Jackson Municipal Airport Authority Welcomes the National Baptist Convention

January 8, 2015 in News, Religion

The Mississippi Link Newswire

JEIARamp-bThree Thousand visitors from across the country are expected to start arriving at the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport Saturday, January 10.

Jackson is the host city for the National Baptist Convention starting January 12 through January 15. JMAA Board Chair LaWanda D. Harris says “it is with great pleasure to welcome our visitors to the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport, Mississippi’s Gateway to the World. On behalf of the Board of Commissioners and JMAA employees, I extend a hearty welcome to the National Baptist Convention delegates and attendees”.

Jerry Young, pastor of New Hope Baptist Church in Jackson is the newly elected President of the largest African American religious organization in the U.S. with over 7 million members.