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William Staughton, Clergyman, Educator, and Music Composer

Posted on Dec 12th, 2017 - 0 Comments

December 12, 1829.  William Staughton, pioneer in the areas of missions and education, died in Washington, DC.   Staughton was a Baptist…

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Rauschenbusch Deadline Approaches

Posted on Dec 9th, 2017 - 0 Comments

Early Bird registration ends on January 1, 2018 for “The Legacy of Walter Rauschenbusch”  conference which will take place April 9-11, 2018, on…

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Woman’s Day of Prayer

Posted on Dec 7th, 2017 - 0 Comments

Dec. 7, 1951   The first Baptist Women’s Day of Prayer was held.  This has become an annual event of the Baptist World Alliance.  “The…

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State Law Disestablished Church in Virginia

Posted on Dec 6th, 2017 - 0 Comments

Dec. 6, 1776  The Virginia Assembly, led by Thomas Jefferson, passed a law denying funds for the Episcopal Church. The Virginia Statute for…

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