Group at the 2018 Church Planting Luncheon

Scott Wilson describes the church planting process to guests at the Church Planting Luncheon at the 2018 BCNM annual meeting in Las Cruces.

CLOVIS (BNM) - In conjunction with the Baptist Convention of New Mexico’s annual meeting, the BCNM’s Missions Mobilization Team will host a Church Planting Luncheon, Tuesday, October 22, at 12 p.m., at Parkland Baptist Church in Clovis, following the Pastors’ and Men’s Conference and the WMU meeting. In an announcement, the MMT said it has planned for the meeting to be "inspiring and informative" and focused on how churches can participate in church planting in New Mexico. 

The luncheon program will feature worship and a story from Catalyst Church, Artesia, a BCNM church plant. The program will also explain opportunities and new pathways for planting in New Mexico. Attendees must pre-register and pre-pay by visiting The cost is $12 per person, and includes a Chipotle lunch. The registration deadline is Oct. 9, 2019. The event may sell out.

The BCNM’s annual meeting will take place October 21-23 at Central Baptist Church, Clovis, and the New Mexico Baptist Children’s Home and Family Services facility in Portales. Ronnie Floyd, president and CEO of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Executive Committee, and Paul Chitwood, International Mission Board president are both scheduled to speak during the annual meeting.

Daniel Porter is a staff writer with the Baptist New Mexican news journal and, news and information outlets for the Baptist Convention of New Mexico.

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