Events before, during BSC annual meeting
BR staff
October 17, 2017

Events before, during BSC annual meeting

Events before, during BSC annual meeting
BR staff
October 17, 2017

Before and during the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSC) annual meeting each year, a number of events take place. Below is a list of events, in order by date and time, along with basic information, to help you decide how to best spend your time Nov. 5-7. Most of the events are at the Koury Convention Center in Greensboro.

  • N.C. Baptist Pastors’ Conference, Nov. 5-6; general session hall; Sunday 5:15-9:15 p.m.; Monday 8:30 a.m.-noon; 1-2:30 p.m. Speakers include Brandon Blair, student pastor at Fairview Baptist Church, Corryton, Tenn.; Greg Mathis, senior pastor of Mud Creek Baptist Church, Hendersonville; James Walker, lead pastor of Lake Hills Baptist Church, Candler or Haywood; Phil Ortego, senior pastor of Scotts Hill Baptist Church, Wilmington; Jerry Chaddick, senior pastor of Tri-City Baptist Church, Conover; Mark Harris, pastor of First Baptist Church, Charlotte; and Mike Whitson, senior pastor of First Baptist Church, Indian Trail. Worship will be led by Matthew Slemp, minister of music at First Baptist Church, Indian Trail. Visit ncannualmeeting.org/event-pastors-conference/.
  • “This Changed Everything,” a documentary about the Reformation, is showing three times: Sun, Nov. 5 at 7 p.m.; and Mon., Nov. 6 at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. All showings occur in Auditorium I.
  • N.C. Baptist Ministers’ Wives 2017 annual conference, Nov. 6 from 9-11:45 a.m.; registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Alex McFarland, a speaker, writer and advocate for Christian apologetics, will be the main speaker for the event. There will be time for worship, fellowship and light refreshments. Visit ncbminwives.wixsite.com/ncbmw/events.
  • The N.C. annual meeting of international missionaries (active duty personnel on stateside assignment, emeriti, former, retired or newly appointed); Nov. 6; 10 a.m.-1 p.m; lunch costs $12. Contact Jack and Ruby Gentry at (336) 766-1109. The meeting is held at Lindley Park Baptist Church, 4010 Walker Ave., Greensboro, at the corner of Holden Road. Contact the church at (336) 292-5761 or June Rash at (336) 253-0090.
  • Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) Alumni & Friends Luncheon; Nov. 6; 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Blue Ashe Room; keynote speaker will be Steven Wade, associate professor of pastoral theology and lead pastor of Faith Baptist Church in Youngsville. Cost: $10; Visit eventbrite.com/e/southeastern-alumni-friends-luncheon-nc-baptist-convention-2017-tickets-36930904329.
  • Hispanic Banquet, Nov. 6; 2-6:15 p.m. in Guilford G; speaker: William Ortega, BSC senior consultant for Hispanic church planting. Visit ncannualmeeting.org/event-hispanic-banquet/.
  • Reformation Symposium; Nov. 6; Auditorium 1; 3-5 p.m.; panel facilitator: Dale Robertson; speakers: David Williams, Belmont Abbey College; Stephen B. Eccher, SEBTS; and John Armstrong, Chicago Reformed church minister. Visit ncannualmeeting.org/event-reformation-symposium/.
  • Associational missionary banquet; Nov. 6; 4-6 p.m.; Blue Ashe Room; hosted by SEBTS.
  • N.C. Young Pastors Network dinner; Nov. 6; 5-6:30 p.m.; speaker, Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer; table discussion: leading change in the church; free dinner and resources. Visit eventbrite.com/e/young-pastors-network-dinner-tickets-38099147576.
  • Great Commission Partnerships Dessert & Discussion (North America); Nov. 6; 8:45-10 p.m.; Guilford G. Register by Nov. 1. Visit ncannualmeeting.org/event-gcp-dessert-discussion/.
  • Great Commission Partnerships Breakfast (International); Nov. 7; 7-8:30 a.m.; Grandover. Register by Nov. 1. Visit ncannualmeeting.org/event-gcp-breakfast/.
  • Heavenly Banquet: A Table for All; Nov. 7; noon; Guilford G; cost: $12. Speaker is Luis Tejeras Jr., Latino campus pastor for Hickory Grove Baptist Church in Charlotte. Visit ncannualmeeting.org/heavenlybanquet/.
  • Broken Before the Throne Prayer Gathering; Nov. 7; 6:30 p.m.; general session hall; focus on united prayer for revival and spiritual awakening.
  • Reaching College Students Workshop; Nov. 7; 3:15-6 p.m.; speakers: BSC Collegiate Partnerships Team. Cost: free; but registration required because dinner is included: ncbaptist.wufoo.com/forms/reaching-college-students-workshop-november-7/.