SHABACH! Ministries Inc

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This 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 "educating, engaging and empowering."

Offering superior service in early childhood development, academic achievement, and community activities, SHABACH! is committed to delivering meaningful, safe, programs that "educate, engage and empower." 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.

Contact information

Mailing address:
SHABACH! Ministries Inc
403 Brightseat Rd
Landover, MD 20785


Phone: 240-532-7000


Organization details

EIN: 521966871

CEO/President: Cynthia J. Terry

Chairman: Stephen W. Neal

Board size: 13

Founder: First Baptist Church of Glenarden

Year founded: 1997

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 06/30

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2014


To develop dynamic communities for generations to come, by meeting the need, giving hope, and teaching to soar.

Mission statement

To empower families, individuals, youth and children through stellar education and loving engagement which cultivates exemplary character, a lifelong love of learning, and creates a healthier community for today and tomorrow.

Statement of faith

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Community Development

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating233 of 91311 of 45
Fund acquisition rating212 of 91510 of 45
Resource allocation rating604 of 91528 of 45
Asset utilization rating186 of 9139 of 45

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$15,100$17,256$15,384$42,455$24,964
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$1,805,892$1,273,555$1,497,368$1,032,930$802,778
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$2,226$21,024$46,917$73,550$36,461
Other long-term assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term assets$2,226$21,024$46,917$73,550$36,461
Total assets$1,808,118$1,294,579$1,544,285$1,106,480$839,239
Payables and accrued expenses$80,166$229,723$242,312$292,493$229,275
Other current liabilities$48,114$101,470$60,041$26,601$35,356
Total current liabilities$128,280$331,193$302,353$319,094$264,631
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$30,577$30,077$30,077$47,356$47,378
Total long-term liabilities$648,920$53,869$72,661$47,356$47,378
Total liabilities$777,200$385,062$375,014$366,450$312,009
Net assets20202019201820172016
Without donor restrictions$1,030,918$208,972$501,826$584,395$407,525
With donor restrictions$0$700,545$667,445$155,635$119,705
Net assets$1,030,918$909,517$1,169,271$740,030$527,230
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$1,233,015$863,319$1,257,532$1,024,696$1,093,795
Program service revenue$2,252,115$2,507,033$2,588,045$2,475,245$2,209,302
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$3,676$5,900$3,044$1,711$1,243
Other revenue$22,151$0$0$0$0
Total other revenue$2,277,942$2,512,933$2,591,089$2,476,956$2,210,545
Total revenue$3,510,957$3,376,252$3,848,621$3,501,652$3,304,340
Program services$2,632,665$3,123,285$2,902,365$3,091,521$2,842,515
Management and general$756,841$473,366$517,015$164,442$150,711
Total expenses$3,389,506$3,596,651$3,419,380$3,288,852$3,023,453
Change in net assets20202019201820172016
Surplus (deficit)$121,451($220,399)$429,241$212,800$280,887
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$121,451($220,399)$429,241$212,800$280,887


Cynthia TerryExecutive Director$142,868

Compensation data as of: 6/30/2020

Response from ministry

No response has been provided by this ministry.

The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 4/5/2021. To update the information below, please email:


SMI, located in Landover, Maryland, was established in 1996 as the non-profit organization of the First Baptist Church of Glenarden (FBCG).

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