"And to godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness charity." 2 Peter 1:7
Service Ministry
The Service Ministry encompasses the various auxiliaries and committees that provide both spiritual and practical services to our members and community. Below are the service ministries available at BMBC.
Deacon Board
Deacons were called in the early church to serve tables. Deacons of Broadview Missionary Baptist Church are called to assist the pastor in the spiritual and moral affairs of the church. This ministry is involved in: teaching Bible classes, visiting the sick and shut-ins, and serving communion to those who request it on a monthly basis. The Deacon Ministry sponsors a complete worship service at local nursing homes (check with the office for location, dates and times).
For More Information Contact:
Dea. Larry Lee, Director
phone: (708) 343-3700 ext. 4209
Deaconess Board
The duties of the Deaconess are: first, support her spouse in his role as a spiritual leader. Secondly, care for and prepare baptismal candidates for baptism. Lastly, a Deaconess is responsible for preparing the Lord's Supper.
Membership is by pastoral appointment.
For More Information Contact:
Shirley Toney, Directress
phone: (708) 343-3700
Food Service Ministry
The Food Service Ministry provides food services as dictated by the church's program.
For More Information Contact:
Cyrinthia Baker, Directress
phone: (708) 343-3700 ext 4222
Hospitality Ministry
The Hospitality Ministry meets and greets our guests and sees that their time with us is satisfying and productive.
For More Information Contact:
Rory Wallington, Director
phone: (708) 343-3700
Security Ministry
This ministry is charged with the responsibility of providing safety for the church. This ranges from orderly parking in the parking areas to high visibility in and around the building in an in effort to deter inappropriate behavior. Security is also regarded as a special part of the Hospitality Ministry.
The Security Team meets on the 4th Saturday of every month at 9:00 a.m.
For More Information Contact:
Victor Johnson, Director
phone: (708) 343-3700 ext. 4203
Transportation Ministry
This ministry is committed to providing transportation for memers who otherwise would not be able to attend worship services and other activities here at the church.
BMBC members who desire to service in this ministry must be at least 25 years of age and possess a valid driver's license.
For More Information Contact:
Charles Clark III, Director
phone: (708) 343-3700
Trustee Board
Trustee are a state mandate whose responsibility is to the physical property of the church. The Trustee has custodial duties over church property consistent with Illinois State Statues.
For More Information Contact:
Melvin Jackson, Chairman
phone: (708) 343-3700 ext. 4234
Telephone Ministry
This ministry is committed to establishing and maintaining communication with the membership through weekly telephone calls.
For More Information Contact:
Geri Tucker, Director
phone: (708) 343-3700
Announcing Ministry
The purpose of this ministry is to provide the congregation with detailed information concerning designated church sponsored activities and programs.
The Announcing Ministry meets bi-monthly, on the 3rd Saturday of the month.
For More Information Contact:
Sheila Kimbrough-Pullem, Director
phone: (708) 343-3700
Usher Board
The role of the usher is that of a doorkeeper, to welcome members and guests to the church, and to maintain order in the services. The Usher Ministry is comprised of a team of dedicated members whose primary concern is the comfort and safety of parishioners and guests.
Youth Ushers meet on the 2nd Saturday of every month at 10:30 a.m.
Senior Ushers meet on the Saturday before the first Sunday of every month at 12:00 p.m.
For More Information Contact:
Lennis Smith, President
Alvin Harvey, Vice-President
phone: (708) 343-3700