Category Archives for "Multiplying Congregations"

One Priority Briefing for Congregational Leaders from George Bullard – Monday, April 12, 2021

  A Family of Baptist Congregations in the Midlands of South Carolina Our One Priority: Starting and Strengthening Churches to Serve as Vital and Vibrant Missional Communities. One Priority Briefing, 04.12.21 Download Join George Bullard for a Roundtable Gathering for a Meal and Dialogue In 2020 before the beginning of the pandemic, George Bullard began […]

Riverbend Joins the CMBA Family of Churches

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Riverbend Community Church was formally welcomed into the CMBA family of churches as a full Church Member by the Visionary Leadership Community during its March meeting. Since it was founded in 1984, Riverbend has established a strong church DNA of mission giving and sending. The church has been affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention […]

CMBA Offers Mentoring and Coaching Capacity to the Sponsors of New Congregational Expressions

CMBA Offers Mentoring and Coaching Capacity Download Your associational leadership strongly believes that existing congregations plant new congregational expressions. It takes a one to three missionally-driven congregations to effectively launch a new congregational expression. The spiritual and strategic growth that happens out of this sponsorship often has a wonderful and fruitful impact on the sponsoring […]

One Priority Briefing for Congregational Leaders from George Bullard – Monday, March 29, 2021

  A Family of Baptist Congregations in the Midlands of South Carolina Our One Priority: Starting and Strengthening Churches to Serve as Vital and Vibrant Missional Communities. One Priority Briefing, 03.29.21 Download Big 5 Summit, Saturday, April 24th atNorthside Baptist Church This event is sponsored by the SCBC and the associations in the Midlands. To register, […]

One Priority Briefing for Congregational Leaders from George Bullard – Monday, March 22, 2021

  A Family of Baptist Congregations in the Midlands of South Carolina Our One Priority: Starting and Strengthening Churches to Serve as Vital and Vibrant Missional Communities. One Priority Briefing, 03.22.21 Download CMBA Welcomes Two New Congregationsto Our Association Riverbend Community Church, a church affiliated with the SC Baptist Convention, but who had no previous […]

A Dozen Essential Actions for Leading the Launch or Coming Alongside a New Congregational Expression

Actions for Launching New Congregational Expressions Download It is a foundational commitment of the Columbia Metro Baptist Association that the best approach to starting new congregational expressions is for the congregations to take the lead and do the starting, planting, and/or sponsoring. This is long-term the best method for creating congregations who serve as vital […]

Roundtable Discussion on Revitalization, Missions

Lexington Baptist Church (LBC), a CMBA Church Network Connection, recently held a roundtable discussion on church revitalization, replanting, missions and issues confronting the Church in America. The conversation included LBC staff members, the pastors of a local church replant and a new church in Portland, both supported by LBC, and representatives from the church revitalization […]

New Grant Available to Participating CMBA Member Churches

The Visionary Leadership Community (VLC) has voted to approve the new Our One Priority Congregational Grants available to CMBA member churches and network connection churches. The new grant guidelines will provide for modest financial resources to these congregations engaging in efforts consistent with the funds provided to CMBA for starting and strengthening churches. The grant […]