Educational Training


Educational Training

James Melvin | Section Coordinator

The objective of the Church Enrichment Ministry is to sponsor programs and activities that support and enrich spiritual growth and development in the fine arts by providing musical instruction for a variety of instruments and supporting young children and adults in developing talents, building confidence and increasing spirituality in a Christian environment. Contact: (Open)

Free computer classes are offered to the congregation and community during the day and early evening throughout the week. Internet access also is available.

Computer Class Schedule
Mondays Tuesdays Wednesdays
9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. 10 a.m.-11 a.m.
5:45 p.m.-6:45 p.m. 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Other evening classes may be available if there is sufficient interest. For further information, contact Robert Davidson, instructor, at 960-2663.

This ministry provides educational, intellectual and spiritual support for students in grades 1-12. Membership is open to any member who has an interest in supporting higher academic achievement of students. Affiliations include the S.C. Department of Education, Richland School Districts One and Two, School District Five of Lexington and Richland Counties, The State Newspaper’s – Newspaper In Education (NIE) program, Benedict College and the S.C. Commission on Higher Education.

Activities include the Annual Honors Fellowship recognizing high school graduates and secondary honor roll students, providing American Education Week mementos for practicing and retired educators, quarterly honor roll recognition and facilitating the church’s faith-based partnership with W.J. Keenan High School. Contact: Rosalyn Outen

Entrepreneur Ministry
This ministry provides resources and information to the FNBC membership and the community that will aid them in establishing new business ventures or to improve the performance of a business in which they may already be engaged. The ministry may accomplish this by: Holding informational seminars and workshops or providing direction to outside seminars/workshops that may be helpful; Providing entrepreneurial updates on handling tax responsibilities; and Providing helpful information on availability of start-up or maintenance financing. Contact: (Open)

Financial Management Ministry
The mission of the Financial Management Ministry is to provide education in finance to the membership of First Nazareth Baptist Church and The Greater Waverly Community. Our mission will be accomplished through conducting seminars on various financial topics. In the immediate past, the ministry presented a seminar titled “Financial Literacy”. The seminar was a scriptural based plan of debt resolution as well sharing other financial principles. Other seminars have been on investing, basic banking, budgeting, social security and you, wills and estate planning, understanding credit and many, many more. Members of the Financial Management Ministry are: Darryl A. Jackson, Sr., Chairman, Deborah Breedlove, Lorenzo Breedlove, Sandra Brown Sims, Roland Boyd, II, Sandra Jamison, Rosalyn Outen, Regina Shell, Joan Taylor, Ivadella Walters, and Charlton Whipple.. Contact: Darryl Jackson