Here comes RENEW!

RENEW Psalm 23 & Me Conference, First Baptist Church of Johnson City, NY,  September 23 to September 24 |

After a year of preparation and anticipation,

RENEW Women’s Conference has come.

Can you join us? has details. has registration.

Can you pray with us?
Please pray for our speakers – Karen Smith, main speaker and many workshop leaders – to accurately share and strongly connect.

Please pray for our ladies attending – to find encouragement, to strengthen relationships with the Lord and each other, to gain wisdom, guidance, and support.

Please pray for Renew ’22 to encourage us all toward godliness and to embrace the powerful and personal truths of Psalm 23.

As You Plan That Fall Calendar

FALL Calendar - Free Printable – Tara Thueson

Remember these 4 EVENTS:

Each is an annual event . . with something special added for ’22:

1-  PASTORS IN THE ADIRONDACKS – September 11-13

New for ’22:  Baptist Biathlon! – We’re adding an optional adventure:                        1 mile canoeing, 2 mile hike – and back!

2-  RENEW WOMEN’S CONFERENCE – September 23-24

Psalm 23 & Me 

Karen Smith, Dean of Women at Word of Life Bible Institute

New for ’22:  Quilt Show – Our main speaker is a quilter.  And so are many others, maybe including you! You can display and / or check out a variety of beautiful quilts.


Frontlines – a conference on reaching those we’re missing, ministering on the frontlines

Andy Giessman, Addison’s Walk Institute

New for ’22:  Real Time – We have a special announcement for pastors about a new resource to help in a significant, ongoing way.

4-  MARRIAGE REFRESH – December 27-28


Pastors David Semans (Faith Baptist, Dundee) and LD Maxson (Central Baptist, Binghamton), join NF director Brian King as speakers.

New for ’22:  Amazing Race – We’ve got extra fun-for-two at this year’s husband/wives retreat.

Psalm 23 and Me!

September 23-24, 2022

Karen W. Smith, Keynote Speaker 

There’s so much to look forward to at this year’s RENEW Women’s Conference including a Quilt Show featuring the creative sewing of our conference attendees PLUS shopping at Parable Christian Gift Store and our in-house Craft Boutique.  Read more about how to enter your quilt or become a vendor during the event using the website link above.

Teen Girls (ages 13-19) can save $15 off their ticket when they register at EZRegister online or by mail with discount code TEEN. What a great way to include daughters and their friends at this spiritually uplifting conference for women of all ages. Read more about it on the website!

$60 Best Price ticket ends September 9 but sales will continue right up to the day of the event.

Mark your calendars and register today.



Here comes the first day of summer – complete with the longest daylight of the year.  Hope yours is off to a great start.  Here are 3 highlights for you as we start the season:

  • Summer Newsletter:  Click here ( to get free quarterly newsletters e-mailed to your inbox and for direct access to our latest newsletter. 
  • Deacon Forum (Level 2):  We invite pastors & deacons to our Ministry Center in Elmira, NY for a day of specialized training on August 27.  Click here ( for info on the event, including registration.
  • Pastors-in-the-Adirondacks!:  Plan now for this late summer event:  a camping trip for pastors to enjoy fellowship, encourage each other, and see some special sights!  Click here (( for an overview and registration info.         

Have a great summer!

Let’s have some fun . . together!

You and your spouse can join us for our husbands/wives retreat at Bethany Camp on June 17-18.

Enjoy this beautiful facility at this beautiful time of year . . with the one you love!

Couples from our fellowship will share on the theme “Better Than ‘I Love You'”, as we consider and celebrate phrases that mean as much or more than those 3 famous words.

Here are the details and registration info:

More Special Guests

Who’s coming to Men’s Adventure 2022?

Catch other videos on our Northeast Fellowship YouTube page featuring speakers Will Payne and Paul Sand.

And don’t miss this interview with Paul Golden: