Saint John Baptist Church
"Blessed to be a Blessing: Evangelizing to the Lost and Empowering Lives"
Genesis 1:27-28; 12:1-3; Deuteronomy 28:1-14; Matthew 28:19-20; Acts 1:8
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
May 19, 2019
Reverend Dr. Jamey O. Graham, Sr., Pastor

Guest Speaker: Reverend Preston Wilson
"Investing In Eternity"
Luke 12:13-21 KJV


 


 


 



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.
May 26, 2019
Called to New Life in Christ
Bible Background:  Romans 12
Devotional Reading: Psalm 34:1-14


(Keep in Mind)
"I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service
"  (Romans 12:1 KJV).


DAILY BIBLE READINGS


Monday                  Trust and Honor God                             Proverbs 3:1-12
Tuesday
                 The Gift of Love                                    1 Corinthians 13
Wednesday             Lifestyle of Christian Believers            Luke 6:27-36
Thursday                 Seek Peace and Pursue It                       Psalm 34:1-14
Friday                     Genuine Love of Each Other                 Romans 12:9-15
Saturday                 Living Together in Harmony                 Romams 12:16-21
Sunday                    A Living Sacrifice                                 Romans 121-8


 

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
CDs are $3.00 each



Youth Basketball Church League

May 13, 2019 - May 31, 2019   Time: TBA
Location: Saint John Baptist Church, 3404 West Beltline Boulevard, Columbia, South Carolina 29203

Bethlehem Baptist Church League
Youth Basketball Church League
League is for MALES age (11-14).
To sign up for the league contact:
Reverend Darrell Vanderhorst
Deacon Andre’ Jackson.


 


Sunday School Breakfast Volunteers Chefs

May 13, 2019 - July 13, 2019   Time: 8:00 AM
Location: Saint John Baptist Church, 3404 West Beltline Boulevard, Columbia, SC 29203

We Need Your Help Preparing Breakfast!
Are you a chef, or chef at heart?

The Sunday School Overview Team needs your help preparing breakfast.
Breakfast is served every Sunday morning at 8:30 a.m. before Sunday School.
Supplies and funds are provided.
Here is your chance to show off your culinary skills!
Support the Sunday School Ministry

For more information, please contact:
Trustee Eric Ferguson at 803-361-7826
Reverend Darrell Vanderhorst at 910-474-9130


 


Food Pantry - Donations

May 13, 2019 - June 1, 2019   Time: TBA
Location: Saint John Baptist Church, 3404 West Beltline Boulevard, Columbia, South Carolina 29203

FOOD PANTRY
DONATION IS NEEDED
Items Needed:
-- Canned Goods such as carrots or pork and beans
-- Cereal (no larger than 14 oz.)
-- Grits (no larger than 32 oz.)

Please place items in the box next to the elevator in the vestibule throughout the month of May.


Men's Day Choir Rehearsal Dates and Time

May 18, 2019 - June 16, 2019   Time: TBA
Location: Saint John Baptist Church, 3404 West Beltlie Boulevard, Columbia, South Carolina 29203

Men’s Day Choir Rehearsal Dates/Time:  
Saturday, May 18th @ 10a.m.
Tuesday, May 21st @ 6p.m. 
Saturday, June 8th @ 10a.m.
Saturday, June 15th @ 10a.m.
MEN’S Day, Sunday June 16, 2019.


 


JoyFest

May 25, 2019   Time: TBA
Location: Carowinds

ATTENTION ALL YOUTH


JOYFEST
Saturday, May 25, 2019

Tickets are now available
Cost is $50.00
You can reserve your ticket for $20.00 non-refundable fee.

The cost includes:

-- A full day of Gospel Concerts
-- Endless Rides
-- Waterpark Fun
-- Lunch (all you can eat)
-- Transportation


Sponsored by the VIBE Ministry
CONTACT:
Annette Counts at 803-413-8492
Reverend Darrell Vanderhorst at 910-474-9130
Only a limited number of tickets are available.


