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

News and Events

RecurringWeekly Bible Study

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

RecurringSunday Morning Worship Service

Location: Saint John Baptist Church -- Columbia


August 12, 2018
Reverend Dr. Jamey O. Graham, Sr., Pastor

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

"Placing Your Children in the Lord's Hand"

Sub  Topic: What to do When the Children Leave Home
Ephesians 3:14-21 NKJV





RecurringYAMs - Sunday School Breakfast

Sunday Mornings
Location: Saint John Baptist Church -- Columbia
Contact: 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
Watkins Nance Elementary School
Wednesdays -- two times per month

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.
August 19, 2018
Loving and Just Behavior
Bible Background: Romans 12:9-21
Devotional Reading: Matthew 5:38-48
(Keep in Mind)
"Let love be without dissimulation.  Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good"      (Romans 12:9)

Monday                Many Members in One Body                            1 Corinthians 12:12-26
Tuesday                Aim to Live by the Spirit                                  Galatians 5:16-26
Wednesday           Respond to Abuse With a Blessing                  1 Peter 3:8-12
Thursday              Treat Enemies With Love and Mercy               Luke 6:27-36
Friday                    Don't Act by Human Standards                        2 Corinthians 10:1-5
Saturday                New Life in Christian Community                   Romans 12:1-8
Sunday                   Behavioral Action Goals of Christians             Romans 12:9-21

RecurringYouth and Children's Bible Study

Location: Saint John Baptist Church -- Columbia


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!!!


June 8, 2018 - July 22, 2019   Time: TBA
Location: Saint John Baptist Church, Columbia, SC




Donations for Women and Children

July 29, 2018 - August 31, 2018   Time: TBA
Location: Saint John Baptist Church, Columbia, SC

Living with Praise and Purpose
The Saint John Baptist Church Domestic Violence Awareness Ministry      

“Living with Praise and Purpose” & “All In For God” Ministries are asking for your help. We are seeking donations to be used for the women and children in Sistercare, SC Diaper Bank, & Toby’s Place. Donations in the form of  diapers,  baby wipes, personal hygiene products for women and children, sheets, comforters, wash cloths, towels and Walmart gift cards.

      During the entire month of August, the collection box will be placed near the elevator, in the lobby for the donated items.   It will remain there until August 31, 2018.

Thank you for your continued support and prayers .

Living with Praise & Purpose and All In For God Ministries.

Volunteers Needed - Israel Brooks Foundation

July 29, 2018 - August 29, 2018   Time: TBA
Location: Saint John Baptist Church, Columbia, SC

Israel Brooks Foundations is seeking Volunteers 
for the
11th Annual Israel Brooks Memorial Golf 
If you are interested in becoming a 
for this worthy cause.

Please contact Staphenie Duncan


July 29, 2018 - August 29, 2018   Time: TBA
Location: Saint John Baptist Church, Columbia, SC

Anyone who needs:
1.  to register
2.  update their registration form or
3.  register someone else
Please See Deacon Wallace Brown, Sr.


Congratulations - Booker Washington Heights Neighb

July 30, 2018 - August 19, 2018   Time: TBA
Location: Columbia, South Carolina

The Booker Washington Heights Neighborhood Association
sends sincere appreciation for your partnership with
the National Night Out Celebration-Prayer Walk last year.
Your efforts helped us to be awarded
the Neighborhood  Program of the Year
for the Columbia Council Of Neighborhoods
at the Annual Banquet and Awards Ceremony
on July 21, 2018.    


Gethsemane Annual Retreat

August 24, 2018 - August 25, 2018   Time: TBA
Location: Batesburg, South Carolina

The Gethsemane Woman’s Auxiliary
will host their
Annual Retreat
August 24-25, 2018
at the D. Moody Gunter Retreat Center
Batesburg, South Carolina
The cost ranges from $45 -$100. 
          Information flyers are available in the vestibule. 

Precision Tactics -- New Location Drop In

August 25, 2018   Time: 10:00 AM
Location: 2213-A Platt Springs Road, West Columbia, SC 29169

New Location Drop In
2213-A Platt Springs Road
West Columbia, SC  29169
Live simulation demonstration with attendees
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Chance to win free simulation training (valued at $150.00)
"If it is possible as much as it depends on you, ;ive peaceably with all men."


Pastor Graham's 15th Anniversary

August 26, 2018   Time: TBA
Location: Saint John Baptist Church, Columbia, SC 29203

15th Anniversary
In honor of 
“Pastor Graham’s 15th Anniversary”

August 26, 2018
We are asking each Auxiliary to prepare a donation.
Members are invited to make personal donations, if you so desire.
For more information, please see:
Sister Wanda Turner or Deacon Ben Duncan

Friday Night Live

August 31, 2018   Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Bethlehem Baptist Church College Place

The Youth Advisory Council
of Bethlehem Baptist Church College Place
would like to invite
ALL Youth to
“Friday Night Live”
Friday, August 31, 2018
7:00 p.m.
The Wiley Kennedy Family Life Center
1037 Eastman Street
Columbia, SC 29203
Come to enjoy Worship, Praise dancing, Spoken Word, Mime & more……


11th Annual Israel Brooks Memorial Golf Tournament

October 8, 2018 - October 18, 2018   Time: TBA
Location: Cobblestone Golf Park, Blythewood, SC

The 11th Annual Israel Brooks Memorial Golf Tournament

to be held on
October 8, 2018 (Columbus Day)
at Cobblestone Golf Park
Blythewood, South Carolina

        If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, please contact

        Stephanie Duncan.


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