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Rev. Samuel Tolbert, Jr., DMin.,  National President

NBCA Website

List of Officers, Staff and Teams

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Contact Information:

National Baptist Convention of America International, Inc.
Headquarters

National Headquarters – Simmons College of Kentucky
1000 S. 4th Street
Toll-Free Phone: (844) 610-NBCA (6222)
Toll-Free Fax: (844) 620-NBCA (6222)
Email: info@nbcainc.com * Website: www.nbcainc.com
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Office of the Treasurer
Rev. Dr. F.D. Sampson
PO Box 21219
Houston, TX 77226-1219
Email: fdsamp1@vfminc.org
Phone: (713) 631-0753
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NBCA Foreign Mission Board
c/o Rev. Dennis Jones
8775 Flagship Drive
Houston TX 77029
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Office of the General Secretary
Rev. S.C. Dixon
3155 Victoria Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70805
Email: scdixon@gmombc.org
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Phone: (225) 355-5155 Office of the President
Rev. Samuel C. Tolbert, Jr., MDiv.
2001 Moeling Street
Post Office Box 9
Lake Charles, LA 70601
Email: info@nbcainc.com
Phone: 337-437-3620
Fax: 337-437-3622
 Phone 214-942-3311
 Fax 214-942-4696
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Hotel Information

Host Hotel
Sheraton Dallas Hotel

There are limited rooms left so please make your reservation today to ensure that you and your church are in the host hotel where all events will take place.

Please note that there is a one night room and tax deposit required when booking your room.  Deadline to make your reservation is Friday, June 1, 2018.

Pre-Registration

Pre-Registration is now open!  To pre-register online, please click on the Online Pre-Registration link below.

Online Pre-Registration

Souvenir Journal

Souvenir Journal

A 2018 Commemorative Souvenir Journal will be published and available for purchase during the Congress of Christian Education and Discipleship / Youth & Children’s Conference.  If you would like to participate by placing an ad in the book, please click on the Souvenir Journal Submission Form link below.

The deadline to place your ad is Friday, May 18, 2018.

Ad Prices: 

Inside Front Cover – $200.00
Back Inside Cover – $150.00
Full Page – $125.00
Half Page – $75.00
1/4 Page – $45.00
Business Card – $20.00
Patron List – $10.00

Souvenir Journal Letter and Submission Form

Transportation (New Information)

Transportation

Transportation will be available to and from the airport.  To request your online transportation, please click on the transportation online form link below and submit your information.  For additional information, please click on the Transportation flyer link below.

Donation Request Amounts:
DFW: $20.00 per person

Love Field: $15.00 per person

Online Transportation Form
Transportation Flyer

Musical (New Information)

Welcome Musical

On Monday, June 25, 2018 at 7:00 p.m., there will be a Welcome Musical.  Donation for the musical is $10.00 per person and tickets can be purchased on site.  The musical will take place at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel. For additional, please click on the Musical link below.

Welcome Musical Flyer

Unity Luncheon (New Information)

Unity Luncheon

There will be a Unity Luncheon on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at 12:30 p.m. which will be hosted by the Senior Women’s Missionary Union Auxiliary. The luncheon speaker will be Rev. William T. Glynn, pastor of Mt. Olive MB Church in Fort Worth, TX.

Tickets are $40.00 each. To reserve your tickets please contact Sis. Susan Turner at 228-806-5547 or NBCA Headquarters at 844-610-6222.  Remaining tickets will be sold onsite.  For additional information, please click on the Unity Luncheon link below.

Unity Luncheon Flyer

Additional Congress & YAC Information

For additional Congress information, please visit NBCA’s website atwww.nbcainc.com and look for the Congress announcement on the home page.

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Download the letter and form by clicking below

NBCA 2018 Congress of Christian Education and Children & Youth Convention – Souvenir Journal

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The Brotherhood will hold their Region Two Workshop (consisting of Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina) on May 25-26, 2018 in Tampa, FL.  For more informaion on the workshop, including meeting location and hotel, please click on the Brotherhood Region Two Workshop link below.

Hotel Information:
Fairfield Inn
10150 Palm River Road, Tampa, FL
Phone: 813-661-9719
Rate: $95.00 per night plus tax
Deadline to make your reservation is May 4, 2018

Brotherhood Region Two Workshop

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NBCA and Lott Carey is partnering to offer a Vacation Bible School (VBS) mission service opportunity in Jamaica for young adults ages 18-40.  The service dates are July 7-14, 2018 and the cost is $1,800 per person.  For additional information, please click on the Jamaica VBS MIssion link below.
Jamaica VBS Mission

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Congress of Christian Education & Discipleship / Youth & Children’s Convention 2018
Dates:
 June 25-29, 2018
Location: Dallas, Texas
Hotel: Sheraton Downtown Dallas

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Annual Session 2018
Dates:
 Dates: September 10-14, 2018
Location: Lombard, Illinois
Hotel: The Westin Lombard, IL

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To download a copy of the Congress classes and registration mail in form, please click on the Congress Classes link below.

