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General Baptist State Convention of North Carolina Headquarters, Raleigh, NC
Dr. Nilous M. Avery II
President, Chair Executive Board
Rev. Dr. Cornelius Battle, Pastor of Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church in Durham NC and Rev. Charles E. Walton, Pastor of Olive Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Littleton NC, sign their church up for the new Cooperating Congregations Online Church Directory (CCD) at the recent 146th Session of the GBSC held in Greensboro NC. Register your church now!
The year 2015 brings new challenges and your gifts to the GBSCNC are needed even more. Help us to continue to build on the Missions work began in 1867.
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From its inception in 1867, it was clear that the foundation of the now General Baptist
State Convention of North Carolina was destined for greatness, designed for opportunities,
and determined to succeed despite the beliefs from those that thought differently
Welcome members, visitors and guests to the online home of the General Baptist State Convention of North Carolina; GBSConline.org. While you are here it is our hope that you take note of our missions activity and support us in it.
The General Baptist State Convention dates its service of promoting “missions” and
representing Baptists throughout North Carolina back to 1867, when a small band of
The name of our organization has changed since 1867 but our core reason for being has remained the same; to support the “Gospel ministry and to promote missions”, this is who we are.
Dr. Nilous M. Avery, II, President of the General Baptist State Convention of North Carolina
The English word mission comes from the Latin word for send. In each of the verses to be mentioned there is the concept of being sent. In Matthew 28:19, “…Go Ye”; Acts 1:8, “ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth; and II Corinthians 5:20, “…we are ambassadors” (for someone sent) Jesus not only calls us to come to Him, but He Commissions us to go for Him.
Jesus states this in John 20:21, “Then said Jesus to them again, Peace be unto you: as my Father hath sent Me, even so send I you” (KJV). This call to missions that Jesus charged the early Christians with is a charge that we of the General Baptist State Convention of North Carolina are bound by and have been actively engaged in since 1867. We invite you to join, participate in and support all the activities our Convention.
“Then said Jesus to them ….as My Father hath sent Me, even so I send You” John 20:21
The Executive and Auxiliary Leadership of the General Baptist State Convention of North Carolina, Inc.
The prestigious Leo Williams Leadership Award was presented to Dr. Frank J. Byrd,
former President of The Congress of Christian Education, by current President, Janifer
S. Campbell. The Leadership Award was presented at The Congress of Christian Education,1
The annual event was held on February 14, 2015 at the Friendship Baptist Church in Charlotte, NC, where Dr. Clifford A. Jones Sr. is the Pastor.
We need your help to continue the work we began in 1867. Please make a tax deductible gift of whatever is within your means, to the General Baptist State Convention of North Carolina Inc. After your donation is made, an immediate receipt reflecting the amount of your donation will be forwarded to your email.
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February 25, 2015
Due to the unpredictability of the weather across North Carolina for the next few
days, the Ushers One Day Session that had been planned for Saturday has been re-
Thank you for your support of missions through the General Baptist State Convention of North Carolina.
In all your good works, Godspeed!
Haywood T. Gray
(Rev.) Haywood T. Gray