Christian Leadership Schools Near You

BCCE administers COPP certified courses from the Sunday School Publishing Board of the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc.
What Is COPP?

COPP stands for Certificate of Progress Program. The program is designed to produce qualified church leaders equipped to lead church members.

The Sunday School Publishing Board provides the programs of study and the Division of Christian Education and Accreditation and Credentials provides direction and oversight of all Christian Leadership Schools.  The COPP objectives are to:

  • Increase biblical knowledge
  • Create an understanding of the Baptist faith
  • Develop qualified leaders for teaching and training
  • Provide incentives for program completion
  • Develop trained church leaders


  1. Oct. 26-27
    Pleasant Hope Baptist Church 430 E Belvedere Ave | Baltimore, MD 21212 Contact: Vashti G. Edge, Dean 410-889-7298 | [email protected]
  2. Nov. 5-10
    New Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church 3300 Elmora Ave | Baltimore, MD 21213 Contact: Ruby L. Cofield, Dean 410-435-3741 | [email protected]
  3. Nov. 12-15
    Shiloh Baptist Church 2499 Sycamore Ave | Edgemere, MD 21219 Contact: Vashti G. Edge, Dean 410-889-7298 | [email protected]
  4. Nov. 12-16
    New Saint Mark Baptist Church 3905 Springdale Ave | Baltimore, MD 21207 Contact: Doreen Garrett, Dean 443-790-2731
  5. Nov. 16-17
    The Central Baptist Church 2031 W Baltimore St | Baltimore, MD 21223 Contact: Martha Turner, Dean 443-820-7851 | [email protected]