Proposed Amendments to Bylaws

The Board will bring three motions proposing amendments to the Bylaws on Tuesday morning for consideration by the messengers. The motions, the current and proposed readings and an article of explanation are available by clicking on the links below:

Proposed Amendments to Bylaws
Article of Explanation


Messengers will vote on the proposed 2017 budget Tuesday afternoon during a fixed order of business. The Board of Directors will present the proposed budget to messengers.

2017 Budget

Percent Ministry Budget
100% Total 2017 CP Budget $30,375,000
40.5% Global Ministries - Southern Baptist Convention $12,301,875
15.3% Institutions & Agencies $4,640,000
  Christian Social Services $3,405,000
  Agencies $535,000
  Fruitland Baptist Bible Institute $700,000
41.4% North Carolina Ministries $12,115,000
  Convention Ministry Groups $10,073,084
  Convention & Board Operations $2,525,041
2.8% GuideStone & Church Protection Benefits $850,000
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