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  • NC Friends, write letters to your senator about mass incarceration!


    As part of the Interfaith Coalition on Criminal Justice -- the Alliance of Baptists has supported the Second Chance Act. It is up for reauthorization. This act (initially passed in 2007 or 2008?) provided federal grants to state/local govt agencies and non More Info

  • An Update on Clergy Recognition and Endorsement


    During Spring 2014, the board of directors determined that due to North Carolina law, the board needed to appoint a board committee to be the final approval for recognition and endorsement candidates. Discussions between the new board committee and the cur More Info

  • Voices: Singing God Bless the USA, by Elizabeth Evans Hagan


    The worship service began with a lively rendition of “America the Beautiful” on the piano. It was followed a congregational invitation to pledge to the American flag. Then we sang hymns such as “My Country Tis of Thee.” More Info

  • Remembering Karrie Oertli, by Relma Hargus


    A memorial service for Karrie Ann Oertli, an Alliance-endorsed chaplain since December 2000, took place May 14 at the Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal, Ill., with her fellow Advocate chaplains officiating. A separate memorial service is scheduled More Info

  • Day of Action on U.S. Drone Strikes- May 15, 2015


    In a conference call on Tuesday, May 12, Nathan Hosler of the Interfaith Working Group on Drone Warfare explained that inter-faith communities are concerned about lethal drone strikes based on a consistent expression of concern for hu More Info

  • Voices: The Speed of Life, by Leah Knox


    Since starting my job as a chaplain at a retirement community some six months ago, I’ve come to see just how quickly I move. No, this is not a knock on those who, for any number of reasons, move slowly. Quite the contrary. Rather, I have been learning fro More Info