Mission:   To become an outreach ministry to the community. The Children of the Royal Puppeteer Ministry is a teaching tool to minister bible principles to the young at heart. God birthed this ministry out of an outreach ministry called “Children of the Promise.” This ministry works with the Drama Ministry and the Youth Church (Age 10 years old and up)
Meeting Time: 6:30 PM
Meeting Day: 1st & 3rd Monday monthly
Meeting Location: Building #2, upstairs in the Puppet Room
Contact: Ella D. Fleming – or 843-697-8692 
DeNecee Vandross – 843- 822-6363


Mission:  To help present the Word through dramatic works and plays; the same way parables were used throughout the Bible. The Drama Ministry uses creative arts to minister to the body of Christ.  It also serves as another arm of the Church to reach out into the community to those who may never come to Church but may come to a play. 
Meeting Time: As Announced
Meeting Day:
Meeting Location:
Age: 16+ & younger (as needed)
Contact: Belinda Green-Brown – 843-746-5566 (church office)


Mission:  To enhance the overall spiritual needs of those in attendance at Royal and those who seek to join. The New Members Class consists of eight classes which consist of topics on: Prayer, Baptism, Lord’s Supper, Bible, Church, Giving in the New Testament, Holy Spirit, and God’s Differing Gifts. These classes express the essential needs for every Christian’s spiritual growth.
Meeting Time: During the Sunday School hour
Meeting Day: Sundays in the Main Sanctuary (except 1st Sunday) 
Mondays & Tuesdays – 6:30 PM
Thursday following the 1st Sunday – 7:00 PM
Meeting Location: Building #2 Rooms 101 & 102
New Members Class for children (age 12 and under) meets Sundays only in the Main Sanctuary.
Contact: Deacon Darren Ryant – 843-746-5566


Mission:  To promote spiritual growth through teaching the unadulterated Word of God. Sunday School offers Christian education for students ages three years old and above.
Meeting Time: 6:00 PM
Meeting Day: Thursday after 1st Sunday
Meeting Location: Building #2
Contact: Charlene Lowe – 843-746-5566 (church office)


Mission:  To provide concentrated study and learning which introduces God’s Word and His wonderful Son, Jesus Christ, to both children and adults. People of all ages learn to know and love Jesus in a richer and deeper way.  The end result is a challenge to follow, love and serve the Lord who teaches us how to live. Vacation Bible School makes learning fun. There are exciting bible lessons to learn, creative crafts, and lively singing to help them learn the Word of God. 
Meeting Time: As announced 
Meeting Day: One week annually during the summer
Meeting Location: as announced
Contact: Gale Christopher – 843-746-5566 (church office)


Mission:  To allow children to participate in the worship experience at their age level. The program is structured to teach young children about God, His Word and salvation. It is designed to reach non-believing students, help them learn to honor God, connect with other Christians, grow in their faith and offer themselves in worship service to Christ. It also teaches them how to conduct themselves in service. A variety of teaching methods such as stories, skits, and crafts are used to reinforce each lesson.  Lessons are taught according to the age levels.
Meeting Time:
8:00 AM & 11:15 AM 1ST, 2ND and 3RD Sundays only 8:00 AM 4th No Youth, Church on 5th Sunday
Meeting Day: Sunday
Meeting Location: Education Building
Age: 4-14 years old
Contact: Nova Myles – 843-746-5566 (church office)


Mission: To provide a wholesome environment for children during Sunday services so that the parents/guardians can comfortably enjoy the Worship Service.  Parental volunteers and others serve on a rotating basis on Sundays so that everyone will be able to worship within the service periodically. The nursery serves infants to three years old.
Meeting Time:
Meeting Day: As announced
Meeting Location:
Contact: Annie Green – 843-437-4088


Mission:  To educate the congregation and community, while attending to their health care needs. Our medical skills are used to maximize good patient outcomes in emergency situations. Our annual programs consist of:  Monthly Health Focus Education, Monthly Children’s Church Health Segment, and a nurse on duty at Sunday services weekly. 
Meeting Time
: 10:30: AM
Meeting Day: Saturday before 4th Sunday
Meeting Location: Health Clinic – 1st Fl Main Sanctuary
Contact: Debra Hamilton – 843-746-5566 (church office)


