Ministries

Administration

Administrative Staff:  The administrative staff consists of paid and volunteer staff workers who minister in the church office scheduling meetings and counseling sessions; produce weekly bulletins, reproduce visitor packages, answer the telephones, handle correspondence, and assist the Executive Staff in various areas.  “Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye steadfast, unmovable, abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labor is not in vain in the Lord.”  I Corinthians 15:58 

Employment Skills:  The purpose of the Employment Skills Ministry is to provide professional, technical and administrative assistance and guidance to those in search of employment or career change. Our ministry services include resume and interview skills preparation, as well as some employment source referrals. “For even when we were with you, this we commanded you, that if any would not work, neither should he eat.” 2 Thessalonians 3:10 

Multimedia Ministry:  Uses all forms of technology to assist the Pastor in communicating the Gospel and promoting events to our membership. 

• Photography Ministry:  The purpose of the Photography Ministry is to capture and record quality photos of Ministry moments to enhance the visual communication of church events. 

• Shama “Sound” Ministry:  This ministry enhances the worship experience by providing sound assistance during all services and events. 

• Digital Resource Ministry:  The Digital Resource Ministry provide a service to the congregation by handling all orders for DVD’s or CD’s of all ministry services and promoting digital sales. 

Network Administration:  This ministry consists of people with the knowledge and expertise of computers, networking and telecommunications.  This ministry offers setup, installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of all technology equipment.

Christian Education

Christian Education: The Christian Education Ministry is responsible for providing effective Biblical educational programs for people of all ages. Our desire is that each person would have a personal relationship with the Lord, based on God’s revelation through Jesus Christ and the Word of God.

An individual may serve in the following areas:

  • Teacher / Teachers Assistant
  • Clerical
  • Tutoring / Mentoring

Congregational Care

Culinary Ministry: The Culinary Ministry is responsible for effectively overseeing the acquisition, preparation and serving of food for church ministry events and special occasions. “And they gave him a piece of a broiled fish, and of a honeycomb. And he took it, and did eat before them.” Luke 24:42-43

Guardian Angel Ministry: Provides care, support and assistance to new members to help them in consistency in Christian growth and service.

Nurses Ministry: are our physical care ministers that provide assistance and ready aid to all, should the need arise.

Pastor’s Aide Ministry: It is the purpose of the Pastor’s Aide Ministry to provide loving care, and faithful support to the Pastor and his Family; by thoughtfulness, prayer, care and courtesy.

Prayer Ministry: It is the purpose of the Intercessors Prayer Ministry to be in continual prayer; making request and supplication, being led by the Holy Spirit of God, as touching and agreeing with our Pastor, Family and Church family.

Security Ministry: The purpose of the Watchmen on the Wall (Security) Ministry is to provide a safe and tranquil environment in which to worship the Lord Jesus Christ, by maintaining honesty, integrity and order. “Let all things be done in decently and in order.” 1 Corinthians 14:40

Telephone Ministry: The Home Touch Telephone Ministry provides contact and support to those that find themselves somewhat isolated from the common fellowship of the saints.

Ushers Ministry: Provide courteous assistance, helpful information and direction to all members and guests for all of the churches worship services.

Van Ministry: The van ministry ministers to our membership by providing temporary transportation to members who suddenly find themselves without a vehicle on a short term basis.

Fellowship

Beautification Ministry:  The purpose of the Beautification ministry is to assist in the beautification and maintenance of the House of the Lord by using our gifts of serving and helps for repairs and restoration. “Then said I unto them, Ye see the distress that we are in, how Jerusalem lieth waste, and the gates thereof are burned with fire: come, and let us build up the wall of Jerusalem, that we be no more a reproach.” Nehemiah 2:17

An individual may serve in the following areas: 

  • Pulpit dressing 
  • Floral arranging 
  • Gardening 
  • Repairs / Improvement Projects

Children’s Ministry:  “From the lips of children and infants, You have ordained praise…” Psalms 8:2 

Our purpose: 

  • To help your child build positive feelings about being in church. 
  • To provide your child with the feeling of security and love at church by having physical and emotional needs adequately met by caring staff members in an appropriate environment. 
  • To allow parent freedom from childcare responsibilities during their time of worship. 

Decoration Ministry:  The purpose of our ministry is to provide an environment that is pleasing to the eyes, glorifying to God and edifying to the Church Body. The responsibility of the Decoration Ministry is to beautify and maintain the beautification of the church sanctuary, foyers and fellowship hall.  We serve in redecorating these areas.  The Decoration Ministry also serves in partnership with other ministries that need our help in decorating other areas of the church or in special events. “Out of Zion, the perfection of beauty, God hath shined.” Psalms 50:2 

 

Drama Ministry:  Why We Do What We Do? —“We minister to provoke people “To Know Christ, and to make Him known” by presenting the Gospel of Jesus Christ visually using Christian art, mime, and drama through ministry. “Ye are our epistle written in our hearts, known and read of all men …” 2 Corinthians 3:2 

An individual may serve in the following areas: 

  • Actor / Actress 
  • Stage / Props designer 
  • Costume designer 

 

Face2Face Fellowship Ministry: The purpose of this ministry is to provide fellowship opportunities through congregational activities to foster ministry growth as a church family; to promote love, unity and friendship for all ages with each other by having various “FACE2FACE” fellowship’s through-out the year.

