Dr. Lucious Dixon
General Theme: "Rebuilding to become Disciples of Christ through Christian Education," Luke 9:23, Luke 14:25-26, Romans 12:1-2, 2 Corinthians 5:17, 2 Timothy 3:16-17, and Ephesians 5:1-2
Dear attendees of the South Carolina Baptist Congress of Christian Education,
As we step into this New Year, let us embrace it with joy and gratitude, for it is a gift from the Lord Himself. I extend warm greetings to all of you, the incredible individuals and organizations that make up the South Carolina Baptist Congress of Christian Education. Together, we form the greatest and most dedicated Congress of Christian Education on this side of heaven.
I want to express my heartfelt appreciation to all of you who have supported our Congress of Christian Education in the past. Your unwavering support has been instrumental in our endeavors, and we are counting on you to continue standing with us as we move forward. As your president, I am committed to serving you even more diligently in the months and years ahead, alongside the remarkable Congress Dream Team.
We give thanks to God for guiding us through the challenges of the pandemic. Though we have faced difficult times, His hand has sustained us, and we are now on the path to recovery. I am filled with hope as I witness the incredible resilience and determination within our churches, associations, and local congress. Together, we will emerge stronger and more united than ever before.
I am delighted to announce that all our workshops, including the 117th Annual Session, will be held on the inspiring grounds of our beloved Morris College. I extend my deepest gratitude to Dr. Leroy Staggers, President of Morris College, and the entire staff for making this dream a reality. It is a blessing to have the opportunity to learn and grow on such hallowed grounds, and then go forth to serve our Baptist Family and the Christian communities with renewed passion.
Mark your calendars, for the following dates hold great significance in our journey of Christian Education:
- Christian Education Workshop: January 20, 2024
- VBS Winter Workshop: February 10, 2024
- Church School Workshop: March 16, 2024
- Youth and Youth Workers Workshop: April 13, 2024
These workshops will provide invaluable opportunities for us to delve deeper into the teachings of our faith and equip ourselves with the tools necessary to guide and nurture our congregations, youth, and communities. Together, we will discover new ways to strengthen our ministries and spread the light of God's love to those around us.
Furthermore, I am delighted to announce that the highly anticipated 117th Annual Session will take place from July 14th to July 19th, 2024. This gathering will be a time of celebration, inspiration, and fellowship as we come together to reflect on our achievements, share our experiences, and chart a course for the future of Christian education in South Carolina.
I again extend my heartfelt gratitude to Dr. Leroy Staggers, President of Morris College, and the entire staff for graciously hosting our workshops and annual session. Their support and dedication to our cause are truly commendable, and we are blessed to have such a remarkable institution as our partner in nurturing faith and knowledge.
To ensure a smooth registration process, I am pleased to inform you that online registration is now open. I encourage you to visit our website and secure your spot at these transformative events. Additionally, for those who prefer alternative payment methods, the Congress cash App is available, and donations can be made to $SCBCCEPRESIDENTDIXON.
For all correspondence, please address your mail to SCBCCE, C/O Dr. Lucious Dixon, at the following mailing address: Post Office Box 7625, Columbia, South Carolina, 29202. If you have any inquiries, please feel free to contact our office at 803-755-9788 or reach me directly at 803-414-4284.
Wishing you a blessed Advent season and looking forward to a transformative and enriching 2024!
May God bless you abundantly, and may He guide our steps as we embark on this journey together.
In closing, I want to remind you of the power of your faith, the impact of your support, and the potential that lies within each of us. Together, let us seize this year with unwavering determination, unwavering hope, and unwavering love for one another.
Yours in faith and service,
President Lucious Dixon
SC Baptist Congress of Christian Education, President