NBPC National Board will be meeting in April 2014
The Southeast Region will be meeting in July 2014. More Details to follow
2014 Youth Leadership Development Conference is scheduled for July 16-19, 2014 at Alabama A&M University in Huntsville, Alabama, hosted by the Greater Huntsville Area NBPC Chapter. 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. Below are a few highlights:
NBPC National is sponsoring a Dinner on Monday, June 16; 6:00-8:00pm. Cost of the event: $60.00. TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED THRU THE GA ONLINE SYSTEM. The special guest speaker and musician to be announced. If you have questions, contact Rosy Latimore.
Michigan Black Presbyterian Caucus Chapter is hosting an event on Tuesday, June 17; 3:30 -6:30pm at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History. Cost for the event: $20. The event is co-sponsored with the Presbytery of Detroit, National Organization for Women and the Museum. Diplomats from the Republic of Botswana will be one of the guest and the evening will be filled with entertainment by Detroit's finest musicians. TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED THRU THE GA ONLINE SYSTEM.
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.