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1970 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association Jan 1970

1970 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association

Series 1: Kings Mountain Baptist Association Minute Books

The 1970 meeting of the Kings Mountain Baptist Association met at Elizabeth Baptist Church in Shelby, NC. The minutes were dedicated to the late pastors Rev. Elford C. Willingham, Jr. and Rev. Wayne Ashe. Gardner-Webb College reported that is has become a senior college. The General Board reported the approval of sponsoring the Youth and Family Service Ministry in the area.


1969 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association Jan 1969

1969 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association

Series 1: Kings Mountain Baptist Association Minute Books

The 1969 meeting of the Kings Mountain Baptist Association met at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Kings Mountain, NC and Patterson Springs Baptist Church in Grover, NC. The Superindentent of Missions reflected on the changes in his ten years of service: Cleveland County's transition from agricultural to industrial, Vietnam War, affluence affecting attitude. He also gave hope for the coming decade. A proposal was made by the Baptist Children's Homes of North Carolina, Inc. to add a home near Waynesville called the Broyhill Home. Gardner-Webb College reported its first junior class in the history of the college.


1968 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association Jan 1968

1968 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association

Series 1: Kings Mountain Baptist Association Minute Books

The 1968 meeting of the Kings Mountain Baptist Association met at David Baptist Church and Patterson Grove Baptist Church, both in Kings Mountain, NC.


1967 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association Jan 1967

1967 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association

Series 1: Kings Mountain Baptist Association Minute Books

The 1967 meeting of the Kings Mountain Baptist Association met at the First Baptist Church of Shelby in Shelby, NC. Gardner-Webb College reported the dedication of three new residence halls: Mauney Hall, Nanney Hall, and Myers Hall. The Home Mission reported one hundred military chaplains serving military forces in Vietnam. In the Children's Homes report, it was mentioned that the first ever rehabilitation center for boys would be opened at Wallburg. The North Carolina Baptist Homes for the Aging reported the opening of their fifth facility in Yanceyville. In the report of the Biblical Recorder, it was stated that ...


1966 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association Jan 1966

1966 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association

Series 1: Kings Mountain Baptist Association Minute Books

The 1966 meeting of the Kings Mountain Baptist association met at Double Springs Baptist Church in Shelby, NC. The American Bible Society celebrated its 150th anniversary. In the Biblical Recorder report, it was mentioned that a new movement called the Death of God Movement had been started. Gardner-Webb College reported the opening of the Dover Campus Center. It was proposed in the General Board report that a radio program sponsored by the association be started. The Superintendent of Missions briefly mentioned points of contention within the country including racial inequality, the idea of "new morality," the Vietnam War, and the ...


1965 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association Jan 1965

1965 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association

Series 1: Kings Mountain Baptist Association Minute Books

The 1965 meeting of the Kings Mountain Baptist Association met at Lawndale Baptist Church in Lawndale, NC and Zion Baptist Church in Shelby, NC. Gardner-Webb reported that it graduated its first African American student the previous year. They also reported that Dover Campus Center was being built and that a campus layout for the next 20-25 years was being drawn up. The Historian reported that a history of the Kings Mountain Baptist Association was to be written. In the Sunday School report, it was discussed that Sunday School might need to become more flexible as more people have industrial jobs ...


1964 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association Jan 1964

1964 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association

Series 1: Kings Mountain Baptist Association Minute Books

The 1964 meeting of the Kings Mountain Baptist Association took place at Waco Baptist Church in Cherryville, NC. Dr. Zeno Wall and Dr. W. Wyan Washburn were recognized for their service in the Kings Mountain Baptist Association. A tribute was paid to the late Rev. Charles Earl Oxford. In the Visual Aid report, it was disclosed that a new program service called Church Audio Visual Education plan was added to help obtain films and equipment at reduced prices. The Home Mission report announced an increase in Southern Baptist Churches in Chicago. Gardner-Webb College reported that 71% of its students were ...


1963 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association Jan 1963

1963 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association

Series 1: Kings Mountain Baptist Association Minute Books

The 1963 meeting of the Kings Mountain Baptist Association took place at New Hope baptist Church in Earl, NC. Lawrence Roberts was recognized for his service as Clerk-Treasurer of the Kings Mountain Association as he retired. The Home Mission Board reported continued efforts in Cuba. Gardner-Webb College reported the sad loss of J.R. Dover, Jr. The Baptist Children's Homes added a specialized facility at Chapel Hill for children suffering from mental illnesses. The Woman's Missionary Union celebrated its 75th anniversary.


