Blue Ridge Baptist Association
Thursday, June 20, 2019
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BLUE RIDGE BAPTIST ASSOCIATION

 

 Volume 45, Edition 5,6                                                                                                                                                                        May/June 2019
 
 
 
 

 

 

    

 

BIRTHDAYS

 

02        Mrs. Barbara Brewer

 

06        Mrs. Brianna Watson

 

28        Rev. Danny White

 

ANNIVERSARIES

 

20        Rev. and Mrs. Jonathan Tipper

 

24        Rev. and Mrs. Brian Gentry

 

CALENDARS

 

02        National Day of Prayer, 6:00, Courthouse Lawn

 

05        Senior Adult Sunday

 

09        Senior Adult Rally, 10:30 a.m. at Chapel Hill Baptist Church

 

12        Christian Home Week Emphasis

 

12        Mother’s Day

 

27        Memorial Day  - Office Closed

 

 

 

 

 

BIRTHDAYS

 

10        Mrs. Rhonda Tipper

 

22        Rev. Andrew Walker

 

ANNIVERSARIES

 

20        Rev. and Mrs. Jim Brewer

 

CALENDAR

 

06        Pastors’ Social, 10:30 a.m. at BRBA Office

 

11        SBC Annual Meeting, Birmingham, Alabama (11-12)

 

16        Baptist Men’s Emphasis

 

16        Father’s Day

 

23        Mission Dignity Sunday

 

30        Citizenship and Religious Liberty Sunday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Deep Impact Kids Camps and Youth Mission Trip Opportunities – Multiple camps and mission trip opportunities are offered throughout the summer. Go to baptistsonmission.org/camps/Deep-Impact for information.

 

July 1-6 2019 World Missions Week – Fort Caswell with speaker Mike Satterfield and Worship by Rush of Fools Band

 

July 8-12 Student Worship Academy – Campbell University, Buies Creek, NC.  High School Students who have completed 9th-12th grade for a week-long training camp that will give tools and resources necessary to be creative and effective leaders in churches.  www.studentworshipacademy.org.

 

July 19-20 Sheepdog Seminar – Church security seminar with multiple speakers, Blue Ridge Community College, 180 West Campus Drive, Flat Rock, NC.  www.sheepdogsafetrytraining.com/asheville-north-carolina-july-1920-2019 to purchase tickets.

 

 

 

PLEASE JOIN US FOR PRAYER ON THE COURTHOUSE LAWN MAY 2, 6:00 P.M.

 

 

 

PIANIST NEEDED

 

First Baptist Church of Old Fort, NC is looking for a pianist for Sunday services and rehearsals. Please contact Stephen Willie (828-301-3315) for an initial consultation.  We are looking for someone who is comfortable playing for group singing and can read music as well as playing by ear.  Thank you for your consideration.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thank you to West Marion Baptist Church for hosting the April Executive Committee Meeting!

 

Thank you to everyone who contributed to the Baptist Children’s Homes Food Round-Up!

 

 


 

Macedonia Baptist Church will be having a singing on Saturday, June 15 at 4:00 p.m.   His Fold and Middle Cross will be singing.  After the singing, there will be a time of fellowship, which will include some food and beverages.

   

 

 

                            

North Carolina Baptist Aging Ministry (NCBAM) is hosting a Senior Adult Celebration on May 6-7 at Pritchard Memorial Baptist Church in Charlotte. On May 6, dinner and entertainment begin at 5:30pm. The celebration continues May 7 at 9:30am with music, a keynote address, and ministry highlights from NCBAM. Registration for May 6 is $20; a love offering will be accepted May 7. Learn more and register at ncbam.org/aaim or call 877.506.2226

 


 

 

 

 

CAMPMEETING/PASTORS CONFERENCE

 

SEPTEMBER 16,17,18, 2019

 

HILLSIDE PARK BAPTIST CHURCH in Thomasville, NC

 

Featuring: Dr. Jeff LaBorg, Dr. David Gallamore, and Dr. Phil Hoskins

 

 

 

 

RIDE TO CLYDE BENEFIT FOR BAPTIST CHILDREN’S HOMES

 

 

Lester Evans (Associational Partnerships and Bivocational Ministries at the NC Baptist State Convention) will be participating in the Ride to Clyde benefit for Baptist Children’s Homes. For him, it is about a 900 mile round trip on his motorcycle and his goal is to raise $1.00 per mile for the benefit.  Online donations may be made to:

www.bchnc.org/give-ridetoclyde

 

or checks can be made payable to Baptist Children’s Homes and mailed to BCH, Attention Blake Ragsdale, P.O. Box 338, Thomasville, NC 27361. Include Lester Evans’ name and “Ride to Clyde 2019” on the check.  

 

 

 

MEN’S OUTDOOR WEEKEND @ CAMP CARAWAY

 

MAY 3-4, 2019

 

Friday night 8:00 p.m. Worship Rally

 

Saturday skeet, archery, pistol, tomahawk, and 22 rifles

 

Zip line, corn hole and fishing

 

Cost: $78 per person – registration is required

 

Call 919.459.5596 to secure your space with $20 deposit

 

www.baptistsonmission.org/outdoorweekend