Carlos Duran at the IMB Connect Dinner

Carlos Duran, pastor of Mountain View Fellowship in Las Vegas, explained how his church’s desire for a partnership through IMB Connect resulted in a mission trip to Nepal for himself and another member of his church, during the IMB Connect dinner, Oct. 23, 2018 held at New Mexico State University Christian Challenge during the 2018 annual meeting of the Baptist Convention of New Mexico 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 an International Mission Board Connect Dinner, Tuesday, October 22, at 5 p.m., at Central Baptist Church in Clovis, following the afternoon session of the annual meeting. In an announcement, the MMT said the "inspiring and informational time" will explain how churches can participate in taking the Gospel to the nations. 

The dinner will feature International Mission Board president, Paul Chitwood. Attendees will also hear about IMB missionaries from New Mexico who are serving around the world. Attendees must pre-register and pre-pay by visiting The cost is $15 per person, and includes a plated dinner. The registration deadline is Oct. 9, 2019. This 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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