Campolo, Campbell to headline CBF meeting
ATLANTA–Tony Campolo, Kate Campbell and Marjorie Thompson will lead worship and prayer sessions at the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship's general assembly June 26-28 in Charlotte, N.C.
Campolo, professor emeritus of sociology at Eastern College in St. David's, Pa., and a prolific author and speaker, will speak during the assembly's opening session.
Campbell, a Nashville recording artist and daughter of a Baptist pastor, will provide music for the sessions. Thompson, an author on Christian spiritual formation, will lead guided prayer times.
The assembly also will feature a commissioning service for CBF global missions personnel and more than 100 ministry workshops.
Other highlights of the assembly include:
CBF Coordinator Daniel Vestal will bring a message on “CBF Being the Presence of Christ in the World.”
Church growth expert and author Brian McLaren will lead the CBF Congregational Leadership Institute.
CBF-endorsed chaplains and pastoral counselors will be recognized.
A business session will include election of Coordinating Council members and adoption of CBF's 2003-04 budget.
Jubilate!, a youth choir from CBF churches in Georgia, South Carolina and Tennessee, will perform Thursday.
Alabama pastor Sarah Jackson Shelton will preach Friday evening.
Retired North Carolina pastor Jack Causey will lead a time of communion and commissioning on Saturday morning.
More details and pre-registration information may be accessed online at www.cbfonline.org.