"Reviving Our Roots: Prophetic Preaching and Our Missional Mandate" - Luke 4:18-19 

​​Baptist General Convention of Virginia

We Provide Training in...

Specialized Areas for Pastors

  • Clergy Compensation & Benefits
  • Clergy Support
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Covenant (Constitution & By-laws)
  • Diaconate
  • Pulpit Supply (Pastoral Search)
  • Speaking Engagements

Specialized Areas of Training

  • Budget Preparation
  • Church Planning
  • Church School Analysis
  • Curriculum Development
  • Diaconate
  • Evangelism
  • Church School Instruction
  • Leadership Development
  • Trusteeship
  • Ministry Consultations
  • Ministry & Program Development
  • Health & Wellness Ministry
  • Resource Development
  • Spiritual Gifts
  • Stewardship Development
  • Ushers
  • Worship & Arts 
  • Bible Study
  • Children's Ministry
  • Children's Church
  • College Ministry
  • Single's Ministry
  • Youth Ministry Analysis
  • Youth Workers
  • Young Adult Ministry
  • Youth Retreats


  • Christian Education: Christian education equips congregations in creating biblically, theologically, and doctrinally sound educational opportunities that under gird the church's mission and ministry in the 21st Century. Through local, regional, and statewide training seminars, conferences, consultations and written materials persons are encouraged in their faith formation as active disciples of Jesus Christ.

  • Clergy Ministry: Provides training Pastors, Assistant Pastors, Associate Pastors and Ministers. See sidebar for other specialized areas.

  • Health Ministry: Intentionally designed to educate, equip, encourage and empower congregants of all ages to make better choices for maintaining healthy lifestyles – Spiritually, Physically, Intellectually, Cognitively, Emotionally, Socially. Additionally, churches are encouraged and equipped to become centers of preparedness in event of disasters.

  • Men’s Ministry: Provides training for new and established Men's Ministries; and encourage men to take seriously their responsibility to God, church, family, and community.

  • Missions Ministry: Introduce hands-on mission and ministry opportunities for total congregational engagement in missions – locally, statewide, nationally, and internationally.

  • Women’s Ministry: Provides training for new and established Women's Ministries; women's ministries, and to empower women holistically for greater service.

  • Youth & Young Adult Ministries: Equip, empower and transform the upcoming generation to continue and enhance the work of the Kingdom on Earth. This is accomplished through culturally relevant, yet reverent; biblically, theologically, and doctrinally sound programs and trainings. Local, regional, and statewide events are conducted for established and new youth, college, and young adult ministries. Congregations are encouraged to invest in their future by investing in their seeds.