Burning rubber and breaking ground
Featured / General CBF / women in ministry

Burning rubber and breaking ground

by Grayson Hester Rev. Dr. Libby Grammer never really cared for sports. And, despite living in Martinsville, Virginia, known primarily for its racetrack, she especially didn’t care much for NASCAR. That is, until she became the first woman ever to deliver a pre-race prayer. “I think it’s important that NASCAR and this community know that women … Continue reading

Susan Blanchard called as first director of Baptist House of Studies at Union Seminary
Newsroom / theological education / women in ministry

Susan Blanchard called as first director of Baptist House of Studies at Union Seminary

RICHMOND, VA – Rev. Susan Pierson Blanchard (M.Div. / M.A.C.E. ’97) has accepted a call to lead a new initiative for Cooperative Baptists beginning this fall at Union Presbyterian Seminary’s Richmond campus. As director of the Baptist House of Studies (BHS) program, Blanchard, an ordained Baptist minister, will help students navigate the institution and their ordination process.  “I have felt a strong … Continue reading

Theological education options expand in Virginia with formation of two new partnerships with CBF
CBF Virginia / Newsroom / theological education / young Baptists

Theological education options expand in Virginia with formation of two new partnerships with CBF

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 16, 2020 Contacts: Jeff Huett | Cooperative Baptist Fellowship & CBF of Virginia | jhuett@cbf.net | 202-680-4127Mike Frontiero | Union Presbyterian Seminary | Mike.Frontiero@upsem.edu | 804-647-2715Pat Cole | BSK: Baptist Seminary of Kentucky | pat.cole@bsk.edu | 502-909-2371 Theological education options expand in Virginiawith formation of two new partnerships with CBF Cooperative Baptists … Continue reading

CBF Virginia / General CBF / Suzii Paynter

Fredericksburg Baptist Church presents CBF Executive Coordinator Suzii Paynter with $10,000 gift

At a lunch Monday, June 22, hosted by Fredericksburg Baptist Church, pastor Larry Haun presented CBF Executive Coordinator Suzii Paynter with a $10,000 check to support CBF missions and ministries. “We challenge everyone to join in because to do what she’s talking about doing is going to take money, more than we have given before, … Continue reading

CBF Virginia

Mission Madness in Virginia

RICHMOND – While many teens were enjoying Spring Break on vacation, over three hundred youth gathered at Central Baptist Church in south Richmond for weekend of mission service projects.  Sponsored by the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of Virginia, the weekend was called Mission Madness and took place April 9-11, 2010.  “We call it ‘madness’ because youth … Continue reading