Welcome to the 2022 Great Lakes District Baptist

Leadership and Educational Congress

Registration for the 2022 Congress is now open!

The 2022 Great Lakes District Baptist Leadership and Educational Congress will be held on Monday, May 9th through Friday, May 13th beginning at 9:00 a.m. Onsite registration will be held at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, May 9th. All onsite classes and evening services will be held at Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, 4805 Saginaw Street, Flint, Michigan where Dr. Henry L. Fuller, Jr. is the Pastor. In an effort to keep all participants safe, Covid protocols will be observed at both locations. Please be patient as temperature checks, contract tracing, masking, and social distancing procedures will be implemented.

Online registration is strongly recommended to ensure the most expeditious registration experience. Classes will be offered onsite and online. Hybrid classes are both onsite and online. Nine classes will be offered in the morning and sixteen classes will be offered in the afternoon. Morning sessions are held at Mt. Calvary and will begin at 9:00 a.m. with devotion and morning meditation followed by classes from 9:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. Morning classes are as follows:

1001 - Introduction to the Bible - Deacon Earl Crowder (Onsite)

1089 - Survey of Romans - Pastor Floyd Fuller (Online)

2007 - Christian Stewardship - Sis. Pamela Smith (Onsite)

5014 - Seminar - Ministers' Wives - Sis. Marilyn Fuller (Onsite)

7010 - Introduction to Discipleship - Pastor James Fair (Onsite)

9004 - Writing Techniques I - Dr. Eleanor Goodman (Online)

9008 - Public Speaking - Sis. Bobbie Ewing (Onsite)

WS - Basics of Self Care - Sis. Renita Bingham (Hybrid)

Afternoon classes for adults and youth will be held at Mt. Calvary. Afternoon sessions will begin at 4:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. followed by evening service at 7:00 p.m. nightly. Afternoon classes are as follows:

1007 - Survey of the Old Testament - Pastor Michael Pettigrew (Onsite)

1004 - Effective Bible Reading (Sis. Jaurline Edwards)

1075 - Synoptic Gospels - Pastor Daniel Moore (Onsite)

1112 - Revelation - Rev. Eugene Williams (Onsite)

2015 - Christian Ethics - Pastor Edward Burns, Jr. (Onsite)

2023 - Creative Ways of Teaching - Sis. Dorothy Burns (Onsite)

2079 - Music in Christian Education - Dr. Eleanor Goodman (Online)

7005 - Evangelism - Pastor James Campbell (Onsite)

7018 - How to be a Strong Black Christian Woman - Rev. Phyllis McCree (Online)

8035 - The African American Church and Social Justice - Dr. K. D. Yarber, Sr. (Onsite)

WS - People of Color in the Bible - Pastor Edward Smith (Onsite)

WS - Leading Change - Pastor Moses Bingham (Onsite)

WS - Foundations of Being a Deacon - Pastor Jesse McIntosh (Onsite)

WS - The Criminal Justice System 101 (Rev. Ira Edwards)

WS - Youth (5-10 years old) - Sis. Beverly Harrison (Onsite)

WS - Youth (11-13 years old) - Sis. Beverly Harrison (Onsite)

WS - Youth (14-18 years old) - Sis. Beverly Harrison (Onsite)

In order to receive a course card, students must attend Monday through Friday without absence. Ten hours of attendance is mandatory to meet the Certificate of Progress Program (COPP) and general program requirements. A certificate of participation will be awarded to students completing workshop (WS) classes. Students taking online classes via computer or tablet must turn on their camera and display their name in order to verify attendance. Students calling in to online classes must display their name in order to verify attendance. Please prepare to actively participate in all classes.

If you need assistance with registration or run into problems, please contact the Registrar, Sis. Marqueretta Ryals at (810) 510-1080 or the Dean of Students, Sis. Gayle Ragston at (810) 730-2573.