First Baptist has a wonderful history of encouraging our children, youth, and adults to listen to God calling them to some sort of ministry. We celebrate when God calls one of our members to vocational ministry, and we happily support decisions that lead to serving in God's kingdom. Rejoice with us as we support our current Divinity students through prayer, mentoring, and financial support.
I know for certain that my calling is non-traditional. In high school, I traveled to Hungary with my youth group to work with a community of Roma for a week. I loved being there working with the Roma and I began to wonder if God's plans for me were to do mission work. more ...
Read Lesley-Ann's article "Outside the Box" in Fidelia's Sisters - an online publication of the Young Clergy Women's Project.
McAfee School of Theology in Atlanta, Georgia, 2011-current
SARA BETH PANNELL
Growing up in FBC Greensboro has played an integral part in my journey of faith and my call to ministry. I will never forget the day I was baptized when I was 7 years old, nor will I forget the members of our church who have formed and supported me over the years. Most influential, though, were the opportunities FBC Greensboro provided me so that I could explore my faith and my call more deeply. more ...
Duke Divinity School, Durham, North Carolina, 2011-current
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