Providence Missionary Baptist Church.

education

Christian Education is one of Pastor Foster’s principal commitments to Providence Missionary Baptist Church. His hope is to facilitate the spiritual growth and discipleship of believers into Christ-likeness.

The More you Know The More you Grow. The following ministries fall under the jurisdiction of the Director of Christian Education, Dr. Dolly A. Robinson:

Sunday School Ministry: With classes for all ages and interest. These include class for nursery, primary age, junior, teen and adults. In the adult division, there are co-ed classes, all male and all female classes. The adult classes use standardized curriculum as well as a structured Bible studies using an outline created by the instructor for those classes. The Sunday School is under the direct supervision of the Superintendent of School, Chairman Willie Johnson and his staff.

Encounters with Jesus: is a class for newer members of the church who have completed the New Members Orientation. This class is also open to any member who wishes to grow stronger in their faith. Encounters with Jesus is the discipleship program of Providence. Encounters with Jesus meets concurrently during Sunday School hour.

Vacation Bible School: is open to all children from age 2 to 18 from the church and the community. Vacation Bible School (VBS) operates for two (2) weeks during the last week of June through the first week of July. VBS operates annually and offers aged based Bible studies, arts and crafts, music and free breakfast and lunch. VBS operates under the Vacation Bible School Director, Alvita Harris-Crenshaw and her Staff. The 2020 VBS was cancelled due to COVID-19. We plan to resume in 2021.

Teacher Training Classes: Operate on an as-needed basis. This class is currently in session and meets monthly for two hours of instruction. These sessions are open to any member of Providence who has a desire or has been called to teach in any capacity of the church. 

This is a mandatory class for all teachers and is taught and administered by the Director of Christian Education.

Semi Annual Leadership Schools: Leadership schools are overseen by the Director of Christian Education and administered by a Dean who has been certified by the Division of Christian Education and Accreditation and Credentials in Nashville, Tennessee. Under this program, individuals can complete a prescribed course of study in phases and receive certificates and a diploma from DCEAC.

PMBC College Scholarship.

The Providence Missionary Baptist Church College Scholarship Program is available to ACTIVE members pursuing a 2-year or 4-year degree on a full-time basis. This scholarship is available for new and returning students. Please consider donating to our scholarship program because your support immediately benefits our students going to school this August. You can make a difference by making a small $20 donation today, any contribution will help. If you have any questions, please contact Sis. Aricka L. Jones, PMBC College Scholarship Chair.

Mary McNeal College Scholarship.

Sister Mary McNeal established several ministries of significance that enhanced the spirituality of the General Mission. Her commitment was unparalleled and her leadership was beyond measure during her tenure. Mary McNeal truly embodied the statement “A call to serve.” Sister McNeal, was an educator who valued providing knowledge to others. Her dedication was displayed through her continuous efforts of support and motivation. The Mary McNeal scholarship will provide assistance to deserving students who are pursuing a degree in the field of Education, Administration or Leadership. Please click here to view/download the scholarship application.

If you have any questions regarding the Mary McNeal Scholarship, please contact Sis. Kellie White – Mary McNeal Book Scholarship Chair at: Ivyleaf23@gmail.com.

Providence Missionary Baptist Church.

education

Christian Education is one of Pastor Foster’s principal commitments to Providence Missionary Baptist Church. His hope is to facilitate the spiritual growth and discipleship of believers into Christ-likeness.

The More you Know The More you Grow. The following ministries fall under the jurisdiction of the Director of Christian Education, Dr. Dolly A. Robinson:

Sunday School Ministry: With classes for all ages and interest. These include class for nursery, primary age, junior, teen and adults. In the adult division, there are co-ed classes, all male and all female classes. The adult classes use standardized curriculum as well as a structured Bible studies using an outline created by the instructor for those classes. The Sunday School is under the direct supervision of the Superintendent of School, Chairman Willie Johnson and his staff.

Encounters with Jesus: is a class for newer members of the church who have completed the New Members Orientation. This class is also open to any member who wishes to grow stronger in their faith. Encounters with Jesus is the discipleship program of Providence. Encounters with Jesus meets concurrently during Sunday School hour.

Vacation Bible School: is open to all children from age 2 to 18 from the church and the community. Vacation Bible School (VBS) operates for two (2) weeks during the last week of June through the first week of July. VBS operates annually and offers aged based Bible studies, arts and crafts, music and free breakfast and lunch. VBS operates under the Vacation Bible School Director, Alvita Harris-Crenshaw and her Staff. The 2020 VBS was cancelled due to COVID-19. We plan to resume in 2021.

Teacher Training Classes: Operate on an as-needed basis. This class is currently in session and meets monthly for two hours of instruction. These sessions are open to any member of Providence who has a desire or has been called to teach in any capacity of the church. 

This is a mandatory class for all teachers and is taught and administered by the Director of Christian Education.

Semi Annual Leadership Schools: Leadership schools are overseen by the Director of Christian Education and administered by a Dean who has been certified by the Division of Christian Education and Accreditation and Credentials in Nashville, Tennessee. Under this program, individuals can complete a prescribed course of study in phases and receive certificates and a diploma from DCEAC.

PMBC College Scholarship.

The Providence Missionary Baptist Church College Scholarship Program is available to ACTIVE members pursuing a 2-year or 4-year degree on a full-time basis. This scholarship is available for new and returning students. Please consider donating to our scholarship program because your support immediately benefits our students going to school this August. You can make a difference by making a small $20 donation today, any contribution will help. If you have any questions, please contact Sis. Aricka L. Jones, PMBC College Scholarship Chair.

Mary McNeal College Scholarship.

Sister Mary McNeal established several ministries of significance that enhanced the spirituality of the General Mission. Her commitment was unparalleled and her leadership was beyond measure during her tenure. Mary McNeal truly embodied the statement “A call to serve.” Sister McNeal, was an educator who valued providing knowledge to others. Her dedication was displayed through her continuous efforts of support and motivation. The Mary McNeal scholarship will provide assistance to deserving students who are pursuing a degree in the field of Education, Administration or Leadership. Please click here to view/download the scholarship application.

If you have any questions regarding the Mary McNeal Scholarship, please contact Sis. Kellie White – Mary McNeal Book Scholarship Chair at: Ivyleaf23@gmail.com.

Providence M.B. Church.
Providence M.B. Church
8401 South Ashland Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60620

pmbc@providencechicago.org
773-238-5831 Office

service

Sunday School: 9 a.m.
Sunday Morning Worship: 11 a.m.

Growing in The Word Weekly Bible Study Tuesdays: 6 p.m.
Dr. Dolly Robinson ⋅ Instructor

Hour of Power
Thursdays: 9:30 a.m. and 7 p.m.
Dr. William H. Foster Jr. ⋅ Instructor

welcome

On behalf of our pastor, Dr. William H. Foster Jr., we invite you and your family to Sunday Morning Worship. Theme: "God Alone Is Worthy of Our Worship... Worship God!"

Providence Missionary Baptist Church.

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