January 23, 2019 | cbfnc.org | subscribe here
CBFNC welcomes Rev. Santiago Reales,
new Director of Red Latina NC CBF! 
A new chapter has begun for Red Latina NC CBF (CBFNC Latino Network) under the leadership of Santiago Reales, new Director of Red Latina.  Santiago is a CBF endorsed chaplain at Trellis Supportive Care and has served as pastor and associate pastor at several churches in TX & NC, most recently Associate Pastor of Hispanic-Latino/a Ministry at Piney Grove Baptist Church, Mt. Airy, NC. 

"I am gratified that Santiago Reales is joining CBFNC leadership. He brings tremendous organizational and relational skill as well as wisdom and discernment. He will be directing a new Red Latina leadership team composed of Daniel Sostaita, Fortino Ocampo, Richard Contreras, and Rafael Hernandez. Together, they will be developing collegial learning, resourcing and growing our Latino Network, and integrating Latino churches into the life of CBFNC."  –Linda M Jones

 “CBF has been a family, to experience faith, community, and gathering. I am excited to be a part of the CBFNC leadership to continue the work of empowering the next generation of Latino(a)s pastor(a)s and leaders in NC”   –Santiago Reales     
Our Annual Gathering Is Coming!
Thursday, March 28 & Friday, March 29
First Baptist Church, Greensboro
Learn More Here!
It's now 2019, and that means we are moving full-speed ahead as we gear up for our Annual Gathering! It will be held at First Baptist Church, Greensboro, on Thursday, March 28 and Friday, March 29. We have exciting and gifted speakers and musicians ready to enrich us and worship with us as we celebrate CBFNC's 25th anniversary! To learn more and to register, click here .
Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of North Carolina News
Dinner Church Encounter
Resurrection Lutheran, Raleigh

January 24
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Youth Ski Retreat
Winterplace, WV

January 25–27
Young Adult Retreat
Camp Thunderbird, Lake Wylie, SC

February 15-17
Children's Choir Festival
Myer's Park UMC, Charlotte

February 23
All webinars are 11:00 a.m. to noon unless otherwise noted. Click here or on the above image to view our events calendar to learn more about each of our webinars!
Ministering to the Military 
and Veteran Population
January 29

Clergy Spouse Well-Being
February 14

Ready for Tax Season?
February 26
The Minister and Money
March 12

Immigration Issues
April 16

Women in Ministry:
Three Stories
May 14

Where's Church Going From Here?
May 28

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There are so many ways
for everyone in your church family—of all ages—to enrich
their relationship with God. Find a place for you below!
North Carolina
Dinner Church Encounter
January 24
Resurrection Lutheran, Raleigh

Youth Ski Retreat
January 25-27
Winterplace, WV

CBFNC Webinar: Ministering to the Military and Veteran Population
January 29, 2019
11:00 a.m. to noon

NC Growing Young Cohort
Summit 1: January 31-February 1, 2019
Summit 2: September 5-6
Trinity, Raleigh
S.T.E.P. into Transition Ministry
February 4-7
Wake Forest Baptist Church

CBFNC Webinar:
Clergy Spouse Well-Being
February 14
11:00 a.m. to noon

Young Adult Mid-Winter Retreat
February 15-17
Camp Thunderbird, Lake Wylie,
South Carolina
Children's Choir Festival
February 23
Myers Park UMC, Charlotte 

CBFNC Webinar
Ministers: Ready for Tax Season?
February 26
11:00 a.m. to noon
Youth Choir Festival
March 8-10
Providence Baptist Church, Charlotte 

CBFNC Webinar:
The Minister and Money
March 12
11:00 a.m. to noon
2019 CBFNC Annual Gathering
March 28-29
First, Greensboro

Partners & Friends of CBFNC
S.T.E.P. Into Transition Ministry
February 4-7, 2019*
Wake Forest Baptist Church

*Please note the date change from Oct. 29–Nov. 1.
Come to the Table
Co-Sponsored by NC Council of Churches and RAFI
(Rural Advancement Foundation International)

March 12-13, 2019
Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, Charlotte
Click here  to learn more .
Click here  to register .
Baptist Joint Committee
Fellows Program
Interested in learning more about religious liberty? Young professionals can apply for the BJC Fellows Program, which includes an intensive and interactive seminar in Colonial Williamsburg on July 24-28. The program pays for most travel and lodging expenses. Details are available on the website at  BJConline.org/Fellows . Applications must be postmarked by Feb. 15, 2019.
Summer registration is now open for 2019!
Click here to learn more! Applications for summer staff are now available through mid December. We are excited for our next season of ministry and hope that you and your students are planning to join us!
Scholarships now available!
More information can be found here .
ChurchWorks Awards
Each year at ChurchWorks, two CBF ministers are recognized with the two following awards: Young Baptist Leadership Award and Jack Naish Distinguished Christian Educator Award. To learn more about these awards, click here . To nominate someone for either award, use the links below. For more information, please email  Josh Speight .
Together for Hope in Rural America Vacation Bible School Resource
Are you planning your 2019 Vacation Bible School at your church? Are you tired of writing and pulling together your own resources for VBS each summer? Do you like the curriculum you use but wish it helped your church to develop a deeper identity with CBF?  If your answer is yes to any of these questions, then CBF’s new  !nspire  resource is worth a look. To learn more or to pre-order, visit this website:  www.cbf.net/inspire .
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