Baptist E&M Convention
1531 Hampton Street
Columbia SC, 29201
Baptist E&M Ministries
This ministry is designed to focus on the critical health needs of the African American community and to discover strategies to address these needs. Emphasis will be placed on education and prevention
This very needed ministry's aim is to connect the appropriate inmates with a local church prior to their release from the correctional institution, for the purpose of establishing a constructive relationship with a loving and supportive congregation. Emphasis will be placed upon decreasing the recidivist rate and assisting the institution with rehabilitation by focusing on their spiritual, economical and social development.
Evangelism Commission Ministry
The Evangelism commission Ministry's objective will be to engage the churches of the state in individual and corporate evangelistic efforts through training and practical ministry opportunities. Emphasis will be placed on setting a convention statewide numerical "soul winning" goal to rescue the lost to Christ and reclaim the inactive to a ministry of purpose and spiritual fulfillment.
Stewardship Commission Ministry
This commission is designed to teach believers the biblical principles of stewardship and to find a way to filter its concepts into the local churches through the leadership and promotion of the pastor. Congregants will be exposed to what it means to be totally committed to a life in Christ.
Worship Commission Ministry
The Worship commission Ministry will give leadership in the Convention in determining strategy to communicate the biblical principles of authentic worship and the important role of appropriate praise and worship music. The emphasis will be on preparing parishioners to engage in a spiritual and truthful response to the presence of God and His deity.
Christian Education Commission Ministry
This ministry is for the purpose of promoting the establishment of Christian education ministries in the local church with a view toward equipping saints for the work of the ministry and the edification of the Body of Christ. Emphasis will be on establishing and maintaining a viable Christian Education Ministry so that believers can know who they are and what their human situations mean.
Political Action Commission Ministry
This ministry focus will be to recommend to the Convention the key political issues worthy of the Convention's attention for positive action to help enhance the future of the constituency of the Convention and the well being of the state's citizenry. Please Note: it is recommended that the Convention inject a Preaching Forum during the week of the Annual Session which will focus on equipping pastor's on the skills and principles needed for transformational biblical preaching.