by Johnny Almond
January 22, 2011
(Charlotte, N.C.) – A group of BPFNA members and friends in the Carolinas gathered Jan. 22 in Charlotte for a day of fellowship, sharing and worship.
Beth Jackson-Jordan (center) helps lead a worship service concluding a day of fellowship and sharing among BPFNA members and friends in the Carolinas, Jan. 22. (BPFNA/Johnny Almond)
The day began with a panel discussion featuring Nancy Petty, co-pastor of Pullen Memorial Baptist Church
, Raleigh, NC; Ken Sehested, co-pastor, and Linda Mashburn, member, of Circle of Mercy Congregation
, Asheville, NC; and David Jordan, associate pastor of Providence Baptist Church
, Charlotte, NC. Circle of Mercy and Pullen are BPFNA Partner Congregations
Attendees later divided into smaller groups for conversation before reassembling and sharing from their experience throughout the day. The gathering concluded with meditation, message, music and communion at a closing worship service.
This gathering was organized by BPFNA members in the Carolinas. If you would like help organizing a similar gathering in your area, please e-mail Johnny Almond from our contact page
—Johnny Almond is BPFNA's Communications & Technology Manager.