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ABSC Annual Meeting at Cross Church, Rogers

ROGERS – The 160th annual meeting of the Arkansas Baptist State Convention (ABSC) is set for Oct. 29-30 at Cross Church Pinnacle Hills, 2448 Pinnacle Hills Parkway, Rogers.

“Together” is the theme of the annual meeting. As in past years, ABSC ministry teams will present interpretations of the 2013 theme during the meeting.

Business of the convention will be conducted, including votes on resolutions, receiving entity reports, election of convention officers and a vote on the 2014 ABSC Cooperative Program (CP) budget of $22 million.

Additionally, the ABSC Nominating Committee will bring recommendations of people to serve on ABSC boards, committees and agencies. Miscellaneous business sessions are scheduled for 2:15 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 29 and 9:05 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 30.

As reported Aug. 22 in the Arkansas Baptist News, the ABSC Executive Board unanimously approved a $22 million Cooperative Program (CP) budget proposal for 2014 at its Aug. 6 meeting. 

The budget reflects the second year of the ABSC’s 2013-17 budget formula approved by messengers at the 2011 annual meeting.

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