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Doing ministry for the Master through the five-fold ministries of Discipleship, Fellowship, Service, Worship and  Evangelism   Acts 2:42-47.

Canaan Baptist Church has several ministries designed to encourage and equip every member of your family. Whether you are married or single, a man or woman of any age, student or a child, we have a ministry designed just for you.  Below is our list of ministries with a brief description.

​​Arinda Stallings Mother’s Ministry

Senior Christian women of faith, exemplifying holiness, discretion, love and teachers of good thing to younger women. Titus 2:1, 3-5

Benevolent Ministry

Serves the needs and supports members through a three fold approach, local, national and international.

​Canaan Business Network Ministry

Impacting the human condition by developing, establishing, and promoting the Godly enterprise of economic empowerment and solidarity of the Canaan Baptist Church by supporting businesses in the Canaan Baptist Church.  Download our Directory Here:

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Canaan for Life Ministry

Impacting the Human Condition by providing spiritual support, encouragement and prayer for cancer patients, survivors and their families.


Charles Kirksey Prison Outreach Ministry

Provides re-entry services and training to inmates and ex-offenders in the state of Delaware and programs that support the in-mates both during incarceration and their re-entry back into the community.


Christian Education                                                                                              Assist in the spiritual growth and discipleship of believers into Christ-likeness via Sunday School, New Members Class and Vacation Bible School for all ages.

Deacon Ministry                                                                                                        The Deacon Ministry serves the congregation, supports the Pastor and helps to implement the vision cast by the Pastor.


Donald J. Bowman Angel Tree Ministry                                                         Provides Christmas gifts and toys to children with an incarcerated parent(s) and provide support throughout the year.


Earl Gardner Transportation Ministry       

The Transportation Ministry provides transportation for our worshippers to and from church.


Emma Bordley Hospitality Ministry

Impacting the human condition through congregational intimacy by providing for the nutritional needs of the members of the church.

Ernest & Yolanda Purnell Senior’s Ministry

Plan, execute, sponsor, and participate in activities for the Seniors (age 50+) of the Canaan Baptist Church and the surrounding communities.


Evangelism Ministry

Spreads the good news of the gospel of Jesus Christ by engaging the local community through door to door witnessing through media distribution and a variety of creative methodologies, and feeding and clothing the needy.


Greeters Ministry:

A servant focused ministry with the enhancement of worship as our goal.  We warmly welcome and extend hospitality to all that enter into any service where God can be magnified.


​Grief Share - Grief Recovery Support Group

Grief Share is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone.

​Health Ministry

Assist  and serve the sick during worship services and promotes healthy choices through seminars, health fairs, and screenings.


Historian Ministry

The Historian Ministry records the "life" of the Church and its people so that the rich legacy and history of the church will bless God's people for generations.

International Cultural Ministry

An event ministry that embodies our core value of Congregational Intimacy by bridging gaps of cultural differences, through worship and fellowship learning of a different background and bringing awareness of our differences.


Marriage Ministry

The Marriage Ministry endeavors to encourage, enrich, and celebrate the marriage according to the will of God by helping couples thrive in their marriage.


Membership Ministry

Ensures the financial records of the church are maintained through weekly recording of tithes, offering and capital campaign contributions.  As well as maintain membership name and address records.


Men’s Ministry

Empowers and equip men to fulfill God’s purpose in their lives and impact their faithfulness, their family life, and help to cultivate a closer walk with Christ.


Music & Sacred Arts Ministry

Promotes congregational intimacy in worship, provide relevant and spiritual music that will enhance every service through- the Voices of Canaan, Mighty Men of Canaan, Singing Sisters, Canaan Band, Youth Choir, Silver Voices, Women of Worship, Unity Mass Choir, P/A – Sound System, and Drama and Arts.


Pastoral Ministries

Assist with the administration and operation needs of Canaan Baptist Church Ministerial Team under the direction of Sr. Pastor Dr. Christopher A. Bullock.


Philippians Ministry

A ministry designed to primarily focus on and serve the Pastor and First Family.  Keeping the church body informed of special days and events that are celebrated by the Pastor and his family. 


Regena Manley Missionary Ministry

The Missionary Ministry helps to Impact the Human Condition by fulfilling the need first then praying that someone will cry out ‘what must I do to be saved.


Security Ministry

Ensures the safety of the Pastor, First Family, and the congregation at large, as well as the safety and protection of church property, including buildings, grounds, equipment, and other assets of the church.


Sisters of Canaan Women’s Ministry

Bringing women together in Christ for encouragement, service, and spiritual growth.

Substance Abuse Counseling Ministry

The Substance Abuse Ministry impacts the human condition through a Faith-Based Substance Abuse Counseling Ministry that helps addictive individuals move toward a productive lifestyle that will empower them to better serve their family and community.


Sunday School

Sunday School, or Sunday morning Bible study, provides Bible teaching for preschool children through adults. Each class is designed to help members better understand the Bible and how it applies in our lives today.


Thomas Risher Veterans Ministry

To recognize, honor and support all military veterans of the church.  Provide both spiritual and moral support to families of deployed military members.


Trustee Ministry

The Trustee Ministry is accountable for the financial matters of the church.


Youth and Young Adult Ministry

The Canaan Youth Ministry trains children and youth for ministry, which is based on Proverbs 22:6, ‘Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old, he will not depart from it. Our Youth Ministries are: Praise Dance, Gemstones, Rights of Passage, College Connections, and Lessons In Life.

The Young Adult Ministry (18-39+) works to engage them in spiritual growth and development, prepare them for Christian adulthood; encourage them to discover their spiritual gifts and utilize their time, talent, and treasure for Christian worship and service; expose them to a larger component of the Baptist tradition; promote higher education and scholarship; and provide opportunities for fellowship, outreach, and community service. Also, we participate in the NBC, USA, Inc. Congress of Christian Education, NE Region, and UBC of DE Young Adult Department “iRock” (FB-iROCK.NBC, Twitter @iROCK_NBC; Instagram @irocknbc); and fellowship with CBC ministries and other churches in recreational activities.


Ushers Ministry

Ushers -Senior and Youth- are door keepers working for the Master.

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