Ministries

Join A Ministry

To participate in a ministry at Second Baptist, members must meet the following criteria:

  1. Complete the Membership 101 Class.
  2. Meet with the Servant Leader, or their designee, to discuss the ministry prior to participating.
  3. Regularly attend worship services.
  4. Lead a lifestyle consistent with the Church Covenant and Articles of Faith of Second Baptist Church.
  5. Be committed, faithful and obedient to the leadership and vision of Second Baptist Church.

Anna Circle

This is a small group ministry that provides fellowship, Bible study and encouragement to the women of Second Baptist Church.

SERVANT LEADER: Maria Bowen
CONTACT CHURCH OFFICE: 614.253.4313

Bread Basket Food Pantry

Our Food Pantry is open to the public and members in need of food. Items for the pantry are provided by the Second Baptist congregation, Mid-Ohio Food Bank.

CO-SERVANT LEADERS:  Lucille Tillery, Deacon Donald Crockett
CONTACT CHURCH OFFICE: 614.253.4313

Bulletin Board Ministry

To decorate designated bulletin boards throughout the church with any SBC-related information and points of interest on a regular basis.

SERVANT LEADER:  Debora Jackson
CONTACT CHURCH OFFICE: 614.253.4313

Children’s Church

This ministry’s mission is to educate, guide and nurture all children ages 2-12 using a biblically based curriculum that will enhance their spiritual journeys.  To qualify as part of this ministry, a routine police background check would be requested.  This is for the protection of our children.

CO-SERVANT LEADER:  Rhonda Caldwell-Garrett
CONTACT CHURCH OFFICE: 614.253.4313

Communications Ministry

The Communications Ministry supports all ministries and auxiliaries of the church with the development and creation of communication and public relations materials, including but not limited to, photography, graphics, press releases, public service announcements (TV, Radio and Internet), banners, and printed or electronic promotional materials. The Ministry also supports the periodic updating of the Church website with photographs and other materials.

SERVANT LEADER:  Carol Ware
CONTACT CHURCH OFFICE: 614.253.4313

Children’s Band

The Children’s Band teaches children how to love and serve God and is designed to develop and promote a mission’s emphasis.

SERVANT LEADER:  Cynthia Francis
CONTACT CHURCH OFFICE: 614.253.4313

Evangelism Ministry: FoMW

This ministry advances the kingdom of God on earth by supporting our Food Pantry Ministry; and by advertising service events to our neighborhood with fliers, providing prayer walks, and offering door-to-door evangelism while allowing for inclusion with neighboring churches.

SERVANT LEADER:  Sandra Lockhart
CONTACT CHURCH OFFICE: 614.253.4313

Event Planning Ministry

This ministry provides assistance to those holding events (i.e., weddings, birthdays, anniversaries) at the church.

SERVANT LEADER:  Annetta Hopewell
CONTACT CHURCH OFFICE: 614.253.4313

Faith Missions

Purchase and prepare breakfast monthly for approximately 300 homeless individuals at the Faith Mission Homeless Shelter once a month on the third Saturday.

SERVANT LEADER:  Deacon Guy Reece
CONTACT CHURCH OFFICE: 614.253.4313

Food In The Neighborhood

This ministry offers a hot meal once a month, every fourth Saturday of the month.  This community ministry offers an opportunity for our members to serve and fellowship with the community in a very practical way.

SERVANT LEADER:  Clyde Wright
CONTACT CHURCH OFFICE: 614.253.4313

Health & Wellness Ministry

Working within the limits of our training, a church nurse does not function as a medical professional but rather as a concerned, caring health care aid. We serve God and the congregation by assisting the sick, handicapped, children and elderly while they are visiting our church.

SERVANT LEADER:  Ivory Dawson
CONTACT CHURCH OFFICE: 614.253.4313

Heritage Ministry

This Heritage ministry maintains all the papers and artifacts pertaining to Second Baptist Church history in the Heritage Room.  As “Keepers of the Culture”, ministry members organize the annual heritage celebration, which highlights the talents, heritage and history of our church family.  Local talent and businesses also participate and support our annual event.

SERVANT LEADER:  Sandra Jamison
CONTACT CHURCH OFFICE: 614.253.4313

Hospitality Ministry

These ministry members greet visitors as they enter Second Baptist Church for the first time; and make everyone feel welcome in the house of the Lord.

