Category Archives for "BCM"

September VLC Held at NorthStar Center of Hope


The CMBA Visionary Leadership Community (VLC) met Tuesday, September 20, at NorthStar Center of Hope to conduct business and share ministry updates. NorthStar Christian Center Associate Pastor John Lakin welcomed VLC members to the church’s community center along with member Yvonne Murray, who also serves as the Center of Hope director, as previewed in CMBA’s […]

Worship, Prayer Emphasis During CMBA Annual Meeting


The CMBA Family of Churches will gather for its Annual Meeting on Thursday, Oct. 6, at 6:30 p.m. at Winnsboro First Baptist Church. This will be a time of worship, prayer, and celebration for what God is doing through CMBA churches across the Midlands. All church members and staff are invited to attend. “We’d love […]

A Letter to the CMBA Family of Churches from Rev. Jamie Rogers

Jamie Rogers LetterDownload Jamie Rogers Promo for Churches Download August 22, 2022 Dear CMBA Members, I’m writing to tell you how excited I am to begin serving you all this Monday, August 22, 2022. When I was first elected as the new Executive Director of the association, my start date was originally going to be […]

New CMBA Executive Director: “I Am Here to Serve”

CMBA pastors and lay leaders elected Rev. Jamie Rogers as their new Executive Director during a special called meeting Tuesday, July 19, in Columbia. Rogers, who begins his work September 1, says he is “excited to dream with Columbia-area Baptist churches about how we can all be better at fulfilling the Great Commission together as […]

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 […]

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 […]

New Roof at GraceChurch of Columbia Evidence of “Kingdom Work”

Early one recent April morning about 140 Midlands volunteers showed up to reroof GraceChurch of Columbia, located a few blocks from Forest Drive. The project birthed through conversations with Love Cola and the nonprofit agency Home Works of America grew to include members of about six churches, Baptist Collegiate Ministry (BCM) and a roofing contractor’s […]

New BCM Groups Starting at Allen University, Benedict College

CMBA churches have long-supported Baptist Collegiate Ministry (BCM) at the University of South Carolina which has been reaching local and international college students enrolled in schools from across the Midlands for decades. BCM offers weekly worship and discipleship opportunities and enjoys connecting students to local churches as well. The South Carolina Baptist Convention recently welcomed […]

BCM: Church Partners Needed to Reach Students with the Gospel

CMBA churches looking to engage in local missions and ministry should consider The University of South Carolina Baptist Collegiate Ministry (BCM), which is actively sharing the love of Christ to students living and studying in the Midlands. According to BCM Director Jamie Rogers, there are plenty of ways to support the ministry that is working […]