CSMBC TO National Convention USA September 2019               

Christian Leadership School

Connecticut State Missionary Baptist Convention

Rev. Dr. Lindsay Curtis, President

Rev. Dr. David L. Massey, Vice-President at Large

Boise Kimber Christian Leadership School

Rev. Dr. Jeff Powell, President Congress of Christian Education

Sister Judith Snell, State Director

Deacon Marge Wright, Dean

Sister Carolyn Sears, Assistant Dean

GENERAL INFORMATION

The CSMBC, Christian Leadership School is a division of the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Christian Education Ministry and a collaborative work of the National Congress of Education, the American Baptist College, and the Division of Christian Education of the Sunday School Publishing Board.  In addition, the SSPB has the responsibility for oversight of the CLS.

That responsibility includes:

>Accrediting the School

>Certifying instructors to teach in the CLS

>Formulating policies and procedures governing the   Christian Education Program

The Certificate of Progress Program (COPP)

 

This program was organized at the SSPB in 1937 and is designed to produce qualified church leaders that will lead church members into the 21 century.  This is a four year program that is implemented in four phases.  Upon completion of Phase 1, 2, 3, students will receive a Certificate of Progress for each phase.  A Christian Education Diploma will be awarded upon completion of Phase 4.  The objective of the COPP and the CSMBC CLS are to:

          >Increase biblical knowledge

          >Create a better understanding of the Baptist Church

          >Provide educational structure that will develop candidates              

            Qualified for teaching and leadership positions

          >Produce trained church leaders

          >Prepare for Christian Service

Student of the CLS (COPP) requirements:

 

Admissions & Registration:

  1. All students must complete and submit a Form 12-Admissions Application for this program, along with your student registration form and NON-Refundable registration fees.

 

 

The Informer:

  1. The participant must subscribe to the Christian Education Informer (a fee of $30 per year) – a Christian Education Journal published quarterly by the Sunday School Publishing Board.

Tuition & Late Fees:

  1. Tuition fees are $165.00 per semester for an annual total of $330.00 which is due by November, 2016 for the fall semester and by February, 2017 for the spring semester.  Any fees paid after the due dates will result in a late fee of an additional $50.00 per semester.  

Course Cards, Certificates & Diplomas:

  1. Students will receive course cards at the end of the semester for all completed courses, provided that all financial obligations have been met. Phase I, Phase II and Phase III students will receive a Certificate of Progress in May at the annual Commencement Service, provided all financial and required writing assignments have been completed.  Phase IV students will receive a Diploma of Christian Education upon completion of requirements.  Any lost or misplaced course cards will be charged a $2.00 replacement/duplication fee.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Writing Assignments:

  1. Phase II – “Salvation Through Jesus Christ” – This paper should be at least two typed, double-spaced pages.

Phase III – “Contemporary Issues Affecting the Church” – This paper must be at least five to seven typed, double-spaced pages.

Phase IV – “The Role of Christian Education in the Local Church” – This paper must be at least five to seven typed, double-spaced pages.  Provide at least five to eight different references.

**All writing assignments are due no later than March 1, 2017**

Attendance & Tardiness

  1. All students are required to attend class on both days; Friday 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and on Saturday 8:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.  Extreme tardiness will not be tolerated.  Extenuating circumstances, please confer with the Dean.  At no time will a paper be acceptable for missing class; you must be present to receive proper credit.

Caps & Gowns:

  1. Phase I, Phase II and Phase III students will wear black and their appropriate class scarf for commencement service.  Only Phase IV graduating students will required to purchase caps and gowns.

>Scarfs - $25.00

>Cap & Gown $75

**Orders will be taken in March 2017**

 

Please take note:

 

On Saturdays there will be one 15 minute break and an half hour lunch break.  You are responsible for your own lunch.

Any and all questions regarding your participation in the Christian Leadership School should be directed to:

Dean, Marge Wright

Director, Judith Snell

 

 

***We will do most of our correspondence by email and/or text (updates, cancellations, class changes, etc.)  Please check your email!!!  It is the student’s responsibility to inform the CLS team of any email changes or update of any kind***

Member Churches

Member Churches Listed By City/Town

Macedonia Baptist Church, Rev. Alfred L. Smith Jr., Pastor, Address: 243 Pershing Dr., Ansonia 06401, Phone:203 735-4017
The First Cathedral, Pastor: Archbishop LeRoy Bailey, Jr., Address: 1151 Blue Hills Ave, Bloomfield CT 06002, Phone: 860 243-6520
East End Tabernacle Baptist Church, Pastor: Rev. Dr. Charlie Stallworth, Address: 548 Central Ave., Bridgeport CT 06607 Phone: 203 333-3036

Good News Missionary Baptist Church, Pastor: Rev. James E. Harris, Mailing Address: PO Box 55405, Bridgeport CT 06610, Phone: 203 374-2159

