Children and Youth Ministry
The Children’s Ministry of Lizzie Chapel Baptist Church is built upon the verse, “Let the little children come to me and do not hinder them for the kingdom belongs to such as these.” (Matthew 19:14) As a church we are committed to helping families connect their child with God through Jesus Christ.
The Children’s Ministry is focused on Jesus and having fun in the process. We are committed to partnering with parents in bringing children into a relationship with Jesus through Christ-centered classes, activities, trainings and resources. Working together we can allow God to transform our children into radical disciples of Jesus Christ.
Come join us as we:
- Share Jesus
- Shepherd little lives
- Share with Families
Children’s Church is offered each 3rd and 4th Sunday at the 11am Worship Service Hour for 5k- 5th grade. Be a part of an exciting and active environment that is filled with songs, games, and lovable teachers that instruct children about Jesus at an age-appropriate level.
The Nursery is opened every Sunday at the 11am Worship Service Hour for ages 6weeks-4yrs of age. We provide a loving, safe environment, and is taught by skilled adults. Bible stories are taught in age-appropriate groups and nutritious snacks are served.
Ministries of the Children and Youth Ministry
- Wednesday Night Bible Study at 7pm
- Rites of Passage
- God’s Next Generation Girl
- Halloween Alternative
- Youth Explosion
- Back to School Youth Lock-In
Co-Directors: Darlene Kaigler and Rev. Elijah Toney
This ministry is dedicated to celebrating the rich history and contributions made by our “Seasoned” members. We encourage spiritual fellowship and participate in activities such as:
- picking blackberries and strawberries at Lane Packing Farm
- playing beach “volleyball”
- visiting the sick and shut in members
- celebrating member birthdays quarterly
- donating as needed to the needs of the church family
Annually the church sponsors a special Sr. Citizens Dinner in June. The Sr. Citizens ministry will host its first Gala Tea on December 10, 2011 at 6:00 p.m.
The Sr. Citizens ministry meets every Wednesday immediately after the Noon Day Bible Study Lunch. For more information please contact Rev. Theresa Harris or call the church office at 478-746-0422.
Rev. Theresa Harris, Coordinator
The purpose of the Education Ministry is to facilitate a biblically informed, spiritually aware, educated church. The Education Ministry was organized to facilitate Lizzie Chapel’s commitment to the Great Commission to teach God’s people. This Ministry provides leadership in planning, conducting, and evaluating comprehensive educational programs for the Church. In order to effectively carry out its mission, the Education Ministry is arranged into three units of the church’s organizational structure - Christian Education, Educational Development, and Health.
Janice Flowers - Facilitator
The Educational Development Ministry seeks to assist students in their academic endeavors, encourage them to excel academically, and provide resources that will aid students in determining the direction of their futures. This ministry is composed of four committees:
- Scholarship Committee, which awards all Lizzie Chapel students, alone with two students from the community, $500.00 scholarships for tuition at college or trade school;
- College-Career Day committee, where colleges are invited to share important information with students, and professionals invited to share with students information about their chosen professions.
- Tutorial Program assists students in comprehending and mastering difficult subjects and concepts.
- The Graduate’s Recognition Day is held to recognize all graduates from high school and college. This service is held during the Eleven O’ clock worship hour at the end of each school year.
The Educational Development Ministry also coordinates Lizzie chapel’s adoption of Hamilton Elementary School. Other services include educational Guidance and test preparation.
Michelle Simpson, Coordinator
The Health Ministry was organized to promote health within Lizzie Chapel’s congregation and the wider community. Membership consists of health professionals and other interested church members. Ministries include: Health and Wellness, HIV/AIDS and Seminars.
The Deacon ministry serves under the leadership of the pastor and assists him in caring for the needs of the membership. Their responsibilities enta
- Coordinating the Benevolence Ministry;
- Visitating sick and hospitalized members;
- Protecting the unity of the church;
- Supporting the vision and work of the pastor and church.
Deacons recognize that their primary role is that of supportive servants of the church.
Deacon Team Family Assignments
The purpose of family assignments is to track, nurture, disciple and care for members. The deacons serve as liasons of the pastor and inform him on a regular basis of the status of the membership. Members are alphabetically grouped and assigned to various teams of deacons. The assignments are as follows:
Team#1: Deacons Jerome Bryant, Rex Sampson A, B, Y
Team#2: Deacons N.R. Cubit, Moses Bundrage, James Duhart Jr. C, D, V
Team#3: Deacons Bobby Jordan, Sr. Gregory Cubit, Curtis Worsham E, F, W
Team#4: Deacons Herman Lockett, Willie White, Wiley Bowman G. H,, I
Team#5: Deacons Tommie Penix, Marvin Ware J.K. T
Team#6: Deacons Troy Scott, Ronnie Wilder, L, M, U
Team#7 DeaconsGeorge Stokes, Michael Mims N, O, P
Team#8: Deacons Albert Tharpe, Leroy Moore, Curtis McClendis R, S, Q
Each deacon team is encouraged to promote fellowship among their groups.
