Saint John Baptist Church
"Blessed to be a Blessing." Genesis 1:27-28, 12:1-3; Deuteronomy 28:1-14
3404 West Beltline Boulevard
Columbia, South Carolina 29203
Church Office: 803-254-4170
Facsimile: 803-254-4036
Preparatory School: 803-256-8542
E-mail: stjohnbaptistchurch@sc.rr.com

News and Events


RecurringWeekly Bible Study

Weekly on Mondays and Wednesdays
Location: Saint John Baptist Church
WEEKLY BIBLE STUDY
FROM CREATION TO CHRIST...
Build and Strengthen
Your Biblical Foundation
Monday night at 7:30 p.m.
and
Wednesday night at 6:00 p.m.
Classes are available for children, youth, and adults

RecurringSunday Morning Worship Service

Weekly
Location: Saint John Baptist Church -- Columbia

 


SERMON
January 13, 2019
Reverend Dr. Jamey O. Graham, Sr., Pastor


 


God Is Teaching You How to Increase


 


You Can Increase Even in Troubled Times


 


Isaiah 48:17-19 – NKJV


 


To view the sermon and sermon notes click on "Videos" from the Homepage.


  


 


 


             


 


 

RecurringYAMs - Sunday School Breakfast

Sunday Mornings
Location: Saint John Baptist Church -- Columbia
Contact: YAMs  
YAMs
Young Adult Ministry
invite you to
Sunday School Breakfast
Sunday Mornings
8:30 - 9:00 a.m.

RecurringLunch Buddy Program

Two Wednesdays per month
Location: Watkins Nance Elementary School

 


Volunteers are Needed!!!

Lunch Buddy Program
at
Watkins Nance Elementary School
Wednesdays -- two times per month

Contact
Mrs. Connie Epps
788-5749 or 240-0799

RecurringSunday School - Next Week's Lesson

Weekly Sunday Mornings
Location: Saint John Baptist Church, Columbia
Contact:   Email:  

Join Us Next Sunday for Sunday School
9:00 a.m.
January 20, 2019
Submit to God in Christ
Bible Background: Philippians 1:12-21
Devotional Reading: 1 Peter 4:12-19
(Keep in Mind)
"But I would ye should understand, brethern, that the things which happened unto me have fallen out rather unto the furtherance of the gospel"
(
Philippians 1:12 KJV).

DAILY BIBLE READINGS


Monday             God Sent Me to Preserve You                   Genesis 45:1-8
Tuesday
            The Spirit Rested on the Elders                 Numbers 11:24-30
Wednesday        Apostles Are Fools for Christ                    1 Corinthians 4:8-13
Thursday           Sharing Life in Christ Now                        Philippians 1:22-26
Friday                Believing in and Suffering for Christ         Philippians 1:27-30
Saturday            Sharing God's Grace                                  Philippians 1:3-11
Sunday               Telling the Good News                             Philippians 1:12-21


 

RecurringYouth and Children's Bible Study

Weekly
Location: Saint John Baptist Church -- Columbia
YOUTH BIBLE STUDY
STRENGTH

IN

GOD
Psalm 27:3

Wednesday Evenings at 6:00 p.m.
Are your children missing out?  They don't have to...
Children ages 5 - 17 are invited to join us every
Wednesday @ 6:00 p.m.
for a spiritual POWERHOUR!!!








Dinner Fellowship and Church Partnership

January 1, 2019 - June 30, 2019   Time: TBA

LET’S HAVE DINNER!
Saint John Baptist Church in connection with our partnership and fellowship with
The Church of the Apostles. Pastor Chip and I want to invite families to come
together and have a fellowship meal once a month from January 2019 to March 2019
and from May to June. If you are interested in having dinner and fellowship with a
❖ Family
❖ Couple
❖ Singles (unmarried persons)
Please sign-up to indicate which category is desirable for you. For families with
children, please indicate number #of children and ages. This endeavor is to help
breakdown racial barriers and forge life long relationships between cultures.
A sign-up sheet will be available in the Church vestibule.


