Click here to download a copy of the Election Commission brochure which includes information on the presidential candidates, churches eligibility, voting delegates, and the election day process.
The purpose of the Grievance and Resolution Committee is to receive written grievances from member churches who have a question regarding their eligibility to vote.
Rev. Jerry Dailey – Chairman
Rev. Blanton Harper
Rev. Carl Brooks
Sis. Peggy Davis
Bro. Forstal Lawton
Below please find the process for filing a grievance, as well as the process for determining the outcome of the grievance filed.
CURRENT LIST OF CHURCHES ELIGIBLE TO VOTE
A registration list has been released based on the churches who registered for the Family Faith Fest 2013. This list includes pre-registration, on-site registration, as well as post-registration. Based on the election rules, these churches must also register for the Mid-Winter Board 2014, as well as the Family Faith Fest 2014 in order to remain eligible to vote. A link to the list is below and President Thurston is asking Pastors to please review this list and if you believe there is a discrepancy, please contact Rev. Lloyd Hall, Office of the Registrar, at 214-352-6409 or via email at email@example.com and Rev. Hall will follow up on your findings.
Please click here to download a copy of the Family Faith Fest 2013 Registration Report.
VOTING ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
Based on the election rules, below please find the voting eligibility criteria for churches to be able to vote in the 2014 Presidential Election in Memphis, TN.
1. The church must be registered for the next three (3) consecutive NBCA meetings, inclusive of:
Pre-Registration can be made by mail, online, or in person at each individual session. Further information concerning Post Convention Registration, New Church Registration and Church Regional Registration will be forth coming in a few weeks.
2. The church must pay the registration amounts of at least $300, $500 or $1,000 or more, per the qualifying meetings listed above.
3. Only qualified churches shall be allotted a maximum of ten votes, which is in accordance with NBCA's Constitution.
FIFTEENTH ANNUAL CONFERENCE
April 11-12, 2014
New Orleans, LA
Four Points By Sheraton New Orleans Airport
6401 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, LA 70003
Cost: $109 per night
To make your reservations, please call 888-627-9017 or 504-648-2939. The deadline to make your hotel reservation is March 11, 2014.
Registration for the conference is $60.00 per person and there will be no onsite registration. Deadline to register is March 22, 2014. Late registration will be $70.00. Please reference the WIA flyer link below for registration form and additional information.
Travel By Motor Coach To New Orleans
A motor coach will be departing from St. John Progressive MB Church in Tampa, FL on Friday, April 11, 2014 at 1:00 am with additional pick up stops at Cracker Barrel in Lake City, FL and Walmart Supercenter in Chipley, FL. The cost per person is $100.00 round-trip and is due by March 21, 2014. Please reference the WIA flyer link below for additional information.
Please click here to download a copy of the flyer, including registration information and coach bus information.
The Family Faith Fest will be held June 23-27, 2014 in Memphis, TN.
Sheraton Memphis ( Formerly Memphis Marriott Downtown)
250 North Main Street
Memphis, TN 38103
Additional Hotel Rooms Reserved At:
Crowne Plaza Memphis Downtown
300 North Second Street
Memphis, TN 38105
Youth Convention Pre-Registration Packet
Click here to download a copy of the Youth Convention Pre-Registration Packet.
Click here to download a copy of the vendor application
Dates: May 25-31, 2014
Group Escort: President Stephen J. Thurston
Cost Per Person: $3,050.00
Cost Includes: Round Trip Air from JFK on Delta Airlines, Airport Taxes , Hotel , Daily Breakfast, Ground Transportation, Guide
Not Included: Ghanania Visa Fee of $60.00 (Additional paperwork will be mailed out after registration is received.)
Deposit: $200.00 (due immediately) non-refundable
Final Payment: April 11, 2014
Final Names & Copy of Passports: April 11, 2014
Final Rooming List: April 18, 2014
Note: These arrangements are based on 10 paying passengers. If the number of participants varies from above mentioned there will be an increase. Single Supplementary Cost: $250.00 each person occupying a single room whether by choice or circumstances.
Make Payment Payable To: Shonette Curtis-Hill
Mailing Address for Payments: Shonette Curtis- Hill, 3155 Old Hickory Trail, Fort Worth, Texas 76140
Contact Information: Gulliver's Travel Service/Ladaire Group Travel
Shonette Curtis- Hill - Travel Consultant
P: 817-489-0581 * Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Schedule At A Glance
May 25, 2014 - NEW YORK/ ACCRA (Meals will be served in flight)
May 26, 2014 - Accra, Ghana/Obuasi (Upon arrival in Accra, you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Obuasi) Check-in will be handled privately for the group
May 27-29, 2014 - Full day in Obuasi for mission work. Bus and guide at the group's disposal (B)
May 30, 2014 - Morning at leisure. Transfer to Accra for your return flight home. (B)
May 31, 2014 - ACCRA/NEW YORK. Arrival in New York in the morning local time.
To download a copy of NBCA’s Constitution and By-Laws, click here. If you would like to request a copy of the constitution be mailed to you via US Mail, please contact NBCA Headquarters at 214-942-3311 or the Office of the President at 773-846-3700 and ask for Nicole Thurston, Executive Assistant to the President.
For a list of current pulpit vacancies, click here.
After Haiti’s devastating earthquake in January 2010, NBCA and other Baptist convention’s got together to form the African American Baptist Mission Collaboration, with the primary mission of collaborating resources to help rebuild Haiti.
Many of you have made financial contributions towards these efforts and have been following the progress that we’re making. Attached is a copy of the African American Baptist Collaboration magazine that captures President Thurston and other leader’s recent visit to Haiti and shows the impact of our works.
Click on the link below to read aritcles and updates on Haiti:African American Baptist Mission Collaboration Magazine