The 2011 annual meeting of the Baptist State Convention of
North Carolina (BSC) will, for the first time since 1994, feature a two-day
meeting instead of a three-day meeting. Messengers approved the change during
the 2010 annual meeting.
North Carolina Baptists will gather at the Koury Convention
Center in Greensboro Monday, Nov. 7-Tuesday, Nov. 8.
The two-day schedule eliminates the Wednesday morning
The shorter convention will allow many messengers to return
home rather than spending an additional evening in a hotel, and additional
expenses associated with the third day of a convention meeting will be
The shortened schedule will still allow appropriate time for
all aspects of the annual meeting, such as the Convention sermon, ministry
reports, business sessions, theme interpretations and times of worship.
More detailed information about various sessions and
presentations will be available soon at www.ncannualmeeting.org.
Messengers will be able to stay at the headquarter’s hotel,
the Sheraton Four Seasons in Greensboro, for a discounted rate of $99 per night
($112.61 including tax). This pre-pay rate, which is the same for king and
double rooms, is only available at the BSC annual meeting web site.
Reservations cannot be made by calling the Sheraton or the
A reservation is refundable if notice of cancellation is
given at least 24 hours prior to time of check-in.
All messengers staying at the Sheraton receive free wireless
The annual meeting has been held at the Koury Convention
Center in Greensboro for several years.
The Sheraton Hotel is located on the same property as the
Convention Center, allowing messengers easy access to their hotel room and all
the meeting halls.
North Carolina Baptists who make their room reservation
online, as opposed to mail-in registration or even phone and email
registration, will reduce cost and time spent by staff processing reservations.
The reservation deadline is Oct. 31.
The reservations made
after Oct. 31 must be made directly with the Sheraton Hotel at their normal
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