new members’ classes and helps them get acclimated with the church through structured follow-ups and fellowships.

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Couples Ministry

Whether you’re newly married, have been with your spouse for a number of years or are engaged, our Couples Ministry reinforces the covenant of marriage. Married and engaged couples are ministered to through classes, counseling, workshops, seminars, panel discussions, social

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Crisis Care

When times of crisis arise, the Crisis Care Ministry serves members by helping to diffuse the situation. Trained professionals work within this ministry.

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Cub Scouts

Cub Scout Pack 1657 trains and motivates young boys, 5-10 years old, to actively perform as brave young warriors.

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Dance

Join members, ages 5 and up, as they participate in this Christian expression of prayer, praise and worship through the art of dance.

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Deaf

The Deaf Ministry helps interpret all worship services and special events for the deaf and hard of hearing using American Sign Language. If you are skilled in signing, then you can make a difference at First Baptist.

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Divine Discipleship for Sisters (DDS)

DDS develops dynamic women to live Christ-centered lives through biblical and practical applications that embody the heart of Christ. DDS members develop godly relationships with other women and learn how to minister to others through the Word of God.

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Dorcas

To serve with helping hands in the process of developing, instructing and replicating Christ followers locally.

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Drama

This ministry portrays biblical truths through plays and dramatic presentations. Theater is used as a tool to save, heal, deliver and minister the principles of God’s word to believers and unbelievers.

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Education

Workshops and programs such as tutoring and college symposiums are designed to promote the spiritual growth and development of those in the church and also in the broader community (especially the youth).

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Epistles

Through letters, you can use your gift of writing to share God’s love to those in need of encouragement.

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Evangelism

The Evangelism Ministry follows the Great Commission by taking the gospel of Jesus Christ outside the FBCG walls to halfway houses, door-to-door visits, nursing homes, street evangelism and evangelistic movies.

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Film Ministry

We strive to engage the community in a film experience that entertains, supports biblical principles and provokes profound thought through the creation, production and exhibition of Christ-centered messages through film.

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First Touch

The First Touch Ministry serves everyone who enters into God’s house by facilitating the ultimate experience in ministry and worship.

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Fitness

Join this ministry and become physically fit through exercise, training and nutrition classes so you can properly take care of the temple that God has entrusted to you.

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Flower

Help beautify events by adding flowers throughout the church for services, programs and special events at both the Worship and Ministry centers.

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Friendly Visitors

Seniors play an integral part in the FBCG ministry. To help make them feel honored and respected, our Friendly Visitors Ministry visits and calls senior members at their homes, nursing/assisted living facility or at a mutual location.

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Gideon’s Army

Teen boys (7th – 12th grade) meet to openly discuss everyday challenges and learn how to grow spiritually and mature into godly young men.

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Girl Scouts

The Girl Scouts build girls of courage, confidence and character to make the world a better place. Girls, from K to 12th grade, from all backgrounds are taught to respect themselves and others, develop leadership and teamwork skills through specific activities, as well as the influence of positive adult role models.

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Grace Girl Gathering

The monthly Grace Girl Gathering is a creative and lively social environment that reinforces the importance of building an intimate relationship with Christ and strengthening relationships with one another.

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Grace Magazine

Grace Magazine is a Christian lifestyle magazine developed by women for women. The ministry’s goal is to keep the women of FBCG informed and connected as well as serve as an outreach tool for the women in the local community and across the country.

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Half Time

Half Time is a ministry that allows men, ages 55 and older, to come and discuss topics about their family life, without being embarrassed.

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Health

Educational workshops, health expos and free health screenings bridge the gap between physical and spiritual health.

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Homemakers

As executives of their home, stay-at-home moms connect the heart and home. This group comes together and provides encouragement and support to one another in strengthening and upholding family life.

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Hope

The Hope Ministry assists individuals in attaining a more meaningful and Christ-centered life by addressing daily needs.

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Hospitality

Set the tone for an unforgettable worship experience by creating a hospitable atmosphere when greeting members and guests at services. This ministry also serves meals and refreshments at special events for FBCG members and guests.

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Huddle

Join the men of First Baptist at a monthly gathering to study God’s Word and learn the biblical principles that will help them better lead in the home, office, church and community.

