Category Archives for "Visionary Leadership Community"

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.

VLC Adopts 2021 Budget, New CMBA Grant Guidelines

CMBA’s Visionary Leadership Community (VLC) met Tuesday, Sept. 15, 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 […]