Training Christian Leaders for the Church of the 21st Century

The mission of the West Virginia Baptist Convention School of Christian Studies is to bring honor and glory to God by developing quality church leaders, through training that will help them grow in spiritual maturity, biblical knowledge and ministry skills.

The West Virginia Baptist Convention School of Christian Studies is open to all persons. Anyone may take course(s) for their own general improvement. It is not necessary to be a teacher, youth worker or pastor to benefit from a course of study.

Director, Mark McCloy, mccloy@wvbc.org
Secretarial Assistant, Donna Snyder, snyder@wvbc.org
Phone: 304-422-6449

A Training Program That…

  • Has an affordable tuition
  • Allows you to learn while you serve
  • Is within driving distance of your home
  • Meets the leadership needs of West Virginia Baptist Convention churches

A Training Program For…

  • Any person interested in expanding their spiritual maturity, biblical knowledge and ministry skills
  • Lay leaders and teachers in the local church
  • Pastors of West Virginia Baptist Convention churches

Items of Interest

2017 Three-Year Cycle of Courses Now Available.

The 2017 only calendar is also available.


Registration for the Ministerial Ethics (Mod-2) One-Day Class is Now Available Online

October 28, 2017 at Parchment Valley Conference Center and Petersburg First Baptist Church

Please click here for more information and a registration form.  Please click here for the syllabus.


Registration for the Caring for People (M-04) Six-Week Class is Now Available Online

September 2017 in ten locations: Crab Orchard Missionary Baptist Church, Mill Creek Baptist Church, Milton Baptist Church, Goshen Baptist Church, Oakwood Baptist Church, Parkersburg First Baptist Church, Romney First Baptist Church, Summersville Baptist Church and Sutton Baptist Church.

Please click here for more information and a registration form.  Please click here for the syllabus.


A New Resource for Churches from the School of Christian Studies: A Feast for Learning

Taste and See that the Lord is good. Psalm 34:8

For more information about this new resource please click here.