New Baptist Covenant
New Baptist Covenant II - The Movement ContinuesThe New Baptist Covenant gathered together November 17-19, 2011. What began four years ago with a small group of committed Baptist leaders has accelerated into a thriving grassroots movement. In 2011, this movement brought NBC II closer to you through some of the latest technology as we continued to live into Jesus’ Luke 4 mandate to “bring good news to the poor, proclaim release to the captives, and recovery of sight to the blind, to let the oppressed go free, and to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor.”
Second Ponce de Leon Baptist Church in Atlanta, GA served as NBCII’s anchor site, hosting worship services that were broadcast via satellite to various host cities across the nation. Host cities provided additional programming and coordinated a day of local missions opportunities held on November 19.
New Baptist Covenant gathering slated for November
Past Convention President Shaw to Co-Chair
By Associated Baptist Press John Pierce | April 7, 2011Three years after the Celebration of a New Baptist Covenant drew 15,000 persons from various Baptist groups to Atlanta, a second major event is being planned for mid-November with large church-based gatherings to be held across the nation.
The major sessions will originate at the Atlanta gathering and be beamed to the various locations. Hosts in each location may provide additional programming and will coordinate ministry opportunities to close out the event...
[Former President Jimmy] Carter said holding the meetings in churches in various cities will reduce overall costs and permit more people to be involved than the single large gathering held in Atlanta in 2008. All participants, he said, will be “bound electronically and through the Spirit of Christ.”
Longtime Baptist leader Jimmy Allen...and Philadelphia pastor William Shaw, former president of the National Baptist Convention Inc., will co-chair the event with Carter serving as convener... Read More