The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, in collaboration with CBF state and regional organizations across the Fellowship, are inviting pastors and staff ministers to gather for a time of rest and renewal with a community of their peers this summer.
This August, you’re invited to come and find hope and renewal at the 2021 CBF General Assembly. The CBF Global General Assembly event is virtual, but new this year, in-person General Assembly experiences are being held in partnership with CBF state and regional organizations and local congregations.
Monday, September 20, 10:00 a.m. Using Worship Arts in Ministry with Tom Eggleston Tom Eggleston serves as Minister of Music at Milledge Avenue Baptist Church in Athens, Georgia. Tom intentionally includes different worship arts elements to bring more people and personalities into the worship service. Tom will explore how he continues to use […]
Craig Barnes Monday, September 27, 10 a.m. Craig Barnes is president of Princeton Theological Seminary. Earlier, he was Professor of Pastoral Ministry at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary while also serving as pastor of the Shadyside Presbyterian Church in Pittsburgh. Craig is deeply committed to the theological formation of pastors to lead the church in changing […]
Wednesday, October 20, 10:00 a.m. Field Personnel Report from Lesley-Ann Tommey in New York City Lesley-Ann Hix Tommey, CBF Field Personnel in Hell’s Kitchen in New York City as Ministries Coordinator for Rauschenbusch Metro Ministries. RMM serves persons from varying cultural, ethnic, and social backgrounds, many on the margins of society. Interactions happening there are […]
Otis Moss, III Monday, November 15, 10 a.m. Otis Moss, III is pastor of Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago, and also serves as Visiting Professor of Preaching at the McAfee School of Theology of Mercer University. He recently was recognized as one of Baylor University’s “12 Most Effective Preachers in the English-Speaking […]
Wednesday, November 17, 10:00 a.m. Youth Ministry Roundtable with Emily Harbin, John Uldrick, and Annie Westbrook Youth Ministry is a vital link in spiritual development, bridging the gap from childhood to young adulthood, and yet the challenges of good youth ministry continually mystify many within local congregations. Three youth ministers will join us to […]
Michael L. Ruffin Preparing the way of the Lord: Preaching advent 2021 A Pastor-to-Pastor Conversation: Preaching the Four Sundays of Advent Thursday, November 18, 10 a.m. Michael L. Ruffin is a curriculum editor with Smyth & Helwys Publishing, an adjunct professor at Mercer University, a newspaper columnist, and […]
Wednesday, December 1, 10:00 a.m.Educational Advocacy with Angel Pittman Angel Pittman has served in educational ministries for fifteen years at CBF’s partner ministry, Touching Miami with Love. The Pittmans have invested deeply in the Overtown area of Miami, where educational outcomes lag and inequities soar. As an Educational Advocacy Specialist, Angel engages families, congregations, and […]