The NC Baptist Aging Ministry is offering this toll free “Hope Line” for older adults experiencing social distancing, social isolation or loneliness.  

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It’s open Monday-Friday, 9:00 am – 9:00 pm.

Training Extravaganza 2020

Vital and Virtual in a Covid-19 Context

TE 2020 is not cancelled but will transition into a compilation of virtual Online Learning conference experiences. The Covid-19 virus has necessitated short term planning be structured without large gatherings and maximum flexibility.

The basics of this Virtual Learning model are emerging and will result in at about 12-15 learning experiences for your viewing and downloading of resources at your convenience.

Presenters/Facilitators/Leaders will record a presentation of about fifteen minutes and will also provide resource materials and or PowerPoint presentations for the learners.

By August 15 all Training sessions, resource materials and other interactive learning experiences will be posted on the RBA website.

Below is a partial list of planned conferences.

The Deacon and Social Distancing – Keith Dixon
Shifts in How Adults Learn – Jerry Chiles
Now, What Will a Church Leader/Adult Teacher Look Like? – Steve Zimmerman
Leaders Confronting Change for a New Day – Steve Zimmerman
What to Do When Adult Small Groups Have Left the Building – Jerry Helderman
Ready, Set, Go! Children’s Ministry – Cheryl Markland
The Challenge of Student Ministry – Rebekah Gordon & Christian Davis
Taking Care of Yourself – Alison Keene
Technology Challenges and Opportunities – Simon Touprong
Caring for the Least of These, Matthew 25 Ministry – Cynthia Thelen


Baptist Children’s Homes of NC Food/Supply Roundup

Due to the Covid-19 the Spring Food Round Up had to be postponed.  We have come to the time now that the pantries and shelves at the Baptist Children’s Homes are bare.  We are asking that your church promote collection of gift cards, food and supplies through the upcoming months.  The collection dates for the Raleigh Baptist Association will be September 14 – 17, 2020Click here for a full list of needed items. Gift cards to Food Lion, Wal-Mart, Lowes Food and Sams Clubs are highly recommended.