Audio/Video

Rev. Sylvester Johnson  (Audio)
umbchurch@blm.comcastbiz.net
(309) 828-1162

 

Bro. Kenneth Jones  (Video)
ministry@umbchurch.org
(309) 828-1162

This ministry mans the audio board for sound during services and also video tapes the services. Videos are prepared for showing on the local TV channel.

 

Baptist Youth Fellowship (BYF)

Nichelle McCray, President

Sis. Daphne Gay, Director
ministry@umbchurch.org
(309) 828-1162

Every 2nd Sunday. The members are made up of children 9 and over. They will be under the guidance of a Director who will guide them in Christian doctrine, principles, and church etiquette.

 

Children’s Department

Sis. Cynthia Johnson
ministry@umbchurch.org
(309) 828-1162

Every 2nd Sunday. The members are made up of children 8 and under. They will be under the guidance of a Director who will guide them in Christian doctrine, principles, and church etiquette.

Combined Choir

Sis. Denise Jones, Music Director
umbchurch@blm.comcastbiz.net
(309) 828-1162

 

The choirs were organized to furnish appropriate music for the worship service. The Combined Choir is made up of members from the other three choirs who come together to render music for worship on first Sundays and special engagements.

Deacon’s Ministry

Dea. Clarence Wilson
ministry@umbchurch.org
(309) 828-1162

These are the special men chosen or selected by the Pastor, ratified by the church. to work with the Pastor in carrying out the Spiritual and Temporal affairs of the church.

Deacons’ Wives & Deaconess Ministry

Sis. Elodia Collier
ministry@umbchurch.org
(309) 828-1162

Like the Deacons, these women are to assist the membership with the spiritual upkeep, particularly with the female members. These are spirit filled women.

Laymen’s Ministry

Dea. Eugene Collier
ministry@umbchurch.org
(309) 828-1162

All Males belong to the Layman’s Ministry. They are to promote Bible study in the church and home, church growth through witnessing and assist in guiding our young men into responsible Christian adult men.  Also, they are to study and know the doctrine of the church.

Mother’s Ministry

Mother Thelma Emerson

Sis. Georgia Brooks – Helper
ministry@umbchurch.org
(309) 828-1162

These are special women who are blessed with years of wisdom. The should have wise counsel and be praying women. They should know the Word of God and live by it.

Nurse’s Ministry

Sis. Emma Allison
ministry@umbchurch.org
(309) 828-1162

The Nurses ministry is responsible for attending to the needs of the Pastor and Church.

Sunday School

Sundays from 9:00am – 10:30pm

Sis. Joyce Rusk, Division 1 Superintendent
ministry@umbchurch.org
(309) 828-1162

Sis. Arlesia Duffy, Divsion 2 Superintendent
ministry@umbchurch.org
(309) 828-1162

The Sunday School is the teaching arm of our ministry. Biblical study is encouraged for all ages. The Sunday School consists of two divisions. Division 1 is for ages 13 and over. Division 2 is for ages 12 and under.

Trustee’s Ministry

Bro. Henry Gay Jr.
 ministry@umbchurch.org
(309) 828-1162

The Trustees are to work closely with the Pastor and Deacons to assist with the upkeep of the church and church business.

Usher’s Ministry

Sis. Romeldie Rogers
ministry@umbchurch.org
(309) 828-1162

The Ushers are to greet people with a pleasant; smile and a warm welcome. They will direct people to comfortable seats.

Women’s Ministry

Sis. Victoria Caldwell
ministry@umbchurch.org
(309) 828-1162

All Women belong to the Women’s Ministry . They are to be well versed in the Doctrine of our faith while training our young people. They are to promote Bible study in the church and home in addition to promoting church growth through witnessing.

The Women’s Ministry was once known as the Mission Ministry. Because our ministry has broadened we are now involved in Mission, Education and Evangelism. The name and mission change came from the National and State Convention. We are to educate our women, girls and young boys ages 9 and under, Education. We are to be a service to others, Mission and introduce as many as possible to Jesus Christ, Evangelism.