The Barnabas Ministry encourages members and ensures they get and stay connected! Each person who expresses an interest and/or is a member of CMBC is assigned a Barnabas Leader. Our dedicated team of leaders stay in frequent communication with their groups, keeps their groups in the know about upcoming church events and initiatives, and helps members get actively involved in serving.
During worship service a person may be lead to accept Christ as Savior, to be baptized, to join the church, to be restored, to receive watch care, or for prayer. Whatever their reason, our team of Decision Counselor’s counsel those individuals and help them recognize the reasons why they have come forward by embracing them and providing them with spiritual guidance in beginning or continuing their walk with Christ.
Our Guest Services ministry ensures special guests are welcomed into the “Warm Embrace of Carolina,” and tends to their needs while they are visiting with us.
The Historical Ministry is the focal point to preserve, display, and chronicle the church history and ongoing heritage to the members. The ministry also serves to highlight and provide information on national and local historical events to the congregation, as appropriate.
The Information Technology (IT) ministry provides technical assistance to ensure continued operation of existing CMBC Technology resources, and provides a knowledge-base to aid in moving the CMBC family forward in utilizing technology for the betterment of the church and advancement of the membership.
The Intercessory Prayer ministry continually prays and intercedes for our Pastor and Family, the church body, communities, and the entire world. The ministry is committed to continual prayer and to laying our petitions before the throne of God for those who submit prayer requests to our church, and they are intentional in praying for those who may not know Christ – for the unchurched, the unsaved and the untaught.
Evangelism/Invest & Invite
The Evangelism/Invest & Invite ministry seeks to fulfill the command of Jesus in Matthew 28:19-20. The ministry’s approach is to canvas the surrounding neighborhoods with ministry hand-outs for the purpose of inviting persons to visit our church, and to tell others about Jesus and lead them to accept Him as their Lord and Savior. The ministry’s target is to reach the unchurched, the unsaved, and the untaught. Through CMBC’s powerful worship experiences, they pray for the “harvest of souls,” that will come to hear the Word and learn that Jesus Christ is the way.
The Marriage ministry helps couples flourish in their marriage by providing support, encouragement, spiritual enrichment, and educational tools to nourish and cherish each other in a healthy marriage union. The ministry seeks to enhance and strengthen relationships using Gods word as their guide. The guidance is provided through seminars, conferences, and social-outings. This ministry plays a vital role in building successful marriages, impact children, families, the church, the community and the world. In addition, the ministry seeks to learn and develop marriage enrichment and communication skills; understanding what the Bible says about marriage; building healthy relationships and promoting families and homes with God as the head. The target audience consists of married couples, premarital couples, couples in crisis, couples living together, and couples living with children.
The Men’s ministry ministers to the soul of men through worship, Bible Study, fellowship, and group activities that equip men to live a Godly life. Men must be reclaimed, restored, and repositioned back into their rightful place in the home and in society.
Music & Fine Arts Ministry
The CMBC Music & Fine Arts ministry seeks to ignite, incite, and influence the body of Christ with the expressed Word of God through the channels of song, dance, audio, and video presentation. The ministry envisions a ministry empowered with the Word and love of God to assist effectively in the vision development of CMBC.
The Photography Ministry records the historical accounts of CMBC services, special services, and events through the technology of digital photography.
Parking & Security Ministry
The purpose of the Parking & Security ministry greets our visitors, members and special guests with a “Warm Carolinian Welcome” upon their entering our ministry campus. They assist in parking and directing the flow of traffic. They also seek to provide adequate security of the facility and for all persons who are within and without the facility – by means of frequent and routine patrols. The ministry is also responsible for opening and locking the facility.
The Ushers Ministry
The Ushers ministry provides direction and assistance to our membership and special guests upon entering the worship facility. The Ushers ministry is considered the “frontline” or “gatekeepers” of the sanctuary area of our facility. Their aim is to guide persons to appropriate seating areas and to provide the congregation with any assistance needed during the worship service.
Warm Nights Ministry
The Warm Nights ministry provides shelter, food and comfort to those who have experienced some life obstacle that caused homelessness, hunger, naked and mental challenges. Once per year this ministry host those in need of support during the winter months of November through March for one week