Tag Archives for " Hunger Ministry "

Q&A with Cathy Locklear

July Story 1 – Q&A with Cathy Locklear WEB Download CMBA Ministry Mobilizer Cathy Locklear has announced that she will retire from her staff role August 31 to spend more quality time with her family. For more than 20 years Cathy has served alongside Midlands churches in a variety of community impact efforts including food […]

Belmont Baptist “Walking Faithfully” in Current Season

Story – Belmont Baptist WEB Download The CMBA family of churches has quite a history together. During a recent Visionary Leadership Community (VLC) meeting held at Belmont Baptist, the connection was made that the church was originally a mission of Eau Claire Baptist in the 1950’s and sponsored Cedar Creek Baptist in 1979. Partnership, church […]

CMBA Grants Support Two Church Hunger Ministries

Mar 2 Story – Grant Recipients WEB Download Two CMBA churches have applied for and received Our One Priority Congregational Grants for hunger related ministries that actively serve Midlands residents. During its January 2021 meeting, the Visionary Leadership Community (VLC) approved requests from Blaney Baptist and NorthStar Christian Church’s Center of Hope for each to […]

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 […]

One Priority Briefing for Congregational Leaders from George Bullard – Monday, January 4, 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, 1.04.21 Download Resources Available for Our Family of Congregations In the Midlands of South Carolina As we begin a new calendar year, we want to […]

One Priority Briefing for Congregational Leaders from George Bullard — Monday, October 26, 2020

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. Clay Smith and Casey Williams to Talk About Future Ministry This Thursday This Thursday, October 29th 2:00 p.m. as the One Priority Briefing Live! pastors Clay Smith of Alice Drive Baptist Church […]

One Priority Briefing for Congregational Leaders from George Bullard — Monday, October 19, 2020

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. Week of Prayer for Baptist Associations October 18th-24th is the national Week of Prayer for Baptist Associations. What does it mean to pray for your Baptist association – the Columbia […]

CMBA Churches Impacting Communities Despite Unusual Season

COVID-19 may have disrupted weekly church schedules and operations for a time, but it has not dampened the spirit of CMBA churches determined to impact their communities with the hope of the gospel. Some outreach ministries continued during the quarantine and ReGathering periods, with other churches reporting the start of new ministries birthed during this […]

COVID-19 Financial Assistance Spotlight

CMBA churches have access to several avenues for financial ministry assistance in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Grant money for hunger relief ministry efforts and some technology support is available through the association, and the South Carolina Baptist Convention (SCBC) has set aside COVID-19 Serve Community Aid money designed to support the local church […]