FOOD PANTRY -- 2019 Annual Training

May 25, 2019   Time: 9:00 AM
Location: Saint John Baptist Church, 3404 West Beltline Boulevard, Columbia, South Carolina 29203

2019 ANNUAL TRAINING
WHO:  Current and NEW Volunteers
WHEN:  May 25, 2019
WHERE:  SJBC Fellowship Hall
TIME:  9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
All members must attend to volunteer in the food pantry.


Food Pantry - Senior Farmers Market

June 1, 2019   Time: 9:00 AM
Location: Saint John Baptist Church, 3404 West Beltline Boulevard, Columbia, South Carolia 29203

2019 SENIOR FARMERS MARKET
June 1, 2019
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Saint John Fellowship Hall
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Signup at the Welcome Desk 
immediately following morning service.


Baccalaureate Sunday

June 9, 2019   Time: 9:30 AM
Location: Saint John Baptist Church, 3404 West Beltline Boulevard, Columbia, South Carolina 20293

BACCALAUREATE SUNDAY
“Empowering Our Graduates Through Prayer to Believe, Imagine, and Dream”
Sunday, June 9, 2019
9:30 a.m.


Be strong and very courageous.  Be careful to obey all the law my servant Moses gave you; do not turn from it to the right or to the left, that you may be successful wherever you go.  Keep this Book of the Law always on your lips; meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do everything written in it.  Then you will be prosperous and successful.  Joshua 1:7-8.


 


Vacation Bible School (VBS)

June 10, 2019 - June 14, 2019   Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Saint John Baptist Church, 3404 West Beltline Boulevard, Columbia, SC 29203

SAINT JOHN BAPTIST CHURCH
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL (VBS)

"THE INCREDIBLE RACE:  One Family, One Race, One Savior"
June 10-14, 2019
6:00 p.m.
VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED!

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:

Regina Rearden or Jessica Fludd
REGISTER ONLINE
Visit the Church's Website (saintjohnbaptistchurch1900.com) and click on VBS Registration


SJBC Community Health Fair

June 15, 2019   Time: 9:00 AM
Location: R C Wilson Fellowship Hall

SAINT JOHN BAPTIST CHURCH
Community Health Fair
Saturday, June 15, 2019
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
"The Benefits of Exercise at Every Age"

**  Brain Health Awareness & Planning for Long Term Care

Featuring:  Dr. Macie Smith

Teen Talk conducted by:   Prisma Health

FREE Yoga Sessions

Healthy snacks & MORE


New Eyes for Malawi

June 20, 2019   Time: TBA
Location: Saint John Baptist Church, 3404 West Beltline Boulevard, Columbia, SC 29203

NEW EYES FOR MALAWI
Donate your no longer needed eyeglasses by
JUNE 20, 2019

SPONSORED BY:
Morris College
Richland Alumni Chapter
Carolina School for Inquiry
Saint John Baptist Church &
Columbia Northwest
Lions Club 


MAIL TO:
New Eyes for Malawi
Post Office Box 2181
Columbia, SC  29201


DROP OFF:
Saint John Baptist Church
3404 West Beltline Boulevard
Columbia, SC  29203


SC Congress of Christian Education -ANNUAL SESSION

July 15, 2019 - July 19, 2019   Time: TBA
Location: Florence, South Carolina

South Carolina Congress of Christian Education
State Congress Convention

2019 ANNUAL SESSION
JULY 15-19, 2019

West Florence High School
221 N. Beltline DrIve
Florence, South Carolina 29501
Florence, South Carolina


Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc. ANNU

August 5, 2019 - August 9, 2019   Time: TBA
Location: Atlanta, Georgia

SAVE THE DATE


Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc.
August 5-9 2019
"The Recovery of the Sacred"
Atlanta Georgia 


If you are interested in attending one of these sessions, please contact your Auxiliary Leader. Eligibility guidelines and general information will be available soon.  For information, please see  Sister Wanda Turner. 


 


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