North Carolina

More than burning a note

June 6 2011 by BR staff

BR photo by K. Allan Blume Pastor John Attaway III and the Mount Pleasant Baptist Church congregation in State Road finish their May 29 service outside with a note-burning ceremony.

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Mars Hill College hires chaplain

June 6 2011 by Mars Hill College

Effective mid-summer, Mars Hill College has hired Stephanie McLeskey as chaplain. McLeskey was at the University of Georgia, where she served in two positions, as academic advisor and as campus minister through the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of Georgia.

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$1 million launches Campbell clinic challenge (Updated)

September 30 2008 by Dianna Cagle, BR Assistant Managing Editor

Campbell University’s law school received a $1 million challenge grant today to set up a legal clinic.

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Lapghans warm laps with love from Candlewyck

September 22 2008 by Norman Jameson, BR Editor

A member of Candlewyck Baptist Church in Charlotte, Vale created Laps of Love a year ago both to give senior adults a meaningful activity, and to produce a tangible expression of love for nursing home residents, and now, for residents of Baptist Children’s Homes of North Carolina.

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Mega church pastor starts over in his living room

September 19 2008 by Bob Burchette, Special to The Recorder

The Journey Church of the Triad, a place for seekers and also for serious Christians wanting to "do church" differently, bought the Moose Lodge this summer. The church is a member of the Piedmont Baptist Association in Greensboro, not the closer Central Baptist Association to which most High Point churches belong.

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State Convention planning teams drop WMU-NC

September 12 2008 by Norman Jameson, BR Editor

Woman’s Missionary Union of North Carolina has been excised from Baptist State Convention of North Carolina staff teams charged with planning and conducting several special events. WMU and BSC leadership have been at odds since April 2006 when WMU, fearing that BSC leadership would move to control WMU staff hiring, unilaterally adopted a change in language describing the relationship between the two entities from “auxiliary” to “partner.”

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N.C. Baptists minister in Cuba during Hurricane Ike

September 11 2008 by Steve DeVane, BR Managing Editor

A mission team from First Baptist Church in Charlotte weathered Hurricane Ike in Cuba when the storm hit the island nation Sept. 8. The eight team members were in Santiago in southeast Cuba, about 75 to 100 miles away from the hardest hit areas, said Truett Taylor, who was on the trip.

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N.C. Baptists on Mission feed hurricane victims

September 8 2008 by Mike Creswell, BSC Communications

North Carolina's Baptists on Mission team cranks up its Manna One feeding station almost to capacity, handing out some 23,000 meals a day at Houma’s downtown Civic Center. The city, population around 32,000 and about an hour’s drive southwest of New Orleans, was hit heavily by Hurricane Gustav.

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N.C. Baptists ready to help Gustav victims (updated Sept. 5)

September 2 2008 by BR staff

North Carolina Baptists on Mission’s (NCBM) biggest feeding unit was scheduled to make more than 10,000 meals today (Sept. 5). NCBM sent more than 40 volunteers this week to Houma, La., to help Hurricane Gustav victims.

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