Tag Archives for " First Impressions "

Navigating a New Season – First Impressions Conference – November 4th-6th

You are invited to use the promo code ColumbiaMetro to register for the online First Impressions Conference, November 4th-6th at www.FirstImpressionsConference.com/ and received a $10 discount. Once you have registered forward your confirmation e-mail to CMBA@ColumbiaMetro.org. We will send you a free copy of Will Mancini’s new book — Future Church: Seven Laws of Real […]

In the Midst of Closures, Can a Welcome Ministry Still Operate?

Church life looks very different after just a few weeks of physical distancing and an uncertain timeframe with Coronavirus-related closures. Virtual ministries and worship experiences have become vital to keeping church members feeling connected. One welcome ministry expert reminds that guests and unchurched individuals are also “visiting” your church virtually, perhaps now more than ever. […]

Our One Priority Briefing for Ministers from George Bullard — March 9th Edition

Missional Leadership Community Gathers on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at North Trenholm Baptist Church Hear George Russ, executive director, Metropolitan New York Baptist Association, speak about their missional ministry at our Missional Leadership Community gathering on Tuesday, March 17th at Noon in the Student Building at North Trenholm Baptist Church, 6515 North Trenholm Road in Columbia. […]

Alice Drive Baptist Ties Multi-Site with an Emphasis on Making a Good First Impression

This summer, Clay Smith will celebrate 25 years as the lead pastor at Alice Drive Baptist Church, in Sumter, and much of that quarter-century’s work has led to this day – pointing Alice Drive Baptist Church toward becoming a multi-site congregation with an emphasis on making an excellent first impression for all those who come. […]

The Heart of First Impressions – Columbia Metro Connection – Episode #028

 SUBSCRIBE:  iTunes| RSS | Stitcher | TuneIn Radio | Google Play         The Columbia Metro Connection is sponsored and supported by the Columbia Metro Baptist Association and the almost 100 family churches that support the ministry of the CMBA.     Hosts for this week’s episode are George Bullard, the Executive Director of the  Columbia Metro Baptist Association.  I’m Chris Reinolds, Certified Church Consultant & Lead Pastor a Killian Baptist […]