1962 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association Jan 1962

1962 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association

Series 1: Kings Mountain Baptist Association Minute Books

The 1962 meeting of the Kings Mountain Baptist Association took place at Kings Mountain First Baptist Church in Kings Mountain, NC. The North Carolina Baptist Homes for the Aging reported the opening of a new facility called the Hamilton Home. Gardner-Webb College reported having to turn away students because of the lack of dormitory space. The Ministers' Wives Auxiliary celebrated their tenth anniversary. It was proposed that every church have a library. It was stated in the Home Mission report that the committees' workers are helping and ministering to many refugees from Cuba.


1961 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association Jan 1961

1961 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association

Series 1: Kings Mountain Baptist Association Minute Books

The 1961 meeting of the Kings Mountain Baptist association took place at Zoar Baptist Church in Shelby, NC. A tribute was paid to the late Dr. Philip Lovin Elliott. The missionary sermon was given by J.A. Bracey. A new science building and Mechanical Drawing course was added to Gardner-Webb College. The North Carolina Baptist Hospital reported that the New Progressive Care Unit was opened in March.


1960 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association Jan 1960

1960 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association

Series 1: Kings Mountain Baptist Association Minute Books

The 1960 meeting of the Kings Mountain Baptist Association took place at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church in Shelby, NC. The missionary sermon was given by John Lawrence. The Women's Missionary Union reported the 75th anniversary of the Sunbeam Band. A program for juvenile rehabilitation called the Christian Sponsorship Program is introduced. It was mentioned in the report of North Carolina Baptist Homes for the Aging that the construction of a new home called the Hamilton Home would hopefully begin in the summer. The missions council proposed the possible implementation of a Sunday School class for the deaf as well ...


1959 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association Jan 1959

1959 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association

Series 1: Kings Mountain Baptist Association Minute Books

The 1959 meeting of the Kings Mountain Baptist Association took place at Fallston Baptist Church in Fallston, NC and New Bethel Baptist Church in Lawndale, NC. Memorial given for Rev. Frank Lattimore who died in a car accident. Rogers M. Smith gave the missionary message. The Women's Ministry Union reported on the success of their first Girls' Auxiliary Camp. It was proposed in the Historian Report that a museum for church history be created. A new radio station called "Master Control" was being added.


1958 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association Jan 1958

1958 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association

Series 1: Kings Mountain Baptist Association Minute Books

The 1958 meeting of the Kings Mountain Baptist Association took place at Elizabeth Baptist Church and Shelby Second Baptist Church, both located in Shelby, NC. Shelby Second Baptist Church was celebrating its 50th anniversary. The American Bible Society reported on the implementation of the Finger Phono, a phonograph operated by one finger. The Region 8 camp committee reported their first opening in July.


1957 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association Jan 1957

1957 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association

Series 1: Kings Mountain Baptist Association Minute Books

The 1957 meeting of the Kings Mountain Baptist Association took place at Boiling Springs Baptist Church and Gardner-Webb College, both in Boiling Springs, NC. Gardner-Webb college celebrated its Golden Anniversary. The Missionary Sermon was given by Harold House. The Gardner-Webb College report discussed the sad loss of the Huggins-Curtis building. The men of the Brotherhood have become the sponsors of the Royal Ambassadors.


1956 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association Jan 1956

1956 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association

Series 1: Kings Mountain Baptist Association Minute Books

The 1956 meeting of the Kings Mountain Baptist Association took place at Sandy Plains Baptist Church in Shelby, NC, Polkville Baptist Church in Polkville, NC, and Shelby Eastside Baptist Church in Shelby, NC. The missionary sermon was given by Oscar Funderburke. The report on the Baptist Student Union provided important information about the union as well as ways one could help support it. A report on the Royal Ambassadors program discussed restarting it within the church to encourage missionary efforts in young boys. A report on the Royal Ambassadors camp was also given. In the Visual Aid report, there was ...


