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‘Just as strong as it was before:’ Mercer’s Baptist Collegiate Ministries chapter continues after losing minister to budget cuts

Mercer's Baptist Collegiate Ministries chapter meets in Newton Chapel Thursdays at 8 p.m.

Lisa Meskimen, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

Due to budget cuts and restructuring in the Georgia Baptist Mission Board, BCM’s minister Chris Fuller was laid off in the spring of 2019. Now, the student organization is adjusting to the changes with the help of their leadership and volunteers. 

Mercer fellas play for Jimmy Carter at Maranatha

Former President Jimmy Carter speaks on Sunday, Oct. 17 in Sunday school at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains, Georgia. Mercer University students with Baptist Collegiate Ministries travel to Plains to play music for Maranatha Baptist Church and to see the Jimmy Carter sites.

Sarah Pounds, News Editor

October 29, 2015

The preacher at Maranatha Baptist referred to them as the “Mercer fellas.” The group of students that performed at former President Jimmy Carter’s church actually go by the name of the Royalty. And Katie Hague, who performed a solo piece later in the morning, doesn’t qualify as a fell...

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