Messiah Baptist Church, Pastor: Rev. James Logan, Addtrss: 210 Congress St., Bridgeport CT 06604, Phone: 203 368-2405

Mt. Aery Baptist Church, Pastor: Rev. Dr. Anthony L. Bennett, Address: 73 Frank St., Bridgeport CT 06604, Phone: 203 334-2757

New Hope Missionary Baptist, Pastor: Rev. David O. Miller, Address: 1100 Park Avenue, Bridgeport CT 06604, Phone: (203) 336-4565

Shiloh Baptist Church, Pastor: Rev. Carl McCluster, Address: 477 Broad St., Bridgeport CT 06604, Phone: 203 367-4839

St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, Pastor: Rev. Sulton Stack, Jr., Address: 165 Logan St., Bridgeport CT 06607, Phone: 203 374-2752

Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Pastor: Vacant, Address: 26 Nicholas Dr., Bristol CT 06610, Phone: 203 582-1786

New Hope Baptist Church, Pastor: Rev. Leroy Parker, Address: 10 Aaron B. Samuels Blvd, Danbury CT 06810, Phone: 203 748-5461

First Baptist Church, Pastor: Rev. Dr. Thomas L. Nins, Address: 10 Northfield St. Greenwich CT 06830, Phone: 203 869-7988

 

Christian Tabernacle Baptist Church, Pastor: Rev. Keith King, Address: 425-449 Newhall St., Hamden CT 06517, Phone: 203 624-3028

Friendship Baptist Church, Pastor: Reverend Brian Bellamy, Address: 26 Edwards St., Hamden CT 06514, Phone, Phone: 203 776-9147

First Calvary Baptist Church, Pastor: Rev. Derrick C. Halloway, Sr., Address: 46 Woodland Street, Hartford CT 06141, Phone: 860 833-6778

Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, Pastor: Rev. Richard L. Nash, Address: 2 F. D. Oates Ave., Hartford CT 06002, Phone: 860 278-6671

Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, Pastor: Interim Pastor Rev. Hugh Brooks, Address: 222 Barbour St., Hartford CT 06120, Phone: 860 527-0245

Mt. Olive Church Ministries, Pastor: Rev. Dion Watkins, Address: 20 Battles St, Hartford CT 06120, Phone: 860 549-3935

New Antioch Baptist Church, Pastor: Rev. Jeff Powell, Address: 161 Nelson St, Hartford CT 06141, Phone: 860 247-0819

New Beginnings Community Baptist Church, Pastor: Rev. Cheryl Duncan, Mailing Address: PO Box 320638, Hartford CT 06123, Phone: 860 881-8345

Progressive Community Baptist Church, Pastor: Vacant, Address: 45 Acton St, Hartford, CT 06120, Phone: 860 947-9990

Shiloh Baptist Church, Pastor: Rev. Maurice Porter, Address: 350 Albany Ave., Hartford CT 06074, Phone: 860 247-3736

Open Door Missionary Baptist Church, Rev. Mack Elder , Address: 76 High St., Middletown, CT 06457 Phone: 860 344-0101

Mount Hebron Baptist Church, Rev. Willie Young, Address: 84 Franklin Street, Meriden CT 06450 Phone: (203) 235-0449

Open Door Missionary Baptist Church, Rev. Mack Elder , Address: 76 High St., Middletown, CT 06457 Phone: 860 344-0101

Second Baptist Church, Pastor: Rev. Hugh Brooks, Address:  , Middletown, CT - 06457 Phone:  

Shiloh Missionary Baptist Middletown, Pastor: Bishop W. Vance Cotten, Sr., Address: 346 Butternut Street, Middletown, CT 06457, Phone: 860 346-8295

Zion First Baptist Church, Pastor: Rev. Carlton Giles, Address: 16 James A Moses Blvd, Middletown, CT - 06457 Phone: 8603475074

First Baptist Church, Pastor: Rev. Horace A Hough, Address: 28 North Street, Milford CT 06460, Phone: 203-878-1178

Second Baptist Church, Pastor: Rev. Hugh Brooks, Address: 55 Chapman Street, New Britain CT 06051, Phone: 860-223-0050

St. James Baptist Church, Pastor: Rev. John W. Walker, Address: 15 Wilcox Street, New Britain CT 06051, Phone: 860 224-7736

True Vine Baptist Church. Pastor: Rev. Walter Simmons, Address: 477 Ellis St., New Britain CT 06051, Phone: 860 224-8422

Community Baptist Church, Pastor: Rev. Daniel Hickman, Address: 174 Cherry St., New Canaan CT 06840, Phone: 203 966-0711

Community Baptist Church, Pastor: Rev. Phillipe Andal, Address: 143 Shelton Ave., New Haven CT 06511, Phone: 203 562-7062

First Calvary Baptist Church, Pastor: Rev. Dr. Boise Kimber, Address: 605 Dixwell Ave., New Haven CT 06511, Phone: 203 624-1426

