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Melinda Harrell

6/30 The Pastor’s Pen

Good morning family!

As you may be aware by now, that some religious institutions have already begun reopening their ministries for in-person worship.  While SBC is not there yet, we are one step closer!!

Join us this Sunday (7/5) in an OUTSIDE parking lot worship service at our 1520 location.

In regards to the worship service:

  • Please use the Prospect Street entrance. Upon arrival, you will be instructed where to park.
  • Please arrive between 9:30 – 10:00am.  The main parking lot will close at 10:00am. Wood Street and overflow parking will be used after 10:00am.
  • Note:  there could be a line entering/exiting the property, so please show patience!
  • Upon arrival you will receive your communion package.
  • For those leaving a physical offering, it is suggested that you make your contribution upon entry to the parking lot.
  • Sit in (or near) your car.
  • If you plan on sitting outside of your car, bring your own chairs, water, or some form of shading. (i.e. umbrella, etc.)
  • Insect repellant (if you plan on sitting outside of your car).
  • Please wear a face covering & adhere to social distancing guidelines as set by the CDC.
  • The restrooms will be open for use.  You will have to use the church elevator to get to the restroom.   Adults, please accompany minors using the restroom.  .  All other areas of the church will be closed.
  • The Worship service will begin promptly at 10:15am, and will last approximately 1 hour.
  • We are aware that heat is not everyone’s friend, so if you are unable to attend, our live stream options (Facebook Live, YouTube, and church website) are still available to you.

All the best,

Pastor Williams

Stream Online:

Online Bible Study: Wednesdays

We are pleased to inform you that our bible study, is currently  ONLINE via ZOOM Conferencing, on Wednesday nights at 7:00 pm CDT.


Please click links below to access the following lessons:

Bible Study Lessons


Adam and Eve…Ideal Companions (7/8)

Abraham and Sarah…Waiting Together (7/15)

Isaac and Rebekah (How God Makes a Match) (7/22)


To join the Virtual Bible Study with a computer, tablet, or smartphone; visit Meeting ID: 802 973 031

For those joining the Virtual Bible Study by dialing from your phone, or if you cannot download the app, or do not have a smart phone … dial the conference phone number 312 626 6799 to listen in; when prompted input the Meeting ID: 802-973-031

COVID-19 Community Outreach


SBC has created the COVID-19 Community Outreach Fund.  Please consider donating to help support essential workers and those most vulnerable to the economic and health related issues caused by this pandemic in our community.

You can donate online by clicking here.


On May 16, 2020, our Grief and Loss Ministry sponsored  a webinar entitled “Words of Encouragement: This Too Shall Pass”.  The COVID 19 pandemic has brought us to a state of mourning in our lives. Job loss or change, financial loss, added responsibility, and/or the loss of  closeness of family and church life. This webinar  gives guidance to help weather the storm we are experiencing. It includes vital and practical information to help both mentally and physically during these difficult times! The webinar can be accessed by clicking here.

Sunday School Conference Call

The Adult Sunday School class will be meeting via conference call, Sundays at 9:00 AM.  Sunday School lessons can be accessed  here.

Adult Sunday School Conference Call info is listed below:

Join by dialing 312-626-6799  Access Code: 322476888#

Sunday School Teaching Schedule

Date Teacher Lesson
7/5/20  Sunday School class canceled Wisdom Vindication Matthew 11:7-19
7/12/20 Deacon Frank Jones The Boy Jesus Ecclesiastes 3:1, 7; Luke 2:39-2
7/19/20 Brother Jarome Harris The Wisdom of Jesus Mark 6: 1-6
7/26/20 Deacon Daisy Holley Wisdom: They Way, Truth and Life  John 14: 1-14