2019 Newsletters

First Issue 2019 - Your Gifts to CBFSC and “All You Need Is Love”

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2018 Newsletters

Fifth Issue 2018 - Spotlight on Missions Partnerships

Fourth Issue 2018 - Koinonia and Metanoia

Third Issue 2018 - Missions and Giving

Second Issue 2018 - General Assembly review and missions emphasis

First Issue 2018 - "You and Carrie Nettles Bring Spiritual Healing to Survivors of Trauma"

2017 Newsletters

Fifth Issue 2017

Third Issue 2017 - CBFSC Gifts, Mission Giving

Second Issue 2017 - 25 Years of CBF, Beverly Greer's Retirement, BWIM, Coordinating Council Info

First Issue 2017 - General Assembly, Missions Focus,

Contribution Information, and more!

2016 Newsletters

Fifth Issue 2016- Disaster Response updates; PilgriMission Exchange - Border Ministries; Mission Grant types and 2016 recipients.

Fourth Issue 2016- Responses to South Carolina flood disaster; Short Term Mission experiences; Mission and Ministry Growth in CBFSC; Metanoia Summer Update, and more!

Third Issue 2016

Second Issue 2016

First Issue 2016

  • SC church explores new outlook on mission after October floods

  • Flood recovery continues in SC

  • CBFSC Scholarship recipient gives update on educational journey

  • PilgriMission Youth Retreat in Conway

  • CBFSC General Assembly registration open

  • 2015-2016 mid-fiscal year contributions

  • The Anchorage offers contemplative prayer experience

2015 Newsletters

Fourth Issue 2015

  • Bob Shrum retires from Oakland Baptist Church

  • CBFSC Churches respond to flood emergencies

  • Details of PilgiMission Greenville

  • Congregational Diversity with Ken Walden

  • Review of Diana Butler Bass lecture

  • Ordination "first" at Emmanuel Baptist Fellowship

Third Issue 2015

  • Gypsy Smith School led by Jay Kieve and Blake Kendrick

  • Response to shooting at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston

  • 2014-2015 Fiscal Year Financial Summary

  • CBFSC Church on mission in North Carolina

  • PilgriMission dates for Greenville and Conway

  • Diana Butler Bass to lead CBFSC Fall Event

  • CBFSC awards Mission Grants

March-May 2015

This issue will review the 2015 General Assembly hosted by First Baptist Church in York.  They did a marvelous job, and we thank them for their hospitality and Christian fellowship!

Also read about Missions grant opportunities, Inman FBC's partnership with Habitat for Humanity, the Missions Metanoia service learning experience, and how Wilma Hare finally decided to add "Deacon" to her church service resume!

January - February 2015

In this issue, CBFSC announces scholarship recipients for the spring 2015 semester in both the M. Div. and D. Min. programs.  You can read about how CBFSC partnering churches are involved with missions work in both their own communities and in other states, and how they are advocating for social and economic justice nationwide.  Moderator Mac McMillin invites you to the CBFSC 2015 General Assembly April 17-18 at First Baptist Church York, and Coordinator Jay Kieve gives perspective on partnerships.

2014 Newsletters

November-December 2014

Read about the community education ministry offered by St. Andrews Baptist Church, and the international educational efforts by Trinity Baptist Church.  You can also see where Suzii Paynter spoke in South Carolina churches last month - she'll be returning in the spring!  View snapshots from the CBF of SC Fall Event held in October, and read about the Congregational Life Team's next venture - a service and learning weekend for students at Metanoia in the spring of 2015.

September-October 2014

Read about the backpacks delivered to Allendale for the 2014-2015 school year - Thank You , CBF of SC Churches!  Students who served summer internships will give you their ministry perspectives, Joel Campbell tells about his experience in the inaugural COHORT  class, and you can also learn about the upcoming Fall Events Workshops on October 11th.  Please register for this event by clicking here.

July-August 2014

Learn which groups were the recipients of the first CBF of SC Missions Grants, as well as get a mid calendar-year giving update from SC Churches.  You can also learn about the new CBF of SC Moderator, Mac McMillin, read about Boulevard Baptist Church's experience in Metanoia as the first to be hosted in their new facility, and make plans to attend the Fall Event workshops sponsored by the Congregational Life Team.

May - June 2014

This month, read about the grand opening of Metanoia's new Entrepreneurship and Volunteer Center, youth and student ventures, and highlights from the 2014 CBF of SC General Assembly.

March - April 2014

Read all about the CBF of SC Ski Retreat, and the Youth Choir Festival - in its 15th year! Get details on the upcoming General Assembly in Inman. Also words from Coordinator Jay Kieve on diversity in CBF life! Plus, lots more!

January - February 2014

Read about the recent Roma experience of Ellen Sechrest, Kerry Leeper-Brock, Dean Allen and Jay Kieve.  Also get details on the upcoming CBF of SC General Assembly in Inman, SC - make your reservations now!

2013 Newsletters

November - December 2013

Meet Blake Hart, the new CBF of SC Missions Coordinator!  Also read about FBC Greenwood's continuing community missions efforts, as well as the touching experiences of FBC Greenwille's Youth in the Bahamas.

September - October 2013

This fall issue features Merianna Neely, a Marion Aldridge Scholarship recipient, who is currently the interim pastor at Emmanuel Baptist Fellowship in Lexington, SC.

Find out about a new SC chapter of BWIM, and you can also read about summer experiences for youth, interns, and the Young Leaders at Metanoia.

June - July 2013

Read about the progress of Young Leaders from Metanoia who are taking new steps in their life journey, the highlighted recipient of the Marion Aldridge Scholarship, FBC Aiken and Boulevard Baptist on their respective mission trips, and hear an update from Coordinator, Jay Kieve.

May - June 2013

Learn about community garden projects being done by numerous churches in South Carolina, meet the new CBF of SC Moderator, Amy Stertz, and hear a report on the 2013 General Assembly from Jay.  Also, hear reports from ministries in Allendale AND Northern Ireland!

April 2013

Hear from the new CBFSC Coordinator, a CBFSC Leadership Scholar, read about the 2013 Operation We Care Allendale (OWCA), and much more!

March 2013

Read about the new partnership CBFSC has with Roma communities in Eastern Europe, find out about projects for Operation We Care in Allendale, plus see the schedule for the 2013 General Assembly in Beaufort!

January - February 2013

Read about the new CBFSC Coordinator, Jay Kieve!

2012 Newsletters

December 2012

Read about local and Global Mission projects by CBFSC churches, and about the 2013 General Assembly speaker.

November 2012

Read about some of the Saints of CBFSC's history.

September 2012

June 2012

This month we focus on all the ways we can passionately follow Jesus Christ.

April 2012

March 2012

January - February 2012