Our purpose and goal is to unite 100 men (young/old) together for fellowship/training our young men to help perform the work of the church and to support the Pastor. We also sing praises to the Lord as the Men's Chorus.
The Media Ministry is responsible for videoing, recording and editing Sunday morning services for a historical file of our sermons for broadcasting via the media outlets. We also provide copies of the services to the membership at cost upon request.
The Music Ministry spreads the Word of God through song, encourage believers in their walk with Christ, leads the congregation in worship and provides an avenue through which individuals may share their gift and become an integral part of the worship. The Music Minstry divisions are: Sanctuary Choir, Omega Choir, Men's Chorus & Children's Choir.
The Transportation Ministry is to provide transportation for members to worship services and for the use of church sponsored events, i.e., visits to events at other churches or venues as appropriate, and can be utilized by other ministries within the church upon request within a reasonable amount of time, normally within two weeks of the event.
Women's Missionary Union
The task of the W.M.U. is to teach and carry out missions, to engage in mission-in-action, support world missions through praying, giving, provide and interpret information regarding the work of the church. W.M.U has various sections: Mamie Nance Circle, John E. Nance Circle, Regina Nance Circle, Stella B. Thompson Circle and Willing workers.
The micro-lending program is open to members of the church who have completed their new member's class, regularly participate in a ministry and have been an active member for the past six months. Eligible members can request loans for quality of life items or events such as job or employment related, vocational education/training, health/wellness education, auto repair, etc.
Uplifting Spirit Prison Ministry
The role of the Uplifting Spirit Prison Ministry (USPM) is to educate and to share the "GOOD NEWS OF THE GOSPEL OF JESUS CHRIST" to inmates and their families-for and to the saving of their souls-to provide Spiritual knowledge about God for growth and Spiritual development. We, as a team, visit in a St. Louis prison twice every month year round to bring this message in hopes that there will be a transformation in their lives so that they will be renewed in their mind and have better lives and find a deep significance and relationship with God.
We greet members, friends and guest entering our church on Sunday mornings and special occasions. We have hugs, smiles handshakes and compliments. If you need directions to the sanctuary, elevator, or restrooms please don't hesitate to ask. Our goal "To Make Your Worship Experience One To Remember".
Trustees are entrusted with the management of the church property, finances, business affairs if the church. We are stewards of all that God has given us. We are responsible for the overall maintenance and upkeep of the church, legal matters and any services that are needed or required for the function and operation of the church.
Women’s Ministry centers on meeting the spiritual needs of Christian women and helping them to grow in their faith in Jesus Christ. The ministry exist to serve women and to teach women how to minster to others. Some of their tasks include bible studies, retreats, service projects or gathering events.
Deaconess & Mothers Ministry
The women who serve as Deaconess and Mothers of the Washington Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church must consecrate themselves to being fully committed and spiritually inspired to their roles. Both positions are set apart in the Church as sacred entities to serve in the Deaconess Ministry for the service and the good of the Church, to be a support spiritually with strength and guidance for the functioning of the Church. They must be Spiritually led and Prayerfully fed.
Deacon is defined as one of the laymen elected by a church with congregational polity to serve in worship, in pastoral care, and on administrative committees, from Greek (diakonos) literally servant. We prepare and serve communion, collect and count offering, pray and visit the sick, sweep, mop, shovel snow, wash dishes, serve food, and perform any other tasks where our service is needed.
Heart 2 Heart Inc.
We are a juvenile reentry and family support program. We provide cognitive life skill lessons to both incarcerated youth and adults (men and women). Then, upon their release, we provide the necessary support - including agency referrals - to help them successfully navigate back into society. We offer various programming: Triple C Marriage Ministry (includes Couples counseling); ex-cons (men's support group); Sigma (city-wide women's Bible Stidy support group); bus passes and more.
Responsible for general financial plans and recommendations concerning fiscal matters, plans and oversees annual church budget, monitors financial operations and policies.
Usher & Health Unit Ministry
The purpose of the Usher Board shall be to foster the spirit of Christ through rendering the service of ushering at all regular services of worship of the church and at all special services when requested by the pastor and the church. Health Unit members work in conjunction with the Usher Board providing assistance, aid and comfort in stress or medically related events that may occur during the worship service.
Little Believers (Nursery)
Our church nursery is a place where parents (both members and non-members) can feel secure about their child(ren)'s safety, care, and Christian Education while enjoying a more uninhibited worship experience during Sunday Morning Worship. The children can feel unafraid, calm and welcomed by the workers and the space.
Heartfelt Prayer Ministry
To promote prayer among all people, churches and organizations through the Holy Spirit, while encouraging individuals to pray without ceasing.
Youth ministry involves and engages with the young people who attend its place of worship, or live in its community. It encourages the youth who profess a faith to learn more about it and become more involved in spiritual life.