1955 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association Jan 1955

1955 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association

Series 1: Kings Mountain Baptist Association Minute Books

The 1955 meeting of the Kings Mountain Baptist Association took place at Zion Baptist Church in Shelby, NC, Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church in Shelby, NC, and New Prospect Baptist Church in Shelby, NC. The missionary sermon was given by John E. Lawrence. The Women's Ministry Union reported the adddition of Chairman of Prayer and Chairman of Missionary Fundamentals. The Foreign Mission report announced the number of foreign misionaries to be at 1,000 for the first time. The General Board reported that W.V. Tarlton took over as chairman of Evangelism. There was a report that aqcuiring land and ...


1954 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association Jan 1954

1954 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association

Series 1: Kings Mountain Baptist Association Minute Books

The 1954 meeting of the Kings Mountain Baptist Association took place at Kings Mountain Second Baptist Church in Kings Mountain, NC, Lawndale Baptist Church in Lawndale, NC, and Oak Grove Baptist Church in Kings Mountain, NC. There is a statement in rememberance Rev. R.C. Campbell. The introductory sermon was given by Burley S. Turner.


1953 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association Jan 1953

1953 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association

Series 1: Kings Mountain Baptist Association Minute Books

The 1953 meeting of the Kings Mountain Baptist Association took place at Shelby Calvary Baptist Church in Shelby, NC, New Buffalo Baptist Church in Grover, NC, and Shelby First Baptist Church in Shelby, NC. The association has encouraged Baptist Churches to enroll a million more people in Sunday school between 1953-1954. Resthaven, a North Carolina Baptist Home for the aging, was filled to capacity, and room inquires increased into the hundreds. Property was also purchased for a branch Home in Albemarle. 35th anniversary of Relief and Annuity Board.


1952 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association Jan 1952

1952 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association

Series 1: Kings Mountain Baptist Association Minute Books

The 1952 meeting of the Kings Mountain Baptist Association took place at Lattimore Baptist Church in Lattimore, NC, Bethany Baptist Church in Grover, NC, and Norman's Grove Baptist Church in Lawndale, NC. The introductory sermon was delivered by W.V. Tarlton. C.C. Crow was elected to succeed J.W. Suttle as Moderator of the Association.


1951 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association Jan 1951

1951 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association

Series 1: Kings Mountain Baptist Association Minute Books

The 1951 meeting of the Kings Mountain Baptist Association took place at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Grover, NC, Temple Baptist Church in Kings Mountain, NC, and Poplar Springs Baptist Church in Shelby, NC. The introductory sermon was delivered by J. R. Cantrell.


1950 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association Oct 1950

1950 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association

Series 1: Kings Mountain Baptist Association Minute Books

The 1950 meeting of the Kings Mountain Baptist Association took place at Gardner-Webb College in Boiling Springs, NC and Double Springs Baptist Church and Double Shoals Baptist Church in Shelby, NC. For the centennial celebration of the Association a dramatic production, "A Dramatic Narrative of Baptist Progress," was performed by the Gardner-Webb College Dramatics Department. The program was directed by Ben C. Fisher; the minute book contains details regarding cast, acts, and production notes. The committee on Christian Literature asked for a renewed effort in dispensing christian publications. The General Board reported the gift of two parcels of land which ...


1949 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association Oct 1949

1949 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association

Series 1: Kings Mountain Baptist Association Minute Books

The 1949 meeting of the Kings Mountain Baptist Association took place at Beaver Dam Baptist Church, Calvary Baptist Church, and Dover Baptist Church in Shelby, NC. The introductory sermon was delivered by Jesse Blalock.The General Board of the Association recommended that a committee be formed to investigate the purchase or building of a home to function as primary location for the Association. The Temperance and Public Morals report stated that the Dry Forces of North Carolina were successful in their efforts to impede liquour sales in North Carolina, despite the ABC's efforts to increase the number of wet ...


1948 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association Oct 1948

1948 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association

Series 1: Kings Mountain Baptist Association Minute Books

The 1948 meeting of the Kings Mountain Baptist Association took place at Casar Baptist Church in Casar, NC, Dover Baptist Church and Second Baptist Church in Shelby, NC. The introductory sermon was delivered by D. Boyd Cannon. Gardner-Webb College reported its highest ever enrollment. College president (Elliott) reported that he is seeking membership for the school in the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). There was reported growth and increased importance of the Vacation Bible School program. The report on orphans mentioned the new foster home program. The report on world relief discussed the aftermath of WWII and the ...


