Ramah Missionary Baptist Church, Inc.

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 2016 Historical Moments

  • 1ST Youth Overseer/Coordinator to accept her calling to preach the Gospel (Deaconess Natasha Sanford)
  • 1ST Laymen's President to accept his calling to preach the Gospel (Dea. Arthur McCray)
  • 1ST time "Seven Last Sayings of Christ" were preached by husband/wife teams and fellow minister's paired (Thrower/Thrower, Danny Nunn/Carla Nunn, Kiner/Kiner, Mills/Brown, Christmas/Christmas, McCallum/Sanford, Donnell Nunn/Qhuantae Nunn)
  • 1ST time 4 female servants performed baptism on the same day for several candidates (Dr. Bessie Cotton, Sis. Hazel Christmas, Deaconess Joan Scott, Min. Me’Trika McCallum)
  • 1ST time Recording Artist and Senior Minister released a spiritual video with portions recorded at Ramah MBC and excerpts of members included (Rev. Danny Nunn)
  • 1ST official mission trip to Haiti and Jamaica with 17 members in attendance (Sis. Hazel Christmas, Min. Phillip Christmas, Dr. Bessie Cotton, Dr. Melvin Cotton, Sis. Mia Cotton, Sis. Tiffany Dickson, Sis. Jessica Gordon, Deas. Vivian Green, Deas. Gwen Harris, Deas. Linda. Hawkins, Deas. Juanita Isaac, Deas. Janie Love, Min. Me’Trika McCallum, Rev. Elbert Mills, Dea. Frank Perkins, Deas. Shirley Rodrigues, Deas. Cathy Rolle, Min. Natasha Sanford, Deas. Cesarine Scotland)
  • 1ST time Senior Ministry President preached on foreign waters (Min. Phillip Christmas)
  • 1ST time having church service in Jamaica and attending a Jamaican Church, while witnessing to the lost
  • 1ST time traveling to South Carolina to support a member and Sunday School Secretary during her graduation from Army basic training (Teylar Farrior)
  • 1ST time winning the Bible Bowl in both adult and children's categories during the Bethlehem Baptist Association Mini-Congress
  • 1ST religious service conducted at the Masonic conference in Orlando with Senior Minister Rev. Danny Nunn preaching
  • 1ST time having a female Vice President of the Congress of Christian Education of Bethlehem Baptist Association (Rev. Dr. Gloria Thrower)
  • 1ST time having a Vice President of the Women's Dept. of Bethlehem Baptist Association represent us at the State Conference (Deas. Kathlyn Kiner)
  • Food Pantry served more than 400 families per month
  • 1ST time having 3 medical instructors (2 generations) in Ramah's Health Fair (Sis. Lynette, Sis. Patricia Deleon, Sis. Jessica Gordon)
  • 1ST time Men won the Bible Bowl in Jamaica
  • 1ST time Minister's Wives, including other churches, rendered the entire service for the Bethlehem Baptist Association (Dr. Bessie Cotton, Sis. Chandra Kiner, Sis. Carla Nunn, Sis. Hazel Christmas).
  • 1ST husband and wife team preached for the Bethlehem Baptist Association (Rev. Danny & Sis. Carla Nunn)
  • 1ST time a retired RN nurse taught state certified Diabetes Classes at Ramah (Sis. Hazel Christmas)
  • 1ST former Deacon Co-Chair & 2ND generation member of the Nunn family to administer & serve communion during morning service (Min. Donnell Nunn)
  • 1ST in-house, licensed National Christian Counselor and National Certified Temperament Counselor (Min. Dr. Natasha Sanford)
  • 1ST HIV/Aids Director to earn a Master in Theology (Deas. Janie Love)
  • 1ST Podcast Service was recorded April 17, 2016
  • 1ST certified Zumba class offered thru Ramah
  • 1ST Deaconess Co-Chair to earn a Master in Theology (Deas. Vivian Green)
  • 1ST senior couple to graduate with seminary degree (Rev. Phil & Sis. Hazel Christmas)
  • 1ST minister & minister wife to graduate with a Master’s degree (Rev. Marcus & Sis. Chandra Kiner)
  • 1ST CLS graduation class for Ramah (Deas. Shirley Rodriques – Class President, Deas. Linda Hawkins, Min. Gwendolyn Treherne, Dea. Frank Perkins, & 3 non-members)
  • 1ST time having 20 members graduate in one year
    • High School: Sis. Shayla Hagins
    • Associates: Rev. Kira Christmas (A.B.S.), Sis. Hazel Christmas (A.B.S.), Dea. Alvin Dozier (A.B.S.), Sis. Leaneze Dozier (A.B.S.), Rev. Danny Nunn (A.B.S.)
    • Bachelors: Sis. Tiffany Dickson (B.A.), Deas. Cesarine Scotland (B.Th.)
    • Masters: Rev. Marcus Kiner, Sr. (M.Th.), Rev. Elbert Mills (M.Th.), Rev. Velvea Brown (M.Th.), Deas. Vivian Green (M.Th.), Deas. Janie Love (M.Th.), Sis. Chandra Kiner (M.B.C.)
    • Doctorate: Rev. Gloria Thrower (Th.D.), Min. Natasha Sanford (D.C.C.)
    • CLS: Deas. Shirley Rodriques, Deas. Linda Hawkins, Dea. Frank Perkins, Min. Gwendolyn Treherne
  • 1ST Deacon Chair to graduate CLS (Dea. Frank Perkins)
  • Oldest Deaconess to graduate with a Master’s degree (Deas. Vivian Green)
  • Oldest senior to graduate with a Doctorate degree (Rev. Dr. Gloria Thrower)
  • 1ST Youth Director to graduate with a Doctorate degree (Min. Dr. Natasha Sanford)
  • 1ST time Ministers & Minister's wives preached a Pastor's Anniversary (Rev. Marcus & Chandra Kiner, Rev. Danny & Carla Nunn, Rev. Philip & Hazel Christmas, Dr. Melvin & Dr. Bessie Cotton)
  • 1ST time "Assistant to the Pastor" position (Rev. Marcus Kiner, Rev. Danny Nunn, Rev. Dr. Gloria Thrower)
  • 1ST Ramah had a Dean teach at the State Congress of Christian Education (Dean Gloria Thrower)
  • 1ST time having 5 leaders represent Ramah at the National Congress of Christian Education in Nashville, TN (Dean Thrower, Rev. Mills, Deas. Ann Nunn, Deas. Green, Deas. Hawkins)
  • 1ST time having 4 leaders complete classes for their National Dean Certification (Rev. Mills, Deas. Ann Nunn, Deas. Green, Deas. Hawkins)
  • 1ST time having 12 preachers preaching Watch Night Service (Rev. Kiner, Dr. Thrower, Rev. Danny Nunn, Rev. Mills, Dr. Sanford, Rev. Christmas, Min. Donnell Nunn, Dr. Bessie Cotton, Min. McCallum, Min. McCray, Min. Sapp, Min. Treherne