Please include the news and opportunities presented here in your bulletins, church newsletters, or on your bulletin boards.
MBA NEWS ALERTS:
2013 WALK FOR BIBLES AND INTERNATIONAL MINISTRIES UPDATE
- SECRETARIES/MINISTRY ASSISTANTS LUNCHEON NOVEMBER 7, 2013
THE MBA WMU BAPTIST WOMEN’S WORLD DAY OF PRAYER, NOVEMBER 7, 2013
- EVENTS AT CWP
- CITRONELLE CHURCHES PRESENT “A FAIRY TALE CHRISTMAS” DECEMBER 6 AND 7, 2013
- INTERNATIONAL CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION DECEMBER 7, 2013
- FAITH FOCUSED SECURITY TRAINING LEVEL B JANUARY 30, 2013 – FEBRUARY 1, 2014
- 7 CHURCHES TOUR AND TEAM MAY 19-29, 2014
2013 Walk For Bibles and International Ministries Update
2013 Walk For Bibles and International Ministries Update!
Total number of Participants at three locations - 189+
(+many were not counted in the report because of the threat of rain, but walked at their church instead--PTL!!)
Money Received (journal style)... Grand Total
Total as of October 5, 2013 $9,461.47
Total as of October 7, 2013 $11,081.47
Total as of October 8, 2013 $11,639.47
Total as of October 14, 2013 $13,789.47
Total as of October 29, 2013 $16,067.88
That was an awesome day. The enemy may have tried to keep many away from walking for missions with the threat of rain, but our churches would not be deterred! Praise Him!!!!! And many thanks to you MBA Churches and friends!
With great joy,
Director of International Ministries and Church Planting
Secretaries/Ministry Assistants Luncheon November 7, 2013
Attention! Calling all MBA Secretaries and Ministry Assistants...
Join us for the Mobile Baptist
Secretaries and Ministry Assistants
Thursday, November 7, 2013
The special guest speaker is Lee Wright, state missionary in the Office of Church Compensation Services. He will share about the Church Retirement Plan available to secretaries and ministry assistants.
The catered lunch comes at no charge to participants on this special Appreciation Luncheon occasion. However, reservations must be made by contacting the MBA office at email, or 661-7111, by Monday, November 4.
The MBA WMU Baptist Women’s World Day of Prayer, November 7, 2013
The Mobile Baptist Associational WMU present the
2013 Baptist Women’s World Day of Prayer
In Step with the Spirit through Love
Thursday, November 7, 2013
9:30 a.m. - Registration and Refreshments
Fellowship Hall, Dauphin Way Baptist Church
3661 Dauphin Street, Mobile (I65 entrance)
Guest Speaker: Becky Luther
Becky is married to Jerry Luther and lives in Gadsden, Alabama. She is a member of East Gadsden Baptist Church in Etowah Association. Becky currently serves as Temporary Child Care Coordinator for Alabama WMU, as part of Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief efforts. She served as President of Alabama Woman’s Missionary Union, July 2009 – July 2013.
Events at CWP
Girls Winter Weekend
100th Year Birthday Celebration
WHO: All girls grades 1 – 12
WHERE: Camp Whispering Pines
WHEN: November 8-9, 2013
Arrive Friday at 5:00 p.m. and pick up on Saturday at 4:30 p.m.
COST: Grades 1- 6 - $50 Grades 7 – 12 - $65
Grades 1-6: All girls grades 1-6 are invited to the Girls in Action 100th year birthday party! There will be lots of activities including a great big party, worship time, bonfire, hayride, puppets, prayer room time, clowning, party trailer ministry activities, face painting, rock wall climbing and lots more! Come prepared to learn many ways we can be missionaries for God!
Grades 7-12: All girls grades 7-12 are invited to come join the party and have your own Slumber Party afterward. Participants will learn ways to be on Mission for God through crafts, worship, helping with the party, bonfire, “Stomp” time, high ropes activities and a few more surprises! Come reunite with former campers and/or meet new friends from the Mobile area!
Make plans to attend our party weekend! Registrations, money, and
t-shirt sizes are due by October 21 to receive your free t-shirt.
Registration forms and packing lists can be found at:
Revolution Youth Winter Weekend
January 18-20, 2014
Fro all students grades 6-12
Worship, Bible Study, Recreation
by Mud Ministry
Includes 2 nights in dorm, 5 meals, Rock Climbing Wall, Paintball, t-shirt and more for only $89!
Register online at campwhisperingpines.com by December 31, 2013 to receive a FREE t-shirt
For more information call 866-7868.
Book your fall 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.
Go to campwhisperingpines.com for more information and to register for these events.
International Christmas Celebration December 7, 2013
You are invited to celebrate the birth of our Savior and Lord Jesus Christ at the International Christmas Celebration. The event is Saturday, December 7 at 6:30 p.m. at the International Miniseries Center. Come join internationals living in Mobile, seafarers from around the world and others for a time of fellowship, music, and great food. View the attachments for more information and for ways you can help.
Faith Focused Security Training Level B January 30, 2013 – February 1, 2014
Faith Focused Security Training
January 30, 2013 – February 2, 2014
Camp Whispering Pines, Citronelle
This training will include four sessions of classroom instruction led by a recognized leader in faith-based training for missions organizations.
This level is designed for pastors, minister of missions, church staff, mission team leaders and other mission leaders who travel or lead mission teams to elevated risk locations. Sessions will cover security, code of conduct, crime survival, dealing with unfriendly governments, detention and questioning. Role-play will be used.
Cost is $200 per attendee (includes materials, Saturday lunch and breaks). Reservations are non-refundable.
Visit Camp Whispering Pines for lodging info. and reservations. (Lodging is an additional cost).
For more information please contact Sheron Poole toll free at 1-800-264-1225 ext. 298, direct at 334-613-2298, or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org" data-mce-href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org.
7 Churches Tour and Team May 19-29, 2014
Join us May 19-29, 2014 for our third Team/trip to Turkey. We will tour the 7 churches of Revelation 2-3 while impacting the culture. This year we are adding Nicea and Troy. Local cost of $1,300 includes tourist visa, all local housing, transportation and food. Airfare from Mobile to Istanbul is currently $1.250. So total expenses are $2,550. Let Bro. Thomas know of your interest. A $1,250 deposit is due by Thanksgiving (when we purchase tickets). Final payment of $1,300 is due by April 1, 2014. It is rewarding to share as we go. It is incredible to walk the actual streets in Ephesus where Paul and John worked and Luke practiced medicine. This would be a GREAT CHRISTMAS or ANNIVERSARY PRESENT for your pastor and other staff.
If you would like to be removed from the MBA e-mail list, please