“When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed.” 
Maya Angelou

Ministries

MEN'S MINISTRY

The Men's Ministry provides opportunities for men to become more spiritually mature through a closer relationship with Jesus Christ and to become godly influences within their home, church and community.

The objectives of the Men’s Ministry is to disciple and equip men in their roles as men of God, whether married, single, older, or younger. The Men's Ministry seeks to provide a venue for modeling the life of Christ to men and challenges men to go from the ordinary to the extraordinary and to reach their full potential in Jesus Christ.

The Men's Ministry provides a venue for modeling the life of Christ to men. This is accomplished through teaching, fellowship, and service; providing opportunities for fostering spiritual friendships and developing discipling relationships, so that men can grow in conformity to Christ, specifically in their roles as men.

 

WOMEN'S MINISTRY

The purpose of the Women's Ministry is to support women in their relationship with God so that through spiritual friendships, mentoring, modeling, and teaching one another, we might experience the freedom to become all that God intends us to be. Women are taught that they are persons of inestimable worth because we were created by God and have been redeemed and should honor God with our life and body.

 

YOUTH MINISTRY

The purpose of the Youth Ministry is to establish a foundation for building Christian character, morals, values and behaviors in young people ages 12 to 17. Creative and innovative methods are used to excite, inspire, capture and ignite young people for Jesus. The goal is to enable young people to understand and recognize who Jesus is and what it is to live for Him only.

The Youth Ministry strives to respond to the social and spiritual needs of the youth by providing relative programs, activities, and events that will allow them to build a strong foundation of faith that will enable them to express and share their faith through their own words, actions and deeds.

 

PROGRESSIVE CARE

This support group ministry was established in August 1999 to provide comfort, support, and counseling to individuals, families, and couples. Support groups are held for individuals who are married, widowed, separated/divorced, single parents, individuals who are bereaved, and those who have terminal illnesses.

Elder Wender R. Gavin, President

Elder Timothy Beard, Ph.D., CRC, BCMC, Vice-President

 

YOUNG ADULT TRANSITIONAL MINISTRY

This ministry was established in November 1999. It is designed to be an interstate highway whereby young men and women (ages 18-25) can build and develop an intimate relationship with Jesus Christ, producing strong Christian faith, character, and principles that are needed to face life's challenges victoriously. This is accomplished through a combination of the following: relationship forums, career workshops, health education workshops, personal growth and development seminars and spiritual growth seminars.

Elder Timothy L. Beard and Sister Wendy G. Beard, Ministry Leaders

 

ALL IN THE FAMILY

This relevant 21st century ministry was established in November 2000. It is uniquely designed to enhance and facilitate positive relationships within marriages and families. "All in the Family" is equipped to address and tackle the many ills and dysfunctionalities that work to compromise the functionality and health of marriages and families. This is accomplished through a combination of marriage and family workshops, relationship workshops and forums, married couples' support groups, parenting workshops and health education workshops.

Elder Wender R. Gavin and Sister Callie R. Gavin, Ministry Leaders

Elder Timothy L. Beard and Sister Wendy G. Beard, Ministry Leaders

 

A TIME TO SERVE MINISTRY

A ministry established in July 2013 for the purpose of promoting evangelism. This ministry focuses on one-on-one outreach as a means to sharing the Gospel and reaching out to people for the increase of God's kingdom. The ministry focuses on door-to-door witnessing to the unchurched, home visits to those who have visited the church, hospital and nursing home visitation, and inviting friends, neighbors and co-workers for a meal or to activities that will allow the Gospel of Jesus Christ to be shared with them.

Ministry Leaders - All Department Leaders

SINGLES' MINISTRY

The Singles' Ministry is dedicated to the emotional and spiritual growth of single adults and helps to meet the needs of today's Christian singles. The Singles' Ministry includes individuals ages 18 to 55 who have never been married, divorced, separated, or widowed. The Singles' Ministry is designed to meet four main objectives:

1. To provide opportunities for fellowship, encouragement and discussion about issues confronting Christian single adults

2. To launch single men and women to a life of vision as they comprehend God's purpose for singleness

3. To help singles grow by living God-focused lives and achieve confidence that is grounded in God's grace

4. To provide opportunities to encourage and cultivate God-honoring relationships

Sister Wanda Bailey, Coordinator

Sister Tameka Richardson and Sister Sharonda Broxton, Assistant Coordinators

 

COVENANT MARRIAGE MINISTRY

The purpose of the Covenant Marriage Ministry is to assist couples in every stage of relational development and to create a God-honoring marriage that thrives on intimacy and growth. When couples forge ahead with God they become a light of hope to others.

Every individual that is part of this ministry is encouraged to focus his or her attention on living for God and to trust in His care. Additionally, God's strength will allow couples to be victorious in all areas of the Christian life….and the Christian married life.

Elder Wender R. Gavin and Sister Callie R. Gavin, Ministry Leaders

 

SENIOR MINISTRY

The purpose of the Senior Ministry is to meet the spiritual, physical and social needs of retired and senior adults. Evangelism, discipleship, proclamation and pursuit of excellence in all things are a central focus.

The core values of the Senior Adult Ministry are:

* FELLOWSHIP, sharing of abilities with others for the cause of Christ

* ENCOURAGEMENT, reinforcing one another in need

* COMPASSION, support of the needy

* OUTREACH, carrying out the Great Commission through our influence

Sister Sharon Broxton and Sister Pamela Cooper, Ministry Leader

 

SURVIVING AND THRIVING AS A SINGLE MOM

Surviving and Thriving as a Single Mom Ministry was established in July 2013 for the purpose of mentoring single mothers and providing small support groups that will teach life skills like overcoming anger and bitterness, dealing with their children's fathers, handling teenagers, time management and financial management.

* Purpose: To rebuild in single mothers and their children what has been distorted by life’s circumstances.

* Mission: To empower and equip single mothers to achieve wholeness in parenting, finances and healthy relationships.

* Values: Single parents are families that are whole families, not single adults with children.

Sister Callie Gavin and Sister Brenda Wilson, Ministry Leaders