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2017 General Assembly in Atlanta, Ga.

2017 General Assembly Guidebook 


Watch the clips below from the 2017 CBF General Assembly in Atlanta.

Anyra Cano — Voices of the Fellowship (June 28)
Brian McLaren – “We Make the Road By Walking” (June 29)
Illumination Project Report (June 29)
Recognition of Bo Prosser (June 29)
Gary Skeen – CBF Church Benefits Report (June 30)
Shauw Chin Capps – Dreams from New Moderator(June 30)
Shauw Chin Capps – Dreams from New Moderator (June 30)
Caleb Oladipo – Product of Baptist Mission (June 30)
Ralph & Tammy Stocks — Cultivating Beloved Community (June 30)
Chaplains and Pastoral Counselors Commissioning (June 30)
Church Starters Commissioning (June 30)
Field Personnel Commissioning (June 30)
Suzii Paynter — Executive Coordinator Report (June 29)
Christ’s Love Compels Us – Choral Anthem (June 30)

Full Length Sessions
Watch the full sessions below of the CBF General Assembly in Atlanta.

25th Anniversary Celebration (June 28)
Thursday Business Session (June 29)
Thursday Worship Session (June 29)
Friday Business Session (June 30)
Friday Worship Session (June 30)

Brian McLaren at 2017 CBF General Assembly from Cooperative Baptist Fellowship on Vimeo.

Illumination Project Report at 2017 CBF General Assembly from Cooperative Baptist Fellowship on Vimeo.

Shauw Chin Capps - Dreams from New Moderator from Cooperative Baptist Fellowship on Vimeo.

Suzii Paynter - Executive Coordinator Report from Cooperative Baptist Fellowship on Vimeo.



General Assembly recognizes longtime staff leader, adopts budget and elects governance members
Incoming Moderator challenges Cooperative Baptists to “love much and love well”
New documentary on courageous missionaries amid Nigerian genocide highlighted at General Assembly
Kirby Godsey honored with Crumpler Leadership Award during General Assembly
General Assembly concludes with commissioning service of new field personnel, call to support Offering for Global Missions


Paynter calls on Assembly to continue being “relentlessly pilgrim community”
Assembly hears report on Illumination Project during Thursday business session
"You've made the road by walking," McLaren tells Cooperative Baptists


CBF surpasses $12-million endowment fundraising goal supporting long-term sustainability
CBF celebrates 25 years with evening of storytelling about the power of partnership


Focus on diversity, excellence and being global are key to Fellowship's future, Paynter tells Governing Board


Nonprofit leader and former executive nominated as CBF Moderator-Elect
New video shares about works of CBF Latino Network – La Familia
Nuevo video comparte el trabajo de la Red Latina de CBF – Familia
Ortiz receives praise from faith leaders for new CBF Latino Field Coordinator role
Ortiz recibe felicitaciones de líderes religiosos por su nueva función como Coordinador de Campo Latino de CBF



Vocation and calling...beyond a pulpit
Encouragement for Encourager Churches at General Assembly


Gleanings from the Peer Learning Group breakfast
A Woman’s Financial Journey: A CBF General Assembly Reflection
CBF Fellows: Hopeful Generation Craving Community
Living Boldly, Dying Well: A CBF General Assembly Reflection
The future of the Fellowship
Visio Divina and The Saint John’s Bible: A General Assembly Reflection
Forgiveness: A General Assembly workshop reflection


CBF Silent Auction to benefit field personnel around the world



2017 General Assembly Friday Business Session
2017 General Assembly Leadership Alumni Banquet
2017 General Assembly Reframing Poverty within Together for Hope
2017 General Assembly Cultivating Community Through Gardening
2017 General Assembly Foundation Breakfast
2017 General Assembly Encourager Church Network
2017 General Assembly Children's Ministry Network
2017 General Assembly Congregational Transformation Through Mission
2017 General Assembly Preaching as an Invitation to the Story
2017 General Assembly The Characteristics of Missionary-Producing
2017 General Assembly Let's Talk Congregational Conversations on Contentious Questions
2017 General Assembly What Does Baptist Dissent Look Like and Why Does It Matter
2017 General Assembly Immigration, Sanctuary, and the Matthew 25 Movement
2017 General Assembly Adult Sunday School Anyone?
2017 General Assembly Becoming a Fruit Salad People
2017 General Assembly Calling and Vocation...Beyond the Pulpit
2017 General Assembly Young Adults - Embraced to Lead
2017 General Assembly Ministering with and to Millennials
2017 General Assembly Who is my (Muslim) Neighbor
2017 General Assembly Youth Assembly
Around the 2017 General Assembly - Friday


2017 General Assembly New Baptist Covenant Luncheon
2017 General Assembly Thursday Business Session
2017 General Assembly Clergy Sexual Misconduct Task Force
2017 General Assembly Reintroducing the Way of Christ in America
2017 General Assembly African American Network Gathering
2017 General Assembly Genocide and Mission at the Movies
2017 General Assembly Community Health and Evangelism
2017 General Assembly Children's Ministry Panel
2017 General Assembly The Fixer Upper Future of Search and Call
2017 General Assembly Thursday Worship Session
2017 General Assembly A Template for Improving Race Relations
2017 General Assembly Mission Leaders Network
2017 General Assembly Peer Learning Group Breakfast
2017 General Assembly Collegiate Ministry Network
2017 General Assembly Illumination, Project Progress Update
2017 General Assembly Church Benefits Luncheon
2017 General Assembly Children's Assembly
2017 General Assembly State and Regional Meetings
Around the 2017 General Assembly - Thursday


BWIM 2017 Gathering Photos
Around the 2017 General Assembly
2017 General Assembly Leadership Institute
2017 General Assembly 25th Anniversary Dinner


CBF Governing Board June 2017
2017 General Assembly Maston Retreat
2017 General Assembly Ministries Council
2017 General Assembly Missions Council

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