New River Baptist Association
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Statewide Events & Emphases
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:
February 4 - Craven County Cooperative Extension Office, 300 Industrial Drive, New Bern (Registration deadline: Jan 25)
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//

Gospel Conversations Training
Dates & Locations:
February 9 - Brookwood Baptist Church (Jacksonville)
March 23 - Kings Cross Church (Greensboro)
April 27 - Perkinsville Baptist Church (Boone)
June 8 - First Baptist Church (Charlotte)
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

NCBAM Senior Adult Celebration
Place:  Pritchard Memorial Baptist Church
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.