“For this cause pay ye tribute also: for they are God’s ministers, attending continually upon this very thing. Render therefore to all their dues: tribute to whom tribute is due;” Romans 13:6-7a
Mission:  To support the Shepard through a variety of activities and services which accommodate his office and pulpit. The Pulpit Aide Ministry provides support to the Pastor in the form of pulpit refreshments, flowers, robes, bibles, or whatever tools are necessary for him to enhance his pastoral ship.
Meeting Time: Following 11:15 AM service
Meeting Day: 2nd Sunday
Meeting Location:
Contact: Deaconess Nancy Brown – 843-746-5566 (church office)


Mission: To serve as a ministry responsible for greeting members, Visitors, and friends, directing them to comfortable seats prior to and during worship services, and funerals, give guidance and instructions to those entering the sanctuary and cheerfully distributes bulletins.
Early Morning Ushers – The Early Morning Ushers serve every Sunday morning at the 8:00 AM Worship Service.
Meeting Time:
Meeting Day: As announced
Meeting Location:
Contact: Sheri Pearson – 843-746-5566 (church office)

Junior Ushers – 
The Junior Ushers serve every 4th Sunday during the 11:15 AM Worship Service. They serve with distinction and humility, while working in the kingdom of God.
Meeting Time:
Meeting Day: As announced
Meeting Location:
Age: 7-18 years old
Contact: Alberta Jamison – 843-746-5566 (church office)

Senior Ushers – 
The Senior Ushers serve on the 1st and 3rd Sundays at the 11:15 AM Worship Service. They also serve for funerals and special occasions. Their major fundraiser of the year is the Annual Baby Contest. All proceeds are turned over to the church.
Meeting Time:
Meeting Day: As announced
Meeting Location:
Contact: Geneva Bradshaw – 843-746-5566 (church office) 

Ushers II
The Ushers II serves on the 2nd Sunday of each month for the 11:15 AM Worship Service.
Meeting Time: After the 11:15 AM service
Meeting Day:  Sundays quarterly
Meeting Location:
Contact: Geraldine Deveaux – 843-746-5566 (church office)


Visionary Ushers (Wednesday Night Ushers) The Wednesday Night Ushers serve during the 6:45 PM Wednesday Night Worship Service.
Meeting Time: After the 11:15 AM service
Meeting Day: Sundays quarterly
Meeting Location:
Contact: Jacqueline Johnson – 843-746-5566 (church office)


Mission:   To coordinate all youth activities that are youth oriented. Our youth participate during fourth Sunday 11:15 AM  Worship Service. The staff is there to offer support and counseling. This group is engaged in various activities such as Bible Quiz, the Dunbar-Gandy Retreat, Oratorical Contest Competitions, collecting toiletries and other necessities for the homeless; and building and repairing homes for families in need under the “Habitat for Humanity” program.
Meeting Time:
Meeting Day: As announced
Meeting Location:
Contact: Brenda Murray – 843-746-5566 (church office)


Book Club MINISTRY & Book Club 100 Ministry 

Mission:  To provide shared opportunities for the entire church family and community to obtain growth through literacy. The Royal Book Club serves as the parent organization for the 100 Book Club. This ministry works in partnership with the Charleston County Library in providing book give-away events.
Meeting Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Meeting Day: 3rd Saturday monthly
Meeting Location: TBA
Contact: Deaconess Carmela McIlwain and Kendra Simmons 
Book Club 100) April McKnight and Linda Chapman 843-746-5566 (church office)

Christian Singles FELLOWSHIP

Mission:   To enhance the quality of single adult life through Christian fellowship and establish avenues for spiritual and personal growth.
Meeting Time: 6:00 PM
Meeting Day: 2nd Tuesday monthly
Meeting Location:  As announced
Contact: Leona Wrighten – or 843-730-6443

