2013 CBF General Assembly

Fellowship gather in Greensboro "With Great Boldness."

More than 2,300 people gathered June 26-28 in Greensboro, N.C., for the 23rd annual General Assembly of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. The event centered on the theme "With Great Boldness" and featured a Thursday evening commissioning service and recognition of chaplains as well as a Friday evening message by new CBF Executive Coordinator Suzii Paynter.


Taking a Day Off – The Importance of Sabbath-Keeping
General Assembly Workshop Review: “The Sacred Journey of Dementia”
General Assembly Workshop Recap – Spiritual Formation for Stability
General Assembly Recap – Truett Seminary Alumni Reception
Texas pastor reviews CBF General Assembly Commissioning Service
Preventing Child Sexual Abuse: Proactive Parents/ Proactive Church
Enough to go around – Children’s Ministry Network Breakfast
Attendees unanimously approve CBF’s ‘path toward the future’
Thursday breakout sessions focus on 8 CBF Mission Communities
Baptist Center for Ethics previews forthcoming documentary on prison ministry
Ark. pastor Wendell Griffen proclaims in Thursday evening commissioning service
Will the Real Paul Please Stand Up?
CBF chaplain leader reflects on the chaplaincy and pastoral counseling luncheon
“We are not about to call it quits”—Georgia pastor celebrates Baptist women in ministry
CBF Peer Learning Groups gather over breakfast in Greensboro
More than just Facebook: Social Media in Churches
“That is what BWIM is about” — Missouri pastor reflects on 30 years of Baptist Women in Ministry
CBF General Assembly kicks off first full-day with newcomers breakfast
Kansas pastor reflects on 30th anniversary celebration of Baptist Women in Ministry
CBF Coordinating Council meets for final time at 23rd annual General Assembly


CBF General Assembly Friday Roundup: Assembly concludes with Paynter’s call to shared vision and values (6/28/2013)
CBF General Assembly Thursday Roundup: ‘We’ve been commissioned by God to change the world,’ Griffen proclaims in Thursday evening commissioning service (6/27/2013)
CBF General Assembly kicks off with celebration of 30 years of BWIM (6/26/2013)
Prayer retreat help prepare participants for 2013 General Assembly (6/25/2013)



Dawnings at the Leadership Institute
Baptist Women in Ministry 30th Anniversary Celebration
Pre-Assembly Prayer Retreat
Coordinating Council Meeting
CBF Fellows 
Greensboro Sessions
General Session I
General Session II (Commissioning Service)
General Session III
General Session IV (Challenge and Communion)
Around the Assembly
Baptist Center for Ethics Lunch
Baptist Joint Committee Luncheon
Preschool Assembly
The Gathering Place






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