National Baptist Convention of America International, Inc.

Rev. Samuel C. Tolbert, Jr., MDiv., President

Rev. S.C. Dixon, General Secretary

Congress of Christian Education and Discipleship
Youth and Children's Convention

J une 26-29, 2017 in  Kansas City, MO

Hosted By:
The General Baptist Convention of Missouri, Kansas and Nebraska
Rev. Thomas F. McCormick, State President

"That We May All Be One" Ephesians 4:16

Breaking Records in Kansas
Goal: 1,500 Adults and 2,500 Youth and Children

This year we plan on breaking attendance records for our Congress and Youth Convention.  To achieve this, President Tolbert is asking the following state presidents to commit to bringing at least 500 people from your state.  All other state presidents are asked to bring a minimum of 75 people from your state.

States asked to bring 500 people:

  • Alabama
  • Florida
  • Louisiana
  • Mississippi 
  • Texas

Pre-Registration is Open!

Pre-Registration is now open. Please note that individual registrations includes one class and one afternoon workshop. Congress books will be sold on-site.  To pre-register, please click on the Online Pre-Registration link below.

Registration Amounts:
State Conventions and Associations:  $500.00
Churches:  $300 - $500.00
Pastors:  $100.00
Laity:  $50.00 
Congress Host Hotel

Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center
2345 McGee St., Kansas City, MO 64108
Phone: 816-841-1000 
Rate: $129 Plus applicable taxes

To make your reservation online, please click on the Sheraton Online Reservation link below

Sheraton Online Reservation Link
Youth & Children's Convention Hotel

Westin Kansas City at Crown Center 
1 East Pershing Rd., Kansas City, MO 64108
Phone: 816-474-4400
Rate: $129 Plus applicable taxes

To make your reservation online, please click on the Westin Online Reservation link below.

Westin Online Reservation Link
Congress Classes and Afternoon Workshops
New class & workshop added
  • Moral Injury and Compassion Fatigue (New Chaplain Course)
  • Scouting in the Baptist Church (Workshop) 
Please click on the Congress Classes and Afternoon Workshop link below for complete course names and descriptions for Pastor's, Ministers, Young Adults, Youth, College Students, Teens, Children,  Music & Arts, Sponsors/Chaperones and workshops.
Congress Classes and Afternoon Workshops Link
Souvenir Journal

The General Baptist State Convention of Missouri, Kansas & Nebraska is preparing a Souvenir Journal to commemorate the 137th year of NBCA's Congress of Christian Education and Discipleship / Youth & Children's Convention convening in Kansas City, Missouri, June 26-30, 2017.  Your church or business has an opportunity to be a part of this souvenir journal.  For more information, please click on the souvenir journal link below.  The deadline to submit payment and camera ready ad is May 15, 2017
Week at a Glance

With the many activities that will be taking place, we combined the Congress and YAC activities together to make it easier for you to see the entire schedule at a glance.  To view, please click on the week at a glance link below.
Week at a Glance Link
Vendor Application & Rules

If you're looking to be a vendor during our Congress of Christian Education and Discipleship / Youth and Children's Convention, please click on the Vendor link below to download a copy of the application and rules.
Vendor Link
YAC Registration and Bible Activities Packets

The YAC Registration and Bible Activities packets are now available.  Please click on the links below to download the information.
Registration Packet Link
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Dallas, Texas 75208
Toll-Free Phone: (844) 610-NBCA (6222)  
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