Pie Fellowship Caps First Day of NMEC

The first day of the 2020 New Mexico Evangelism Conference concludes with the BCNM’s traditional pie fellowship. New Mexico Baptist Disaster Relief Volunteers, dressed in their iconic yellow attire, served free pie to everyone who stayed for the event. The fellowship offers a time for attendees to talk with one another and visit the various ministry booths.

ALBUQUERQUE (BNM) - Two hundred people attended the 2020 New Mexico Evangelism Conference’s opening session, Monday, Feb. 24. Sandia Baptist Church, Albuquerque, hosted the event. The evening included a multigenerational choir, preaching, and a pie fellowship.

Lamar Morin led the multigenerational choir, which featured singers from across the state. Morin leads the BCNM’s Leadership Development Team.

Following the choir’s performance, Chuck Kelley delivered the first part of a two-part presentation titled “Optimistic Pessimism.” Kelley is president emeritus of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. After Kelley, the New Mexico Singing Churchmen and New Mexico Women of Worship performed and led attendees in congregational singing.

Kyle Walker, senior pastor of First Baptist Church, Cartersville, Georgia, delivered a sermon titled “The Call and Cost of Ministry.”

The session concluded with a closing prayer by Mason Davis, pastor of Bethel Baptist Church, Deming. After the meeting, New Mexico Baptist Disaster Relief volunteers hosted a Pie Fellowship in the exhibit hall.

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

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