SCBC welcomes resolutions and Christian service award nominations

Resolutions to be considered during this year’s annual meeting of the South Carolina Baptist Convention Nov. 13-14 in Charleston are due Oct. 13.

Submissions should include the name, address and email (if available) of the person making the resolution, along with the name and address of the submitter’s church.

Also, each year the Christian Life & Public Affairs Committee recognizes one individual and one church body for Christian involvement in the public arena of politics, government and community affairs. The deadline for entry is Oct. 8.

To nominate an individual for the E.A. McDowell award, submit a detailed account of the nominee’s qualifications and a statement about why you think he or she should be the 2018 E.A. McDowell recipient. Nominations must include the nominee’s full name, address, daytime phone, church, and pastor. The nominator must include the same information about himself/herself.

To nominate a church for the Impact Your World award, submit a letter of recommendation with a list of ministry activities and events in which members of the church have been involved during the past year. Nominations must include all contact information for the church (including the pastor’s name) and the nominator’s full name, address and daytime phone.

Nominations and resolutions should be submitted to Janet Clonts, SCBC Office of Public Policy, at, or by postal mail to 190 Stoneridge Drive, Columbia, S.C., 29210.