Black Baptist Mission Collaboration Pledges $50 Million For Haiti
Press conference to announce a $50 million initiative for Haiti
Tuesday, Mar. 2, 2010; 3 p.m.
New Covenant Baptist Church, 754 E. 77th St., Chicago, Ill., 60619
- The African-American Baptist Mission Collaboration – A first-time ever alliance of five of the largest African-American Baptist organizations in the country, representing 40,000 church congregations and more than 10 million church-goers; the Collaboration includes the National Missionary Baptist Convention of America, and the following four organizations:
- Dr. David Emmanuel Goatley, executive secretary-treasurer of Lott Carey Baptist Foreign Mission Convention and coordinator for the African-American Baptist Mission Collaboration
- Dr. T. DeWitt Smith, Jr., president of the Progressive National Baptist Convention
- Dr. Stephen John Thurston, president of the National Baptist Convention of America (and Senior Pastor of New Covenant Baptist Church)
- Dr. Julius R. Scruggs, president of the National Baptist Convention, USA
To help rebuild and reconstruct Haiti in the aftermath of the disastrous earthquake that demolished it in January, leaving millions of Haitians homeless and in dire need of life-saving, life-sustaining health and day-to-day services.