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MBA NEWS ALERTS:
- HAVE A NEW FAMILY BY FRIDAY MARCH 18, 2014
INTRODUCTION TO QUICKBOOKS PRO MARCH 25, 2014
- INTERNATIONAL MINISTRIES GOSPEL MUSIC BENEFIT MARCH 29, 2014 - TWO FREE TICKETS PER MBA CHURCH
5TH SUNDAY SINGSPIRATION AT SAGE AVENUE MARCH 30, 2014
- VBS PREVIEW CLINIC FOR PASTORS AND VBS DIRECTORS MARCH 31, 2014
HOW TO BECOME A FAMILY FRIENDLY CHURCH APRIL 3, 2014
- ALABAMA DISASTER RELIEF TRAINING APRIL 3-5, 2014
- DR. DANIEL SANCHEZ AND DR. BRENT RAY AVAILABLE TO PREACH MAY 4, 2014
2014 SUMMER CAMPS AT CWP
Have a New Family by Friday March 18, 2014
How to Have a New Family by Friday
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
This conference covers A Practical Plan for a Happier Home in 5 Days. In this overview of Kevin Leman's latest resource, the following topics will be discussed: Marriage, Moms, Dads, Discipline, Attitude, Birth Order and Grand parenting. This one-hour conference is for all church staff and leaders relating to families.
State missionary Eileen Mitchell will lead this conference.
Introduction to QuickBooks Pro March 25, 2014
Introduction to QuickBooks Pro
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
This is the Introduction Course to QuickBooks Pro. The training will include:
- Setting up your Church System
- Setting up your Preferences
- Setting up your Church Budget
- Setting up your Chart of Accounts
- Setting up Member’s Tithe Contributions
- Writing Checks/Deposit Slips
- Setting up Payroll
- Printing Payroll
- Paying Payroll Taxes & Liabilities
- Processing 941’s
- Setting up Financial & Reserved Account Reports
- Monthly, Quarterly, and Yearly Tasks
International Ministries Gospel Music Benefit March 29, 2014 - Two Free Tickets per MBA Church
Gospel Music Benefit for International Ministries
Saturday, March 29, 2014
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
International Ministries Center
Join us for a night of Gospel music. Proceeds go toward International Ministries.
The Girls of Grace
Two free tickets per MBA Church compliments of International Ministries. Come by the MBA to pick up your two free tickets.
Tickets available at LifeWay Christian Bookstore and the MBA office. $10 advance donation / $12 donation at the door.
International Ministries Needs Refugee Tutors
International Ministries is partnering with Catholic Social Services to reach the Refugee community in Mobile. Tutors are asked to give 1.5 hours per week going to the home of a recently arrived refugee family/single for two months of survival English. Interested tutors should call or email Buddy Brents 251-725-2210..
Refugees need gently used clothing, used household items such as kitchen ware, furniture, linens. Drop items off at Catholic Social Services anytime between 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Monday – Thursday. Catholic Social Services is located at 400 Government Street, Mobile.
5th Sunday SingSpiration at Sage Avenue March 30, 2014
5th Sunday SingSpiration
Sunday, March 30, 2014
Sage Avenue Baptist Church
Featuring Musical Guests: Covenant, Southern Gospel group from UM
No cost, but a love offering will be taken.
Also, Youth Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser
4:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.
VBS Preview Clinic for Pastors and VBS Directors March 31, 2014
VBS Preview Clinic
for Pastors and VBS Directors
Monday, March 31, 2014
The VBS Preview Clinic is for Pastors and VBS Directors ONLY. This Preview Clinic will provide an overview of the various age group materials that will be taught at the annual VBS Clinic. Handouts presented will be available to assist you in enlisting VBS workers in your church. Additional information about this year's clinic will also be shared. This is a great time to meet our Associational VBS Team members. LifeWay will have a display and you will have an opportunity to preview major training pieces for the 2014 Agency D3 VBS.
How to Become a Family Friendly Church April 3, 2014
How to Become a Family Friendly
Thursday, April 3, 2014
State missionary James Blakeney will leard this conference.
The conference will help churches evaluate their ministries to young adults and their families, emphasizing the need to care for these families. Many churches consider themselves a friendly church, but they also recognize they are not reaching the young adults in their communities.
To reach them, the church must demonstrate "unconditional" love and provide for the children of young adults.
Church leaders will be encouraged to place high priority on the preschool and children's ministry. They will make use of the free help "Becoming a Family Friendly Church" and the book Transforming Children Into Spiritual Champions by George Barna on which the conference is based.
Alabama Disaster Relief Training April 3-5, 2014
Disaster Relief Training
Disaster Relief Annual Training
April 10-11, 2015
Shocco Springs Baptist Conference Center
Make plans to join us for the Disaster Relief annual training conference. This is event is the single largest training event in the state for training new volunteers and re-credentialing existing volunteers. Some of the training opportunities include mass feeding, cleanup recovery, childcare, shower unit, administration, communication, chaplaincy and chainsaw.
Visit SBDR.org/Training to register now and learn more about this conference. Early registration is encouraged as space is limited for this event.
As always, remember to keep up with us on Twitter - @alsbomdr, Facebook - facebook.com/alsbomdr or online at sbdr.org.
Thank you for your faithful service and partnership. Remember, you make the difference!
Dr. Daniel Sanchez and Dr. Brent Ray Available to Preach May 4, 2014
We are blessed to have Southwestern Seminary missions professors in town May 3-5, 2014. Drs. Sanchez and Ray will be speaking at the Ministers Conference on May 5 about a new International partnership opportunity.
Contact Bro. Thomas to invite these professors to speak to your congregation on May 4. First come, first served.
2014 Summer Camps at CWP
Camp Whispering Pines News
January 16-18, 2016
For students grades 6 – college
$79 if registered by January 4 (includes t-shirt)
$89 and no t-shirt if registered after January 4
Jam packed with Bible study, powerful worship, crazy recreation, high ropes elements, and more!
Featured speaker: Daniel Bridgman
Worship by Impact
Special performance by DJ Cole.
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