Serving two years as a pastoral resident at First Baptist Church in Greenville is teaching Camille Loomis Rehnborg the ministry skills she did not learn in seminary.
Being part of the CBF Fellows Cohort has helped first year pastor Jeffrey Howard find his way through a summer of racial tensions and online ministry.
Preston Cooley had plans to become a sports broadcaster but a part-time job at Trinity Baptist Church in Seneca changed his mind. He is now beginning his career of ministry and service as CBF Fellow on a roller-coaster ride caused by Covid-19.
Lucy Cauthen was headed toward medical school when she suddenly realized she should shift gears and head for seminary. She is now in her first year of ministry at Boulevard Baptist Church in Anderson.
Zeke Stephenson, like most other youth ministers, has had his planned summer turned upside down. And like others, he continues to look for new ways to care for the spiritual wellbeing of teenagers and their families.
No VBS. No summer camps. But children’s ministry at First Baptist Church in Laurens still found ways to keep children and their families engaged.
It’s been a messy summer for youth ministry but Mary Carol Anderson has worked hard to find ways to motivate and keep in touch with young people at First Baptist Church in Greenville, even with no camps or mission trips.
FBC Clemson is finding ways to maintain a strong children’s ministry through every season and church emphasis, reconfirming that church is not the building but the people.
CBFSC churches are taking action to learn more about racial injustice and inequity through articles, podcasts, newsletters, social media and other resources. CBFSC Associate Coordinator Lane Riley outlines some of what is happening in this article.
First Baptist Church in Aiken wanted its high school graduates to feel special, even though the end of their 12 years of study didn’t happen like they expected.