ROANOKE, Va. (BP) — The Baptist General Association of Virginia upheld a committee’s decision to end the state association’s affiliation with a church which ordained an openly gay man to the ministry earlier this fall. Also at its Nov. 13-14 annual meeting in Roanoke, Va., with 785 registered messengers, the BGAV adopted without discussion or […]
RICHMOND, Va. (BP) — Messengers to the Baptist General Association of Virginia elected the state association’s first black president, Mark Croston, during its Nov. 8-9 annual meeting in Richmond, Va. They also restored ties with Averett University in Danville, Va., and adopted a reduced budget for 2012. Croston, pastor of East End Baptist Church in […]
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (BP)–Despite a shaky economy, messengers to the annual meeting of the Baptist General Association of Virginia acknowledged their “God-sized” mission task Nov. 18 and adopted a 2010 budget of $14 million, about 1.4 percent larger than 2009’s budget, which is expected to see a shortfall. Next year’s budget, approved by messengers during the […]
ROANOKE, Va. (BP)–The Baptist General Association of Virginia, acknowledging an uncertain economic environment, approved a reduced budget for 2009 during a quiet annual meeting that drew about 1,200 people to the Roanoke Civic Center. At the Nov. 11-12 meeting, messengers elected a retired public school administrator as president and adopted constitutional amendments that increase the […]
RICHMOND, Va. (BP)–Virginia Baptists increased their support for a variety of state, national and international ministries — and for the second year in a row persuaded their budget committee to modify its proposal because of concerns about funding for educational institutions. Messengers at the Nov 13-14 annual meeting of the Baptist General Association of Virginia […]
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (BP)--The Baptist General Association of Virginia adopted a $14.2 million budget to fund their ministries in 2007 –- a $100,000 increase over this year’s budget goal.
WOODBRIDGE, Va. (BP)--Virginia Baptists approved a reduced budget for 2006 during a peaceful annual meeting Nov. 10-11 which focused on worship and a new mission partnership with Baptists in India.
RICHMOND, Va. (BP)--The Baptist General Association of Virginia will seek membership in the Baptist World Alliance and significantly increase financial support for the global organization following a pair of votes during the Nov. 9-10 BGAV annual meeting in Roanoke.
RICHMOND, Va. (BP)—The Baptist General Association of Virginia will release to Averett University a portion of funds withheld last year in a dispute with the school over biblical authority and homosexuality.
RICHMOND, Va. (BP)--Virginia Baptists have taken action that may end their 144-year-old tie to Averett University unless a conflict over homosexuality and biblical authority is resolved.