Congress Classes

Hotel Information

Host Hotel:

Sheraton Dallas Hotel

400 North Olive Street. Dallas, TX 75201

To make your reservations online, please click on the hotel reservations link below.

Hotel Reservations

Please note that there is a one night room and tax deposit required when booking your room.  Deadline to make your reservation is Friday, June 1, 2018

Host Church

The host church for the Congress of Christian Education and Discipleship / Youth and Childrens Convention will be St. Paul MB Church in Dallas, Texas where Rev. Lelious Johnson is pastor.

Theme

Theme: “Renewal for the People of God”

Scripture References: Isaiah 40:30-31, Psalms 51:10-12, Romans 12:2

YAC

YAC Registration and Bible Activities packets are now available for download. Please note that the Junior Memory Work Bible Activity Scriptures are new for 2018. In addition, YAC is asking churches to preorder and send in payment for T-Shirts as early as January 1, 2018.

Lastly, this an election year to become a Youth Officer.  All Youth Officer applications should be sent to NBCA YAC Headquarters at the address listed below and not to the Office of the Treasurer.

Mailing Address for Youth Officer Applications:
The National Children and Youth Headquarters
National Baptist Convention of America Youth & Children’s Convention
P.O. Box 2825
Houston, TX 77252
Phone: 281-714-9062

Downloads:
YAC Registration Packet 2018
YAC Bible Activities Packet 2018

Vendors

 If you are interested in being a vendor during the Congress, please click on the Vendor Application and Rules link below to download the information.

Vendor Application and Rules

HBCU CAMPAIGN

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From the Office of the President

Greetings, I want to thank every individual, state convention, church, associations and business who has liberally given to the HBCU fundraising campaign. Due to the excitement and commitments that are still coming in, I am extending the target date to have all monies received until Sunday, April 15, 2018. Providing financial support to HBCU’s was a part of NBCA’s original mission and I am thankful that we remain committed to the HBCU legacy.

The schools that we are supporting in this campaign are Morehouse School of Religion, Florida Memorial University and our school, Simmons College of Kentucky, in which NBCA holds board seats in each of these schools.  Our goal is to raise $200,000 and we can do so by continuing to pledge and receive offerings across the country.  What a celebration this will be when NBCA presents checks to these well-deserved schools!  In addition to financial support, please help these schools by recommending students to consider attending our HBCU schools.  Below you will find information on how you can help by either making a pledge online or making a donation today.  Every donation makes a difference and I thank you in advance for your financial commitment to the HBCU legacy.

Sure of Eternal Life,Reverend Dr. Samuel C. Tolbert, Jr.

President, NBCA

Here’s How You Can Help

  • PLEDGE TO GIVE - You can click on the appropriate category link below to make a pledge to donate. We ask that all pledges be fulfilled by Thursday, March 5, 2018

Individual Pledge

Click here for individual pledge

Church Pledge

Click here for church pledge

Associations Pledge

Click here for associations pledge

State Convention Pledge

Click here for state convention pledge

Businesses of NBCA Members/Corporate Partners

Click here for business pledge

  • MAKE A DONATION – You can make an easy and secure donation by using any of these 3 methods:

    1.  Text to Give - Text HBCU to 91999

    2. Givelify App - Download app, search NBCA, Louisville, selection donation amount, click on HBCU Campaign and follow next steps.

    3. Mail check to the Office of the Treasurer

    Office of the Treasurer
    Rev. Dr. F.D. Sampson
    PO Box 21219
    Houston, TX 77226-1219

Our Goal

Our goal is to raise at least $200,000 by the end of February 2018 so we can present checks for $150,000 to NBCA’s Simmons College, $25,000 to Florida Memorial University and $25,000 to Morehouse School of Religion.

Our goal is to raise at least $200,000 by the end of February 2018 so we can present checks for $150,000 to NBCA’s Simmons College, $25,000 to Florida Memorial University and $25,000 to Morehouse School of Religion.

Category

Goal

Individuals

$45,000

Churches (200 x $500)

$100,000

Associations (30 x $500)

$15,000

State Conventions (15 x $1,000)

$15,000

Business of NBCA Members/Corporate Partners

$25,000

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2018 GHANA VISION TOUR

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HAT Newsletter

The Health Awareness Team (HAT) has released their January 2018 newsletter. To download a copy of the newsletter, please click on the HAT Newsletter link below.

