Category Archives for "Empowering Congregations"

CMBA Holds Virtual Guest Services Dialogue

Our One Priority is to “start and strengthen congregations to serve as vital and vibrant missional communities.” The CMBA offered a live virtual dialogue Sept. 24 with guest services specialists Mary Ann Sibley and Rebecca Carlisle, of Stoked Workshops, on the needs of first-time visitors and those returning to ReGathered worship. These resources are important to CMBA churches as they consider ways to engage their communities with the gospel.

Resources CMBA Offers Congregations

Today we had the first session on the Resources CMBA Offers Congregations. Here is the link to watch the video:  https://columbiametro.org/cmba-congregation-resources/. Here are the topics and the presenters for Part One plus how to get hold of them to ask questions or to request services. Topics: First – ReLaunching and ReOpening Strategies for Disruptive Innovation […]

CMBA’s COVID-19 Response Resources

Resources for CMBA Churches and Others >Small Business Administration Site on PPP — https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans/coronavirus-relief-options/paycheck-protection-program-ppp April 4th — Religious Freedom and the SBA Paycheck Protection Program — https://erlc.com/resource-library/articles/religious-freedom-and-the-sba-paycheck-protection-program?fbclid=IwAR1kNY3VnGksHfz65ANYPzvXsWzoIA2NX3W6AmVd5iOQ9ZCVBICAraV_yUI > April 1st — Fast and Cheap Ways to Livestream Your Church Service THIS SUNDAY — https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jWzRqf73zzg&t=15s&fbclid=IwAR0vB3YYW6gYLkMBcBcxA65AKTf6a-4U3cbEQZpeVSFWsUv1zpW-E3qJfj8 > April 1st — SCBC Video on Low Power FM Transmitters […]