Girl Scout Troup 387 

Mission:  To encourage girls to develop to their full potential, relate others with understanding, skill and respect, develop meaningful values to guide their actions, and decision-making, and to contribute to the improvement of our society.
Meeting Time: Daisies and Brownies – 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM  Juniors and up – 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Meeting Day: Wednesday
Meeting Location:  Building #2  and – Saturdays before the 2nd & 4th Sundays only: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Contact: Tracy Hughes – or 843-324-7912


Mission: Reflect the love of Christ and Royal Missionary Baptist Church to our members, visitors and friends,  Assist other ministries in providing the care and services required to meet the needs and goals of the church body, and Provide services with enthusiasm through love and care to all.

Meeting Time:
6:00 PM
Meeting Day: 2nd Thursday monthly
Meeting Location:  Building #2 – Main area
Contact: Erica or 843-746-5566 x245
Shirley Price, Advisor, or 843-746-5566

Married Couples Ministry

Mission:   To help promote Christian growth of married couples and enhance relationships. Events such as financial planning, married couples Bible Study, and fellowshipping with other married Christian couples are offered. The planning committee of our ministry works diligently to plan activities on an on-going basis. Throughout the year, events that focus on parenting, quality time, communication, stress management, finances, and enhancing your relationship are offered to all couples. 
Meeting Time:
Meeting Day: As announced
Meeting Location:
Contact: Deacon and Deaconess Herbert and Cynthia Williams 843-556-5770 (home) or 843-746-5566 (church office)


Mission:  To maintain contact with our new members transitioning within the membership of the church. The Safety Net Ministry maintain contact with new members through telephone communications, e-mail, or contact at various services and events. Members of this ministry are responsible for maintaining contact with new members and their progress for a year.
Meeting Time:
Meeting Day:
As announced
Meeting Location: As announced
Contact: Reverend Frank Reed – 843-746-5566 (church office)


Mission:   To provide a variety of programs to meet the physical, social, Spiritual, and emotional needs of seniors in the church and community.
Meeting Time: 6:00 PM
Meeting Day: 2nd Tuesdays monthly
Meeting Location: Building #2
Contact: Kathy Buie – 843-746-5566 (church office)


Mission:  To give attention to reading, exhortation through edification, building-up, and encouragement; based on the foundation of our doctrine, the Bible.  I Timothy 4:12-13.  The Teen Girls Ministry is a ministry designed to allow no person to look down on or consider teen girls to be worthless or beneath notice.  Our teen girls will be an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, and in purity. 
Meeting Time: 12:00 PM
Meeting Day:  4th Saturdays monthly
Meeting Location:  Education Building – Room #201
Age: 13-19 years old
Contact: Deaconess Paula Orr – 843-746-5566 (church office)


Mission: To provide support, encouragement, and fellowship to persons who have lost their spouse and have not remarried.
Meeting Time: 5:30 PM
Meeting Day:  2nd Thursday monthly
Meeting Location:  Building #2 – Main area
Contact: Dr. Vasthi Washington – 843-746-5566 (church office)


Mission:   To raise funds for the up-building of the church. The Willing Workers Ministry has made several purchases for the church. They have honored the senior citizens with dinners and hosted various events.
Meeting Time: 1:00 PM
Meeting Day: 3rd Saturdays
Meeting Location: Education Building – Room #103
Contact: Albertha Jamison – 843-746-5566 (church office)


Mission:  To unite the men of the church to work as a church-wide body for the betterment and uplifting of God’s work and fellowship among the brethren of the church. The Brotherhood Ministry is the overseers of the Jr. Brotherhood Ministry.
Meeting Time: 7:00 PM
Meeting Day: 1st Tuesday monthly
Meeting Location: Deacon’s Conference Room
Contact: Deacon Herbert Williams – 843-746-5566 (church office)


Mission:   To work as a united body of young boys for the betterment of mankind. The Junior Brotherhood consists of a group of young boys walking in the footsteps of their mentors in the Brotherhood Ministry. It is their duty to work out their soul salvation through public service projects, aid, and give support to the Brotherhood.
Meeting Time: 7:00 PM
Meeting Day:  As announced
Meeting Location:
Contact: Deacon Herbert Williams – 843-746-5566 (church office)



