Northeastern District Baptist Association

We, the Missionary Baptist Churches of the Northeastern District Baptist Association of New York, a Not For Profit Organization, in order to form a more harmonious relationship, for mutual helpfulness and counsel; to better uphold our ordinances; to foster and support Evangelism, Christian Education, Social action, to foster Missions, both home and foreign; to uphold the doctrine of the Missionary Baptist Church and the programs of this Association.

Empire Baptist Congress of Christian Education

The purpose of the Congress of Christian Education of the Empire Baptist Missionary Convention of New York, Inc. is to provide member churches an opportunity to educate their Minister leaders and congregations to a point of proficiency; in order that the Kingdom is producing strong, spiritual, doctrinally and viable disciples in our local churches.

Empire Baptist Missionary Convention

Greetings From Our Website

We   recognize that the world that we are living in is moving at an   incredible rate.  While technologies of the past have take years to   reach critical mass, the internet has surpassed those technologies of   the past in a matter of months.
This   is the official digital media arm of the Empire Baptist Missionary   Convention, under the direction of the Rev. Ronald Grant, President   .  We invite you to review our pages, material and offerings   and by all means share in one of our live webcasts when they are being   offered.  Again, WELCOME.

National Baptist Congress of Christian Education

The National Baptist Congress of Christian Education Annual Session is the education arm of the NBC, USA, Inc., and is responsible for teaching and training classes in every aspect of Christian Education. This meeting, attended by 30,000 delegates, is held each year in June at various locations throughout the United States.  A selection of more than 300 classes equip Christian education leaders with the necessary information and teaching techniques to fulfill their respective roles in their local ministries with excellence.

From the President’s Desk – June 2012

Grace and Joy to you………

As President of the National Baptist Congress of Christian Education (NBCCE), I continue to be grateful for the privilege of serving Christ and the Congress. As such, I ask that you join me and the NBCCE staff in prayer that God will continue to grant us favor as we endeavor to glorify Him through the work of Christian education, not only during our Annual Session, but in our efforts throughout the year.
We are excited about what the Lord did in St. Louis, Missouri the week of June 17-21, 2012. As we continue to promote and embrace “Solidarity with the Savior through His Worship.”
This President, Dean, and entire Congress staff are tremendously excited about our visit to the “Show Me State.” We are thankful to the 2,091 churches that registered and to the 15,104 delegates that attended classes.
The NBCCE is blessed to have dedicated, competent persons who have been willing to work untiringly to see that the 2012 Congress provided a spiritually exemplary learning experience for all of the delegates from the point of registration to the awarding of course cards and certificates.
We are proud to announce that we will be returning to St. Louis for the 108th Annual Session the week of June 16-21, 2013. This is an opportunity for learning and fellowship that you will not want to miss. Our theme will be “Solidarity with the Savior through His Works” Scriptures Matthew 5:16; John 10:32; Titus 2:14; Hebrews 13:21.
Housing information is not available at this time. Please contact Housing at (1-866-531-3003) to have your name put on the mailing list to receive the housing form as soon as it is available. The housing information will be posted on our convention website when available. For further information please contact our General Secretary by email

Dr. George W. Waddles Sr., President National Baptist Congress of Christian Education

See You in St. Louis 2013!


National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc.

Founded in 1886, the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. (Convention) is the nation’s oldest and largest African American religious convention with an estimated membership of 7.5 million.

Message from the President Dr. Julius R. Scruggs

Greeting of Peace and Joy:

Welcome delegates and friends, to our Annual Session of the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc.  I am excited and humbled by what I expect God to do through and with each of us.

I am profoundly thankful to the local host committee, led by Dr. Clarence Moore, and many other capable pastors and lay persons.  We are thankful to them for planning what I believe will be a memorable and meaningful convention experience.

Let us be prayerful for the crises and concerns that loom large on our national and international horizons.  Let us continue to pray for peace in the global community, and for all nations that are victims of racism, ethnic bigotry, classism, and the like.  Let us all pray for our forthcoming national election which will take place in November of this year.

Let us be prayerful that God will grant to us safe passage to Atlanta, Georgia and also grant to us a Spirit-led session in which His name is glorified and the people of God are edified.

For the cause of Christ,

Julius R. Scruggs, President National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc.

2012 President’s Annual Session Address

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The Good News Center

From our Marriage & Family Center focused on strengthening the family unit, to our large conference space available for meetings and retreats, The Good News Center has it all. Explore our site and learn more about what we can do for you, your family or your group.

Through The Bible

WELCOME! Thru The Bible is a 30-minute Bible study radio program that takes the listener through the entire Bible in just 5 years, going back and forth between the Old and New Testaments. This Bible study program has been aired on radio stations in the U.S. since 1967, and is now being produced in over 100 languages around the world.

