Category Archives for "Visionary Leadership Community"

One Priority Briefing for Congregational Leaders from George Bullard – Monday, May 10, 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, 05.10.21 Download Teaching Generosity in Your Congregation Tuesday, May 18th is the next Our One Priority Briefing Live! lunch and speakers in the Student Building […]

One Priority Briefing for Congregational Leaders from George Bullard – Monday, April 26, 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, 04.26.21 Download Talk Tomorrow/Tuesday with Ryan Burge About His Newly Released Book on The Nones Our One Priority Briefing Live! tomorrow/Tuesday, April 27th at 2:00 […]

VLC Considers Additional Funding for Church Plants

CMBA

The CMBA Visionary Leadership Community (VLC) met Tues., Apr. 20, at North Trenholm Baptist Church to conduct business and share ministry updates. VLC members heard CMBA Team Huddle reports from CMBA Executive Director George Bullard, including updates on their work directly with churches. Updates on New Congregational Expressions in the association included the launch of […]

VLC Approves New Member Church and Church Network Connection

The CMBA Visionary Leadership Community (VLC) met Tuesday, March 16, at North Trenholm Baptist Church to conduct business and share ministry updates. Riverbend Community Church was approved as a Church Network Connection (CNC) at the January VLC meeting. The church had no previous association affiliation and, after participating in CMBA projects and programs, committed financially […]

Ministry Strategy Work Groups, Grant Updates Presented to VLC

CMBA’s Visionary Leadership Community (VLC) met virtually on Tuesday, Feb. 16, to conduct business and share ministry updates. Comprised of CMBA ministers and lay leaders, the VLC operates under the association’s vision of “starting and strengthening congregations to serve as vital and vibrant missional communities.” Executive Director George Bullard and newly-elected VLC Leader Jacob Helsley […]

VLC Welcomes New Members, Riverbend Church as CNC

CMBA’s Visionary Leadership Community (VLC) met virtually on Tuesday, Jan. 19, for its first session of the year to conduct business and share ministry updates. Comprised of CMBA ministers and lay leaders, the VLC operates under the association’s vision of “starting and strengthening congregations to serve as vital and vibrant missional communities.” Executive Director George […]

VLC Affirms Racial Reconciliation Statement, Conducts Year-End Business

CMBA’s Visionary Leadership Community (VLC) met Tuesday, Nov. 17, for its final session of the year at North Trenholm Baptist Church in Columbia to share updates and conduct business. Comprised of CMBA ministers and lay leaders, the VLC operates under the association’s vision of “starting and strengthening congregations to serve as vital and vibrant missional […]

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 […]

VLC Approves Vision Process, CMBA Business Session Date

CMBA’s Visionary Leadership Community (VLC) met Tuesday, Oct. 20, for its monthly session at North Trenholm Baptist Church in Columbia to share updates and conduct business. Comprised of CMBA ministers and lay leaders, the VLC operates under the association’s vision of “starting and strengthening congregations to serve as vital and vibrant missional communities.” Executive Director […]

Meet Robbie McAlister, Our One Priority Mobilizer

The CMBA welcomes Robbie McAlister who begins his work as a new Our One Priority Mobilizer Oct.1. In this part-time contract role, Robbie will focus on church planting including starting new congregational expressions and walking alongside CMBA churches committed to partnering in multiplication. With the creation of this new position, the Visionary Leadership Community is acting on the CMBA’s commitment to church planting, which is one of its seven vision strategies.