The Support Ministries team provides caring, educational support and information for our ministry partners, in a manner dedicated to stewardship and integrity, enabling the advancement of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
This team performs many of the behind-the-scenes operations of the BGAV, including:
- Church Receipts
The Business Office can provide information and answers to questions regarding Cooperative Missions receipts and reports for churches.
- BGAV Remittance Form
- BGAV Budget Information
- Contact Information Changes
All BGAV churches, district associations, and church/associational staff are encouraged to report changes to address, phone number, email address, or website address by calling the Receptionist or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org so that contact information can be updated in the BGAV database.
- Business Services
The Business Office provides financial and other internal support services for the BGAV.
We also assist with services for churches, including:
- Church Incorporation
The Business Office can provide information and advice for churches that are weighing the pros and cons of incorporation.
- Church Tax Exempt Information
The Business Office can answer questions from BGAV churches about tax exempt status under 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.
- Church Management Guidebook
BGAV churches can also request a copy of the Church Management Guidebook by contacting the Support Ministries Team.
The Support Ministries team values and commits ourselves to:
- Provide information to church leaders regarding business and financial management issues.
- Assure proper allocation of church funds and provide reports to churches for verification.
- Collect and maintain pertinent church and associational profile data.
- Respond in a timely and appropriate manner to church needs and requests.
- Provide facilities for retreat and conference training.
- Ensure that our methods of providing services are on the cutting edge technically.
- Service the staff of the Baptist General Association of Virginia by managing employee benefits.
Support Ministries Team
Administrative Assistant to the Treasurer
800.255.2428 or 804.915.5000, ext. 1272
Retiree Benefits Specialist
800.255.2428 or 804.915.5000, ext. 1243
Co-Director, Camp Piankatank
Director, Camp Pianktank
800.255.2428 or 804.915.5000, ext. 1291
Director, Eagle Eyrie Baptist Conference Center
Team Leader, Support Ministries; Baptist Extension Board
800.255.2428 or 804.915.500, ext. 1296
Administrative Assistant, Support Ministries Team and Spence Network
Administrative Assistant, Support Ministries Team
800.255.2428 or 804.915.5000
Payroll/Benefits and Accounting Specialist
800.255.2428 or 804.915.500, ext. 1226