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  • Free church security training offered through May 1

    March 15 2018 by Aaron Wilson, LifeWay Christian Resources | with 0 comments
    Free church security training offered through May 1

    As public shootings continue to make headlines, many churches are evaluating where their facilities stand on security. LifeWay Christian Resources is helping churches make safety a priority by providing free security training through its Ministry Grid platform. “In light of current circumstances, we’ve offered this training to …

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  • Panel urges engagement, response to sexual brokenness

    December 1 2015 by Liz Tablazon, BR Writer | with 0 comments
    Panel urges engagement, response to sexual brokenness

    Calvary Baptist Church of Winston-Salem kicked off a month-long sermon series on the theology of sex with a forum on Nov. 8, featuring R. Albert Mohler Jr., Daniel Heimbach, and Gary Chapman. Calvary’s senior pastor, Rob Peters, moderated the discussion.

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  • Population growth fuels church planting need in Calgary

    According to Bob Shelton, the North American Mission Board’s Send North America: Calgary city missionary, the 27 baptist churches in Calgary have a total of 1,850 people in them. To help bring more laborers to the Calgary harvest fields, Calvary Baptist Church in Winston-Salem, N.C., has agreed to ...

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  • First Karenni pastor in U.S. ordained in Winston-Salem

    May 5 2014 by K. Allan Blume, BR Editor | with 0 comments
    First Karenni pastor in U.S. ordained in Winston-Salem

    Five years ago a handful of Karenni refugees from Burma were relocated to Winston-Salem. On Sat., April 26 about 400 festively dressed Karenni people gathered at Calvary Baptist Church in Winston-Salem to celebrate the ordination of the first Karenni pastor in America.
     

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  • Calvary Baptist to cut ties with Scouts

    August 27 2013 by BR staff | with 0 comments

    After nearly 60 years of sponsoring a Boy Scout troop, Calvary Baptist Church in Winston-Salem has decided to end its relationship with the Boy Scouts of America (BSA). Pastor Rob Peters made the announcement to the church Aug. 25. 

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  • Calvary Baptist calls Rob Peters as senior pastor

    Rob Peters of Weston, Fla. has been called to serve as senior pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in Winston Salem, N.C., effective June 16. The church voted April 28.

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  • 43 arrested while protesting NYC church ban

    January 16 2012 by Tiffany Owens, Baptist Press | with 1 comments

    NEW YORK – Police arrested 43 New York City pastors and lay people on Jan. 12 who were protesting the city’s ban on church use of public schools for worship services. The ban is scheduled to go into effect Feb. 12.

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