The Visionary Leadership Community (VLC) is a collection of representatives from the CMBA Family of Churches, serving together to conduct business and make important decisions about the ministry and vision of the association. As the CMBA office became virtual in 2021, the VLC began holding its monthly meetings in churches to further celebrate the staff […]
The CMBA Visionary Leadership Community (VLC) met for its final session of the year at GraceChurch Of Columbia to conduct business and share ministry updates on Tuesday, November 16. VLC members heard Team Huddle reports from its subgroups regarding ongoing work with CMBA churches through Our One Priority to “start and strengthen congregations to serve […]
The Search Committee for the next Executive Director of the Columbia Metro Baptist Association (CMBA) is now accepting resumes. The request comes as the group of five representatives from member churches and two alternates has been meeting for several months following the retirement announcement of current Executive Director George Bullard, effective June 30, 2022. The […]
The 2021 Baptist Women’s World Day of Prayer is Monday, November 1, and a prayer service will be held at 6 p.m. at Zion Chapel #1 Baptist Church in Columbia. The event, jointly sponsored by the CMBA Woman’s Missionary Union and Gethsemane Women’s Auxiliary, is open to women of all ages and a link will […]
The CMBA Visionary Leadership Community (VLC) met at Spring Valley Baptist to conduct business and share ministry updates on Tuesday, October 19. VLC members heard Team Huddle reports from its subgroups regarding ongoing work with CMBA churches through Our One Priority to “start and strengthen congregations to serve as vital and vibrant missional communities.” These […]
Oct-Story-1-Beulah-Baptist-WEB Download God performed a miracle through Beulah Baptist. This month the church paid off debt it had carried for 18 years, and the congregation is now looking forward to what other miracles God has in store. According to Pastor Cameron DeBrew, Beulah was a smaller church with regular people on regular salaries in the […]
Representatives from CMBA member churches met for the annual meeting Thursday, October 7, at Cedar Creek Baptist in Blythewood. Moderator James “J” Thompson, pastor of Cedar Creek, conducted the business portions of the meeting while Executive Director George Bullard shared ministry updates. At the conclusion of the meeting attendees celebrated Cathy Locklear who retired from […]
The CMBA Executive Director Search Committee has announced that sitting Chair Jacob Helsley has resigned from his leadership position but will continue to serve as a contributing member. Citing that his current season of life “prohibits me from giving adequate leadership” within the role, Helsley officially resigned during a September 27 called committee meeting. The […]
The CMBA Visionary Leadership Community (VLC) conducted business and shared ministry updates virtually on Tuesday, September 21. They also worked to finalize plans related to the upcoming CMBA Annual Meeting to be held Thursday, October 7, at 6 p.m. at Cedar Creek Baptist in Blythewood. During the meeting VLC members heard Team Huddle reports from […]
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