MINISTRIES

Daily Bread (Sign) Ministry

Ministering through biblical thoughts and to inform the public of “Special Days”.

Drama Productions

Presents religious interpretations of scriptures in an art form, song and/or dramatic acting by our very own talented membership.

Media

Records worship and special services on CD’s and DVD’s. Maintains a master tape of all services so that they can be provided for members or guests upon request.

Music Ministry

Comprised of various choirs and makes a vital contribution to all worship services. Supports the Pastor in ministering to other churches.

Bobby A. Stewart Church Growth

Designed to keep the entire membership close to the church family. Sends correspondence to the visitors. Provides orientation for all New Members. Inform members of upcoming activities.

Children & Youth Ministry (K-12th Grade)

Special classes to increase their knowledge about Christ. They are informed about salvation and provided skills to develop their Christian life in order to help others.

Freedom School

This is a Summer Youth Enrichment program for youth ages 5 – 15 years old. The program offers academic enrichment in reading and math. Youth development activities such as photography, sports fishing, Kids in the Kitchen, woodworking and experienced based entrepreneurial program called Mini-Society.

New Beginnings Marriage

For couples who are planning to be married and all married couples. Classes are designed to help plan and prepare for a successful, fruitful marriage by including Godly principles.

New Members Council

Help those who want to make a decision for Christ through scripture and prayer and aide in the decision making process of non-believers to accept Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior.

New Members Orientation Class

This class is designed to help the new member become orientated to the church body of Jesus Christ. They are also instructed on church services, Sunday School and their privileges and opportunities of the church along with accepting their obligations as a church member. These classes are taught every Sunday morning at 8:30 a.m.

Sunday School

Classes are available for all age groups. They are taught by a staff that is prayed up, studied up, and ready to teach at 8:30 a.m. every Sunday morning.

Tutorial Ministry

This ministry is designed to help minister to the total man by serving the educational needs of Christ’s church.

Vacation Bible School

Affords everyone an opportunity to learn together through diversified class groupings. It is held for three nights at a fast pace.

Wallace L. Downs Scholarship Committee

A ministry by which the church offers scholarships to students who want to attend colleges or universities of their choice. There is certain criterion that must be met before one can be a recipient of the W. L. Downs Scholarship.

Young Adult Ministry

Consists of young adults between the ages of 18-35. Ministers to the needs of the young adults without separating them from the membership.

Young Men’s Society

A mentoring program for young males (ages 10-18) that need role models during their adolescent and teen years. They are give inspiration and encouragement.

Young Women’s Society (YWS)

A mentoring program for young females (ages 8 – 18) that need role models during their adolescent and teen years. They are given inspiration and encouragement.

Brotherhood Ministry

Involves all the men of the church in praying and studying the Bible. They are supportive in various church activities. They volunteer their time and resources by ministering to the sick and needy. Bears witness of Christ to all people everywhere on the job, on the streets and places where people congregateBus MinistryTravel over the city streets bringing members and visitors to the church services. Travel to out-of-town functions when necessary.

Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA)

An advocate for children who become involved involuntarily in the court system.

Evangelism Ministry

This ministry carries out Christ’s mandate of presenting Jesus to those who are lost, and persuading people to become His disciples and members of His church.

Grief Ministry

Ministering to those who are suffering from a loss. Help members cope with caring for those who are terminally ill. In addition, for persons who care for others who need support.

Mission Ministry

Demonstrates increasingly God’s love in action as represented by acts of service. Visits the nursing homes, sick and shut in, and bereaved families.

Prison Ministry

A ministry committed to fulfilling the commission of Jesus Christ to go and make disciples, to come to know and accept Him as their personal Savior.To demonstrate and teach the love of Jesus to incarcerated men and women.

Church Picnic Committee

Organizes and plans the annual church picnic.

Culinary/Hospitality

Buys food and prepares meals as needed in connection with meetings, funeral and programs.

Excursion

Coordinates and help plan trips that the church takes including arranging transportation, hotel rooms and activities.

Newsletter

Provides information to the church family about events and news through a quarterly publication using creativity and reporting.

Nurses Corp

Staffed with qualified, licensed nurses who are on duty at each service to meet the congregation’s need.

Publicity & Announcement Committee

Designed to help promote upcoming events in the newsletter, newspaper, radio stations, and bulletin boards throughout the church to keep church members informed.

Property & Space

Responsible for the up-keep of the church building including locking & unlocking the church.

Usher Board

Consists of all age groups: Youth, Young Adult and Senior Ushers. Makes members and visitors feel comfortable and lends spiritual dignity to the entire church service.

Security

Designed to ensure the protection of congregation and grounds while attending services and the protection and safety of our business office.

Volunteer

This ministry consists of members who wish to volunteer their time or talent for the building of God’s Kingdom here on earth without being compensated from a monetary standpoint.

Finance

Works to the glory of God under the Holy Spirit. Assists the Pastor in administration of Church affairs.

Associate Ministers

They assist the Pastor.

Deacon Ministry

Works to the glory of God under the Holy Spirit. Keeps peace within the membershipCreates an air of spirituality. Helps the spiritual growth of church

Deaconess Ministries

Serves church by assisting with communion services. Assists with baptizing females members, ministers to the sick and comfort the bereaved.

Minister’s Wives

Nominating Committee

Works to the glory of God under the Holy Spirit. Keeps peace within the membership and creates an air of spirituality. Helps the spiritual growth of church.

Young Adults (Age 18 – 35 years)

Consists of young adults between the ages of 18 – 35. Ministers to the needs of all young adults without separating them from the membership.

Seasoned Adults (Age 36 – 59 years)

 

Senior Saints (Age 60 and Over)

Monthly fellowships with education outings periodically during the year.