Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond has formed an alliance with Saint Paul’s College, a historically African-American school with Episcopal ties in Lawrenceville, Va., which seminary leaders hope will enhance BTSR’s goals of racial diversity and ecumenical openness. Initially the alliance will provide an annual $5,000 scholarship to a Saint Paul’s graduate to study at the seminary.

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Kent and Ann Brown, a Virginia Baptist couple whose involvement in mission and ministry has “been a model for the rest of us,” were honored Oct. 24 with the Jeremiah Bell Jeter Award from the Religious Herald, which periodically presents it for "stellar" contributions.

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Monday, 06 June 2011 00:00

NC BRIEFLY

  • New Meredith president takes helm
  • Former Chowan artist unveils new series
  • Panels to study BF&M, alcohol use
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RICHMOND, Va. -- Woman’s Missionary Union of India has just launched a new web site, thanks to a collaboration with its counterpart in Virginia.The new site -- at www.wmuv.org/wmui -- is the latest joint endeavor in a year-old partnership between the WMUs of Virginia and India.
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Monday, 06 June 2011 00:00

VA BRIEFLY

  • Award for Intermont artist
  • 2010 BGAV annual available
  • Latino leaders recieve certificates
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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- Six months after the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti, a lot has been cleared to build the first permament home using funds raised by Virginia Baptists. And a second lot is being cleared -- by hand -- for a second home. Both are being constructed in partnership with the Haiti Baptist Convention.
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RICHMOND, Va. -- Almost $350,000 to assist victims of Haiti’s recent earthquake has been contributed in the past two months through the Baptist General Association of Virginia’s treasurer’s office, a financial officer said March 19. Most of the contributions will be used to address long-term needs in Haiti, said Dean Miller (at left), who coordinates disaster relief projects for the Virginia Baptist Mission Board. A long-term strategy for recovery is just now being developed, said Miller.
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SALEM -- HopeTree Family Services’ on-campus school has been renamed and housed in a new 32,000-square-foot facility. The education center for HopeTree Academy -- formerly the Gus Mitchell School -- was dedicated in a Sept. 11 ceremony.
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ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- Mark Croston, pastor of East End Baptist Church in Suffolk, Va., will be nominated for first vice president at the annual meeting of the Baptist General Association of Virginia in November, an Alexandria, Va., pastor announced Sept. 10.

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