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President Young’s Statement on Tragedy in Orlando, Florida

Office of the President Reverend Dr. Jerry Young Statement on Tragedy in Orlando, Florida In response to the many questions and comments surrounding this horrific act of terror and hatred perpetrated upon the 49 victims who lost their lives and the 53 persons who were injured in Orlando Florida on Sunday morning, as President of

NBC, USA, Inc. Partnership with Givelify

The National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. (NBC) is proud to announce that it has entered into an official partnership agreement with Givelify, the leading service allowing churches to accept tithes and offerings online and via mobile phones. The goal of this partnership is to enhance and improve the ability of member churches to accept tithes

The Music & Worship Arts Auxiliary Celebrates 20 Years of Service

May 3, 2016 Dr. Angelique Banks-Coleman, President Music and Worship Arts Auxiliary National Baptist Convention USA, Inc. Dear Dr. Coleman, Congratulations to the Music and Worship Arts Auxiliary as you celebrate 20 years of existence as a vital and viable auxiliary within the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc.  As President of our Convention, I delight

NBC, USA, Inc. Partners with the USDA to increase agricultural awareness and participation

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)/Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and  the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Outreach Project is a partnership between the USDA/NRCS  and the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. to help the USDA/NRCS in obtaining its established goal of increasing  participation of historically underserved and socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers with agricultural

Mid Winter Board Meeting Reports Recommendations

Dr. Jerry Young, President Dr. Calvin McKinney, General Secretary  |  Dr. Harry Blake, Vice President-at-Large January 14, 2016 (rev. 1/29/2016) The request from American Baptist College to amend the Charter regarding the appointment of the Trustees to the Board was denied. The partnership between the NBC, USA, Inc. and the USDA was approved (sustainable gardens).

Young and Floyd Issue Joint Statement on Racial Injustice

(CNN) Ronald Reagan once said that “all great change in America begins at the dinner table,” and we agree. But, as ministers, we also believe that great change can’t happen unless someone sets the table for tough conversations. That’s where the pulpit comes in. Recent events have poured salt in our deepest national wound: the

Presidents Young and Floyd (SBC) to form study group concerning racial reconciliation

JACKSON, Miss. (BP) — Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd and National Baptist Convention President Jerry Young have agreed to appoint a joint study group and perhaps a steering committee to continue dialogue on racial healing among Christians and ultimately across the nation. The two leaders of the largest Baptist groups in the U.S. announced

President Jerry Young to be key speaker at race relations summit

JACKSON, Miss. (BP) — Leading pastors from the National Baptist Convention USA and the Southern Baptist Convention — the nation’s two largest Baptist denominations — will gather for a Nov. 4 racial reconciliation celebration in Jackson, Miss. The nonprofit racial reconciliation group Mission Mississippi will host the 22 pastors at “A National Conversation on Race

President Jerry Young’s 2015 Annual Session Address

At the 135th Annual Session in Memphis, TN, Dr. Jerry Young’s focused his Presidential Address on transitioning to the Denominational Model, Evangelism, and Comprehensive Christian Education “I have come to this moment with an acute sense of the times in which we live.  I come to this moment with a tremendous sense of the challenges that

President Jerry Young Talks About Racial Unity

Bapatist Press News By Ronnie Floyd Monday, October 19, 2015 SPRINGDALE, Ark. (BP) — Jerry Young, president of the National Baptist Convention, USA, and I will lead “A National Conversation on Racial Unity in America” in Jackson, Miss., on Wednesday, Nov. 4. Dr. Young and I spoke at a rally recently called “Stronger Together,” held