Blue Ridge Baptist Association
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
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BLUE RIDGE BAPTIST ASSOCIATION

 

 Volume 45, Edition 3,4                                                                                                                                                              March/April 2019
 
 
   

 

BIRTHDAYS

 

01        Mrs. Danielle Walker

 

07        Dr. Tom Walker

 

14        Mrs. Miriam Upton

 

26        Mrs. Alice Hughes

 

 

 

CALENDARS

 

03        SBC Youth Week and Week of Prayer/Study/Offering for Annie Armstrong

 

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

 

17        Church Planting Emphasis Sunday and Substance Abuse Prevention Sunday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    

 

 

 

BIRTHDAYS

01        Rev. Jim Brewer

 

03        Rev. Brian Gentry

 

24        Rev. Michael Robinson

 

ANNIVERSARIES

30        Rev. and Mrs. Marty Conner

 

CALENDAR


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

 

07        Cooperative Program Sunday

 

08        Executive Committee Meeting, 7:00 p.m., West Marion Baptist Church

 

14        Baptist Doctrine Sunday

 

19        Good Friday

 

21        SBC Seminaries Sunday

 

21        Easter

 

 

 

 

 

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-carooina-july-1920-2019 to purchase tickets.

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

Many thanks to New Horizon Baptist Fellowship for hosting the February Senior Adult Rally.  We appreciate everything!

 

 

 

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.

   

 

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.

 

                            

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.