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
March 17, 2019
Reverend Dr. Jamey O. Graham, Sr., Pastor


 


 "Fasting and Feasting"
Fasting: A Hunger for God
Matthew 4:1-4


 


 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.
March 24, 2019
Calling to Salvation
Bible Background:  Luke 19:1-10
Devotional Reading: 1 Chronicles 16:8 - 13, 23-27
(Keep in Mind)

"For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost
"                (Luke 19:10 KJV).


DAILY BIBLE READINGS


Monday               Laws of Confession and Restitution              Exodus 22:1-3, Numbers 5:5-7
Tuesday
              Israel's Salvation and Commitment to God   Deuteronomy 4:16-19
Wednesday         I must Proclaim the Good News!                   Luke 4:38-43
Thursday            Let the Children Come to Me                         Luke 18:15-17
Friday                 Entering the Kingdom of God                        Luke 18:18-30
Saturday             Blind Man Receives Sight and Salvation       Luke 18:35-43
Sunday                Receiving Salvation, Correcting Injustice     Luke 19:1-10


 

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



UNITING THE BODY UNDER THE HEADSHIP OF CHRIST

January 15, 2019 - April 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.


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.


Open House - Saint John Preparatory School

March 23, 2019   Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Saint John Baptist Church, 3404 West Beltline Boulevard, Columbia, SC 29203

Saint John Preparatory School
OPEN HOUSE
Saturday, March 23, 2019
10:00am-1:00pm.
Stop by to learn about our Pre-School Program, talk with the teachers, and discover why so many parents have trusted Saint John Preparatory School for over (40) years. 
We are now enrolling for our
Summer  Enrichment Program and
the 2019-2020 School Year.


(803) 256-8542
www.SaintJohnPrek.org


 


RE-SCHEDULED -- Church & Community Clean-up

April 6, 2019   Time: 8:00 AM

RE-SCHEDULED 
Church & Community Clean-up
Saturday, April 6, 2019
8:00 a.m.
We are seeking Volunteers - please notify the Church Office.
We’re also asking our Trustees & Youth (Middle School & High School Age) to spearhead this event.


 


Minority Health Summit

April 6, 2019   Time: 8:30 AM
Location: Brookland Baptist Church

SAVE THE DATE
South Carolina Legislative Black Caucus
Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC)
National Coalition of 100 Black Women (NC100BW)

MINORITY HEALTH SUMMIT
April 6, 2019
8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Brookland Baptist Church

REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT ON:
Eventbrite 


American Heart Association Heart Walk

April 6, 2019   Time: 9:30 AM
Location: Colonial Life Arena

AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION
HEART WALK
3.1 Mile Walk starts at
Colonial Life Arena
9:30 a.m. 
Family and pet friendly!


Women's Day 2019

April 28, 2019   Time: 9:30 AM
Location: Saint John Baptist Church, 3404 West Beltline Boulevard, Columbia, South Carolina 29203

WOMEN'S DAY 2019
Sunday, April 28, 2019
During Morning Worship Service.
If you are interested in being on the 
Planning Committee, please come to the Conference Room immediately following service.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS
April 6 -- Heart Walk
Register: 
http://www2.heart.org/goto/WomenofSJBC2019

April 13 -- Women of Saint John Retreat
Roscoe C. Wilson Fellowship Hall
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m

May 11 -- Feeding the Homeless
Christ Central
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

April 3, 8, 22, and 24
Choir Rehearsal Dates
Sanctuary -- 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Women of Unshakable Faith Praise Dance Rehearsal
Contact:  LaTrell Harts for information

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Stacey Gilliam 803-413-3958
Cheslyn Jackson 803-609-4163
Karlin Ferguson 803-979-4050

DRESS ATTIRE:
Red Dress with Pearl Accessories


Feeding the Homeless

May 11, 2019   Time: 6:00 AM
Location: Christ Central

FEEDING THE HOMELESS
Christ Central


6:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.


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