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ID (Young Adult)

ID (Identified) Young Adult Ministry is here to IDentify, Equip and Lead Young Adults to live lives of purpose and passion according to Godly principles and standards. Through creating Godly Environments, Relationships, and practical Application for the Young Adult Community.

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Information Technology (IT)

Computer knowledge is essential to the church, just as it is with any organization. Use your computer skills to support other ministries within the church and train others who want to improve their skills.

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Institutes

The mission of The Institutes is to provide an avenue for personal growth and Christian development in all aspects of life.

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Intermediate Ushers

The mission of Intermediate Ushers (ages 13-25) is to orderly and systematically seat guests, as well as assist with the collection of offerings.

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International Missions

FBCG has been sending teams of missionaries to other countries since 1992. Over the years, God has led us to numerous countries in South America, Central America, Asia, Africa and Europe.

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Junior Ushers

The mission of Junior Ushers (ages 8-12) is to orderly and systematically seat guests, as well as assist with the collection of offerings.

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Kids’ World

If you are great with kids, be a blessing to parents by offering structured activities while their parents take Bible Institute classes and/or attend ministry meetings.

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Legal

The Legal Ministry offers Christian mediation as a means of conflict resolution and godly counsel to those with legal or legal-related issues.

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Life Builders

The Life Builders Ministry provides spiritual, emotional and personal encouragement to individuals through biblical principles that can be applied in everyday life situations. The ministry hosts a monthly event called “Life Builders Live.”

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Life Groups

Life Groups are sermon-based small groups that are used as a vehicle to share the gospel while building lifelong relationships.

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Magazine

Vision, our bimonthly publication, keeps the congregation connected and informed about activities and events happening at First Baptist.

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Media Center

The Media Center team helps First Baptist members and guests find the right Bible, sermon, book, music and other inspirational items while shopping in our Media Center. Volunteers are needed at both campuses.

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Men’s Focus Studies

Leading men to spiritual maturity and an intimate relationship with God, this ministry offers short-term studies (three to 10 weeks) on various topics that men face.

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Mental Health Support

The Mental Health Support Ministry offers encouragement, spiritual support, education, and training to individuals with mental health challenges and to those who have loved ones with mental health challenges.

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Military Care

During times of deployment, this ministry provides support, encouragement and prayer to servicemen, women and their families.

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National Missions

Our goal is to win souls for the kingdom and share God’s love by meeting the spiritual and temporal needs of those we come in contact with.

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Newlyweds in Discipleship (NID)

Newlyweds in Discipleship is a 10-month discipleship ministry for couples married three years or less. This ministry is designed to provide tools necessary to have a godly marriage that can last a lifetime.

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Nursery Ministry

The Nursery Ministry provides a supportive environment for families that need care for their children ages 12-23 months during Sunday morning worship services.

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Pastor’s Aid

The Pastor’s Aid Ministry supports Pastor Jenkins, First Lady Trina and their family with special events and other needs. They also provide comfort, prayer, support and love to retired pastors, as well as their widows.

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Photography

The great work being done at FBCG is captured by the Photography Ministry. Whether you’re a novice or professional photographer, use your talents to showcase First Baptist’s pulse and essence through photographs displayed throughout both campuses and in publications.

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Prison

The Prison Ministry goes behind bars to minister to “the least of these” – exposing men, women and youth to God’s Word through preaching, witnessing and written correspondence.

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Project Manhood

Boys, in the 3rd through 7th grade, receive Christ-centered mentoring from mentors who instill values and thought patterns that foster a foundation within four focus areas: spiritual, academic, social and economic.

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Prosperity Partners

Financial mentoring through Prosperity Partners pairs those who are good money managers with those who are facing financial or budgeting challenges.

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Puppet

Biblical teachings and Christian principles are brought to life using puppetry. The Puppet Ministry supports Sunday school, other First Baptist ministries and outreach projects.

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Queen Esther

Queen Esther is a ministry that develops godly women (target ages 18-35) through discipleship and disciplined application of God’s Word to effectively impact their families and communities.

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Safety and Traffic Control

Providing a safe and secure worship environment is a top priority to ensure that First Baptist members and guests can fully enjoy the worship experience. Ministry members monitor what is happening inside and outside of the church.

