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  • Food pantry keeps going as coal industry struggles

    April 4 2016 by Kristen Lowry, Kentucky Today | with 0 comments
    Food pantry keeps going as coal industry struggles

    The Letcher County Food Pantry in Whitesburg, Ky. helps more than 500 families in a 6-mile radius each month. It is operated out of a small white house on the corner of the grounds of Whitesburg First Baptist Church. The building is provided by the church …

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  • Local & global needs stir Dayton church plant

    April 17 2015 by K. Faith Morgan, NAMB | with 0 comments
    Local & global needs stir Dayton church plant

    Randy and Denise Chestnut planted Hope Community Church in the high school where they grew up in Old North Dayton, Ohio where a quarter of the population lives on $15,000 a year or less. Together with NAMB, their state and county Baptist associations they are ministering in a diverse community.

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  • NCMO event a big success in Randolph County

    April 22 2014 by C. Walter Overman, BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    NCMO event a big success in Randolph County

    Ronnie Chaney is the pastor of Union Grove Baptist Church in Seagrove, which partnered with fellow churches from the RBA to host the Sportsmen’s Expo. The annual event is an evangelistic outreach tailored to unchurched men, women and children who love hunting, fishing and the outdoors.

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  • When missions meets ‘glory’ of God

    March 24 2014 by BR staff | with 0 comments
    When missions meets ‘glory’ of God

    Sponsored by Baptists on Mission (or North Carolina Baptist Men), the “For the Glory of His Name” missions event took place March 21-22 at Hickory Grove Baptist Church in Charlotte, N.C. About 1,600 registered for the event.

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  • Appalachian families receive 23,000 backpacks

    December 27 2013 by Joe Conway, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Appalachian families receive 23,000 backpacks

    Thousands of children and families received backpacks because of the efforts by Southern Baptists in nearly a dozen states. The backpacks and their contents are valued at around $75 each.

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  • Rockingham youth take on ‘least of these’

    December 5 2013 by From submitted news | with 0 comments
    Rockingham youth take on ‘least of these’

    After an impacting mission trip in Florida, a group from Mount Olive Baptist Church in Rockingham served the less fortunate by hosting its first “Picnic in the Park.”

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  • N.C. churches spread Christmas message

    December 24 2008 by Dianna Cagle and Patty Shaver, BR staff | with 0 comments

    Battling cold weather and numb appendages, members of Fairview Baptist Church in Statesville, caroled through neighborhoods, to shut-ins and at a local nursing home and hospice on Dec. 7.  

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  • Congregation bares all for outreach

    October 10 2008 by Steve DeVane, BR Managing Editor | with 0 comments

    Pine Ridge Church in Graham marked its first year by beginning a teaching series called, “Naked Truth.” Lead pastor Tadd Grandstaff said the congregation wanted to let the community know who they are.

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