Baptist Community Ministries recently awarded over $1.6M to local partners that are working directly with those affected by COVID-19. BCM’s Board of Trustees and senior management will continue to monitor the situation and communicate with grantees and philanthropic partners as we navigate the COVID-19 crises together. In the meantime, BCM will continue to fund ALL of its existing grant commitments.

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Mission & Core Values


In response to the love of God revealed in Jesus Christ and in keeping with our Baptist heritage, Baptist Community Ministries is committed to improving the physical, mental, and spiritual health of people and communities in the five-parish Greater New Orleans area.

Core Values

Baptist Community Ministries is a faith-based Christian organization that seeks to embody five core values:

FAITHFULNESS – Honor God in all that we do

COMPASSION – Exhibit unconditional love and acceptance to our community members

RESPECT – Demonstrate reverence for the dignity and cultural diversity of each person in our community

SUSTAINABILITY – Demand responsible stewardship of our charitable assets

TRANSPARENCY – Commit to being an accountable and trustworthy community partner