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North Carolina

NEWS

Duplin disaster relief leader honored by N.C. governor

Elizabeth Upshaw, BSC Communications
August 03 2021

Richard Weeks, the site coordinator for Baptists on Mission’s Charity Rebuild Center and director of missions for the Eastern Baptist Association, has been awarded a Governor’s Volunteer Service Award... read more

NEWS

Deadline to submit BSC resolutions Sept. 10

Baptist State Convention Communications
July 29 2021

The deadline to submit resolutions for consideration by the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina’s (BSC) Committee on Resolutions and Memorials is quickly approaching. In accordance with state convention bylaws, proposed resolutions must be submitted to the committee in writing no later than Sept... read more

NEWS

Biblical response to social injustice presented at Lifeway event

Diana Chandler, Baptist Press
July 28 2021

The church must stand together in agreement to pursue justice and heal the lingering impact of racism in society, Frank Williams, the newly installed president of the National African American Fellowship (NAAF), said in a recent seminar on injustice and racism... read more

NEWS

Wendell bakery whips up mission opportunities

Seth Brown, BR Executive Editor
July 26 2021

Church bake sales are a common way to raise funds for missions and ministry projects. But Melanie Wallace and Rita Bragg from Hephzibah Baptist Church in Wendell are discovering what happens when a missions fundraiser meets uncommon success... read more

NEWS

Black church conference leaves attendees with ‘No Doubt’ of God’s blessings

Carol Pipes and Aaron Earls, Lifeway
July 26 2021

After a year away, organizers and attendees expressed excitement at the opportunity to “gather on the mountain again” for the 2021 Black Church Leadership & Family Conference held July 19-23 at Ridgecrest Conference Center... read more