Bill Wright Retires After 33 Years in Full-Time Ministry

Rev. Bill Wright will retire from full-time ministry effective June 30, 2022. Bill served on staff with CMBA for 14 years and in various other ministry and leadership roles within the association. He announced his plans earlier this month to his church, Temple Baptist, where he has also served as associate pastor. “Bill Wright served […]

Rogers Announced as New Executive Director Candidate at June VLC

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The CMBA Visionary Leadership Community (VLC) met Tuesday, June 21, at Mt. Elon Baptist in Hopkins to conduct business and share ministry updates. Pastor Charles Wilson welcomed the group along with member Buck Williams, who was previewed in CMBA’s VLC Member Spotlight last week. The Executive Director Search Team presented VLC members with a report […]

VLC Endorses CMBA Executive Director Search Team Report

Executive Director Search Team members met with VLC members Tuesday, June 21, to present Rev. Jamie Rogers as candidate for the top leadership role within the Columbia Metro Baptist Association (CMBA) Family of Churches. VLC members voted to endorse the search team report, and announced a special called meeting on Tuesday, July 19, at 1:30 […]

VLC Member Spotlight: Buck Williams, Mt. Elon Baptist

This month’s Visionary Leadership Community (VLC) Member Spotlight is on William “Buck” Williams, member of Mt. Elon Baptist in Hopkins. The VLC meets almost monthly to conduct CMBA business and share ministry updates from our Family of Churches across the Midlands. Mt. Elon will host the group’s June meeting. A Columbia, S.C., native, Buck grew […]

What is Your Congregation’s Future Story of Missional Ministry?

What is Your Congregation’s Future Story of Missional Ministry?Download During the past ten months, CMBA had engaged in two phases of the Denominee process. This is jointly funded by our association, our state convention, and the North American Mission Board. The purpose is to help associations close the value gap between how they function and […]

One Priority Briefing for Congregational Leaders from George Bullard – Wednesday, May 25, 2022

A Family of Baptist Congregations in theMidlands of South Carolina Mission Focus: Unleashing FutureStoriesUnleashing Future Missional Stories of Our Family of Congregations One Priority Briefing, 05.25.22 Download Mission Field Alpha Luncheon at Woodfield Park Baptist Church Thursday, June 2nd at 11:30 a.m. — 1834 Morninglo Ln, Columbia, SC 29223. Come discover the Kingdom opportunity for […]

Executive Director Search Committee Updates VLC at May Meeting

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The CMBA Visionary Leadership Community (VLC) met Tuesday, May 17, at New Heights Church to conduct business and share ministry updates. Pastor Richard Fleming welcomed the group along with member Doug Barnett, who was previewed in CMBA’s VLC Member Spotlight last week. Of note, VLC members heard an update from the Executive Director Search Committee […]

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