Mission:   To provide clothing needs of the community at-large as well as the faith community. The Clothes Closet give away free clothing donated by members of the Royal Missionary Baptist Church. Tax credit available for donations. New or gently used clothes may be dropped off at Building #2. 
Open: 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
Service Day: Saturday before the 2nd Sunday
Location: Building #2
Contact: Deaconess Nancy Streeter – 843-746-5566 (church office)


Mission:   To provide food to those in need. The Food Bank Ministry functions under the guidelines of the Low Country Food Bank benefiting the needy, those who are ill, emergency situations, individuals with low/fixed incomes and those with no other source of income. Needy families from the church and the community benefit from this service. The distributors are a group of volunteers who shop and/or distribute the food. 
Objectives: To build consensus regarding the need for Community Based Actions and Solutions when considering solving the problem of hunger in our community. To build community among the Food Bank and its partners in the fight to end hunger. To provide a tangible plan that will eliminate the potential for physical hunger in our community within a specific period of time.
Open: 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Service Day: Every 2nd Saturday
Location: Building #2
Contact: Louis Brown – 843-814-6252   –



Mission:  To teach young girls to go beyond the four walls of the Church to meet the needs of others as Christ commands.
Meeting Day: Thursday following each 2nd Sunday monthly
Meeting Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Family Life Center, 2nd floor (Bookstore)
Age: Females age 8-18
Contact: Robin Deas – 843-697-8994/Deac. Vivian Gathers 843-209-4891 



Mission:   To reach those who are convalescent and present the Word of God to them
Visitation Day: Every Friday
Visitation Time: 10:30 AM-11:30 AM
Location: Heartland Nursing Home (North Charleston)



Mission: The mission involves, but is not exclusive to teaching, preaching, visitation, and correspondence to adults and juveniles who are incarcerated in the local penal institutions. The Prison Ministry is another branch of outreach in our effort to fulfill the Great Commission. The heart of the ministry team follows the Lord’s command which; “Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.” (Matt. 4:19)
Meeting Day: As announced
Meeting Time:
Contact: Evangelist Vera Polite – 843-746-5566 (church office)


Mission:  This ministry seeks to provide a means of fulfilling Christ’s command to “Go ye into all the world” with the Gospel. The Senior Missionary Ministry purpose is to aide and minister to the needs of the sick and less fortunate, enlistment, and stewardship. They feed the homeless, visit the sick, make nursing home visits, and reach out to others by witnessing in the neighborhood.  They’re responsible for the church-wide, “Women’s Day Program,” which is held the second Sunday in September of each year. The Senior Missionary Ministry is affiliated with the Charleston County Baptist Association and the State Woman’s Baptist Educational and Missionary Convention.
Meeting Day: 1st Saturday monthly
Meeting Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Choir Room (Currently meeting virtually) Call in Info: 978-990-5366 Access Code: 798-0887
Contact: Deaconess Dorothy Gilchrist – 843-797-1128


Mission:  To be faithful in its aid and service to mankind. The Young Woman’s Auxiliary (YWA) was organized in 1982. They conduct home and hospital visits, sponsors two Prayer Breakfast a year, sponsors an Annual Women’s Retreat, and the Angel Tree of Gift Giving to children in need at Christmas time. The YWA is affiliated with the Charleston County Baptist Association. The YWA, along with the Senior Missionary, participates at the fifth Sunday worship service by ushering and giving a quarterly report. 
Meeting Day: Saturday before the 4th Sunday monthly
Meeting Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Deacon’s Room
Contact: LaShanda Hicks- 843-746-5566;


Mission:  To promote the cause of the Woman’s Auxiliary of the Charleston County Baptist Association, to assist with the work of the Charleston County Baptist Association, and to promote Christian fellowship among women. 
Meeting Day: Meets in conjunction with the Senior Missionary Ministry
Meeting Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Choir Room
Contact: Valerie Cooper


