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We Are Baptist Community Ministries

In August 2021, Baptist Community Ministries (BCM) celebrated its 26th anniversary as a philanthropic organization serving the Greater New Orleans area. BCM remains committed to its faith-based mission of improving the physical, mental and spiritual health of the individuals we serve in our five-parish region. For more than 26 years, BCM has impacted the lives of citizens from all walks of life.

Announcements

May 13, 2022: BCM is hiring a Data Analyst / Program Assistant to provide technical and analytical support to our Congregational Wellness team. Supportive tasks include administrative assistance in program implementation, database development, data entry, analysis, reporting, and extracting and synthesizing programmatic data to compile into an interpretive format. The position also provides IT support for virtual meetings and Learning Management Systems. To learn more about this position, please click here. To apply, click here.

May 5, 2022: BCM & United Way SELA will allocate $500,000 to youth-serving organizations to increas education, health, and workforce supports over the summer months. These grants will help close the achievement gap, improve health outcomes, reduce crime, and scale summer programs in underserved neighborhoods. To learn more about this partnership, click here. To apply, click here.

May 4, 2022: GiveNOLA Day 2022 raised $7.9 million. Click here to read all about this impactful day for our community.

May 2, 2022: 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.

April 25, 2022: Please join us in giving a warm welcome to BCM’s new President & CEO, Inman J. Houston. Click here to read more about this announcement!

April 4, 2022: Click here to read the April issue of The Remedium.

March 30, 2022: BCM is honored to partner with GNOF as the Hosting Sponsor for the 9th Annual GiveNOLA Day. With over 900 nonprofits participating in GiveNOLA Day, it is easy to find a cause to feel good about donating to. Click here to read more!

March 4, 2022: Click here to read the March issue of The Remedium.

February 7, 2022: BCM is hiring a police chaplain who will provide comprehensive spiritual care and support to police officers, their families, civilian personnel affected by crime, and the larger community. To learn more about this position, please click here.

February 1, 2022: Click here to read the February issue of The Remedium.

January 31, 2022: BCM is hiring a healthcare chaplain who will provide comprehensive spiritual care and support to patients, families, and staff in a local pediatric hospital. To learn more about this position, please click here.

January 21, 2022: BCM’s Spring 2022 Transom cycle is now open! BCM is now accepting Letter of Intent (LOI) submissions from January 21 – February 1, 2022. All submissions are due by 5pm CST on Tuesday, February 1, 2022. For more information, please visit here.

January 11, 2022:  Click here to read the January issue of The Remedium.

December 3, 2021: BCM has partnered with BoardWalk Consulting in its search for a new President & CEO. To learn more about this position, please click here.

December 2, 2021: Click here to read the December issue of The Remedium. 

November 3, 2021: Want to know more about how BCM’s healthcare chaplains help people heal? To learn more about the vital services of our Chaplaincy program, please click here.

November 1, 2021: Click here to read the November issue of The Remedium.

October 4, 2021: Click here to read the October issue of The Remedium.

September 17, 2021: Click here to read the September issue of The Remedium.

August 2, 2021: Click here to read the August issue of The Remedium.

July 7, 2021: Click here to read the July issue of The Remedium.

June 23, 2021: To learn more about BCM’s 11 new Transom grantees, please watch this announcement video from Board Chair, Slade Simons.

June 3, 2021: BCM trains Faith Community Nurses who play a vital role in our community serving over 50,000 congregants each year. We are thankful for them every day. To learn more about how these nurses help keep our community healthy, click here

June 2, 2021: Click here to read the June issue of The Remedium.

May 6, 2021: GiveNOLA Day 2021 raised a record-breaking $8.1 million. Click here to read a message of thanks from BCM Board Chair, Slade Simons.

May 3, 2021: Click here to read the May issue of The Remedium

April 20, 2021: BCM is honored to partner with GNOF as the Presenting Sponsor for the 8th Annual GiveNOLA Day. With over 850 nonprofits participating in GiveNOLA Day, it is easy to find a cause to feel good about donating to. To learn more, click here.

April 5, 2021: Click here to read the April issue of The Remedium

March 9, 2021: To continue our support of essential workers across Greater New Orleans, BCM has partnered with Gambit to sponsor their Frontline People Awards. To learn more about how BCM and our local residents are helping people throughout the pandemic, click here.

March 1, 2021: Click here to read the March issue of The Remedium.

February 12, 2021: We are thrilled to announce BCM’s support of $30,000 to Agenda for Children in partnership with Community Organized Relief Effort (CORE) going towards COVID-19 testing for child care workers in our community. BCM is proud to support this initiative because it covers both our concern in public health and education. This testing works to keep early childhood education centers open, which is invaluable for both our children and individuals employed there. To learn more, click here.

February 2, 2021: Click here to read the February issue of The Remedium.

January 26, 2021: To understand the impact the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic had on behavioral health (BH) needs and services in the Greater New Orleans area, the Louisiana Public Health Institute (LPHI), with support from BCM, conducted an assessment to examine changes in BH treatment and service availability, capacity, and access. To read more about this project, please view the full report here.

January 13, 2021: A servant leader and humanitarian, Charles Beasley has retired from BCM after 25 years of service, effective January 1, 2021. We are thankful and grateful for the last 25 years of Charles’ leadership, guidance, and vision and we wish him well on the next chapter of his life. Click click here to read more about Charles and his time at BCM.

January 11, 2021: BCM is celebrating 25 years of service to the Greater New Orleans community this year. Thank you to all those who have been a part of the journey thus far and to those who continue to be a part of our story today. Please click here to view the video announcement.

January 8, 2021: Click here to read the January issue of the Remedium.

January 4, 2021: Please join us in congratulating Larry Johnson for being promoted to Vice President of Chaplaincy Services. Larry is an ordained minister with significant ministry experience in congregational and institutional settings. He has served as a pastor and is currently serving as a chaplain in the Army Reserve. Congratulations to Larry on this well-deserved promotion! To read more about Larry, click here.

December 1, 2020: Click here to read the December issue of the Remedium.

November 24, 2020: The 2021 Spring Transom Grant cycle opens soon. To view application dates, click here.

November 4, 2020: Click here to read the November issue of The Remedium.

July 15, 2020: BCM has awarded over $1,600,000 in grants to support those in need due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The grants will support critical response efforts by 47 nonprofits across Greater New Orleans. Click here to read more.

July 6, 2020: BCM has awarded an additional $565,000 in grants to support those in need due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The grants will support critical response efforts by 43 nonprofits across Greater New Orleans.

May 22, 2020: BCM has awarded an additional $400,000 in grants to support those in need due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The grants will support response efforts to critical community needs by two local nonprofits: Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana and United Way of Southeast Louisiana. Click here to read more.

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.

Community Impact Spotlights

Working Together to Pay It Forward

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Chaplaincy During a Pandemic

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Congregational Wellness During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Increasing Chances for Survival

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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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