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VLC Completes 2021 Work, Looks to 2022

CMBA

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 […]

Executive Director Search Committee Accepting Resumes

CMBA

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 […]

VLC Adopts Creation of Bylaws Revision Team

CMBA

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 […]

Now Debt-Free, Beulah Looks to Future Ministry

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 […]

CMBA Holds Annual Meeting, Reception Honoring Locklear

CMBA

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 […]

Executive Director Search Committee Update

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 […]

VLC Adopts Proposed 2022 CMBA Budget

CMBA

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 […]