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Spiritual Growth

Spiritual Growth Staff

Church School

Kathy Elzie

Ministry Leader

Emmanuel’s Church School’s mission is to provide information and Christian growth through Baptist doctrine. Emmanuel hosts a number of classes, groups and ministries that provide a wealth of knowledge and challenging dialogue on issues of spiritual and cultural importance.

Consecrated Women Ministry

Lady Bernice Thompson

Ministry Leader

Consecrated women have been set aside irrevocably for God’s service. Consecrated women fill their personal, family, professional, and social lives with the authentic love, respect, and dignity bestowed upon them by our Lord and Savior. They support and assist the Pastor and family, Deacons, and Ministerial staff in seeing to the spiritual needs of the body of Christ. They assist in preparing Holy Communion each month, help families in need and during times of bereavement.

911 Ministry

Pat Bauman

Ministry Leader

Emmanuel’s e911 Ministry supports the congregation through using the gift of help and ministering to those in need. This ministry provides medical assistance in emergency situations to those in need until medical persons arrive. Our goal is to promote health and well-being through education and information for the Church and community.

“Therefore let us leave the elementary doctrine of Christ and go on to maturity, not laying again a foundation of repentance from dead works and of faith toward God…”

– Hebrews 6:1 ESV

Stewardship Ministry

Betty Shepard

Ministry Leader

The Stewardship Ministry supports the vision and mission of the Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church. The overall goal is to develop Christ-centered stewards who live a life that aligns with the understanding that God gave man dominion of the earth as its ultimate caregivers.  Every aspect of the Christian life is dedicated to demonstrating good stewardship in accordance with biblical principles.

Laymen's Ministry

Minister Solomon Moore

Ministry Leader

Emmanuel’s Laymen’s Ministry cultivates the Christian life of laymen through bible study, worship, fellowship and service. The ministry prepares boys and men to assume church leadership positions by providing spiritual tools to be more effective, more understanding, and better informed. The Laymen’s Ministry enlists unchurched men for fellowship in and service through the church and to bring unsaved men into vital relations with God in Christ through personal commitment to Him.

New Disciples Ministry

Sister Whelmenia Mayo

Ministry Leader

Emmanuel’s New Disciples Ministry welcomes all new members in a warm and friendly environment who join Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church. The New Disciples Ministry assists new members with appropriate paperwork, provides information about the New Disciples Classes, provide follow-up welcome calls, assist with Baptism needs, and direct them to the other ministries they may have an interest in joining.

Young Adult Ministry

Emmanuel’s Young Adult Trailblazers (Yat, as in, “Where Y’at?”) Ministry provides support and encouragement to married and single young men and women ages 18-30. The ministry provides fellowship, support and teaching for Christian young adults, ministering to their spiritual and social needs.

Usher Ministry

Vic McCoy

Ministry Leader

Ushers are servants that are doorkeepers in the House of God and guard it at all times during the service. They prepare the Church and see that it is in proper condition for the worship services.

Women's Ministry

Tanya Tyson

Ministry Leader

The mission of the Emmanuel Women’s Ministry is to promote spiritual growth and maturity in women, reflecting our belief in the authority of God’s Word and preeminence of Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior Our purpose is to equip women for Life, and Ministry by providing opportunities for personal and spiritual growth through Bible study, encouraging them to develop their gifts through ministry, and by promoting all aspects of community service through outreach programs.

Five Star Ministry


Ministry Leader

As a teaching ministry in a learning church, the Five-Star Ministry seeks every opportunity to serve in support of Emmanuel’s vision for growth, improvement, restoration, and leading God’s people toward greater accomplishment for a greater purpose.