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OPP 051: Columbia Coronavirus Vaccine Panel

This week, Dr. George Bullard, Executive Director of the CMBA, and Dr. Andre Rogers, Pastor at Concord Fellowship Baptist Church have a candid conversation with a panel of state & community leaders from the Columbia Metro to address the anxiety that exists in the African-American community surrounding the Coronavirus vaccine.  Let’s listen in to this essential conversation.

Pastors Share Redemptive Responses on Racial Reconciliation

On June 11, several Midlands pastors recorded a virtual dialogue on racial reconciliation that was immediately uploaded to the CMBA website. Spurred by recent events including the death of George Floyd and subsequent protests across the nation around systemic racism and injustice, the African American and Caucasian pastors shared openly about their experiences, convictions and […]

Churches “Flattening” the Technology Learning Curve

As the spread of COVID-19 and its related shutdowns began occurring in mid-March, churches were forced to make operational decisions in rapid-fire succession. Churches with an existing online presence were a step ahead in transitioning to virtual worship experiences. Others were thrown into a steep learning curve of technology and social media platforms. Now more […]

A New Chapter for the Columbia Metro Baptist Association: Building Sale Funds Future Ministries

Big changes and exciting opportunities are ahead for CMBA in 2020. The Gadsden Street building was sold in December, associational resources are now housed in rented space at North Trenholm Baptist Church, and the staff works onsite there or remotely as they assist churches in ministry. According to Executive Director George Bullard the move is […]

CMBA, Gethsemane Associations Celebrate Baptist Women’s World Day of Prayer

Women from the Columbia Metro Baptist Association (CMBA) and the Gethsemane Association met together to celebrate Baptist Women’s World Day of Prayer on November 4th at Concord Fellowship Baptist Church in Columbia. Under the theme “Arise and Shine” more than 100 women gathered for prayer, Bible study and fellowship. It was one of the largest […]

Empowering Congregations is the Key Service to Churches

Our One Priority in CMBA is Starting and Strengthening Congregations to Serve as Vital and Vibrant Missional Communities. To fulfill Our One Priority a team of mobilizers is available to our family of congregations in the Midlands of South Carolina. The overarching strategy is called Empowering Congregations. It includes strategies for Starting Congregations, Strengthening Congregations, […]