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What’s Next For New Baptist Covenant?

Dear New Baptist Covenant Family: Over the next several months, the New Baptist Covenant will be transforming its programing and transitioning its operations as it adjusts to COVID-19, missional challenges, and financial realities. It is no longer feasible for us to...

A Movement. Not a Moment.

The Montgomery Bus Boycott in Montgomery Ala., ended 65 years ago this month. From December 5, 1955, to December 20, 1956, African Americans refused to ride city buses in Montgomery to protest segregated seating. On day one of that boycott, over 40,000 African...

We Are Lamenting Racism

"We Are Lamenting Racism" New Baptist Covenant in the middle of a six-week journey titled, “Lamenting Racism.”  This virtual Zoom Cohort explores and engages in the Biblical exercise of lament as a Christian response to racial injustice. Our sessions combine the...

Vote. It Matters.

I grew up in a tiny former farming community in rural Pennsylvania. I can still remember tagging along with my dad when he went to vote. He'd drive me down to the old grist mill, restored from the 1820s, to park in one of the four spots in front of our polling...

Lamenting Racism

What is "Lamenting Racism"? New Baptist Covenant is inviting a cohort of racially diverse congregational leaders and allies to “sit in the dust” together and lament a society suffering the institutional sin of racism. Over the course of six weeks we will use the...

Relationships and Popcorn: According to Jenna

Here’s a fun fact: along with being a part of the New Baptist Covenant leadership team, Dr. Aidsand Wright-Riggins, our executive director, and I are both mayors of small boroughs in Pennsylvania. It’s how we met. In the summer of 2017, we were both campaigning, both...

THANK YOU for #PoppingForJustice with us!

THANK YOU for #PoppingForJustice with us!

We did it!! With your help, we exceeded our goals with over 100 donors and over $5,500 in net contributions to New Baptist Covenant! Our #PoppingForJustice Friend-raiser raised money for education, programming, and awareness initiatives geared toward racial...

Ending Violence in America!

In the past several months, cities across America have experienced a dramatic increase in violence caused by guns and by motor vehicles used as weapons.  Today, I question the inadequate response of law enforcement in investigating the crimes committed and determining...

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