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  • Upcoming trip to embrace living life on mission for women

    March 23 2016 by Emily Rojas, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Upcoming trip to embrace living life on mission for women

    This fall, Embrace and Women’s Evangelism and Discipleship will sponsor another mission trip to New York City. The trip is scheduled for Sept. 15-18. The cost is $550, and the deadline to apply is May 4. The Metro New York area includes 22 million residents – and less than 3 percent of those residents have a relationship with Jesus Christ.

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  • Coats for the City reaching nations for Christ

    April 9 2014 by Mike Creswell, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Coats for the City reaching nations for Christ

    The pastor of 1,325-member First Baptist Church in Summerfield, N.C., has felt a special burden for America’s most populous city since his members first sent coats there three years ago. Coats for the City was set up to both get warm coats to needy people, and by having pastors and church planters lead in distribution, provide a way for new churches to meet local residents and share the gospel.

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  • Block NYC school policy, groups still urge

    October 18 2012 by Baptist Press | with 1 comments

    A federal appeals court should endorse a permanent block on New York City’s prohibition of religious worship in public schools because the policy violates the First Amendment, the Southern Baptist Convention’s religious liberty entity and others have said in a legal brief.

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  • NYC church policy challenged in court filing

    April 25 2012 by Tom Strode, Baptist Press | with 0 comments

    The New York City ban on religious worship in public schools violates both the free exercise of religion and the prohibition on government establishment of religion, a Southern Baptist entity and other groups contend in a friend-of-the-court brief filed in federal court.

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  • Risqué billboard removed after NYC pastor sends out Tweets

    April 19 2012 by Sara Shelton, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Risqué billboard removed after NYC pastor sends out Tweets

    When pastor Freddy T. Wyatt arrives at his New York City church plant and sits down in his office every day, he looks out the window. There, on the side of the Broadway Plaza Hotel, is a four-story billboard that is home to ads for products like Coca-Cola and VITAMINWATER®.

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  • Appeals court: NYC churches can meet in schools (for now)

    March 2 2012 by Erin Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments

    New York churches gained a victory in the courts Feb. 29 as the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a district judge’s injunction against the city’s enforcement of a ban to keep churches from meeting for worship in public schools.

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