Friday Feature: Refugees Find Hope on Independence Day

As Americans were celebrating our nation’s independence on Sunday, July 4th, a refugee family arrived at Raleigh Durham International Airport from the other side of the world in another form of independence—their escape and freedom from the civil war in Myanmar, Burma. Upon arrival, they were welcomed to our state and country by loving neighbors…

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First Welcome House Community Network Grant Awarded

CBF of North Carolina’s (CBFNC) Welcome House Ministry Team is thrilled to announce it has awarded the first Welcome House Community Network Grant (WHCN) to the Conetoe Family Life Center for the establishment of Welcome House Conetoe. The Conetoe Family Life Center, located in Conetoe in Edgecombe County, is in the process of renovating a…

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Friday Feature: New Options for Church Staffing

Like most churches, CBFNC churches regardless of the size, need more staff resources than the available financial resources. Our current, post-pandemic context will require new staffing models. Dan Hotchkiss is a consultant with the Congregational Consulting Group, made up of consultants with the old Alban Institute. Several years ago, I invited him to North Carolina…

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Celebrating Eddie Hammett

Reflections, Challenges & Tips for the Future With Eddie Hammett Thursday, June 24 | 4:00 p.m. (ET) Eddie Hammett, CBFNC’s church and clergy coach since 2009, will be retiring from his role at CBFNC at the end of June. During Eddie’s tenure, he established a coach training program, offered workshops and webinars on the changing…

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CBFNC Introduces Refreshed Logo

As you may have noticed, CBFNC has a new look! This refreshed logo was unveiled during the 2021 Virtual Annual Gathering in March and we are currently updating all of our communications platforms to include this new look. The logo refresh was one of the projects undertaken last year by our new Director of Communications,…

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Important Business Updates for Churches

CBFNC’s Legal Resource Partner, Jason Cogdill, has provided the following bulletin that includes a summary update on two important business issues potentially applicable to your church.   PPP Second Draw Loan Deadline is May 31 For churches and organizations participating in the Second Draw process of the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”), the deadline for loan…

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