President's Statement re: Coronavirus

Upcoming Event

Saturday, August 8, 2020

Declaration of Candidacy

8:00 am – 1:00 pm

 August 8, 2020, is the last date to submit a Declaration of Candidacy for President ...
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Saturday, August 15, 2020

Annual Planning Session

10:00 am – 2:00 pm

The Annual Planning Session will be held at Rock of Ages, August 15, 2020 Time: 10:00 a.m.
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Monday, September 7, 2020

Natl Baptist Convention

Monday, September 7, 2020, 8:00 am – Friday, September 11, 2020, 5:00 pm

140th Annual National Baptist Convention National Harbor, MD ..Click the link for ...
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Friday, September 11, 2020

Women's Christian Leadership Conference

Friday, September 11, 2020, 8:00 am – Saturday, September 12, 2020, 1:00 pm
RABC Responds to the Coronavirus Pandemic

This page is for use by all RABC Constituent Districts, Churches, and friends. It will be used to provide information regarding the pandemic known as the Coronavirus. Many conventions/districts/churches have begun to develop a response for their members to ensure each congregant is aware of the safety measures they may employ in their effort to remain healthy and uninfected. We strongly advise the elderly, children, and those who may have compromised immune systems to heed the advice of their physicians as it regards the measures they need to take to avoid infection. 

Do The Five

Help stop coronavirus
HANDS      Wash them often
ELBOW     Cough into it
FACE         Don't touch it
FEET         Stay more than 3ft apart
FEEL         sick? Stay home!

General public health information

Suspect exposure? Not sure? Please click the following link for free online screening offered thru UAMS; results are kept confidential:

Click below to view podcasts regarding coronavirus facts/fiction provided by Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Chief Medical Correspondent for CNN-the most trusted news:

Coronavirus  Tips from Sis. Rene Henderson, RABC Ushers/Nurses Department:

Should you be forced to stop work due to the closure of your place of employment, you may be to receive unemployment compensation. Please check with your local employment services. Access may be offered online and we will make that information available as it is made public.

Should you have information that we need to make available on this page, please contact: Lola J Thrower
RABC Communications

This page will also provide academic information for our children as they are out of school but need to keep their minds sharpened as they prepare to return. We assume that schools will reopen on March 30, 2020. In the meantime, please take advantage of the listed websites for your children.

The following message is from Sis. Cynthia Bullard, Director of our Young People's Department:

In lieu of the State Coronavirus School Closing Mandates, our Young People's Department is providing online access to education ideas and materials, along with food and internet resources for our children. Please click on the following links to access educational information/materials and food resources while our youth are away from their regular learning environment. This information is also available via Facebook @ reg-ar ypdmusic. We will update you with additional information and resource tools for our students every few days. Please feel free to share any resources that you are aware of with us in an attempt to make this experience a success for our children. We want to give them as much access and support as possible.   (also available on google play, youtube and Vimeo)  (K-8) (Preschool-2nd grade) SCHOOL7771 (Preschool-6th grade) SCHOOL7771 (3rd-8th grade) SCHOOL7771 (K-3)  (Ages 8-18)
Thank you for requesting access to Open eBooks for the students you serve! Below are the code and PIN combination(s) you've requested.
Here are your Access Code and PIN(s)(s) for Order #700257615:
Open eBooks All Ages Collection (1 User Code + PIN)
Access Code and PIN(s): ADM5ETTPI9 | 2407
Each unique code and PIN combination can be shared with an individual student to access the Open eBooks app (free to download from your device’s app store) or can be used on a single device in your program, library, or classroom. Click here to download instructions in English and Spanish for parents and caregivers is you are planning to send codes and PINs home with students. Once the app has been downloaded and the code and PIN combination applied, the child and their family will have free ongoing access to Open eBooks. Please be aware that the Open eBooks app requires iOS 7.0 or later or Android equivalent. When using the app, standard data rates will apply.
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Are you employed because of the Coronavirus pandemic?
The state is working on steps to ease hardship when it comes to unemployment insurance.