North Carolina CBF names leadership development coordinato - Word&Way

North Carolina CBF names leadership development coordinato

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (ABP) — The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of North Carolina has called Ka’thy Gore Chappell as leadership development coordinator. Chappell was introduced March 25 during the evening worship service of the state CBF general assembly at First Baptist Church of Asheville.

Since 2004, Chappell has served as the associate vice president for advancement and community life at Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond. Before that she was associate pastor for college students at Forest Hills Baptist Church in Raleigh, N:C., and as minister of youth at the First Baptist churches of Cary and Asheville. She holds a master of divinity degree from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

In her new role, Chappell will work with elected leaders to coordinate ministries to vocational ministers and assist Coordinator Larry Hovis with overall administration of the organization.

She begins work June 1. Chappell and her husband, Russell, have one daughter, Alethia, a student at Meredith College. They will re-locate to the Winston-Salem area.