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MBA NEWS ALERTS:
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
ASSOCIATIONAL BIBLE DRILLS AND SPEAKERS TOURNAMENT APRIL 10, 2014
- DR. DANIEL SANCHEZ AND DR. BRENT RAY AVAILABLE TO PREACH MAY 4, 2014
2014 SUMMER CAMPS AT CWP
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
Sunday, March 30, 2014
4:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.
Please call Sage Avenue, 479-4593, by March 23 to make your meal reservations.
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 lead 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
Visit SBDR.org/Training to register now and learn more about this conference. Thank you for your faithful service and partnership. Remember, you make the difference!
Disaster Relief Training
Save the date for the upcoming Disaster Relief annual training conference.
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Save The Date!
April 3-5, 2014
Shocco Springs Baptist Conference Center
Make plans to join us for the Disaster Relief annual training conference. This 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, shower unit, administration, communication, chaplaincy and chainsaw.
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Visit SBDR.org/Training to register now and learn more about this conference.
Thank you for your faithful service and partnership. Remember, you make the difference!
Associational Bible Drills and Speakers Tournament April 10, 2014
Associational Bible Drills and
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Cottage Hill Baptist Church
Will be assigned when you pre-register
Each participant will be assigned a flight (drill time) by pre-registration.
Call the Associational Office, 661-7111, by 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 8 to be assigned a time. Parents of participants must call to pre-register the participant.
No group registrations, please.
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
Serving Christ by Serving Others, Serving Others by Sharing Christ
Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.
FREE Concert with Love Offering taken.
Cafe & Game Room opens at 5:00 p.m. with doors opening at 6:00 p.m. for the concert.
Charmaine is a Contemporary Christian singer from Australia who has toured with Rebecca St. James, Newsboys, Jeremy Camp and more. Her current single "Love Somebody" was #1 for 5 weeks in Australia this year. She was named the #2 "Most Underrated Artist" in Christian music for 2014 by NewReleaseTuesday.com. Contact CWP, 866-7868, for more information.
LADIES CRAFT WEEKEND GETAWAY
September 5-7, 2014
Coastal Croppers is hosting a Ladies' Craft Weekend Getaway September 5-7, 2014 at Camp Whispering Pines. Bring along whatever craft projects that you have been meaning to complete (or start!) and finish them up while fellowshipping with other crafty ladies. We will stay 2 nights in the Pine Tree Inn hotel at Whispering Pines; enjoy 6 delicious meals, and plenty of space to craft.
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