Church Life


Our office seeks the health and welfare of our pastors. Through training opportunities, resources and pastoral care initiatives, we hope to provide much-needed support to SC Baptist pastors.

Transitional Pastor Training

Training to provide positive direction and assistance in helping the church transition in leadership, especially relating to the role of the pastor. 
Training will be January 25-27, 2021 at the SCBC Building in Columbia. Cost is $100 which includes some meals and all instructional material.


For more information, please email


Pastors & Wives Retreat
February 26-28, 2021
The Sonesta on Hilton Head Island

$350 Per Couple, includes everything except Saturday evening dinner (you are on your own for date night). Dennis Swan is our guest speaker.

For more information, please email

To Register

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Cooperative Program

The Pastoral Ministries Group can assist you with information concerning the Cooperative Program (CP) and in developing an emphasis on stewardship for your congregation. Contact us for information at 803.227.6116.  The following links may also provide you with helpful information.

CP Website

Programs + Resources

  • 1 Day Intruder Awareness and Response for Church Personnel
  • Transitional Pastor

    The Transitional Pastor Ministry of the South Carolina Baptist Convention is designed to assist churches and ministers when making ministry transitions.

  • Restore

    For Pastors, Staff, and their Wives: Enjoy a weekend away together seeking God in one of South Carolina’s most beautiful places. You will have the opportunity to meet other pastors and their wives from all over South Carolina.

  • Resume Services
  • How to Write a Resume
  • Protect My Ministry
  • Church Admin Resources
  • Supply Preaching

    Our office can provide you with a list of available preachers to supply your pulpit in the absence of your pastor. Contact us at 803.227.6116 for more information.