New River Baptist Association
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Statewide Events & Emphases
Baptists on Mission
Region 2 Missions Rally
Date:  February 18, 2019
Place:  Love Memorial (Goldsboro, NC)
Time:  5:50 PM (Supper), 6:50 - 8:30 PM (Program)
Men, women, and youth are invited.  There is no charge for the meal but reservations need to be made no later than February 11.  To register, contact the NCBM office at (800) 395-5102 x5596 or register online at

Awaken Prayer Gathering

Dates:  March 8 (3:00 - 9:00 PM)
              March 9 (8:45 AM - 12:15 PM) 
Place:  Pleasant Garden Baptist Church (Pleasant Garden, NC)

The Awaken Prayer Gathering provides an environment for God to speak to His people through seasons of worship, focused prayer, dialogue and the preaching of God's Word.  Register at the door.  A love offering will be received.  For more information, please visit or contact Fatima Roma at or (800) 395-5102 x5513.

Adjusting to the New Normal
Helping Families, Churches and Communities Recover from Hurricane Florence
Dates & Locations:
March 13 - Robeson County Farm Bureau Office, 302 Bailey Road, Lumberton (Registration deadline:  March 4)
March 14 - Duplin County Cooperative Extension Office, 165 Agriculture Drive, Kenansville (Registration deadline: March 4)
Time:  10:00 AM - Noon (seminar)  A complimentary lunch will follow.
This seminar is designed to assist church and community leaders as they serve North Carolinians recovering from Hurricane Florence.  It is sponsored by the NC Farm Bureau and NC Baptists.  Chuck Register of the Baptist State Convention will be the guest speaker.  For more information, contact Milo Lewis at (919)222-0668 or  To register go to https// forms/hurricane-Florence-recovery-seminar.

Gospel Conversations Training
Dates & Locations:
March 23 - Kings Cross Church (Greensboro, NC)
April 27 - Perkinsville Baptist Church (Boone, NC)
June 8 - First Baptist Church (Charlotte, NC)
Time:  9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The training includes both classroom instruction and experiential application to help participants become more competent and confident in sharing the gospel.  For more information or to register, visit

Children's Ministry Conference
TELL - Teach. Equip. Love. Lead.
Dates & Locations:
March 30 - Mountain View Baptist Church (Hickory, NC)
April 27 - Salem Baptist Church (Apex, NC)

Time:  8:30 AM - 3:15 PM

This conference is designed to equip leaders to more effectively make disciples through gospel-centered teaching, training ministry teachers and leaders, VBS training, classroom management, and creating safe and secure ministry environments.  An additional opportunity, for developing family ministries and maximizing VBS efforts, will be offered in afternoon breakout sessions.  The cost for morning training only is $10 per person or a group rate (6 or more) of $50.  The cost for all day training and lunch is $15 per person or a group rate (6 or more) of $75.  To register or for more information, go to

2019 Missions Conference
Known By Love

Dates:  April 5 (4:30 - 9:00 PM)
              April 6 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
Place:  Hickory Grove Baptist Church (Charlotte, NC)

For more information, call (800) 395-5102 x5596 or visit to register online.

NCBAM Senior Adult Celebration
Place:  Pritchard Memorial Baptist Church (Charlotte, NC)
Dates and Times:
 May 6 - 6:00 PM (Dinner)
                7:30 PM (Program by Mark Cabaniss with Dr. Diane Earle)

 May 7 - 9:30 AM (Music by the Sunago Singers Choir)
                10:00 AM (Keynote address by Dr. David Hailey)
                11:00 AM (Music, NCBAM Presentation, Ministry Displays)

For more information, call (877) 506-2226 or visit to reserve your space.