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
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