This week, George Bullard, Executive Director of the CMBA, sits down with Bedjriha Jazic, Director of Lutheran Services, and Ryan Dupree, International Minister with First Baptist Church Columbia, to discuss ministry partnership opportunities among the Refugee Resettlement efforts in Columbia, South Carolina.
Refugee Resettlement Download “… I was a stranger and you invited me in.” Matthew 25:35 The United Nations estimates that of the 75.9 million people worldwide that were displaced in 2019, 26 million of them were refugees – people forced to leave their country to escape war, persecution or natural disaster. These individuals and families […]
Love Cola Encourages Partnership, Community Ministry Download Love Cola, an organized collaborative ministry across the Midlands, has named October 4-9 as Love Cola Week. CMBA churches are encouraged to discover ways they can participate and partner with other local churches to reach their communities through meaningful missions and hands-on ministry opportunities. According to Interim Impacting […]
The South Carolina State Fair is right around the corner, and our member churches are always looking for ways to minister to those who help set up and run the fair events. If you, or a group of people from your church, want to serve alongside other believers to show and share the love of Jesus during the pre-fair activities on Monday, October 11th or Tuesday, October 12th, visit columbiametro.org/fair for more details.
Are you or your church looking to make a collaborative international impact in your own backyard?
Columbia by throwing a Housewarming Party to provide basic furniture and household items. These wonderful teachers need not only household everyday essentials but are also in desperate need of a community to support them.
The CMBA Visionary Leadership Community (VLC) conducted business and shared ministry updates virtually on Tuesday, August 17. This was the group’s first meeting since the announcement that all CMBA-related gatherings will be held virtually until at least mid-September, at which time current Covid data will be reevaluated. During the meeting VLC members heard Team Huddle […]
CMBA is taking reservations for the recently renovated Block Party Trailer and, for a limited time, at no cost to contributing Member and Church Network Connection churches. In keeping with Our One Priority “to start and strengthen congregations to serve as vital and vibrant missional communities,” CMBA offers this resource to help churches engage the […]