One Priority Briefing for Congregational Leaders from George Bullard – Monday, November 8, 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.

South Carolina Baptist Convention Annual Meeting at Columbia First

Two hundred years ago in the year 1821 the South Carolina Baptist Convention began. Monday evening and all day Tuesday our regional denominational organization of more than 2100 congregations will be in session at Columbia’s First Baptist Church.

For information on the meeting go to

Future Church Collective in Atlanta, GA January 5th-7th

Check out this event in Atlanta, GA Wednesday through Friday, January 5th-7th. Three topics. One on each day. Attend one day, two days, or three days. CMBA is offering partial scholarships for pastors and staff persons from CMBA financially contributing Member or Church Network Connection.

Check out the details of this event to be held at Peachtree Church in Atlanta at

Wednesday is about Denominee – making our association more effective in serving congregations. Thursday is about Pivvot – helping your church multiply the number of disciples of Jesus. Friday is about Younique – helping disciples live out their special calling from God.

To find out more about the partial scholarships available, contact George Bullard at or 803.622.0923.

Register for Resources

Interested in starting or sponsoring a new church? Check out this Send Network/North American Mission Board site for resources.

Register for resources at

Want to find out more about the launching of new congregational expressions in CMBA? Contact Robbie McAlister at or 803.315.2741. He can talk with you about sponsorship and our church planters network.

Our One Priority Briefing and the Our One Priority Briefing Online Gathering are made possible by the financial gifts of the member and network connection congregations of the Columbia Metro Baptist Association at,, or 803.619.7110. To donate to CMBA go to Congregations can make their general contributions through this link. Congregations, missions groups and individuals can designate gifts to the Congregational Grant Fund, hunger ministry, disaster response, and Baptist Collegiate Ministry.

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Kyndra Bremer