¶ Deaconess Gloria Thrower became a licensed minister and the first female to serve communion.
¶ Installed a shed for the Food Pantry Ministry.
¶ Dollars for Scholars Program
¶ Deacons Advanced Leadership Enhancement Courses with CPR Certification.
¶ Ordained three deacons at RMBC, Inc.
¶ Complete formation of the Big Sun District (B.S.D.) Association; Headquarters at Ramah MBC, Inc.
¶ Two graduates, high school and college, recognized as Summa Cum laude
¶ "First" College Graduate to receive a Plaque for "The Presidential Ideal Student Award".
¶ Mother Hardy was the first 101 year old Active Incorporation Director
¶ Ramah hosted Pastor's With A Purpose, Women's, Men's workshop and Youth's Bible Bowl.
¶ Under the Women's Missionary Dept. three ministries were developed: Young Women, Sunbeams, and Red Circle Girls' Ministries.
¶ Ramah hosted its 1st Annual Session of the B.S.D. Association.
¶ First Moderator for Big Sun District Association is Pastor Cotton.
¶ Ramah members/ministers 1st time in Ramah's History as certified instructors for local, state, and national Congress of Christian Education.
¶ 1ST time Ramah MBCI is represented with 13 officers in an Association.
¶ 1ST time Ramah Missionary Baptist Church, Inc. has acquired a 501c3 status.
¶ 1ST time a pastor founded an organization of pastors called “Pastors With A Purpose” and served as President (15 pastors are members).
¶ 1ST time Ramah is designated as an HIV/AIDS testing site.
¶ 1ST time Deaconess served Communion.
¶ 1ST time Deaconess led devotion at an Association Annual Session.
¶ 1ST time Ramah's Associate Preacher preached on Moderator Night at an Annual Session.
¶ God gave Ramah our first Leg Amputee "Female Minister" to stand BOLDLY on Sunday Morning and preach an entire sermon.
¶ 1ST time Ramah Female Minister taught at State Pastor's and Minister's conference.
¶ 1ST Deacon to preach at 5TH Sunday Union (Dea. E. Mills)
¶ 1ST National Dean – Min. Gloria Thrower (thanks to Deaconess Shirley Rodriquez for representation at National Convention)
¶ 1ST time for youth to win 1ST Place at VBS 2012 Bible Bowl
¶ 1ST Electric Road Sign
¶ 1ST time "Youth" will headline the state-level Congress play
¶ 1ST Secretary to teach at State Congress (Sis. Janie Love)
¶ 1ST Pastor's Mother to preach
¶ 1ST "Developmentally Delayed" guest preacher to render service
¶ 1ST Third generation Deacon to preach a Deaconess Ordination (Dea. Donnell Nunn)
¶ 1ST Deaconess to baptize daughter (Deaconess S. McCray)
¶ 1ST Sunday School Asst. Superintendent to be ordained as Reverend (Rev. Danny Nunn)
¶ 1ST Female to be ordained (Rev. Gloria Thrower)
¶ 1ST Deacon Chair to accept his call into Ministry (Dea. Elbert Mills)
¶ 1ST Trustee Chair to preach a sermon (Dea. Alphonzo Daymon)
¶ 1ST 80-year-old Female Preacher to preach on Sunday morning (Dr. Annie Scales)
¶ 1ST youngest Co-Chair of Deacon Ministry (Dea. Donnell Nunn)
¶ 1ST youngest Financial Secretary (Deaconess Qhuantae McFatten, 25)
¶ 1ST Deacon to preach a homegoing service (Dea. Marvin Reynolds)
¶ 1ST Trustee to preach an Ordination Service (Dea. James Curley)
¶ 1ST Pastor's wife to be licensed as a Minister (Min. Bessie Cotton)
¶ 1ST Young Adult to serve as Usher President (Sis. Metrika McCallum)
¶ 1ST time reaching a milestone of 1/4 million dollars in grants/scholarships for Ramah students (Min. Bessie Cotton)
¶ 1ST Christian Leadership School which is now open
¶ 1ST Youth Department to Adopt A Highway in front of church (Deaconess Natasha Sanford and Deaconess Janie Love)
¶ 1ST State Convention to recognize 3 members in Lifetime Faithfulness and Commitment to the Community and Church (Dea. James Curley, Dea. Warnell Maxey, and Sis. Ann Nunn)
¶ 1ST oldest Senior to graduate with a Bachelor's degree in Christian Education (Deaconess Vivian Green, age 77)
¶ 1ST husband and wife to graduate with religious degrees (Dr. Melvin Cotton, Jr. and Min. Bessie Cotton)
¶ 1ST Pastor's wife to earn B.C.E. during her membership (Min. Bessie Cotton)
¶ 1ST time Ramah's Food Pantry averaged serving 100 people a week
¶ 1ST time team preaching at Watch Night Service (Min. Marcus & Sis. Chandra Kiner; Rev. Gloria & Dea. Louis Thrower; Dr. Melvin & Min. Bessie Cotton; & Min. Elbert Mills & Sis. Vivian Green)
¶ 1ST time a married couple, team preached on Sunday morning (Rev. Danny & Sis. Carla Nunn)