Blue Ridge Baptist Association
Saturday, February 24, 2018
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BLUE RIDGE BAPTIST ASSOCIATION

 

 Volume 44, Edition 1,2                                                                                                                                                              January/February 2018
 
 
 
 
 
 Blue Ridge Baptist Association
337 Garden Creek Road
Marion, NC 28752
828.559.0685
Email for Administrative Assistant: sblantonbrba@yahoo.com
 
 
 
 
 

 

 JANUARY CALL TO PRAYER MONTH

               BIRTHDAYS

               12        Mrs. Mary Gouge

               17        Mrs. Hanna Hagaman

               18        Mrs. Michelle Gentry

 

               CALENDAR

               01        New Year’s Day

               08        Executive Committee Meeting, 6:00 p.m. at Garden Creek Baptist Church (Notice time change for meeting from 7 to 6)

                           MEETING RESCHEDULED TO NEXT MONDAY, JANUARY 15 AT 6:00 P.M.

               11        Pastors’ Social, 10:30 a.m., Countryside BBQ

               15        ML King Day

               21        Sanctity of Human Life Sunday

 

 

 

 

FEBRUARY TRUE LOVE WAITS EMPHASIS

               BIRTHDAYS

               08        Mrs. Lillian White

               20        Rev. Charles Hughes

               22        Dr. Scott Hagaman

               26        Mrs. Kelly Bennett

 

               ANNIVERSARIES

               20        Dr. and Mrs. Tom Walker

 

               CALENDAR

                01        Pastors’ Social, 10:30 a.m., Countryside BBQ

               08        Senior Adult Rally at Clinchfield Baptist Church, 10:30 a.m.

               11        Racial Reconciliation Sunday

               12-18   Focus on WMU

               14        Valentine’s Day

               17        Children’s Missions Day     

               19        President’s Day



 

 

          

 
 
 
 
 
 

Training Opportunities for Churches and Associations – All classes are free. To register for a class, contact Judy Autry at jautry@ncbaptist.org.   For Office and Google apps go to https://ncbaptist.wufoo.com/forms/ms-office-training/

 

SPLASH: Show People Love and Share Him – Relational Evangelism in a Post Christian Culture. With Ken Hemphill. April 14, 2018 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Buncombe Baptist Association in Asheville, NC. Register by calling 828-252-1864 or 828-782-0545.

 

Disciple-Making Conference – Tuesday, February 27, 2018, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at Center Grove Baptist Church in Clemmons, NC.  $10 conference registration includes lunch.  For more information and to register: Go to disciplenc.org.

 

 

Operation Inasmuch Regional Training – Region 8 Operation Inasmuch Training will be at Greater Cleveland County Baptist Association January 27th from 9 am – 12 pm.  Register at: http://baptistsonmission.org/Missions/North-Carolina/Operation-Inasmuch

 

 

 

Ashworth Road Baptist Church, Marion, NC is prayerfully seeking a bi-vocational pastor to faithfully preach and teach the Word of God and lead our congregation. We are a conservative and mission minded Southern Baptist Church with an average attendance of 25-30 with an expectation of growth. The pastor will lead three services each week (Sunday morning, Sunday evening and Wednesday evening) and minister to the needs of the congregation. Please send resumes that include a statement of faith, education and years of experience to: Ashworth Road Baptist Church, PO Box 734, Marion, NC 28752.

 

 

Thank you to Bethel Baptist for hosting the November Senior Adult Rally!  Our seniors appreciate the wonderful program and lunch!

Thank you to Hankins Baptist Church and WMU for helping us stock the Food Pantry.  What a blessing you have been!

Thank you to the churches who have helped support Good News Club! God is using this program to reach children with the Gospel!

 

From Sharon - Thank you to the Association for the Christmas gift. My heart is full of gratitude!

 

 

SOMETHING FOR THE KIDS TO ENJOY….

 

 

IRS MILEAGE RATE FOR 2018:

 

As of the time of printing of this newsletter, the IRS had not released the standard mileage rate for 2018.