President: Sis. Lillian Dillard
Secretary: Sis. Ruth Royster
Assistant Secretary: Vacant
Chaplin: Deacon Carl Linton
Mission: The Ministry is designed to (1) raise church and community awareness about cancer prevention and treatment options and to (2) provide information to members and families who have been diagnosed with cancer and survivors through proactive educational methods. Educational methods include holding seminars, workshops, and conferences, making announcements on the church website and CBCCS News and Updates Newsletter, and hosting virtual programs. In addition, the Cancer Ministry Care Group provides those who request the Group’s assistance compassion, encouragement, and comfort through listening to conversations, praying, and engaging in the Word of God.
Purpose: The Ministry purpose is to honor the memory of the late Pastor, beloved Rev. John H. Parker, who died from cancer on February 12, 2012. The primary goal is to educate, enlighten, and engage church and community on the basics about cancer guidelines for screening and prevention on the various kinds of cancers. The Ministry solicits medical professionals, testimonials, and a variety of speakers to speak on such topics as diet, nutrition, and exercise. Volunteers in the Ministry are not “medical professionals” nor affiliated with any medical entity.
Monthly Meeting Date: Bi-monthly on third Monday at 7:00 p.m. (meeting date will be announced in advance)
Major planned spiritual events for the spiritual growth and edification of the body of Christ at Central Baptist Church of Camp Springs, MD:
For more information about the Reverend John H. Parker Cancer Awareness Ministry or about cancer, please contact one of the following people:
Sis. Lillian Dillard, President
Deacon Carl Linton, Chaplin
Sis. Ruth Royster, Secretary
Bro. Williman Waston