The Central Baptist Church is a progressive and innovative church family with a theme of “Reclaiming Our Families Through Patience, Perseverance, and Prayer.”  We have a myriad of talents and gifts within our church body.  We believe in the holistic approach to ministry, and we have over forty ministries to help the total person.  Our church family is friendly and faithful…and truly the Favor of God is upon us.  We are excited about the vision that God has placed upon the ministry of this church.  God never gives a vision without making provisions!


The Central Baptist Church YWA (Young Woman’s Auxiliary) are encouraging new members between the ages of 18 – 50 to join our auxiliary. If you are interested in joining this awesome group of young ladies, please call the church and leave your name and phone number.

Central Baptist Church Women’s Day Services will be observed on Sunday, May 28, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. We have four powerhouse speakers from within our congregation who will share with you on that Sunday from the Theme, “I Wouldn’t Take Nothing for My Journey”. Join us as Deaconess Ida Bonaparte, Sister Sally Dickerson, Sister Lemaris Mack and Sister Deborah Plaines share their powerful testimonies. All women are asked to give a spiritual donation of $100.00. Women’s Day colors- All White with Fuchsia corsages. Women’s Day corsages will be given to all ladies when entering the sanctuary on Women’s Day (first come basis).

Central Baptist Church Youth Primary Sunday School Class (ages 4 – 10) will be held each Sunday at 11:15 a.m. in Room 104.

Women’s Day will be held on Sunday, May 29, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. If you are interested in lifting up the name of Jesus in song, our Women’s Day Choir rehearsals will be held on Thursday, May 18th and Thursday, May 25th at 5:00 p.m.

If you are interested in serving on our Usher’s Ministry for Women’s Day 2023, to be held on Sunday, May 29th, please call the church office at (803)252-3742.

Sunday - May 21, 2023 - Sermon Topic: "Preached Word: "It’s Time To Come Back Home” Scripture Reference: Matthew 13:3-9; Hebrews 10:23-25. Join us for our services.

COVID-19 safety protocols are still in place. Face masks and social distancing will be required at all in-person services.

All 2023 High School and College Graduates are asked to call the church office to give their name and contact information.

Please drop your tithe and offering in the tithe box closest to your entrance as you enter the sanctuary on Sunday mornings. Thank you in advance.

Our services will be rebroadcasted each Sunday at 7:00 p.m. Please join us on Live Streaming, Facebook, and YouTube.

Central Baptist Church Devotional and Prayer Power Hour - Wednesdays from 12:00 noon - 12:15 p.m. Tune-in to Facebook Live only and receive a word that is guaranteed to help the rest of your day and week go better. Invite a family member and friend.

Central Baptist Church communication system is in place. If you would like to receive a text message from Group Cast on behalf of Central Baptist Church, you need to contact the church at (803)252-3742 to update your information.. Thank you.

Pastor Ezell will be sending out information by mail as well as other forms of contact. Please call the church if you are not sure if your current address, phone number, email, etc. is on file. Thank you

Please join Central Baptist Church and Dr. Ricky Ray Ezell, Sr. on Facebook each Wednesday at 12:00 noon for a devotional message and prayer.

Attention Parents: We are presently updating the youth directory for Central Baptist Church. Please fill out a contact information form for each child. Forms are located in the vestibule.

Sunday School classes begin at 11:15 a.m. each Sunday in-person in the Family Life Center and via Zoom Conference (Audio Only) . Dial any of the following number: 646-558-8656 or 253-215-8783 and enter the meeting ID: 314 357 8767. If you would like to use the Zoom App - use this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3143578767.

1st Corinthians 4:2..."Moreover, it is required in stewards, that a man be found faithful." Thank you to our church family for your continued faithfulness in rendering their talent, time, and tithes.

Please contact the church office if you do not know who your assigned deacon is. We want to make certain that every member is in contact with their deacon.

The vision statement for Central Baptist Church is...."To Make Disciples of Jesus Christ Through Equipping, Encouraging, Empowering and Evangelizing."

Pastor Ezell sends out a devotional message on a weekly basis via our phone tree messenger system. If you would like to receive this message, call the church to ensure that we have the correct telephone number.

Central Baptist members are asked to submit their email address to the church office by forwarding an email to the church's email address @ [email protected]. Our goal is to get information out to the church family quickly by using all available technology.

Auxiliaries/Ministries desiring to have upcoming events announced must submit information to the church office no later than 5:00 p.m. on Wednesdays.

Sunday Service – 10:00 a.m.

Join us on Sunday, May 14, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. as Pastor Ezell preach from the Sermon Topic: “The Power of A Praying Mother”  – Scripture Reference: I Samuel 1:24-28.  Happy Mother’s Day to all mothers.  See you on Sunday…

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Eulogistic Service Announcements

Revelation 21:4 – And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.

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Worship at Central Sunday 10:00am –  Worship Service Services are at 10:00 a.m. at 3625 Clement Road, Columbia, SC 29203 – We follow all guidelines as far as social distancing.  If you do not have a mask, we can provide…

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