Mobile Baptist Association

Please include the news and opportunities presented here in your bulletins, church newsletters, or on your bulletin boards.

MBA NEWS ALERTS

• ACPS DUE ASAP

• ANNUAL MISSIONS CELEBRATION OCTOBER 6, 2016

• CHALLENGERS BASKETBALL COACHES AND LEADERS MEETING OCTOBER 10, 2016

• WALK FOR BIBLES AND INTERNATIONAL MINISTRIES OCTOBER 15, 2016

• 10 COMMON FINANCIAL MISTAKES MINISTERS MAKE OCTOBER 18, 2016

• SENIOR ADULT FALL FISH FRY FELLOWSHIP OCTOBER 27, 2016

• BAPTIST WOMEN'S WORLD DAY OF PRAYER NOVEMBER 1, 2016

• GIRLS WINTER WEEKEND AT CWP NOVEMBER 4-5, 2016

• MEN'S CONFERENCE AT CWP DECEMBER 9-10, 2016

• #PRAYERWALKMOBILE

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Annual Church Profiles/Reports (ACPs) are due ASAP. Each church should have received their copy, mailed to the church mailing address the 2nd week of August. This profile of your church is a very important task for your church statistics and leadership personnel to be properly documented for the Association, Alabama Baptist State Convention and the Southern Baptist Convention. If you have any questions, please contact the MBA office.

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Annual Missions Celebration
(161st Annual Session) 

Thursday, October 6, 2016
Woodridge Baptist Church

ABBREVIATED FORMAT:

4:45 p.m. - Dinner, Displays, & Registration

Meal Tickets:
Roast beef, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, tossed salad, roll and fudge brownie
Cost $10 p/person – Tickets must be purchased at the MBA office by NOON on Thursday, September 29.

5:45 p.m. - Pre-session music, childcare opens

6:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. - Business, reports & presentations celebrating the results of your cooperative support of Associational Missions

Launching #prayerwalkmobile, a simultaneous effort to pray for the people on every street in Mobile County.

Purchase Meal Tickets at the MBA Office
Tickets are $10 p/person
Deadline: NOON on Thursday, September 29

**Please NOTE: NO Meal Tickets available day of the event

***Childcare available for babies - 2nd grade upon making reservations with the MBA by NOON, Thursday, September 29.

How many messengers can my church bring?

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Challengers Basketball Coaches and Leaders Meeting October 10, 2016

Challengers Basketball Coaches and Leaders Meeting


Monday, October 10, 2016
6:30 p.m.
MBA office

This meeting is for those anticipating involvement in the Challenger Basketball League during the 2016-2017 season. You will learn the league rules and team requirements. You will also learn pertinent information for Challengers to advance through the leagues. Derek Blackmon, Challenger Director for the MBA, will lead the meeting.

Please pre-register here or by contacting the MBA office no later than Thursday, October 6.

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Walk for Bibles and International Ministries
A Sponsored 5k Walk for all Ages


Saturday, October 15, 2016
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Register between 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. to begin the walk.

5 locations to choose from:

• Citronelle Depot Museum  

• Dauphin Island Baptist Church

• Highpoint Baptist Church

• International Ministries Center

• University of Mobile

Click here for more information

 

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10 Common Financial Mistakes Ministers Make October 18, 2016

10 Common Financial Mistakes Ministers Make 

Tuesday, October 18, 2016
6:30 p.m.
MBA Office

Managing money is a challenge for many ministers, it is often so far outside of one’s comfort zone that it is avoided. Eliminating some common mistakes can change your financial future. Adopting a few simple principles can move you from passive recipient to an active manager of your financial situation. This workshop provides 10 simple principles that will make a difference in your financial success for the rest of your life

State Missionary, Lee Wright, will lead the workshop

There is no cost for the workshop, but please pre-register.
Pre-register by Thursday, October 13 at mobilebaptists.org or by contacting the MBA office.

Please note: if not enough participants are pre-registered, the event is subject to cancellation.

This, and other like events, are made possible by donations to Associational Missions and the Cooperative Program. 

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Senior Adult Fall Fish Fry Fellowship October 27, 2016

 

Senior Adult Fall Fish Fry Fellowship

Thursday, October 27, 2016
11:00 a.m.
Camp Whispering Pines, Citronelle

Featuring Eileen Mitchell

State Missionary Eileen Mitchell has been employed by the State Board of Missions since 1990 and is an associate in the office of Sunday School and Discipleship. Her primary responsibilities are implementing, encouraging and equipping ministries with single adults, senior adults and families. Eileen is a member of Pinedale Baptist Church, Montgomery where she leads worship. She finished her Bachelor of Arts from Dallas Baptist University and her Master of Religious Education at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.  Prior to moving to Alabama she was Associate to executive director of Colorado WMU.  Upon arrival in Alabama she worked as an associate in the office of Alabama WMU in the area of GA’s and volunteers.  Her love of missions is still evident in ministry through her local church, as disaster relief chaplain and mission experiences in Hawaii, Alaska, Michigan, Montana, Brazil, Spain, Venezuela, and New England.

Eileen will share both humor and song and is sure to uplift everyone in attendance.

TICKET PRICE:  $10

TICKET SALES:  ONE DAY ONLY Ticket Sales on 
Monday, October 17 from
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the MBA Office.

***Tickets may also be purchased anytime at CWP no later than Monday, October 17.

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Camp Whispering Pines

Camp Whispering Pines

 Come home to YOUR
Camp Whispering Pines!
(251) 866-7868 

campwhisperingpines.com

Serving Christ by Serving Others, 
Serving Others by Sharing Christ
 

 

Girls Winter Weekend   
For ALL girls, grades 1-6
November 4-5, 2016

Cost: $50

 

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Featuring speakers Dwight Singleton and Jim Mather and worship leader Steven Stewart.

3 meals at $8 each

All meals included with all housing options. 

• Dorm style - $38 p/person

• Hotel style with double occupancy - $45 p/person

• Hotel style with single occupancy - $61 p/person

There is no conference fee, but a love offering will be taken.
Deadline to register is November 28, 2016

Click here for more information/flyer. 

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The MBA Executive, Evangelism and Biblical Prayer Committees invite our church members to prayer walk every street in Mobile County between October 2016 and October 2017. We will launch this effort at the Annual Missions Celebration October 6, 2016. The first simultaneous weekend will be January 14-15, 2017. Additional simultaneous dates will be added as needed to cover the County. This is a great opportunity for the entire family. Click here for more information and watch the hashtag and news alerts.