General Baptist State Convention 2015 hosts 90th Annual Session

August 12, 2015

Member churches and deleDSC_5438gates of The General Baptist State Convention of Wisconsin, Inc., hosted their 90th Annual Session on Monday, August 3 – Thursday, August 6, at 6:30 p.m. nightly at The Way of the Cross Missionary Baptist Church. “Working Together in Unity to Fulfill God’s Purpose” (II Corinthians 5:17-18) is the National Baptist Convention USA, Inc. and affiliated churches five year theme. The State Youth Annual Session was held on Friday, July 31, 2015. Sister Talijah Williams, State Youth President, delivered her annual address. Sister Lenora Brown is the State Youth Director. Associate Ministers’ Night was held on Monday, August 3, 2015. Rev. Dr. John Miller, PhD, GBSC State Missionary delivered his annual address; Dr. Bonita F. Smith, GBSC Woman Auxiliary President, delivered her annual message on Tuesday, August 4, 2015; On Wednesday, August 5, 2015, Deacon Albert Brown, GBSC Laymen President spoke; and on Thursday night, Rev. Dr. Gary Levy, GBSC President delivered his Annual Message. The week-long convention culminated with a gala black tie affair at Cardinal Stritch University Bonaventure Conference Center in Glendale, WI. National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc., President Rev. Dr. Jerry Young was the keynote speaker. Pictured above (from left) are: Rev. Dr. Gary and Dr. Dessie Levy; NBCUSA, Inc., President Rev. Dr. Jerry Young, National Baptist Convention, USA Inc. Midwest Region Vice President Dr. Roger Kirk; and Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett. To view additional photos and video of this event, go to and click on videos on the home page.