Immanuel Baptist Church, Pastor: Rev. Samuel T. Ross-Lee, Address: 1324 Chapel St.., New Haven CT 06513, Phone: 203 777-8744

Mt. Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, Pastor: Rev. Jackie Williams, Address: 100 Webster St.., New Haven CT 06511, Phone: 203 624-8675

New Freedom Missionary Baptist Church, Pastor: Rev. James W. Newman, III, Address: 280 Starr St., New Haven CT 06511, Phone: 203 752-0155

New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, Rev. Dr. John E. Cotten, Jr., Address: 109 Butler St., New Haven CT 06511, Phone: 203 562-4236

People Missionary Baptist Church, Pastor: Rev. Milton Brown, Address: 79 Butler Street, New Haven CT 06511, Phone: 203 624-9659

Shiloh Baptist Church, Pastor: Bishop Dr. Bennjamin K. Watts, Address: 1 Garvin St., New London CT 06320, Phone: 860 443-6046

Calvary Baptist Church, Pastor: Rev. Dr. Jeffrey A. Ingraham, Address: 21 Concord St.., Norwalk CT 06854, Phone: 203 838-3176

Canaan Institutional Baptist Church, Pastor: Rev. Roosevelt Ewell, Address: 31 Concord St..., Norwalk CT 06854, Phone: 203 853-1000

Grace Baptist Church, Pastor: Rev. Dr. Lindsay E. Curtis, Address:17 West Ave. Norwalk CT 06854, Phone: 203 838-5717

Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Pastor: Vacant, Address: 96 S. Main Street, Norwalk CT 06854, Phone: 203 838-3748 or 203-853-3746

New Jerusalem Baptist Church, Pastor: Rev. Henry G. Floyd, Address: PO Box 567. Norwalk CT 06856, Phone: 203 613-3573

New Light Baptist Church, Pastor: Rev. Debra Fludd, Address: 21 Lexington Ave, Norwalk, Connecticut 06854, Phone: 203 866-4448

Shiloh Baptist Church, Pastor: Rev Alan B Thorne, Sr., Address: 68 Van Zant St,  Norwalk, CT 06854, Phone: 203 838-2837

St. James Missionary Baptist Church, Pastor-Elect, Rev Brian S. Hampton, Address: 60 Rockland Rd., Norwalk CT 06851, Phone: 203-866-0304

Faith Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church, Interim Pastor: Dr. Bosie Kimber, Address: 29 Grove St., Stamford CT 06901, Phone: 203 348-8755

Greater Faith Tabernacle Baptist Church, Pastor: Rev. Johnny C. Bush, Address: 27 Baxter Ave. Stamford CT 06902, Phone: 203 359-0089

Union Baptist Church, Pastor: Rev. Dr. Robert W. Perry, Address: 805 Newfield Ave. Stamford CT 06905, Phone: 203 322-0881

First Baptist Baptist Church, Pastor: Rev. William B. Sutton, III, Address: 1301 Stratford Ave.. Stratford CT 06497, Phone: 203 377-1441

Friendship Baptist Church of Stratford, Pastor: Rev. Johnny Gamble, Address: 235 Albert Ave., Stratford CT 06497, Phone: 203 375-991

Third Baptist Church, Pastor-Elect: Rev. Dr. David Penn, Address: 188 Kent Ave.,Suffield CT 06078, Phone: 860 668-7647

Grace Baptist Church, Pastor: Rev. Kristopher S. Reese, Pastor, Address: 65 Kingsbury St., Waterbury CT 06702, Phone: 203 756-5269

Zion Baptist Church, Pastor: Rev. Calbert Brantley, Address: 137 Pearl St.,Waterbury CT 06704, Phone: 203 756-5648

Faith Baptist Church, Pastor: Rev Lemuel Blackett, Address: 39 Emma St.,West Haven CT 06516, Phone: 203 933-8363

 

Calvary Baptist Church, Pastor: Vacant, Address: 412 Valley St., Willimantic CT 06226, Phone: 860 423-7373

Hopewell Baptist Church, Pastor: Rev. Dr. David Massey, Address: 280-82 Windsor Ave., Windsor CT 06095, Phone: 860 522-4321

Sanctuary of Faith and Glory Baptist Church, Pastor: Bishop Felton Best, Address: 752 Bloomfield Ave.., Windsor CT 06095, Phone: 860 683-4034

 

Annual Meeting Registration Payment

 

 

Connecticut State Missionary Baptist Convention
Reverend Dr. Lindsay E. Curtis, President
Parent Body Registration Form
Submit completed form by April 25, 2016

 

 

Registration Fee Levels:
Churches with less than 200 members is $400.00
Churches with 201 – 500 members is $500.00
Churches with 501 – 1000 members is $800.00
Churches with over 1000 members and above is $1,000.00
Individual Registration fee is $100.00
Association Fee $1,000

  

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