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Haitian American pastors mobilize to help migrants, end expulsions

Southern Baptist Haitian American pastors in Florida are mobilizing across state and denominational lines to help resettle Haitian migrants who drew widespread attention while…
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Attack at First Baptist Port-au-Prince latest in string of violence in Haiti

Local media is reporting that a deacon at First Baptist Church Port-au-Prince was killed and his wife kidnapped as they prepared to enter Sunday morning worship Sept. 26.
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FLDR teams deploying to New Orleans to bring help, hope, healing in Ida’s wake

As one of the strongest storms to hit the United States mainland, Hurricane Ida has left a path of destruction through Louisiana and Mississippi after winds of 150 mph, flooding…
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Florida Baptist Haitian churches to spearhead Convention’s relief effort to quake-damaged Haiti

Florida Baptists have launched a relief effort to help survivors and communities devastated when a magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck the Tiburon Peninsula in southern Haiti Aug. 14,…
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Florida Baptist State Convention Annual Meeting Free Meals

Fellowship over a meal has become the tradition in recent years at the Florida Baptist State Convention annual meeting, we are excited to provide the following meal opportunities…
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State Board hears response to Haiti and Cuba disasters; approves $29.15 million CP budget

Florida Baptists’ planned responses to the Aug. 14 earthquake in Haiti and ongoing economic struggles in Cuba were detailed for the State Board of Missions during its Aug. 26-27…
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Florida Baptists’ Asian American churches launch first fellowship meeting Sept. 23

Florida Baptists’ Asian Americans congregations will launch their first meeting as the Asian American Church Fellowship on Sept. 23 at the Baptist Building in Jacksonville.
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BCF Lakeland Site launches classes in August; site administrator tapped

Inaugural classes for the Baptist College of Florida’s new Lakeland Instructional Site will launch Aug. 16 at Medulla Baptist Church under the leadership of newly announced…
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Orlando First lay leader to be nominated as FBSC second VP

Florida Baptist layperson John Bozard will be nominated by his pastor David Uth to serve as second vice president of the Florida Baptist State Convention when messengers gather in…
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Panhandle pastor to be nominated as first VP when FBSC gathers

Pastor Dwight Woods will be nominated as first vice president of the 2021-22 Florida Baptist State Convention by fellow Panhandle pastor Mike Orr when the meeting convenes in…
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Pastor of multicultural, multiethnic church to be nominated as FBSC president

Tampa pastor Paul Purvis will be nominated as the 2021-22 Florida Baptist State Convention president when the meeting convenes in Lakeland, Nov. 8-9, according to Alan Brumback,…
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When storms strike, FL Baptist DR teams poised to bring help, healing, hope

With the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season predicted to be busier than average with a potential of 13-20 named storms, Florida Baptist Disaster Relief and Recovery (FLDR) teams stand…
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