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The National Primitive Baptist Convention, USA to hold its annual Winter Board of Directors’ meeting and 40th F. L. Livingston Institute

THE-NATIONAL-PRIMITIVE-BAPTThe National Primitive Baptist Convention, USA to hold its annual Winter Board of Directors’ meeting and 40th F. L. Livingston Institute

Feb. 18-21, 2018, national officers, auxiliary heads, regional vice presidents, state presidents, moderators, pastors, elders, and laity of the National Primitive Baptist Convention, USA will convene its annual Winter Board of Directors’ Meeting, 40th F. L. Livingston Institute and Evangelistic Worship Services in Pensacola, Fla at Zion Hope Primitive Baptist Church, 201 West Leonard Street.  Elder Dr. Bernard C. Yates, Host Pastor, is the General President.

Held annually during the month of February, this national denomination assembles its Winter Meeting to:  1) conduct business on behalf of the national body; 2) participate in worship experiences; 3) promote evangelism and the study of God’s Word; and 4) fellowship with each other.

Elder Kenneth D. Duke, Pastor of St. John Primitive Baptist Church, Delray Beach, Florida, will deliver the message on Sunday night; February 18, Dr. Charles Dates, Senior Pastor of Progressive Baptist Church, Chicago, Illinois, is the Guest Preacher on Monday and Tuesday nights, beginning at seven o’clock.

Dr. Michael Duduit, Dean of the College of Christian Stu-dies at Anderson University, Anderson, South Carolina, is the Institute Lecturer on Tuesday, February 20; and Elder Jaymes Mooney, Pastor of St. Bartley Primitive Baptist Church, Huntsville, Alabama, and Elder Jeremiah Chester, Pastor of St. Mark Baptist Church, Huntsville, Alabama, are the Institute Lecturers on Wednesday, February 21, 2018.

Pastor of St. Mark Baptist Church, Huntsville, Alabama, are the Institute Lecturers on Wednesday, February 21, 2018.

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION

Inspired by a desire for unity and Christian fellowship among Primitive Baptists in the United States of America, the National Primitive Baptist Convention, USA (representing Primitive Baptist Churches of African heritage in 18 states) was organized as the Colored Primitive Baptists of America on July 17, 1907 by Dr. Clarence Frances Sams of Key West, Florida and Elder George S. Crawford of DeLand, Florida who enlisted the support and cooperation of leading pastors and moderators of Florida, Alabama, and North Carolina.

Today, the largest concentration of Primitive Baptists who are members of the National Primitive Baptist Convention, USA is located in the State of Florida, followed by the states of Alabama, Tennessee, Texas, and North Carolina/Virginia.  (Other states represented are Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, Missouri, Kentucky, Georgia, California, Mississippi, and Louisiana.)

The public is invited to attend.

 

 

 

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