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Samson’s Dilemma

Men learn how to put proper boundaries in place in order to free themselves from sexual temptation. Through this small-group study, Samson’s Dilemma teaches men how to be victorious against Satan.

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Senior Ushers

The mission of Senior Ushers (ages 26 and older) is to orderly and systematically seat guests, as well as assist with the collection of offerings.

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Senior Wednesday

Our seasoned citizens gather together on Wednesdays for an action-packed, fun-filled day of activity from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Ministry Center.

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Share

The SHARE Ministry is comprised of people who are working to end hunger by coming together to provide nutritious meals for individuals in the community.

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Single Parents

Single mothers and fathers receive encouragement and support in the form of biblical teachings and fellowship as they face the unique challenges that come with parenting alone.

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Singles

Become a single with purpose! The ministry aims to develop dynamic singles by teaching about the gift of singleness and how to maximize and enjoy – not merely endure – this “season” of your life.

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Spanish

¿Hablas español? Aquí en First Baptist Church de Glenarden (FBCG) le damos la bienvenida a todos los que hablan español. Queremos que cada visitante y miembro de FBCG tenga la capacidad de entender y aplicar la palabra de Dios, aunque el inglés no sea su lengua nativa.

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Special Needs

Every individual is welcomed at FBCG, including those with special needs and atypical development. We use multi-sensory classrooms and/or inclusive buddies in Sunday School classes and other FBCG teaching environments to ensure everyone can learn about God’s love.

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Sports

Organized intramural sports such as AAU basketball, co-ed softball and bowling promote physical fitness while fostering sportsmanship in a godly atmosphere.

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Star

Teen girls in 7th – 12th grade are nurtured by mentors in Christian faith, grace, intellect and social awareness. The ministry also provides an intimate setting for girls to explore God’s plan for their lives.

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Sunday School

Adults and children can attend Sunday School at the Worship Center at 10 a.m. and noon. An additional class is held, for adults only, at the Ministry Center on Sundays at 4:30 p.m. (on the fourth Sunday, this class is held at the Worship Center).

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Tamar (Sexual Abuse)

Tamar is a God-centered ministry that promotes spiritual healing for overcomers of sexual abuse. The ministry provides a peaceful environment where women can gain trust with one another and learn to be open about their past experiences.

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Teen Parent Initiative (formerly Hagar)

Teen Parent Initiative empowers teen parents to make healthy decisions about relationships, sex, parenting and life endeavors. It also aims to help teen parents grow into a genuine faith in Jesus Christ, equipping them to be godly parents and encouraging them to minister to others.

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Transportation

Be a blessing to those who are without regular transportation. Using First Baptist’s vans, this ministry provides a wide range of transportation services to members, including ministry outreach needs, Metro pickups/drop offs and senior citizen support.

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Turning Point

This ministry offers a safe, healthy environment to help individuals overcome life-controlling problems, such as substance abuse, anger, addictions, etc., in a small group setting. Turning Point also has separate classes for adults and youths ages 13-17.

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Tutoring

Use your knowledge to help students and adults strengthen their academic skills. Become a spiritual guide by helping students learn accountability to God and their parents.

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Unashamed

Unashamed, also called “The U,” is designed to transform youth into unashamed followers of Jesus Christ, which empowers them to impact the world.

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Vacation Bible School

Every July, Vacation Bible School teaches the Word of God in a nurturing environment that encourages learning in a number of creative ways for children and adults. Registration occurs from April to June.

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Willing Workers

For those who are experiencing a rough season in their lives, the Willing Workers Ministry helps to heal emotional wounds by sharing testimonies and personal experiences. They spearhead several outreaches to minister to people who are dealing with homelessness, pregnancy

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Wise Builders

The Wise Builder Ministry uses the teachings of the design and construction industry, particularly as it relates to building and growing God’s kingdom. With a highly engaged construction program, it is our goal to provide opportunities for mission service in

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Wives’ Support

The Wives’ Support Ministry provides a forum in which married women can become more knowledgeable of the Word of God as it relates to marriage and the home.

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Women’s Focus Studies

If you are a busy woman, then Focus Studies will work for you. Each short-term study (on average, four-to-seven weeks) offers biblically sound studies to meet the needs of women in every season of their lives.

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