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  • Backpack ministry to bless thousands at Christmas

    December 15 2014 by Michael McEwen, BR Content Editor | with 0 comments
    Backpack ministry to bless thousands at Christmas

    The Appalachian Coalfields Ministry (ACM), sponsored by Baptists on Mission (formerly N.C. Baptist Men), helps meet the physical and spiritual needs of people living in the Appalachia. Working with many ministry centers and churches in five Appalachian states, they help mobilize volunteers and resources to meet such needs.

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  • NCBM responds to flood, needs volunteers

    August 9 2013 by Mike Creswell, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    NCBM responds to flood, needs volunteers

    Teams of North Carolina Baptist Men (NCBM) volunteers are responding to a flood that damaged more than 800 homes and destroyed several of them Aug. 3, across random spots in the Newton, Conover and Hickory areas of Catawba County and in parts of Iredell, Alexander and Cabarrus counties.

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  • As Tropical Storm Andrea tracks through the state today, North Carolina Baptist Men stands on alert.

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  • NCBM, fellow relief workers ‘stand alongside’ Moore residents

    May 30 2013 by Tobin Perry, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    NCBM, fellow relief workers ‘stand alongside’ Moore residents

    For 90 minutes on the afternoon of May 20, Ivette Castro didn’t know if she, her 16-year-old daughter and 20-year-old son would live to see the evening as an EF5 tornado – the most powerful rating possible – bared down on them.

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  • ‘Relief and Release’ focus of N.C. missions conf.

    April 15 2013 by Shawn Hendricks, BR Managing Editor | with 0 comments
    ‘Relief and Release’ focus of N.C. missions conf.

    For Chris Simpson, helping people whose homes were caught in the path of a hurricane or other natural disasters is about far more than removing debris.

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  • Fruitland, NCBAM announce new opportunities

    February 11 2013 by BR staff | with 0 comments
    Fruitland, NCBAM announce new opportunities

    In addition to offering new online courses, Fruitland Baptist Bible Institute plans to unleash other new classroom opportunities for their 2013 fall semester, David Horton, president of Fruitland, told the Baptist Sate Convention of North Carolina’s Board of Directors during their January meeting.

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  • N.C. college students use break to help hurricane survivors

    December 28 2012 by Baptist Press/Biblical Recorder | with 0 comments
    N.C. college students use break to help hurricane survivors

    North Carolina Baptist collegians – and other students from around the country – sacrificed part of their winter breaks making homes livable again for residents spending the holidays in dwellings damaged by Hurricane Sandy.

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  • NCBM ready to move forward with ministry in Cuba

    December 17 2012 by Melissa Lilley, BSC Communications | with 0 comments

    Joel Luis Dupont grew up in Cuba and lived through the days when most people wanted nothing to do with Jesus or the gospel. Now, things are starting to change.

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  • N.C. Baptist Men seeks college students for Sandy effort

    November 30 2012 by Laura M. Reid, BR Editorial Aide | with 0 comments

    North Carolina Baptist Men (NCBM) is seeking students who can volunteer during their Christmas break to help with disaster relief efforts in the Northeast Dec. 15-21. The assignment will focus on relief efforts among homeowners in New Jersey who were impacted by Hurricane Sandy. NCBM has provided relief to impacted residents since the last day of the storm.

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  • College students to help Sandy survivors

    November 27 2012 by Joe Conway, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    College students to help Sandy survivors

    College students will have their second opportunity in as many years to use their holiday breaks to minister to disaster survivors in the Northeast as the North American Mission Board (NAMB) is coordinating their deployment to respond in the wake of Hurricane Sandy in New York and New Jersey.

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  • Graffiti shines ‘light’ in Sandy’s aftermath

    November 26 2012 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Graffiti shines ‘light’ in Sandy’s aftermath

    East 7th Baptist Church has prayed for the toughest assignments in serving the neediest people. In God’s care, the church has ministered through 9/11 and now is a healing balm to survivors of Hurricane Sandy. Three weeks after the superstorm killed 110 people along the East Coast – nearly half of them in New York – the church known as Graffiti is busy helping people recover by meeting physical and spiritual needs.

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  • NCBM capable of extraordinary work using ordinary people

    November 21 2012 by Dianna L. Cagle, BR Assistant Managing Editor | with 0 comments
    NCBM capable of extraordinary work using ordinary people

    When someone thinks of North Carolina Baptist Men (NCBM), Richard Brunson wants women and students – not just men – to come to mind. “Think about the thousands of volunteers,” Brunson, NCBM executive director, said Nov. 13 in his report before the messengers of the Baptist State Convention annual meeting in Greensboro.

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  • N.C. Baptist Men expect six months for Sandy response

    November 19 2012 by Mike Creswell, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    N.C. Baptist Men expect six months for Sandy response

    Every day more than 300 NC Baptist Men and women volunteers are deployed across New Jersey and New York in response to Superstorm Sandy’s pounding of coastal areas there Oct. 29, which caused some 100 deaths and widespread destruction from high winds, high tides and record-setting floods. Wrecked houses and fractured lives still abound along the hard-hit coastal area three weeks after Sandy blew through with 80-mph winds; thousands of homes were still without electricity.

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  • Baptists to expand Sandy DR into December

    November 13 2012 by Joe Conway, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Baptists to expand Sandy DR into December

    Southern Baptist Disaster Relief (SBDR) leaders are preparing to continue superstorm Sandy feeding efforts into December, and have opened a new avenue of service with long-term national implications. “Although we’ve been told by New York officials that some of our kitchen operations may consolidate in the state, they told us to expect to continue providing meals into December,” said Fritz Wilson, North American Mission Board (NAMB) disaster relief executive director.

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  • Sandy spurs N.C. Baptists into action

    November 5 2012 by Dianna L. Cagle, BR Assistant Managing Editor | with 0 comments
    Sandy spurs N.C. Baptists into action

    North Carolina Baptists are on the front lines of disaster response in the wake of Hurricane Sandy in the Northeast. “Several recovery teams were mobilized over the weekend,” according to North Carolina Baptist Men’s (NCBM) latest report Nov. 4. “Additional teams will be organized as the projects are prepared and housing is secured.”

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