The Southeast Region will be meeting in July. More Details to follow
2014 Youth Leadership Development Conference is scheduled for July 16-19, 2014 at Alabama A&M University in Huntsville, AL hosted by the Greater Huntsville Area Chapter of NBPC. The conference theme is "Equipping Youth to Serve the Present Age: Empowerment, Education and Social Justice. Open invitation to youth across the country, ages 10-18. Cost to attend: $275 which includes lodging, meals and an off campus outing.
Plans are well underway for the 221st General Assembly in Detroit, MI, June 14-21
NBPC National is sponsoring a Dinner on Monday, June 16
NBPC Detroit Chapter is hosting an event on Tuesday evening, June 17th at the African American Museum. More detail to follow
Rev. Byron Wade, pastor of Davie Street Presbyterian Church in Raleigh, NC is serving as the Racial Ethnic Church Leadership representative to the National Racial Ethnic Ministries Task Force (NREMTF) approved by the last General Assembly in Pittsburgh charged with bringing recommendations that consider the composition and organization of mid-councils. This report is very important as it comes with a recommendation to reduce the number of synods and presbyteries.
There are many other very important issues coming before the assembly that are of interest to black Presbyterians. We will try as best we can to post those as they come to us.