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Black Servants Network receives 3rd journal edition


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP) - The third volume of The Journal of African American Southern Baptist History was presented during the annual meeting of the Black Southern Baptist Denominational Servants Network June 19 in Nashville, Tenn.

The future of African American organizations in the SBC also was discussed, awards were presented and new officers installed during the session at Berean Baptist Church.

Robert Anderson, president of the National African American Fellowship of the Southern Baptist Convention, and Rosevelt Morris, president of the Servants Network, both spoke of the need for ongoing unity between NAAF and the network. Anderson is pastor of Colonial Heights Baptist Church in Randallstown, Md.; Morris is director of prayer and spiritual awakening for the South Carolina Baptist Convention.

Servants Network officers for 2005-06 are: President, Dennis Mitchell; vice president, Ken Ellis; secretary, Jeffrey Curtis; treasurer, Alma Surrency; parliamentarian, Joshua Smith; executive director, Sid Smith.