SHABACH! Ministries, Inc. (SMI), the non-profit 501(c)3 corporation founded by the First Baptist Church of Glenarden, in Landover area of Prince George’s County is developing dynamic communities by “meeting needs, giving hope, and teaching to soar.”
Offering superior service in early childhood development, academic achievement, and community activities, SHABACH! is committed to delivering meaningful, safe, programs that “meet the need, give hope, and teach people to soar.” Driven by a spirit of excellence, SHABACH! has developed a core group of services to positively impact our surrounding community through a variety of programs to encourage growth and instill a sense of belonging.
To this end, we are committed to developing confident, capable youth and adults who are ready to assume a vital role in the changing face of Prince George’s County. Since 1996, SHABACH! has delivered inspiring programs that have become models for building good character, ensuring academic achievement, and promoting community involvement for youth and adults. At SHABACH! we are continuously striving to deliver unrivaled service that teaches people to work hard, take a chance, and make a difference.
SHABACH! Community Services has an Emergency Employment Center which includes an emergency food pantry and clothing closet. SCS also offers a Youth and Adult Employment Readiness Program and a Summer Youth Employment Program.
SHABACH! Education Services includes day care, elementary and middle schools; before and after care; a summer enrichment program; and homeschool administration.
Vision: To develop dynamic communities for generations to come, by meeting the need, giving hope, and teaching to soar.
Mission: To develop children, youth, individuals, and families through stellar educational and human services programs, which cultivate exemplary character, a life-long love of learning, and create a healthier community for today and tomorrow.
SHABACH! Ministries, Inc. has made a commitment to always put God first. That basic premise guides us in everything that we do, which is always striving to S.E.E. H.I.M.
Seek God First – We commit to seek God first for direction in every decision, whether great or small.~ Matthew 6:33
Evangelism – Because it is God’s desire that no one should perish; we are equipped to share the love of Christ wherever and whenever with anyone out of gratitude for God sparing us from eternal damnation. ~Matthew 28:19
Excellence – We strive to give God our very best! Diligence, responsibility and faithfulness are essential ingredients to succeed in anything God has tasked us to do, as demonstrated by Daniel. ~ Daniel 5:14, 6:3
Honor – Esteeming others higher than ourselves, regardless of their title, position or status, is our priority because everyone was created in the image of God.~ Romans 12:10
Integrity – Honesty is demonstrated by doing what we commit to do. ~Job 31:6
Mentoring – God has given everyone a purpose, and we commit to impart in others lessons learned to help them fulfill their destiny. ~ 2 Timothy 2:2
Cynthia J. Terry, President
Mrs. Terry has over 20 years of leadership experience in the for-profit and non-profit arenas. A licensed minister, and certified facilitator, she has facilitated leadership training for major corporations, non-profits, and small businesses. With a passion for developing people, Mrs. Terry thrives on motivating and training others to reach their greatest potential.
Board Of Directors
- Stephen Neal – Chairman
- Crystal DeBerry
- Judith Dobbins
- Stanley Featherstone
- Emerson Davis
- Greg Davis
- Robert Hunt
- Necole Parker
- Jim Simpson
- Rev. Thomas Sims
- Cynthia Terry
- Judith White
- Floyd Wilson
It’s not just a paycheck, it’s a calling. If you have a heart to serve and feel God calling you to work in ministry, whether full or part time, we encourage you to check out our current vocational opportunities.