Mission:  To provide transportation to persons who may need assistance getting to church. It also serves as a ministry that directs traffic flow during worship services and special events. This ministry provides a pick up and return service to members who have no transportation to Sunday morning worship service.  It also provides transportation for choir members and church members to different area churches accompanying the pastor.  This service is also used to provide transportation for members to conferences, retreats, and other church functions. 
Meeting Day: As announced
Meeting Time:
Contact: Trustee Ivan Wilson – 843-746-5566 ext. 233


The Music Ministry serves as a ministry to provide music that sets the tone and atmosphere for worship and helps to usher in the Holy Spirit. The overall purpose of the Music Ministry is to encourage the believer and appeal to the unbeliever.


The Male Choir loves to spread the joy and spirit of the Lord through songs. This choir sings on the 3rd Sunday in each month at the 11:15 AM Worship Service.
Rehearsal Day: Saturday prior to the 3rd Sunday
Rehearsal Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Main Sanctuary
Contact: John (Johnnie) Green – 843-746-5566 (church office)


The Mass Choir was organized for the purpose of accompanying the Pastor on accepted engagements. The choir provides spiritual music for the church morning worship service on 5th Sundays, Easter, Christmas and Church Anniversary.
Rehearsal Day: 2nd and last Tuesdays monthly and the Tuesday and Saturday before the 5th Sunday
Rehearsal Time:
Location: Main Sanctuary
Age: 17 and above
Contact: Maxine Stewart – 843-746-5566 (church office)


The Praise and Worship Choir renders music on the 1st and 3rd Sunday during the 8:00 AM Worship Service. The Praise and Worship choir loves lifting their voices in song and praise to God. 
Rehearsal Day: Monday before the 1st and 3rd Sunday
Rehearsal Time: 7:00 PM and
Rehearsal Day: Saturday before the 1st and 3rd Sunday
Rehearsal Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Main Sanctuary
Contact: Elsie Doctor – 843-597-2976/Delores Campbell – 843-813-7381


The Sanctuary Choir holds a special place in the hearts of the Royal Missionary Baptist Church family. Through the vision of Pastor Holt, this choir was born out of the combined oldest choirs of the church, the Senior Choir and Choir #2.   The choir sings on the 1st and 2nd Sunday of the month during the 11:00 AM Worship Service. 
Rehearsal Day: Saturday before the 1st Sunday and 2nd Sunday
Rehearsal Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Main Sanctuary
Contact: Barbara Stevens Harley – 843-323-1789


The Sunbeam Choir is a training experience for worshipping the Lord in songs, scripture, prayer and praise.  Prov. 22:6 states, “Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart.” The choir sings on the 4th Sunday of each month during the 11:00 AM Worship Service.
Rehearsal Day: Saturday before 4th Sunday/Tuesday before 4th Sunday
Rehearsal Time: 12:00 PM / 6:00 PM
Age: 5-12 year’s old
Location: Main Sanctuary
Contact: Rogina Deas – 843-746-5566 (church office)


The Teen Choir has set out to “serve the Lord with gladness and come before his presence with singing.” The group seeks to live up to the biblical advice: “Remember the Creator in the days of thy youth.” The choir consists of boys and girls who lift up their voices to sing praises to God. The choir sings the 4th Sunday of every month during the 11:00 AM worship service.
Rehearsal Day: Tuesday prior to the 4th Sunday
Rehearsal Time: 7:00 PM and
Rehearsal Day: Saturday prior to the 4th Sunday
Rehearsal Time: 10:00 AM
Age: 13-17
Location: Main Sanctuary
Contact: Demetrius Doctor – 843-746-5566 (church office)


The Young Adult Choir blesses the Royal Missionary Baptist Church congregation with songs of Praise on the 2nd and 4th Sunday during the 8:00 AM Worship Service.
Rehearsal Day: Monday before the second and 4th Sunday
Rehearsal Time: 7:00 PM and
Rehearsal Day: Saturday prior to the 2nd Sunday
Rehearsal Time: 10:00 AM
Age: 18-45
Location: Building #2 – Main area
Contact: Courtray Fields-Heyward – 843-746-5566 (church office)


The Praise & Worship ministries exist to minister to the Lord through praise and worship and to facilitate and create an atmosphere where the presence of the Lord can dwell.