Psalms 133:1… “Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!”

 

Hospitality Ministry:  Provide Christian greetings and service, with a smiling face and a servant’s heart.  Purposing to aid in loving and caring hospitality, that yields a joyful worship experience.

 

Men’s Ministry:  The “Kingdom Man Movement” reaches and teaches our Men and Younger Men, by helping them discover how they have been uniquely called and shaped by God to live the Great Commandment and fulfill the Great Commission in every aspect of their lives.

 

Women’s Ministry:  The Total Woman’s Ministry is designed to empower Women to fulfill their destiny through the study and life application of the Word of God.  To confront women with the love of Jesus through outreach, to minister to the needs of hurting women, to help women develop their God-given potential as persons of value in their homes, church, and community, and to involve women in creative service under the leadership of the Holy Spirit (1 Cor. 14:26)

An individual may serve in the following areas: 

  • Armor Bearer 
  • Counseling 
  • Facilities 
  • Publicity 
  • Fellowship 
  • Hospitality 
  • Prayer, Praise & Worship

Finance

The Finance Ministry supports the vision of the church and is the stewards of the assets of the church, both real and financial. The Finance Ministry under the oversight of the Pastor has the responsibility to conduct the daily business of the church with a spiritual focus and an environment of trust. The Trustees are charged with the responsibility to financially count, account, record, and bank the contributions from the membership. 

The Finance Ministry is responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of the church property and building; the acquisition of needed equipment, furniture, supplies, and services. Also for the securing of bank notes and insurance, preparing financial reports, bill payment, preparing an annual budget, and maintaining tax and personnel records for salaried or paid persons on the church staff.

An individual may serve in the following areas: 

  • Financial Aid
  • Trustee
  • Building Maintenance

 FINANCIAL FREEDOM MINISTRY

The purpose of the Financial Freedom Ministry is to help you discover and apply the Bible’s rich financial wisdom and experience its freeing power. — “Stand fast therefore in the liberty by which Christ has made us free, and do not be entangled again with a yoke of bondage.” Galatians 5:1

The Bible is indeed a blueprint for managing your finances.  The Bible has more than 2,350 verses that address everything you need to know about handling money.

“Our vision is to help families live in a budget, have an emergency fund, be debt free, save, invest and be generous with their wealth.”

Mission Statement:  The Financial Freedom Ministry serves to provide Biblical teaching and resources to Families in how to manage money.  In this context “family” also refers to: singles, single parents, couples without children and couples with children.

* FINANCIAL PLANNING AND CONSULTATION BY APPT. ONLY

Servant-Leader:                Sis. Sylvia McGraw
Asst. Servant Leader:
Meeting Location:             CMBC Congregational Care Office
Contact:                               Sis. Sylvia McGraw
Email:                                   
Phone:                                  215-232-3900 ext. 13

FINANCIAL FORMS

Helpful forms to download:

Debt List
Debt Repayment List
Estimated Budget
Percentage Budget
Percentage Budget Guide
Personal Financial Statement
Personal Information

Outreach

Evangelism Ministry: The Evangelism Outreach Ministry provides training and church community outreach, by spreading “the Gospel” door-to-door in evangelistic witnessing. The ministry is broken up into 3 areas: 

 

Bread of Life Ministry Is a care and mission ministry that shares the love of our Lord Jesus Christ by feeding the homeless of our community spiritually with the Word of God … and feeding them physically with food to nourish their bodies. This is a weekly outreach program to the community that takes place on Sunday afternoons.

John 6:35 … Jesus declared, “I am the bread of life. He who comes to Me will never go hungry, and he who believes in Me will never be thirsty.”

 

Dorcas Missionary:  supports the nurturing of God’s people spiritually, emotionally and materially, and fellowships with all the ministries of the church; reaches out to the poor; the erring, the indifferent, the ignorant and the neglected of our neighborhoods.

 

Helping Hand Ministry:  A ministry of care rendering support and physical assistance to those in personal crisis or need. By extending a “helping hand” to those homeless, helpless or hurting. “For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, I needed clothes and you clothed me …” Matthew 25:35-36 (NIV)

 

S.W.A.T.:  – The “Soul Winning Assault Team” uses creative ways to go outside of the church building into the hedges and the highways to persuade, compel, and win people to Christ.

Worship

Music Ministry: The music ministry presents music that ministers to the Lord and for His glory, and has the capacity to change lives…silence the devil…reveal God…defeat enemies…bring freedom from bondage and win others to Jesus Christ.

An individual may serve in the following areas:

  • Choir Team Member
  • Judah Praise & Worship Team Member
  • Musician

Praise Dance Ministry: The “Expressions of Praise” Dance Ministry ministers to the congregation by giving honor and glory to God through creative expressions in the dance. This ministry uses the art of dance to provoke people to praise and worship God.

An individual may serve in the following areas:

  • Dancer
  • Choreographer
  • Administrative Assistant

Youth

“KEEPIN IT REAL” Youth Ministry

Youth Ministry: Youth Ministry energizes and encourages our Younger Saints in group activities and teaching encounters. While “keeping it real” according to today’s Young Christian challenges.

An individual may serve in the following areas: 

  • Youth Leader/Assistant 
  • Registrar / Hall Facilitator 
  • Youth Hospitality / Culinary