HAT Newsletter

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NBCA’s Response to President Trump’s Racial Statement

On January 11th, only a few days into the new year of 2018, much of America has been braving severe cold weather. From blizzards to the north, snow flurries through mid-American borders and   unusually cooler weather in the State of Florida, winter has left its mark on all of us.
Much the same could be said of the White House and the cold and frigid comments which ring almost daily from the lips or fingers of Donald Trump. This unthoughtful and racist rhetoric further divides a nation and continues to erode our national presence on the world stage.
With the apparent natural presence of winter upon us, much preparation has been put in place to make this season as bearable as possible. But what’s being done about the unusually winter of words brought about from an American president? How has America prepared herself to curb and reduce the chilly statements that most times pit Blacks against whites, Democrats against Republicans and males against females. How are we combating this brutal winter from the White House with its policies and racist statements flowing from this president? Silence seems to be the stance of most Republican leaders and complacency by the rest.
Complacency, amongst oppressed people, may feel “safe” but is this narrative “fake news?” There comes a time when we must self-evaluate-as American citizens, as individual Believers in the Christian doctrine of the Trinity and as a collective faith-based Body-to determine where we stand and what we stand for.
We know that we live in a country with a long and deep-seeded history of racial and cultural injustice. Before the Civil Rights Movement of the ’50′s and ’60′s, people from African countries dealt with and continue to deal with the effects of the animalistic treatment suffered during slavery. Contrary to what some may think, slavery continues to exist in this country and we are still entrenched in a Civil Rights Movement.
Many of us were hopeful with the election and re-election of #44, President Barack Obama.  It was easy to “take a break” and/or relax from the tedious social justice matters which continue to present as obstacles for those of us having ancestors from African countries. Celebrations of “progress” were high-lighted, only to see the current Administration rollback and attempt to rollback affirmative action policies, climate and water rules, policies of travel and business with Cuba, healthcare legislation, legislation on immigration — to name a few.
We have an issue of race in this country that makes most citizens uncomfortable. The silence and avoidance of this topic continues to benefit its perpetrators similar to that of a bully on a childhood playground or that of a slave master on a mid-19th century plantation.
NEWSFLASH: Today, African immigrants are being publicly sold in Libya. Be mindful that to some, to “Make America Great Again” means such repetition of history RIGHT HERE.
We are living in a time where journalists are cursing regularly and routinely to accurately quote the United States President’s description of Haiti, El Salvador and African countries and in turn those born there because of his frustration with immigration discussions. No one should be surprised. His actions clearly and accurately introduced him prior to these insults.
For example:
1. In regard to the death and devastation left by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, Trump said that the victims were lazy and brought it upon themselves.
2. Trump attacked NFL players for their peaceful kneeling protest.
3. According to the New York Times, Trump said Nigerians live in huts and all Haitians have AIDS;
4. Trump said that there were “very fine people” on both sides of the Charlottesville rallies.
5. Trump spearheaded the Birther Conspiracy against President Obama, accusing him of not being a citizen.
6. While campaigning, Trump said that Mexicans are rapists and drug dealers.
7. Trump wanted to ban all Muslims.
8. Even House Speaker Paul Ryan called Trump’s behavior textbook “racist” when Trump denounced an American-born, Latino Judge as being unable to judge a case fairly.
This is only a snapshot of who the individual currently residing in the White House is. We cannot become desensitized to this UNACCEPTABLE behavior. We, as a church Body, must boldly demand more on issues affecting our communities, inclusive of those which are racially-motivated against us. We must actively participate in the political process-both in and outside of campaign seasons. We must boldly support those, elected and not, who work to advance our cause for racial justice.
The days of complacency are over. Jesus was bold about His agenda. We must be likewise.
Today, NBCA joins the growing outrage around this President’s latest comments and, as stated by Dr. James C. Perkins, President of the Progressive National Baptist Convention, call for all our member churches, along with other black denominations and individuals across America, to strongly condemn the latest racist comments made by Donald Trump in reference to immigration. To refer to Haiti and African countries as “sh**-hole” countries whose people should not be allowed to immigrate to this country in favor of Norwegians is nothing short of overt unabashed racism.
Furthermore, we ask that every NBCA member call their legislator and demand they take a stand by requesting that President Trump issue a public apology to all Americans, the 54 African countries and the nation of Haiti offended by his statement. Now is the time for us to become fully engaged as suggested during our annual session.
Lastly, we ask that we join forces with our brothers and sisters of the Progressive National Baptist Convention in galvanizing our communities to participate in upcoming midterm elections to prevent Trump from passing more dangerous policies as we elect people to Congress who have our best interests at heart.
Sure of Eternal Life,
Reverend Samuel C. Tolbert, Jr., President
National Baptist Convention of America Int’l, Inc.
Reverend Brian K. Brown, Chairman
Social Justice Commission
National Baptist Convention of America Int’l, Inc.
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VBS Mission Service Opportunity

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