Signs Of Worship – Deaf Ministry
The Signs of Worship Ministry teaches sign language and conduct sign language interpretation during Worship Services. This ministry ministers to God’s people through the alternative language of sign as led by the Holy Spirit at church programs and special services.
Meeting Day: Monday
Meeting Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Building #2 – 2nd floor
Contact: Sonia Pagan – 843-746-5566 (church office)


Intercessory prayer is prayer for others.  An intercessor is one who takes the place of another or pleads another’s case. Intercession is “holy”, believing, persevering prayer whereby someone pleads with God on behalf of another.  Jesus was an intercessor.  He prayed for those who were sick. He prayed for his disciples. 
Intercessory Prayer Day: Wednesday and Thursday
Time: 6:00 PM and Sunday Time: 7:00 AM 
Location: Sunday & Wednesday – Main Church – Choir Room
Location: Thursday – Education Building – Room 202
Contact: Evangelist Vera Polite – 843-746-5566 (church office)


The Praise Dance Ministry is equipped to train and mentor believers in the area of the liturgical dance ministry.  They bring believers into the fullness of Christ and non-believers into the power of His ministry of dance.  This ministry brings all to a place of true salvation, deliverance, healing, maturity, and wholeness so all may be drawn out of darkness into his marvelous light. John 17:20-23.  They minister at various churches, special programs, and sometimes on the 4th Sunday. 
Contact: Terraine Gathers – 843-746-5566 (church office) 

Earthly Angels
Rehearsal Day: Monday
Rehearsal Time: 6:00 PM
Age: 5-10
Location: Family Life Center – Exercise Rooms 1&2
Mime Ministry
Rehearsal Day: Tuesday
Rehearsal Time: 6:00 PM
(Male & Female)
Location: Family Life Center – Exercise Rooms 1&2

Royal Praise Creation
Rehearsal Day: 2nd Wednesday
Rehearsal Time: 7:00 PM
Age: 11 – 19
Contact: Nicole Holmes – 843-746-5566 (church office)

Yielded Vessels of Praise
Rehearsal Day: Thursday
Rehearsal Time: 6:30 PM
Age: 20 and up
Location: Family Life Center – Exercise Rooms 1&2

Praise Team – The Royal Praise Team comes together exalting, adoring, and acknowledging God through songs, prayer and praise, and to help the congregation to enter worship.  The Praise Team ministers during the 1st and 2nd Wednesday Night Worship Service and the 11:00 AM Worship Service on 5th Sunday.
Contact: Nicole Holmes – 843-746-5566 (church office)


Administrative Volunteer
Mission:  To assist in creating an organized process of supporting the ministry work, members and friends of Royal. To assist Royal’s ministries in their efforts of ministry work and to be a focal point where members, and friends of the church can obtain needed information related to the church.
Location: Church Administrative Office
Contact: Shirley Price – 843-746-5566 /

Calendar Committee – The Calendar Committee provides a calendar for the upcoming year listing standard meetings, rehearsals, and events.
Meeting Day: As needed
Meeting Time: As announced
Location: As announced
Contact: Hermenia Mosley- 843-746-5566 (church office)

MEDIA Ministry 
Mission: To spread the gospel through Royal media products-CDs/DVDs. The Audio-Visual Ministry is designed to visually enhance the worship experience and to bring clarity and volume in sound production.
Meeting Day: As announced
Meeting Time:
Contact: Antionette Green – 843-746-5566 (church office)

Royal Gazette Newsletter
Mission: To glorify God by sharing the fruit of His blessings. Each issue of the Royal Gazette Newsletter will be motivated by an overflow of love for God.  Through the Holy Spirit’s guidance and our faith it will breathe as an extended means of worship and praise; powerfully connecting the flock to walk in harmony with the Word in testimony, vision, hope, and charity.
Meeting Day: As announced
Meeting Time:
Contact: Gale Christopher – 843-746-5566 (church office)