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The Journal of American Medicine & Health Care

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The American Heart Association

“Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth”. – 3 John 1:2
The Mt. Calvary Baptist Church urges you to please be prayerful and vigilant regarding the blessing of your health.

The American Cancer Society

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Medical science has made great progress in the fight against cancer. But the sad reality is, not everyone is benefiting equally from these discoveries.
Members of racial and ethnic minorities in the United States are often more likely to develop cancer, and more likely to die from it. Learn more.

Hampton Univ. Ministers’ Conference

The 94th Annual Hampton University Ministers’ Conference and 74th Annual Choir Directors’ Organists’ Guild Workshop will be held June 1-6, 2008, on the beautiful campus of Hampton University. Once again, Hampton University will host a variety of exceptional ministers.

Church Leaders Intelligence Report

The Church Leaders Intelligence Report offers a fresh focus to your ministry, and will assist your church to make a strong impact in people’s lives. This weekly report is loaded with facts and statistics that will help shape your mission and ministry, as well as enhance your preaching by providing essential information with respect to culture and worldview. Click here to view a sample.

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    Mount Calvary Rome Baptist Church

    203 Erie Blvd East
    Rome, NY    13440
    (315) 337-0674
    Click here for directions

    Sunday Services

    Sunday School 9:30 AM
    Worship 11:00 AM
    Children’s Church 11:00 AM
    Baptism – First Sunday
    Communion – First Sunday

    Wednesday Services

    Prayer Meeting 7:00 PM
    Bible Study 7:30 PM


    Reverend Tommy Ray Jackson, Sr.

    Pastor: Mt. Calvary Baptist Church

    Moderator, Northeastern District Baptist Association


    Rev. Tommy Ray Jackson, Sr., has been our pastor since March 1990. Under his leadership and with the guidance of the Holy Spirit, Mt.Calvary has made substantial progress in every facet of church life. Several new ministries have been added. In 1990, he successfully spearheaded and consummated a successful building fund drive, in spite of the additional demands on his time as Moderator of the Northeastern District Baptist Association. In November of 1999 the church was able to begin construction of a new sanctuary, educational wings, administrative offices, pastor’s study and living quarters.

    On Sunday, December 3, 2000 Mt.Calvary held its inaugural celebration with family and friends in a most blessed Dedication and March-In Service. Following the construction of the new sanctuary, the old sanctuary was converted into the new fellowship hall.

    Rev. Tommy Ray Jackson, Sr. is a 1964 graduate of M.F. Nichols High School in Biloxi, Mississippi. He received an Associate Degree in Math from Mary Holmes Junior College in 1966 and a graduate of Southern University with a BA in Math in 1969.  Rev. Jackson attended Union College Graduate School in pursuit of a Master’s in Math and he attended University College of Syracuse University for his ‘MBA’ 1972.

    In the fall of 1962 he received the Lord Jesus Christ as his personal Savior at the Tabernacle Baptist Church of Biloxi, MS. He received his license to preach the gospel Dec. 18, 1988 and was ordained as a minister Oct. 27, 1989 and he has been tirelessly preaching the gospel and working for the Lord ever since. In 1990, Rev. Jackson received from Rochester-Colgate Divinity School a Certificate for Black Church Studies.

    Among his many accomplishments, he has served as General Secretary and Assistant General Secretary of the Northeastern District Baptist Association (10/1990 – 10/1991); Moderator – Northeastern District Baptist Association (10/1997 – 10/2006); he has served as a Trustee: 63-65 LLC, Empire Baptist Missionary Convention of New York, Inc. (5/2003 – 10/2011); . Vice President, Area 8 of the Empire Baptist Missionary Convention of New York, Inc. (5/2003 – 10/2011). He is currently serving as Chaplain of the Historical Black Ministerial Alliance (2004 – present); and he was re-elected Moderator of the Northeastern District Baptist Association 10/2012.

    Our pastor is the organizer and chair of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. March and Service of Rome, NY that is held annually on the Sunday preceding Rev. Dr. King’s birthday. He is also the organizer and founder of the ‘Voices for Christ City–Wide Crusade Ministry’. It was established in 2009 for the expressed purpose of reaching lost souls for Christ, especially our youth.

    He is married to his high school sweetheart and bride of 41 years, Sister Sandra N. Jackson and they are the proud parents of five sons: Tommy, Carnell, Paul Anthony Walker, John Jamaal, and Jommore. To God Be The Glory!

  • Bible Verse of the Day

    “For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.”
    — Hebrews 4:12 (KJV)
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