Chairman, Deacon Charlie C. Code
Asst. Chair, Deacon James Duhart
Treasurer, Deacon Bobby Jordan, Sr.
The Deaconess Ministry is made up of women who assist the pastor in caring for the members of the church. They serve as an exemplary group of Christian women who strive to build Christian fellowship among church members. Their responsibilities are:
- To visit those hospitalized and members who are sick and shut in;
- To care for and support members who are in crisis;
- To work along with the deacons to protect the unity of the church;
- To prepare and assist the baptismal candidates;
- To prepare the communion table;
- To support the vision and work of the pastor.
The deaconess are to also assist their husbands (deacons) in carrying out their responsibilities.
President: Beverly Sampson
Sunday School Ministry (Church-in-Study)
Our Vision Statement
We are a community of faith dedicated to the study of God’s Word in the development of a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. We offer a variety of Curriculum to meet the interest and needs of all members. It is our purpose to help build the church by education God’s people through teaching as we endeavor to Proclaim Christ, Prepare Lives, and Preserve Families.
Dea. Gregory Cubit, Superintendent Dr. Joyce Wesley, Assistant Superintendent
Lizzie Chapel Baptist Church is committed to sound, doctrinal teaching. The Sunday School Ministry works to nurture and educate the church membership concerning biblical and doctrinal tenets of our faith. Through the ministry of teaching, Sunday School also seeks to help others who have not accepted Christ and come to know him as Lord and Savior.
By becoming a part of Sunday School you can learn about the Bible, get involved in ministry, meet new friends through fellowships, and share Christ with the world through evangelism. We have a class and age group just for you.
Join us on Sunday morning at 9:30am.
“Study to show yourself approved to God, a workman that needs not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth. “ (2 Timothy 2:15)
Christian Education is an integral part of the Lizzie Chapel Baptist Church Family. Its primary function is to assist in teaching church members about the Bible, what it says and our responsibility in applying its instruction to our lives. In addition to teaching the Word of God CE is responsible for equipping teachers, volunteers, leaders, and laypersons to serve.
It is multifaceted in its approach through:
- Sunday School which is known as Church in Study (CIS)
- New Members Orientation and Basic Membership classes
- MasterLife Classes/Discipleship
- Vacation Bible School
- Workshops, Seminars, and Conferences
Christian Education at LCBC offers opportunities for Bible study and spiritual growth for all ages. Christian Education is done not only through seminars, classes, and conferences at Lizzie Chapel, but also at conferences and conventions around the country in connection with the National Baptist Convention, the General Missionary Baptist Convention, and other relevant conferences and growth opportunities.
Facilitator, Min. Kelda Cubit
This Fellowship Club seeks to enhance the feeling of fellowship and cooperation in the church. Its works to extend help and fellowship wherever the opportunity
The Food Bank delivers food to Sr. Citizens the 2nd Saturday of each month, and on the 3rd Saturdays of each month distributes food to the community from the hours of 9am - 1pm. The church purchases items for distribution from the Bibb Food Bank with funds donated from the membership. Anyone interested in giving or receiving donations or desiring to volunteer your time for either, pick up, delivers or distributions may contact the church for further information (478) 746.0422. "This institution is an equal opportunity provider."
Coordinator: Mae Smith
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“He who made them at the beginning 'made them male and female, and said, 'For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh” … Matthew 19:4-5
It only takes a few minutes to get married, but building a marriage requires a lifetime commitment.
Lizzie Chapel Baptist Marriage Ministry exists to provide opportunities for Christian married couples to enrich their marriages based on the word of God.
We are committed to helping couples have strong marriages. We offer opportunities for you and your spouse to gain a better understanding of each other and God's role in your marriage.
This ministry encourages spiritual growth and stability within marriages and is open to members and non-members.
Our meeting date is the 4th Saturday of each month at 6pm.
Facilitators: Dea. Bobbie Jordan & Sis. Lillie Jordan
Proverbs 27:17 says, "As iron sharpens iron so one man sharpens another." Get involved with Lizzie Chapel Baptist Church men’s monthly breakfast. As we sharpen and strengthen you as a man who wants to follow hard after Jesus.
Come join us! Our meetings are held the 1st Saturdays of each month at The Goldern Corral on Presidential Parkway @ 9 a.m. There is room for you to join this band of brothers.