WBEMCSC History

OUR PURPOSE, OUR HISTORY, OUR LEGACY

Purpose of the WBEMCSC

The purpose of our Convention shall be to promote the cause of Christ in South Carolina through Christian Education and Missionary Work. Evangelize our Communities and support education through Morris College and Benedict College; enriching lives through education.

 

History of WBEMCSC

Woman’s Baptist Educational & Missionary Convention of South Carolina was organized in Columbia, South Carolina on April, 11, 1888 at Zion Baptist Church. Mrs. Fannie E. Davis was elected as the 1st President of the Women’s Baptist Educational & Missionary Convention of South Carolina. Since Sister Davis there have been fifteen Presidents; each monumentally contributing to the growth and the enrichment of the organization.

 

Presidents of the WBEMCSC

 

2019 - Present

Mrs. Hilda D. Gadsden

 

2013 - 2018

Dr. Audrey P. Neal

2008 - 2013

Dr. Claudette C. Cureton

 

2004 - 2008

Dr. Lucille S. Whipper

 

1999 - 2004

Dr. Jacqueline W. Canty

 

1994 - 1999

Dr. Arabella H. Rich

 

1983 - 1994

Dr. Mamie N. Coker

 

1978 - 1983

Dr. Anna D. Reuben

1974 - 1978

Dr. Iola Jones

 

1961 - 1974

Dr. Mary C. G. Whitener

 

1932 - 1961

Mrs. Mable K. Howard

 

1925 - 1932

Mrs. Connie N. Jones

 

1904 - 1925

Mrs. Cora S. Boykin

 

1903 - 1904

Mrs. Rachel E. Robinson

 

1897 - 1903

Mrs. M. J. Ryan

 

1888 - 1897

Mrs. Fannie E. Davis

ABOUT US

Woman’s Baptist Educational & Missionary Convention of South Carolina was organized in Columbia, South Carolina on April, 11, 1888 at Zion Baptist Church. Mrs. Fannie E. Davis was elected as the 1st President of the Woman’s Baptist Educational & Missionary Convention of South Carolina. Since Sister Davis there have been fourteen Presidents; each monumentally contributing to the growth and the enrichment of the organization.

CONTACT INFO

THE WOMAN’S BAPTIST

EDUCATIONAL & MISSIONARY CONVENTION

OF SOUTH CAROLINA

Hilda D. Gadsden, President

1434 Amber Lane
Charleston, SC 29407 

Phone: (843) 442-5110

Fax: (843)-763-1385

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