Averett University was recognized by several academic reviewers last month, including ranking as one of the “Best in the Southeast” by the Princeton Review.

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Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond will move this summer to a new location in an office complex about four miles north of its current campus, the seminary announced April 2. The nearly 17,000-square foot building will be refurbished in time for the fall semester.
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The board of supervisors in Virginia’s Pittsylvania County has been permanently barred from allowing sectarian prayers at official meetings, following a decision by a federal judge March 26. U.S. District Court Judge Michael Urbanski’s ruling brings to a close a legal battle that began in 2011.
Published in Virginia
The John Leland Center for Theological Studies hopes to enhance the ability of its students to understand poverty issues in urban settings and to advocate effectively on behalf of the poor through a new partnership announced this month by seminary leaders.
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Leaders of the District of Columbia Baptist Convention said in a statement March 27 that while the convention’s “diverse body of believers” holds strong opinions on both sides of the same-sex marriage debate, its churches remain focused on shared values.
Published in District of Columbia
The 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation has inspired an essay contest sponsored by the Center for Baptist Heritage & Studies. The Center’s 2013 Roots and Wings Young Scholars Essay Contest is open to 11th and 12th grade students in Virginia.
Published in Virginia
Donald Rutledge, a renowned photographer whose images of mission activities are familiar to Baptists around the world, died Feb. 19 at 82. Rutledge worked with the Southern Baptist Convention’s International and North American mission boards.
Published in Virginia
Missio Alliance, an evangelical coalition formed last year to help Christians navigate the changing religious landscape in America, will flesh out that goal at a three-day conference in April featuring a range of speakers from across the evangelical spectrum.
Published in District of Columbia
Missio Alliance, an evangelical coalition formed last year to help Christians navigate the changing religious landscape in America, will flesh out that goal at a three-day conference in April featuring a range of speakers from across the evangelical spectrum.
Published in Maryland

Richmond layman Carl Johnson was elected president of the Baptist General Association of Virginia Nov. 14 during its annual meeting in Roanoke. Johnson, a retired denominational financial officer and a member of First Baptist Church in Richmond, answered a range of questions the Religious Herald put to him by email as he begins a year in his new position.

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