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Celebrating Pastoral Care Week —  A ministry of presence to law enforcement and first responders
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Celebrating Pastoral Care Week — A ministry of presence to law enforcement and first responders

Below is Part 2 in the 2014 Pastoral Care Week (Oct. 19-25) series here at CBFblog. Be sure to read the introductory post to this series by Gerry Hutchinson, CBF’s endorser for chaplains and pastoral counselors.  By Tommy Deal It began like any day; I had a rough plan of things to accomplish. However, one … Continue reading

CBF celebrates Pastoral Care Week — October 19-25, 2014
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CBF celebrates Pastoral Care Week — October 19-25, 2014

By Gerry Hutchinson According to Chaplain Eileen Perkins, the first-ever Pastoral Care Week  was observed nearly 30 years ago in October 1985. Pastoral Care Week is an opportunity for chaplains and pastoral counselors to share their stories and to celebrate various ministries. It is an occasion to celebrate the education for and practice of spiritual … Continue reading

CBF field personnel launch ministry in North Carolina’s Research Triangle
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CBF field personnel launch ministry in North Carolina’s Research Triangle

CBF field personnel Marc and Kim Wyatt are regular contributors to the CBFblog (read recent posts from the Wyatts here and here). Below is a press release from the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of North Carolina. By CBFNC Staff Leaders of Cooperative Baptist Fellowship (CBF) and Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of North Carolina (CBFNC) recognize that the … Continue reading

Cooperative Baptists donate $25,000 to help refugee children and families
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Cooperative Baptists donate $25,000 to help refugee children and families

By Aaron Weaver DECATUR, Ga. — The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship has raised more than $25,000 to provide emergency support to unaccompanied children and immigrant families from Central America. In July, CBF launched CBF CARES (Children and Refugee Emergency Support), an effort to raise funds to meet the needs of children crossing into the United States … Continue reading