How to Locate Us...

3285 St. Matthews Rd.
Orangeburg, SC 29118

Our Mailing Address:
PO Box 1649
Orangeburg, SC 29116

Office Phone & Fax:
(803) 534-9712

Our Email Address:



Disaster Relief
Any of our churches in need of disaster relief, please call SCBC at 1-800-723-7242 (Randy Creamer, contact person)
Welcome to OCBA!
Dr. Richard Porter, Director of Missions

We are a Southern Baptist Association that currently serves 39 Churches within our two counties. We are excited about winning souls for Christ as He commissioned us to do.

Please feel free to contact us here at the Association Office.

We seek to be a Fellowship of worshiping Christians, filled with the Holy Spirit. To know the love of God in Christ Jesus, to grow in His love, and to show this love to all mankind. We hope our ministry will leave you grateful to God, inspired to holy living, and excited about a glorious eternity.

Our Staff & Office Hours

     Dr. Richard Porter, DOM                            Jennifer Banks
Associational Missions Strategist             Ministry/Financial Administrator
                (803-860-2419) cell                        (803-534-9712) office

                            Tuesdays:           8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
                           Thursdays:           8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
                                Fridays:              CLOSED

                       The Ministry Assistant's hours are posted above.
                    Dr. Porter's office hours are  Mondays - Thursdays
                                 between 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Free Meals Locations
Mondays - New Zion Church: Amelia St., Orangeburg,  11 am -1pm (536.1241)
Tuesdays - Episcopal Church of the Redeemer: 606 Russell St. 11:30 -12:30 (534.3794)
Wednesdays - Mt. Pisquah Baptist: 310 Green St. 11:30 -12:45 (536.1510)
3rd and 4th Wednesdays - Trinity UMC: 185 Blvd NE. 12:00 - 2:00 (534.7759)
Thursdays - First Baptist Church 1:00 -2:00 (536.1545)
Fridays - Williams Chapel AME: 1198 Glover St. 11:00 - 1:00 (536.0600)
Saturdays - Greater Faith Baptist: 203 Dorchester St. 12:00 - 2:00 (536.5258)
Carolina United

After a disaster, it can be confusing and you do not know where to turn. We can help. Carolina United is a program designed to guide members to local community resources for aid.

Carolina United is an information resource. We answer disaster related questions. We do not collect identifying information but ask what your needs are and refer you to local resources.

You can get more information at the Disaster Recovery Centers or at the link below
. (803) 928-0162 or you can dial 211.

Why Support our Association?
An association helps train and develop church leaders; and other members by involving them in leadership and service responsibilities. Also an association provides conferences, seminars, and workshops each year which are designed to train church leaders to do a more effective job in their positions of leadership. An association exists to supply information, resources, and training to equip lay leaders in local churches to develop believers, witness to the lost, and minister to the hurting.
An association director of missions and other staff assist churches to more effectively do their work within the church body and meet the needs of people in the respective communities. An association provides pastors and other local church leaders with opportunities for fellowship
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