Sermon CD's

January 4, 2019 - June 4, 2019   Time: 12:30 PM
Location: Saint John Baptit Church, 3404 West Beltline Boulevard, Columbia, SC 29203

Sermon CD's may be purchased 
immediately following Worship Service.
Contact:  Media Ministry
in the Sanctuary Balony or
Church Office -- 803-254-4170


UNITING THE BODY UNDER THE HEADSHIP OF CHRIST

January 15, 2019 - March 15, 2019   Time: TBA
Location: Saint John Baptist Church, 3404 West Beltline Boulevard, Columbia, SC 29203

UNITED THE BODY UNDER THE HEADSHIP OF CHRIST
RESTRUCTURING SAINT JOHN MINISTRIES
The Ministry Development team is asking that EACH Leader of an auxiliary, circle, or ministry to submit the updated information for your ministry to your Co-Directors or Gwendolyn Fludd.

The Pastor's goal is to update ALL ministries on the website at the beginning of the New Year 2019.  Therefore, we are asking you to submit your information TODAY OR AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.

IMPORTANT
You must submit the original sheets issued to you. 
WE DO NOT HAVE A COPY.


If your ministry is not listed, please contact one of the members on the Ministry Development Team -- Stephanie Duncan, Fern Kelly, Eric Ferguson, Jackie Epps, or Tangela Nichols for division placement.


Thanking you in advance for your cooperation.


What A Racket!

January 20, 2019   Time: 1:30 PM
Location: Heathwood Hall

WHAT A RACKET!
Will convene
January 20, 2019
1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
Healthwood Hall
Remember to veer RIGHT once you enter the gates
and follow that road straight back.
The tennis court is located at the deadend of the road.
For more information, contact:


Reverend Darrell Vanderhorst


FMU - Rogers/Wallace/Counts/Worthy

January 20, 2019   Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Saint John Baptist Church, 3404 West Beltline Boulevard, Columbia, SC 29203

THE ROGERS/WALLACE/COUNTS/WORTHY FAMIL MINISTRY UNIT
Will have their
Fellowship Dinner
3rd Sunday, January 20, 2019
immediately following Workship Service.


We look forward to the fellowship!
For more information, please contact any Deacon from your FMU.


Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University

February 2, 2019 - April 3, 2019   Time: 10:00 AM
Contact: Karlin Ferguson or Barry  

DAVE RAMSEY'S FINANCIAL PEACE UNIVERSITY
Instruct the wise and they will be wiser still;
teach the righteous and they will add to their learning.
Proverbs 9:9
Get out of debt.  Manage your money.  Transform your life.
When:  Saturdays 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Where:  Saint John Baptist Church
The 9-week course begins on February 2, 2019
Refreshments and child care will be provided.
Cost per household:  $109.00
Register at:
http://www.fpu.com/1082399
For questions, please contact:
Karlin Ferguson or Barry Brown.


OnePalmetto Scholarship and College Fair

February 2, 2019   Time: TBA
Location: Sumter High School, 2580 McCrays Mill Road, Sumter, SC 29154

ONEPALMETTO
Scholarship and College Fair
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

February 2, 2019
Sumter High School
2580 McCrays Mill Road
Sumter SC  29154

March 30, 2019
Greenville TD Center
1 Exposition Drive
Greenville, SC  29607

FREE
Admission for all students and parents

FREE
Scholarship and College Workshops


FREE
Door prizes and shcolarship giveaways


PACE Scholarship Academy is hosting a workshop to prepare your High School student for college! Speak directly to college admissions reps, attend essay writing sessions and other workshops.$500 scholarships, printers and other door prizes will be given away! This is a FREE event if you register. You MUST secure your seat at the workshop through Eventbrite by visiting the P.A.C.E. webpage below. Please let Mrs. Graham know when you are registered.





Unbreakable Bond Celebratory Banquet

February 16, 2019   Time: 4:00 PM
Location: Cecil Tillis Building

UNBREAKABLE BOND CELEBRATORY BANQUET
HONORING FATHERS AND SONS
Please Join Us
Saturday, February 16, 2019
4 O'Clock PM
Cecil Tillis Building
2111 Simpkins Lane
Columbia, SC  29204
Tickets:  20.00 per person

Various speakers will share vital information
relative to fatherhood and male valued subjects.


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