1947 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association Oct 1947

1947 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association

Series 1: Kings Mountain Baptist Association Minute Books

The 1947 meeting of the Kings Mountain Baptist Association took place at Ross Grove Baptist Church in Shelby, NC and New Bethel Baptist Church in Lawndale, NC. The introductory sermon was delivered by W. W. Harris. The Report on Christian Education mentioned important developments impacting Gardner-Webb College as it related to the Council on Christian Education. Issues were raised regarding the balance between the Council and the colleges in reference to colleges maintain independence but surrendering enough control to the Council to govern finances, curriculum, and church-school relationships. WMU hosted a guest missionary from China. Baptist Hospital reported that 4 ...


1946 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association Oct 1946

1946 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association

Series 1: Kings Mountain Baptist Association Minute Books

The 1946 meeting of the Kings Mountain Baptist Association took place at Union Baptist Church in Shelby, NC and Patterson Grove Baptist Church in Kings Mountain, NC. The introductory sermon was delivered by C. C. Crow. The Kings Mountain Baptist Association in conjunction with the Sandy Run Baptist Association voted for Gardner-Webb College to enter into a cooperative agreement for financial support from the Baptist State Convention as had sister schools Wake Forest, Meredith, Campbell, and Mars Hill. The Sunday School committee reported a successful Vacation Bible School event. The Public Morals Committee expressed concern about the local community's ...


1945 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association Oct 1945

1945 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association

Series 1: Kings Mountain Baptist Association Minute Books

The 1945 meeting of the Kings Mountain Baptist Association took place at Fallston Baptist Church in Fallston, NC and Waco Baptist Church in Cherryville, NC. The introductory sermon was delivered by Zeno Wall. The theme of this associational meeting was "The Call and Challenge of a New Era." The report on Education stated that families should encourage both their boys and girls to attend college. The report on World Missions in the New Era stated that an increase was needed in mission work to heal the world. Currently, 13 Central and South American countries have not had a Baptist missionary ...


1943 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association Oct 1943

1943 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association

Series 1: Kings Mountain Baptist Association Minute Books

The 1943 meeting of the Kings Mountain Baptist Association took place at Shelby First Baptist Church and Double Springs Baptist Church in Shelby, NC. The introductory sermon was delivered by D. F. Putnam. Gardner-Webb College provided the Association with their 1942 operating budget. The report on orphanages stated that 687 children were placed in two Baptist orphanages, the largest annual number to date. They stressed the improtance of continued support for Baptist orphanages. The Foreign Mission Board reports that mission work in Europe and the Far East have ceased due to the war, but opportunities are open in Africa and ...


1941 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association Oct 1941

1941 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association

Series 1: Kings Mountain Baptist Association Minute Books

The 1941 meeting of the Kings Mountain Baptist Association took place at Elizabeth Baptist Church in Shelby, NC. The introductory sermon was delivered by A. M. Kiser. The report on Boiling Springs Junior College states that the College is launching a fundrasing drive to raise $100,000. The WMU report stated that their 86 member raised $6540.40 in the last year for missions. The report on the Baptist Training Union stated that 32 of 48 Associational churches facilitated a training program. The Association took up an offering for Boiling Springs Junior College totaling $6986.03. The minutes concluded with ...


1940 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association Oct 1940

1940 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association

Series 1: Kings Mountain Baptist Association Minute Books

The 1940 meeting of the Kings Mountain Baptist Association took place at Carpenter's Grove Baptist Church in Lawndale, NC. The introductory sermon was delivered by W. A. Elam. Dr. M.A. Adams, a representive from "Dry Forces" distributed cards to the Association to petition the state legislature for a statewide referendum on the topic. The Relief and Annuity Board reported that a new statewide plan called the North Carolina Ministers' Retirement Plan has been established. Polkville and Love Valley churches joined the Association. The General Board reported that N.L. Whistnant was elected to the office of Sunday School ...


1939 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association Oct 1939

1939 Minutes Of The Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Kings Mountain Baptist Association

Series 1: Kings Mountain Baptist Association Minute Books

The 1939 meeting of the Kings Mountain Baptist Association took place at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Grover, NC. The introductory sermon was delivered by W. A. Hoffman. The General Board reported the passing of Association Clerk Rev. J.V. DeVenny. The Baptist Training Union reported that its leader, Wynn Washburn, has left to pursue another field of service. The Association expressed gratitude towards the family of Bowman Gray for starting the Bowman Gray Fund for the purpose of establishing a medical school at Wake Forest College.