New River Baptist Association
Friday, July 20, 2018
Statewide Events & Emphases

Week of Prayer for North Carolina Missions Offering
August 27 - September 3

2018 Theme - Open Hands
2018 Goal - 2.1 Million
Theme Verse - Psalm 145:16

Baptist Children's Homes Saturday Workday
Date:  September 15, 2018
Place: Kennedy Home (Kinston, NC)
Time: 8:30 AM - Noon

Registration is from 8:30 to 9:00 AM.  Projects go from 9:00 AM to noon.  A free lunch is served at noon and optional tours are available afterwards.  Visit to register.  If you have any questions, please contact Alan Williams at or (336) 474-1277.

Small Church Conference
Small Places Big Opportunities
Dates & Places:  October 18, 2018 at Sandy Creek Baptist Church (Liberty, NC)
                               October 19-20, 2018 at Sunset Avenue Church of God (Asheboro, NC)

This is the first multi-denomination NC small church conference of its kind.  The conference will focus on 5 areas of concern:  evangelism, discipleship, church health, leadership, and prayer.  Plenary sessions and workshop breakouts will be held on Friday and Saturday.  The cost is $50 per person, $75 per couple, or $99 per church.  For more information, go to or call (855) 842-5483.

2018 NC Baptist Women's Retreat
Holy. Chosen. Beloved. (Colossians 3:12-14)
Date:   October 26-27, 2018
Place:  Caraway Conference Center (Sophia, NC)
Registration begins on June 1.  Three meals, lodging, and all program materials are included.  Early bird rates, starting at $140, will apply thru September 7.  Regular rates, starting at $165, will apply thru October 5.  Go to to register online.  For more information, call (800) 395-5102 x5561 or send an email to

2018 NCBSA Conference
Jars of Clay (2 Corinthians 4:6-9)
Date:  November 12-14, 2018
Place:  Caraway Conference Center (Sophia, NC)
The cost is $225.00. This includes the conference fee, lodging (2 nights), 6 meals (Monday supper-Wednesday lunch), and a membership fee.  The deadline to register is September 30.  For more information, go to