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MBA NEWS ALERTS:
- INTERNATIONAL MINISTRIES GOSPEL MUSIC BENEFIT MARCH 29, 2014 - TWO FREE TICKETS PER MBA CHURCH
- VBS PREVIEW CLINIC FOR PASTORS AND VBS DIRECTORS MARCH 31, 2014
HOW TO BECOME A FAMILY FRIENDLY CHURCH APRIL 3, 2014
- ASSOCIATIONAL BIBLE DRILLS AND SPEAKERS TOURNAMENT APRIL 10, 2014
WMU/WOMEN'S MINISTRY ANNUAL CELEBRATION APRIL 24, 2014
COMMUNITY YARD SALE APRIL 26, 2014 AT SAGE AVENUE BAPTIST CHURCH
- WOMEN'S CONFERENCE - LET GOD ROW YOUR BOAT - APRIL 26, 2014
2014 SUMMER CAMPS AT CWP
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.
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.
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.
WMU/Women's Ministry Annual Celebration April 24, 2014
WMU/Women's Ministry Moffett Road Baptist Church Tickets are $11.00 each and must be purchased Space is limited so get your tickets early! Come enjoy a great meal*, encouraging word, fellowship, and door prizes. Come meet the Associational WMU Leadership Team members who are here to help you with your WMU, Women’s Ministries, and youth and children mission activities in your church.
WMU/Women's Ministry Annual Celebration
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Guest Speaker: Lisa Hixon, former IMB missionary
at the MBA office by noon, Monday, April 21.
*Alice chicken with bacon, mushrooms and cheese, roasted red garlic potatoes, Italian flat green beans, summer strawberry salad, rolls, variety of cakes, sweet and unsweetened tea
Moffett Road Baptist Church
Tickets are $11.00 each and must be purchased
Space is limited so get your tickets early!
Come enjoy a great meal*, encouraging word, fellowship, and door prizes. Come meet the Associational WMU Leadership Team members who are here to help you with your WMU, Women’s Ministries, and youth and children mission activities in your church.
Community Yard Sale April 26, 2014 at Sage Avenue Baptist Church
Community Yard Sale
Sage Avenue Baptist Church (Parking Lot)
Saturday, April 26 (rain or shine)
7:00 a.m. - Noon
Bring any items you wish to sell.
Sage Avenue will provide the space, a table, & promotion.
All for FREE!
You just have to register for a table.
To register call the church office at 479-4593 or go online
This information can also be found on the attached flyer.
Women's Conference - Let God Row Your Boat - April 26, 2014
My Green Acres (founder Sally Smith) presents a Women's Conferece called Let God Row Your Boat (Mark 6:48) on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at the Coastal Resource Center in Coden, Alabama. Come enjoy inspirational testimonies, powerful speakers and great music. See the attached flyer for a schedule, registiation information and more details.
2014 Summer Camps at CWP
Camp Whispering Pines News
Serving Christ by Serving Others, Serving Others by Sharing Christ
Please contact Camp Whispering Pines if you plan to attend any of their summer camps. Some of the camps are filling up fast. Even if you are not ready to register we would like to know if you plan to attend. We don't want you to miss out!
Get Geared up for 2014 Summer Camps
June 9 - 13 - Girls Mission Camp - $149
June 9 - 13 - Boys Adventure Camp - $170
June 18 - 22 - International Children's Camp
July 7 - 11 - Refuel Youth Camp I - $199
July 14 - 18 - Refuel Youth Camp II - $199
July 21 - 25 - Momentum Kids Camp I - $170
July 28 - August 1 - Momentum Kids Camp II - $170
Book your spring retreat for children, youth, women, men, deacons or staff. Camp Whispering Pines offers a great place for retreats with clean dorms, hotel rooms and meeting spaces to accommodate almost any size group. Visit www.campwhisperingpines.com, or call 251-866-7868.
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