Events before, during BSC annual meeting
    October 17 2017 by BR staff

    Before and during the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSC) annual meeting each year, a number of events take place. Below is a list of events, in order by date and time, along with basic information, to help you decide how to best spend your time Nov. 5-7. Most of the events are at the Koury Convention Center in Greensboro.
    • N.C. Baptist Pastors’ Conference, Nov. 5-6; general session hall; Sunday 5:15-9:15 p.m.; Monday 8:30 a.m.-noon; 1-2:30 p.m. Speakers include Brandon Blair, student pastor at Fairview Baptist Church, Corryton, Tenn.; Greg Mathis, senior pastor of Mud Creek Baptist Church, Hendersonville; James Walker, lead pastor of Lake Hills Baptist Church, Candler or Haywood; Phil Ortego, senior pastor of Scotts Hill Baptist Church, Wilmington; Jerry Chaddick, senior pastor of Tri-City Baptist Church, Conover; Mark Harris, pastor of First Baptist Church, Charlotte; and Mike Whitson, senior pastor of First Baptist Church, Indian Trail. Worship will be led by Matthew Slemp, minister of music at First Baptist Church, Indian Trail. Visit
    • “This Changed Everything,” a documentary about the Reformation, is showing three times: Sun, Nov. 5 at 7 p.m.; and Mon., Nov. 6 at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. All showings occur in Auditorium I.
    • N.C. Baptist Ministers’ Wives 2017 annual conference, Nov. 6 from 9-11:45 a.m.; registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Alex McFarland, a speaker, writer and advocate for Christian apologetics, will be the main speaker for the event. There will be time for worship, fellowship and light refreshments. Visit
    • The N.C. annual meeting of international missionaries (active duty personnel on stateside assignment, emeriti, former, retired or newly appointed); Nov. 6; 10 a.m.-1 p.m; lunch costs $12. Contact Jack and Ruby Gentry at (336) 766-1109. The meeting is held at Lindley Park Baptist Church, 4010 Walker Ave., Greensboro, at the corner of Holden Road. Contact the church at (336) 292-5761 or June Rash at (336) 253-0090. 
    • Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) Alumni & Friends Luncheon; Nov. 6; 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Blue Ashe Room; keynote speaker will be Steven Wade, associate professor of pastoral theology and lead pastor of Faith Baptist Church in Youngsville. Cost: $10; Visit
    • Hispanic Banquet, Nov. 6; 2-6:15 p.m. in Guilford G; speaker: William Ortega, BSC senior consultant for Hispanic church planting. Visit
    • Reformation Symposium; Nov. 6; Auditorium 1; 3-5 p.m.; panel facilitator: Dale Robertson; speakers: David Williams, Belmont Abbey College; Stephen B. Eccher, SEBTS; and John Armstrong, Chicago Reformed church minister. Visit
    • Associational missionary banquet; Nov. 6; 4-6 p.m.; Blue Ashe Room; hosted by SEBTS.
    • N.C. Young Pastors Network dinner; Nov. 6; 5-6:30 p.m.; speaker, Milton A. Hollifield Jr., BSC executive director-treasurer; table discussion: leading change in the church; free dinner and resources. Visit
    • Great Commission Partnerships Dessert & Discussion (North America); Nov. 6; 8:45-10 p.m.; Guilford G. Register by Nov. 1. Visit
    • Great Commission Partnerships Breakfast (International); Nov. 7; 7-8:30 a.m.; Grandover. Register by Nov. 1. Visit
    • Heavenly Banquet: A Table for All; Nov. 7; noon; Guilford G; cost: $12. Speaker is Luis Tejeras Jr., Latino campus pastor for Hickory Grove Baptist Church in Charlotte. Visit
    • Broken Before the Throne Prayer Gathering; Nov. 7; 6:30 p.m.; general session hall; focus on united prayer for revival and spiritual awakening.
    • Reaching College Students Workshop; Nov. 7; 3:15-6 p.m.; speakers: BSC Collegiate Partnerships Team. Cost: free; but registration required because dinner is included:
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