New River Baptist Association
Sunday, September 15, 2019
Connecting Churches, Changing the World
Statewide Events & Emphases


Regional Church Revitalization Conference
Date:   September 13-14, 2019
Place:  Crosspointe Baptist Church (Concord, NC)
Time:   5:30 - 8:45 PM (Friday)
              7:45 AM - 4:30 PM (Saturday)
Guest speakers include Tom Cheyney, Lester Evans, Chuck Lawless, Steve Sells, Doug Small, and Ron Smith.  The cost is $35.00 which includes materials, snacks, and lunch on Saturday.  To register go to  For more information, call (336) 301-2502.

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.

Baptist Children's Home of North Carolina
Friends of Children Workday
Date:   September 21, 2019
Place:  Kennedy Home (Kinston, NC)
Time:  8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Registration will be from 8:30 - 9:00 AM.  Projects such as painting and planting will be done from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM.  A free lunch will be served at noon.  Optional tours will be available after lunch.  Visit to register.  For more information, contact Alan Williams at or (336) 474-1277.

The Opioid Epidemic and Older Adults
Date:   September 25, 2019
Place:  NCBAM (Thomasville, NC)
Time:  1:00 - 2:30 PM

Matthias Ponce-de-Leon will be the guest speaker.  The registration fee is $10 which includes a copy of his book "Broken: Returning in Desperation to the Cross" and an attendance certificate.  For more information or to register, go to or call (877) 506-2226.

Guidestone Preparing for Retirement Seminar
Date:  September 30, 2019
Place:  New Hope Missionary BC (Wilson, NC)
Time:  2:00 - 4:30 PM
This seminar is for anyone considering retirement in the next 10 years.  Don McCleod, CFP and Davis Blount, CPA will be leading the seminar.  Registration is required.  To register, go to  For more information, contact Mary Landis at or (800) 395-5102 x 5637. 

The Marriage You've Always Wanted Conference
Date:   October 5, 2019
Place:  Trinity Baptist Church (Raleigh, NC)
Time:  8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
This conference features guest speaker Dr. Gary Chapman.  The cost of the conference is $30 per couple which includes handouts, workbook, program fee, box lunch and water for the break.  For more information, contact Tracey Ford at  To register, go to 

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