The Faith Based Development Initiative 2014 Annual Session Information and Instruction Event

Dr. Larry B. West, Chairman of the Board of Directors

Grace be unto you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
I trust you have had and are continuing to have a very fruitful and productive summer. As we look to our Annual Session in September, our Faith Based Development Initiative (FBDI) will provide an Information Instruction Session on Thursday, September 4, 2014 from 2 pm- 5 pm at the New Orleans Convention Center.
We invite you and all of your State Convention's FBDI staff to attend and receive some very pertinent information from our National Directors. The session promises to wet your appetite to do "Greater and More Wonderful Works" in the State and locale where you serve.
We look forward to seeing you there.

L. B. West, D.R.S.
Senior Pastor
Mount Airy Baptist Church
1100 North Capitol St., N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20002
Chairman, Board of Directors
National Baptist Convention USA, Inc.



Board Reports

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Information for Starting a Credit Union

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"Information for Starting a Credit Union"


Mount Jezreel Baptist Church, Silver Spring, MD


Reverend Eldrige Spearman, Pastor and National Director/Liaison to the U. S. Small Business Administration, NBC, USA, Inc. Faith Based Development Initiative

Topics covered include:

  • Credit Union Facts    
  • How to Start a Credit Union    
  • Estimated Start-Up and Operating    
  • Costs in Chartering a Credit Union (White Paper on Start-Up)
  • NCUA Contact for Starting Credit Union    
  • Facts about Federal Credit Union    
  • Chartering & Field of Membership Manual (Table of Contents/Partial Manual)
  • Guideline for NCUA’s Express    
  • Chartering Procedure
  • Credit Union Merger and Conversion Manual    
  • Christian Community Credit Union
[Click here to print the table of contents]


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Questions concerning Information for Starting a Credit Union can be directed to Minister Brown by email at:

Faith Based Development Initiatives 2014 MWB Report

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2014 Mid Winter Board Report of the Faith-Based Development Initiative

Faith-Based Initiatives Report Annual Session 2013

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Our National Director serving as liaison to the Department of Justice, Dr. Amos Brown has been working tirelessly to express both concern and outrage to the powers that be regarding the Supreme Court’s ruling on Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act. As information, section 4 was the enforcement mechanism used to ensure that discriminatory methods towards voting rights would be struck down and they were. But with the Supreme Court effectively striking down section 4 it eliminates the enforcement mechanism....To read the full report, click the link on the left.

Faith Based Development Initiative MWB Report 2013

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2013 Mid-Winter Board Meeting Report.  Click icon on the left to download the document.

Faith Based Programs Report Mid-Winter Board 2012

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2012 Mid-Winter Board Meeting Report.  Click icon on the left to download the document.

Faith Based Programs Report Annual Session 2012

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2012 Annual Session Report.  Click icon on the left to download the document.