Tatum Named Welcome Network Director

The CBF of North Carolina (CBFNC) Coordinating Council recently voted to call Lydia Tatum as its first Welcome Network director, a newly created position for CBFNC. She currently serves as the associate pastor of Missions and Ministry at Trinity Baptist Church in Raleigh, where she has served in many capacities since 2010. Lydia will have two…

Gilliam Named Ministerial Equipping Director

The CBF of North Carolina (CBFNC) Coordinating Council recently voted to name Lou Ann Gilliam as Ministerial Equipping Director (MED). Previously, she served as the director of Church and Community Relations at Chowan University in Murfreesboro. While at Chowan, she supported the work of campus ministry, coordinated the Ministerial Board of Associates and served as the…

Meet the Campus Ministry Engagement Team

In an effort to highlight the work and people of CBFNC, we are sharing ministry spotlights featuring our college/young adult ministry. Meet some of CBFNC’s Campus Ministry Engagement Team and read the insights they have to share about working with today’s college students/young adults.   JUSTIN LOCKAMY Campus Ministry Specialist, Campbell University   What energizes…

Prayers for Israel

Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of North Carolina joins with the larger Baptist community to pray for the war in Israel and Gaza. Our hearts are heavy over the violence, loss of life and the ongoing conflict. We commit our prayers and support and commend the statements of partner Baptist organizations to guide our fellowship. From CBF…

Welcome Network is About More Than Housing

The CBFNC Welcome House Community Network is about more than providing housing. It’s about prioritizing relational ministry that invites people to face challenges together, to work in ways that allow neighbors to form lasting relationships and to provide support to vulnerable neighbors that does not dismiss material needs but moves beyond them. One of the…

Announcing Welcome Ride 2023

Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of North Carolina announces “Welcome Ride 2023,” which will take place October 1-7 when Larry Hovis, executive coordinator, cycles from the NC mountains to the coast during the state-wide Cycle North Carolina bike ride.  Welcome Ride raises awareness and funds for CBFNC’s Welcome House Community Network (WHCN), a signature missions program of…