SERVANT LEADERS:  Laurie Steele, Maria Bowen
CONTACT CHURCH OFFICE: 614.253.4313

Kitchen Cabinet Ministry

The Kitchen Cabinet ministry provides food service for events such as fellowship breakfasts, leadership breakfasts, special receptions and Easter celebration events held at the church

SERVANT LEADER:  Annetta Hopewell
CONTACT CHURCH OFFICE: 614.253.4313

Media Ministry

This ministry provides sound and visual aids to those needing microphones, screens, videos, dvds, etc. in the sanctuary and through the church during meetings and conferences.

Sound System:  To be determined
Visual Arts:  Kyle Jackson
CONTACT CHURCH OFFICE: 614.253.4313

Men’s Ministry

This ministry for men meets monthly for a breakfast meeting, fellowship, and Bible Study.  We believe men should regularly meet together for the common purpose of worshiping and praising God.  “…to dwell together in unity.”  Psalm 133:1

SERVANT LEADER:  Deacon Michael Davis
CONTACT CHURCH OFFICE: 614.253.4313

Men’s Usher Ministry

This ministry is for men who have been called to politely greet and escort worshippers to their seat.  They collect the offering, and are available to assist worshippers throughout services held in the sanctuary.

SERVANT LEADER:  Rosby Lee
CONTACT CHURCH OFFICE: 614.253.4313

Music And Worship Arts Ministry

Music Ministry:  This ministry teaches and encourages our young children, youth and adults how to praise, worship and show their love for God through singing as members of our Cherub Children’s Choir, Youth Choir, Mass Choir, Male Chorus and Praise Team.

Puppet Ministry: This ministry encourages adult and youth members to bring the message of praise and deliverance through the art of puppetry.

Dance Ministry: This ministry encourages adult and youth members to bring the message of praise and deliverance through the art of liturgical dance. Pamela Daniels, Servant Leader.

Minister of Music Anika Leftridge
Praise & Worship Anika Leftridge
Mass Choir   Anika Leftridge
Cherub Choir Minister Floria Washington
Youth & Young Adult Choir Anika Leftridge
Liturgical Dance Pamela Daniels
Puppet Ministry  Anika Leftridge


CONTACT CHURCH OFFICE: 614.253.4313

New Member Mentor Ministry

Help new members become acclimated to the church, especially during their first 3 months; help them learn about ministry opportunities within the church; Provide opportunities for new members to meet other members; Encourage new members to grow spiritually by becoming involved with prayer groups, Bible Study and Sunday School.

SERVANT LEADER: Deacon Eugene Jones
CONTACT CHURCH OFFICE: 614.253.4313

Prayer Ministry

This ministry is known as “Sweet Hour of Prayer” and is our midweek intercessory prayer ministry.  Ministry is held each Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. – just prior to Bible Study.  If you have a heart for intercessory prayer and are available during the day or the evening, this ministry is for you.  Together prayer ministry members, empowered by the Holy Spirit, pray for our Pastor, our church, our families, our community, our country, and our world.

SERVANT LEADERS:  Sandra Wilson, Deacon Michael Davis
CONTACT CHURCH OFFICE: 614.253.4313

Sunday School

Sunday school teaches worshippers of all ages to better understand the Bible and love each other as Christians through discussion, and how to apply what they learn to their everyday lives.

SERVANT LEADERS:  Michael & Tracy Davis
CONTACT CHURCH OFFICE: 614.253.4313

Transportation Ministry

This Ministry provides transportation to and from Sunday Worship services and Vacation Bible School.

SERVANT LEADER:  Deacon Michael Bradley
CONTACT CHURCH OFFICE: 614.253.4313

Women’s Ministry

This ministry affords women of Second Baptist Church the opportunity to fellowship together, study the Bible, to grow spiritually, and to edify one another while serving others.

SERVANT LEADER: Minister Floria Washington
Children’s Band Servant Leader :  Cynthia Francis
CONTACT CHURCH OFFICE: 614.253.4313

Women’s Usher Ministry

This ministry is for women who have been called to politely greet and escort worshippers to their seat.  They collect the offering, and are available to assist worshippers throughout services held in the sanctuary.

SERVANT LEADER:  Belva Ramsey
CONTACT CHURCH OFFICE: 614.253.4313

Youth Ministry

This ministry allows our youth the opportunity to fellowship together, study the Bible, to grow spiritually, and to edify one another while serving others.

SERVANT LEADER:  To be determined
CONTACT CHURCH OFFICE: 614.253.4313

Youth Usher Ministry

This ministry is for youth who have been called to politely greet and escort worshippers to their seat.  They collect the offering, and are available to assist worshippers throughout services held in the sanctuary. 

SERVANT LEADER:  Michele Holmes
CONTACT CHURCH OFFICE: 614.253.4313

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Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. Philippians 4:6 NLT

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