NC Baptist church ends Boy Scout ties

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (ABP) — A large Southern Baptist church in North Carolina is ending its nearly 60-year-old relationship with the Boy Scouts of America and shifting allegiance to an alternative outdoor character-development organization to be launched next month in Nashville, Tenn. Calvary Baptist Church, Winston-Salem, N.C., a 6,400-member congregation affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention, announced on the church website it will cease sponsorship of its Boy Scout organization at the end of December.

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