Please include the news and opportunities presented here in your bulletins, church newsletters, or on your bulletin boards.
MBA NEWS ALERTS:
- HOW TO BECOME A FAMILY FRIENDLY CHURCH APRIL 3, 2014
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING APRIL 7, 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
- PRINCIPLES OF CONFLICT MANAGEMENT APRIL 28, 2014
REVIVAL SERVICES APRIL 28, 29 AND 30, 2014
2014 SUMMER CAMPS AT CWP
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.
Executive Committee Meeting April 7, 2014
Join us Monday, January 12, 2015 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Government Street Baptist Church for Ministers Conference and Executive Committee meeting. Every MBA church member is welcome. Every senior pastor is a member of the Executive Committee. Join us to help communicate why churches support Associational Missions. ***Our Executive Committee has overall responsibility for the directions, strategy, and processes of the MBA. It is composed of the general officers of the Association, the Executive Officer of each of the several Associational programs, the Chair of each standing committee, the pastors of the churches, and one lay member of each church in the Association having a membership of up to and including 1,000, and one additional member for each additional 1,000 members or fraction thereof, providing that no church shall have more than a total of four members.
Executive Committee Meeting January 12, 2015
Monday, January 12, 2015
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Government Street Baptist Church
for Ministers Conference and Executive Committee meeting.
Every MBA church member is welcome. Every senior pastor is a member of the Executive Committee. Join us to help communicate why churches support Associational Missions.
***Our Executive Committee has overall responsibility for the directions, strategy, and processes of the MBA. It is composed of the general officers of the Association, the Executive Officer of each of the several Associational programs, the Chair of each standing committee, the pastors of the churches, and one lay member of each church in the Association having a membership of up to and including 1,000, and one additional member for each additional 1,000 members or fraction thereof, providing that no church shall have more than a total of four members.
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 Annual Celebration
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Moffett Road Baptist Church
Guest Speaker: Lisa Hixon, former IMB missionary
Tickets are $11.00 each and must be purchased
at the MBA office by noon, Monday, April 21.
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.
*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
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.
Principles of Conflict Management April 29, 2014
Principles of Conflict Management
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
This course covers the fundamentals of Christian Conflict Management which includes the biblical process, knowing one’s own conflict management style, the various levels of conflict, and how to confront one with whom there is a difference and how to behave when one is confronted.
This vital course is not just for church staff, but for any and all leaders in the church including Sunday School leaders and teachers, Men’s Ministry leaders, Women’s Ministry leaders, and Deacons. Anyone wanting to better handle conflict will benefit from learning these principles.
State missionary Dale Huff will lead the conference. Dale is the Director of the Office of LeaderCare & Church Administration for the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions.
Click here to pre-register or contac the MBA office no later than
Tuesday, April 22.
Please note: this conference is subject to cancellation if not enough participants pre-register.
Revival Services April 28, 29 and 30, 2014
April 28, 29 & 30, 2014
7:00 p.m. nightly
Dr. Frank Cox
First Baptist Church of Dawes
3941 Dawes Road
Mobile, AL 36695
2014 Summer Camps at CWP
Camp Whispering Pines News
Serving Christ by Serving Others, Serving Others by Sharing Christ
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.
If you would like to be removed from the MBA e-mail list, please