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  • Black church conf. aids urban ministry, host says

    by Diana Chandler, posted Wednesday, June 28, 2017 (one year ago)

    Anyone involved in urban ministry can benefit from the annual Black Church Leadership and Family Conference July 17 -21 in Ridgecrest, N.C., organizer Mark Croston told Baptist Press. Read More

  • Ridgecrest volunteers: 'We're like family'

    by Lisa Cannon Green, posted Wednesday, August 31, 2016 (2 years ago)

    BLACK MOUNTAIN, N.C. (BP) -- It's like family. Those words come up time and again as volunteers describe serving together at LifeWay's Ridgecrest Conference Center in North Carolina.

    Now Ridgecrest wants to expand that family. With a deeper pool of volunteers, leaders say, the conference center can be more effective in sharing the joy of the Lord.

    Volunteers are a vital part of the Ridgecrest ministry, executive director Art Snead said. They work in a variety of areas, from carpentry and gardening to food service and hospitality. Read More

  • Her landscaping displays God's love at Ridgecrest

    by Lisa Cannon Green, posted Friday, March 11, 2016 (2 years ago)

    BLACK MOUNTAIN, N.C. (BP) -- Seeds and soil and hanging baskets are waiting for Betty Reaves in the greenhouse at the Ridgecrest Conference Center in North Carolina.

    When she arrives in her motor home in early April, Ridgecrest's master gardener will rev up her John Deere Gator and tour more than 100 acres, evaluating what winter has done to the gardens and making lists for her volunteers.

    Soon she'll have the volunteers pulling weeds, spreading mulch and making the grounds into ... Read More