BSC annual meeting to follow two-day schedule
BSC Communications
June 07, 2011

BSC annual meeting to follow two-day schedule

BSC annual meeting to follow two-day schedule
BSC Communications
June 07, 2011

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


For reservations, visit