CONFERENCE YEAR 2013

 

BUSINESS

Cemetery Business Increase

Established Savings Account

Reinstated Incorporation papers for Church

     1. Certified Non-profit status

Reinstated Incorporation papers for Cemetery

 

MINISTRY

Improvement in church morale

Increase in Praise and Worship

In Reach – Assisted with utilities

Out Reach – Provided Financial Assistance where needed, Fed the hungry

Thanksgiving Baskets

 

 

CONFERENCE YEAR 2014

 

BUSINESS

Cemetery Business Increase

     1. More plots sold

Increase in tithers @ 1%

Local advertisement

     1. Church

     2. Cemetery

Easy Tithe Online Donations

PAYCHEX System - Employees

Established Savings Account

 

CHURCH IMPROVEMENT

Central Air system

Church phones replaced

Purchased New Computers (Desk Top & Laptop)

Doors Replaced (Handicap Accessible)

     1. Fellowship Hall

     2. Sanctuary

Handicap Rails Installed

     1. Men’s Bathroom

     2. Women’s Bathroom

Lighting of the Cross (Top of Church Building)

Sanctuary Windows Replaced

 

CEMETERY IMPROVEMENT

Band installed at driveway

Driveway paved

 

MINISTRY

Discipleship 55 Members (increase of 17 from last year 38)

Established Lay Organization

Forge to Freedom

    1. Participated in Delaware Museum display

    2. Included in Book of African American Churches

In Reach – Assisted with utilities

Out Reach – Food and Toiletry Supplies to Local Motel Residents

Partnered with Kent County Pregnancy Center

    1. Hosted Baby Shower for one of the clients

Thanksgiving Baskets

 

MARCH 2014: New digital piano purchased

 

 

CONFERENCE YEAR 2015

 

BUSINESS

Upgrade insurance for church van

 

CHURCH IMPROVEMENT

Central Air/Heating System replaced – Fellowship Hall

Sanctuary Painted

Purchased Wireless Copier (fax, scan, print, and copy)

Purchased (in cash) New Pre-Owned 23 Passenger Van

    1. Handicap Accessible

    2. Specialized handicap seating

    3. Flat screen TV

    4. Bluetooth Connectivity

    5. Individual Seat belts

Women’s Bathroom floor replaced

   

MINISTRY

In Reach – Assisted with utilities

Out Reach – Food and Toiletry Supplies to Local Motel Residents and Men’s Shelter

Special Parking Space – Presiding Elder

School Supplies to children

Donated Old Van to Sister Church

First Annual Usher’s Day

Byrd’s on cover of AME Church School Education Booklet for next quarter (Dec., Jan., Feb.)

 

More additions and improvements are on the way! We are excited about the blessings of God and all that God has in store for us! To donate towards the remaining efforts, please click here. We appreciate your giving and pray God's blessings upon you!

 

CONFERENCE YEAR 2016

 

CHURCH IMPROVEMENT

Replaced Fellowship Hall Door

Installed New Exits Signs (Sanctuary / Fellowship Hall)

Installed Carbon Monoxide Detector – Fellowship Hall

   

MINISTRY

In Reach – Assisted with utilities

Out Reach – Feed the Hungry increased to 150 people per quarter

Kent County Pregnancy Center – donated children’s clothes to one of the residents

Women’s Correctional Institution – Donated personal toiletries to residents

Missionaries – Thanksgiving Baskets, Adopted families for Christmas

YPD – Operation Christmas Project – Smyrna Behavioral Health Facility – visited and donated personal toiletries to residents

Provided Backpacks and School Supplies to children

Provided financial assistance to other churches

 

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