Baptists will gather here for education convention
By stltoday.com | June 16, 2012
About 25,000 delegates of the National Baptist Convention will gather in St. Louis next week for an educational conference.
The event is the 107th annual session of the group's National Baptist Congress of Christian Education and is described as an opportunity to engage in worship, study, fellowship and outreach.
On Friday, St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay held a news conference to welcome the group. He was joined at the event by George W. Waddles, president of the Congress of Christian Education, as well as pastors from regional congregations of the National Baptist Convention...
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