New River Baptist Association
Sunday, May 26, 2019
Statewide Events & Emphases


A Safe Place 
A Day in the Life
Date:   June 6, 2019
Place:  Wilmington Convention Center
Time:   12:00 - 1:00 PM
These advocacy champions in the fight against sex trafficking and abuse are hosting their 7th Annual Luncheon Fundraiser.  The special guest will be Rachel Lewis Hilburn who is the host of WHQR's Coastline.  The cost is $35 per person.  To purchase tickets or for more information, visit or call (855) 723-7529.

Gospel Conversations Training
Date:  June 8, 2019
Place:  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

Abound Leadership Training
Encouraging & Equipping Leaders to Serve
Date:   June 29, 2019
Place:  Oakmont Baptist Church (Greenville, NC)
Time:  9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

The registration cost of $25 includes the 2019-2020 WMU Planning Guide, lunch, and all conference materials.  For more information and to register go to

NC Baptist Ministers' Wives Retreat
The Journey (Isaiah 41:9b-10)
Date:   July 8-10, 2019
Place:  Caraway Conference Center (Sophia, NC)
The featured speaker is Diane Nix and worship leader is Ginnie Varnam.  The cost is $194 per person (double room) or $220 per person (single room) for 2 nights lodging and 6 meals.  For more information, contact Kelly Self, Eastern Regional Rep, at (252) 269-6684.  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