New River Baptist Association
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Connecting Churches, Changing the World
Statewide Events & Emphases


Renewing Worship Expo

  August 2, 2019 (12:00 - 9:30 PM)
              August 3, 2019 (8:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

Place:  Calvary West Baptist Church (Advance, NC)

The Renewing Worship Expo is a one-stop shop of training for all worship leaders, choirs, orchestras, musicians, technicians, or anyone who serves in any facet of worship ministry.  This event will feature specialized training and equipping through a host of breakout sessions.  The cost for the full conference is $30 which includes lunch on Saturday.  This price will increase on July 15.  For more information and to register, go to

Strengthen the Church Conference
On Earth as it is in Heaven

Date:   August 13, 2019
Place:  Ridgecrest Baptist Church (Durham, NC)
Time:  9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

This conference will equip and inspire churches to embrace multicultural ministry and see how they can reach people from other cultures in a diverse community.  The featured speakers are Mark Hearn, Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church (Duluth, GA), and Walter Strickland, Assistant Professor of Systematic & Contextual Theology, at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.  There will be 18 breakout sessions in the morning and 8 church model presentations to choose from in the afternoon.  For more information or to register, go to

Inside-Out Sunday School Training
Date:   August 17, 2019
Place:  Supply Baptist Church (Supply, NC)
Time:  8:30 AM - 12:00 Noon
BSCNC consultants and other experienced leaders will lead age-graded breakout sessions, as well as a special session for pastors, around the theme of teaching, caring, and sharing.  These sessions will help equip and encourage attendees to convey a love for Christ that is centered on the gospel compelling us to imitate Jesus.  For more information, go to

Camp Meetings/Pastors Conference
Date:   September 16-18, 2019
Place:  Hillside Park Baptist Church (Thomasville, NC)
Time:  10:00-11:30 AM (Pastors Conference) and 7:00 & 8:00 PM (Camp Meetings)
The featured speakers are Dr. Jeff LaBorg, Dr. David Gallamore, and Dr. Phil Hoskins.  Sessions include "Israel and the End Times" and more.  For more information, contact Teena Royal at or 336-472-6192.

2019 NC Baptist Women's Conference
ABIDE (John 15:5)

Date:   October 25-26, 2019
Place:  Caraway Conference Center (Sophia, NC)

Betsy Bolick will be the Worship Speaker.  Meg Barnes will be the Worship Leader.    The registration fee includes all program materials, 3 meals, and lodging for 1 night.  Registration begins on May 31.  Early bird rates start at $140 with payment in full due by September 6.  Regular rates start at $165 with payment in full due by October 4.  For more information, call (800) 395-5102 x5561 or go to

NC Baptist Secretaries Association Conference
Hope: An Anchor for the Soul (Hebrews 6:19-20a)

Date:   November 4-6, 2019
Place:  NC Baptist Assembly at Caswell (Oak Island, NC)
Deborah Ross will be the keynote speaker.  The cost is $225 per person which includes membership and conference fee, 2 nights lodging (double occupancy room), and 6 meals.  A $50 deposit, along with the completed registration form, will reserve your spot.  Final payment is due by September 30.  For more information, go to