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We Are Baptist Community Ministries

In August of 2015, Baptist Community Ministries (BCM) celebrated its 20th anniversary as a philanthropic organization serving the Greater New Orleans area. BCM remains committed to its faith-based Vision of improving the physical, mental and spiritual health of the individuals we serve in our five-parish region. For more than 25 years, BCM has impacted the lives of citizens from all walks of life.

Announcements

March 24, 2020: BCM has awarded $500,000 in grants to support those in need due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The grants will support response efforts to critical community needs by four local nonprofits including: Greater New Orleans Foundation, New Orleans Business Alliance, Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana, and United Way of Southeast Louisiana. Click here to read more.

February 17, 2020: Join us in welcoming our newest staff members, Todd Battiste and Larry Johnson, to the BCM team. Todd is BCM’s Education Grants Program Director. Larry is BCM’s police chaplain serving the New Orleans Police Department’s District 1 & 5. We are proud to have both Todd and Larry join our team.

February 10, 2020: Join us in welcoming our newest Grants Committee Advisors, David Darragh and John Kallenborn, to BCM’s Grants Committee. David is Operating Partner at LongueVue Capital, a private equity firm in New Orleans. Prior to that, he served as President & CEO of New Orleans-based Reily Foods Company for 13 years. John is the Vice Chairman of the Louisiana market for JPMorgan Chase & Co. and has been active in banking for 37 years. We are honored to have both David and John serve on the Grants Committee.

January 3, 2020: The Remedium is here! To read this month’s Congregational Wellness newsletter click here. This newsletter informs our church network about city and statewide community activities, programs and resources. It provides inspiration and tips that wellness ministry leaders can use in their work. It also highlights the impact of the work of wellness ministries.

December 19, 2019: President & CEO Charles Beasley announced the 2019 Fall Transom Grantees at a special Facebook Live event. Click here to watch a recording of the event.

December 3, 2019: The Remedium is here! To read this month’s Congregational Wellness newsletter click here.

November 7, 2019: To read this month’s Congregational Wellness newsletter click here.

October 2, 2019: To read this month’s Congregational Wellness newsletter click here.

September 4, 2019: The Remedium is here! To read this month’s Congregational Wellness newsletter click here.

August 2, 2019: The Remedium is here! To read this month’s Congregational Wellness newsletter click here.

July 1, 2019: The July 2019 Remedium is here! To read the Congregational Wellness monthly newsletter click here.

June 5, 2019: The June 2019 Remedium is here! To read the Congregational Wellness monthly newsletter click here.

May 29, 2019: Join us in welcoming our newest Trustee, Nathalie Simon, to BCM’s Board. Nathalie is an attorney and works as the Director of Governmental Affairs & Public Policy at Laitram. We are extremely proud to have Nathalie on the BCM team!

Community Impact Spotlights

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BCM Chaplains Carry A Badge

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Church Members STAR In Initiative For Better Health

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