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1120 Marks Church Road
Augusta, Georgia 30909
706.736.8705
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World Changers/P2 Combo Project Report

The World Changers/P2 Are Coming!

June 10-16,2017

We need churches to host a 

World Changers/P2 crew.

Contact Gail Griner at 706 736-8705

if you want to be a part of this year’s event.

 

Join other GA Baptist Pastors as, in one united effort, we invite 1 MILLION GEORGIANS to be our guest for EASTER, APRIL 16, 2017.

THE BIG INVITE CAMPAIGN includes:

  • A Proven Blueprint for Having More Guests Than Ever for Easter
  • A Point-By-Point Checklist for Making Sure Your Church Is Ready for Guests
  • Case Studies of Churches That Have Had Big Results Using Elements of The Big Invite
  • Tools and Resources to Make Promotion Simple, Cost-Effective & Convenient
  • Strategies That Mobilize as Much As 90% Of Your People in The Effort to Invite Easter Guests
  • And So Much More!

Register Now for The Big Invite Campaign!  Register using the online form and gain access to The Big Invite campaign resources.  Go to gabaptist.org and click on The Big Invite.

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CITYSERVE | AUGUSTA

Our Goal: To organize and execute a day of service through local churches and non-profits partnering together to address community needs.

Our Vision: To promote unity, diversity, and community that could lead to ongoing partnership in Christ’s name.

DAY OF SERVICE – SATURDAY, APRIL 29, 2017

Churches and non-profits around Augusta will join hands to meet real needs across the city (supporting schools, city clean-up, foster care, etc.).

For more information, visit cityhopealliance.org/cityserve

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Georgia Baptist Children’s Home ~ Breakfast Items

Be on the lookout for the Georgia Baptist Children’s Home flyer and letter regarding this year’s collection of breakfast items.  We will be loading the trucks on Monday, May 8, 9AM-1PM at Calvary Baptist Church & Tuesday, May 9, 10AM-12PM, at Martinez Baptist.  The Baxley Campus is requesting:  Coffee & Creamer (for staff), Oatmeal, Cereals, Grits, Pancake Mix and Syrup, 100% Juices, and Pop Tarts.  Gift Cards are always needed for the perishables and other items for the residents. 

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2017 Associational Missions Emphasis (AME)

Week of Prayer & Mission Emphasis ~~  May 21-28, 2017

Go to website at 2017ame.basicshift.com for free resources.

Got a Question? Contact Person: Johnny Rumbough

Director of Missions, Lexington Baptist Association (SC)

Call 803-360-6570 (cell) or email 2017ame@gmail.com 

Materials are made possible through a special partnership between the Southern Baptist Conference of Associational Leaders and the North American Mission Board, SBC.

 

AUGUSTA PROJECT

Fund Raising Training with Scott Preissler:   The next afternoon training session will be April 13, 2017 for Broad Street Ministry Center, 20 Broad Street, at 1:30-3:30PM.  The next evening training session will be April 13, 2017 at The Baptist Center, 1120 Marks Church Road, 6:00-8:00PM.  Come learn how to Warehouse Wealth, Sustain Funding through donors and partners, and how to be viable in regards to being good stewards with present funding.  Finally, Scott will teach us how not only to raise funds but also to cultivate long term donors.  The final sessions will be May 18, 2017.

World Changers/P2 Combo Project:  The World Changers/P2 Combo Project will be in Augusta on June 10-16, 2017.  We will be housing them at Fleming Baptist Church and the construction crews will be in the inner city.  I have seven church plants to participate this year (two in Columbia County, and five in Richmond County).  Please start praying for this project and the participants that will be coming to Augusta.  If you would like to host a crew, please call the Association Office 706-736-8705.  Please put this project on your Prayer List to be continual prayer.  Our numbers are lower this year; please pray that we could add a couple more churches to come to Augusta for this project.

CROSS CULTURAL COMMISSION:  The next Cross Cultural Commission Meeting will April 6, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at The Augusta Mission Center, 2877 Lumpkin Road, Augusta, GA  30906.

THE AUGUSTA MISSION CENTER:  The City Serve Hub, South Augusta, will be located at the Mission Center, 2877 Lumpkin Road, Augusta. We will assemble on Saturday, April 29, at 7:45AM for prayer then disburse to assignments. There will be physical work at the Mission Center: wire brush rails and paint metal rails, paint metal doors, scrape and paint columns.    

A Missionary's Message

Pastors Pathways: Next meeting April 11, 10:30AM, at The Baptist Center, 1120 Marks Church Road. We have combined Pathways I and II and meet the second Tuesday of each month at 10:30AM at the Baptist Center.   We meet and take prayer request and pray. At our first meeting under our new format, we discussed revival and introductory matters about revival, the Welsh Revival, and the life of Martyn Lloyd-Jones. At our next meeting, we will discuss the first 6 chapters of “The Life of Martyn Lloyd-Jones, 1899-1981” by Iain Murray. 

Prayer Meetings for Revival: Every Thursday, at 10:30AM, we are meeting and praying for REVIVAL in a different church sanctuary. We worship and sing, pray, read scriptures, pray some more, praise the Lord, pray some more, worship God, pray some more, sing some more, and close in prayer. If the Lord leads you to participate with prayers and open your sanctuary, please call Russell Davis (Parkway Baptist Church), or Kevin Steele (National Hills Baptist Church).  They are handling the scheduling.

The Big Invite, April 16, 2017: Easter Sunday is the date for The Big Invite. To register for The Big Invite Campaign, use the online form and gain access to the resources. The website is gabaptist.org; click on The Big Invite and view the video.

Augusta Natural Disaster Service Team Meeting: This is an informational and recruiting meeting. Present members and potential new members are invited to attend.  We are having a Natural Disaster Service Team meeting on April 27, 6:30PM at Fleming Baptist Church, 3027 Peach Orchard Road, Augusta. The event will be a “covered dish, pot luck supper.” If you have any questions contact Lee Carter, 706-589-3688.

City Serve Augusta, Day of Service: Huge event scheduled for April 29thChurches and non-profits around Augusta will join hands to meet real needs across the city (supporting schools, city clean up, foster care, etc.).

  • The Goal – To organize and execute a day of service through local churches and non-profits partnering together to address community needs.
  • The Vision – To promote unity, diversity and community that could lead to ongoing partnership in Christ’s name.

City Serve Augusta’s honorary chairmen are: Dr. Sam Davis, Beulah Grove B.C.; Dr. Charles Goodman, Tabernacle B.C.; Dr. David McKinley, Warren B.C; and Dr. George Roberson, First Presbyterian Church.

For more information visit:  cityhopealliance.org/cityserve.

The Augusta Mission Center will be the hub for South Augusta (meet at 7:45AM, more details on the back cover).  

 

In His Secure Grip,

 Dr. “B”

 

 

Church Financial Compliance & Giving Seminar

Keys to Best Practices in Church Compliance

And Giving in the Church

May 25, 2017 ~ 6PM-9PM ~ $10.00 per person

Northside Baptist Church

1001 North Jefferson Street NW

Milledgeville, GA 31061

Registration and Information:

gabaptist.org/churchadministration

 

Church News:

Hope Dental Clinic has closed.  Funding for the clinic will no longer be accepted.

If you wish to have something included in the newsletter, please fax it to Cyndy Lifsey at the Association Office, 706 736-1054, or email her at augmissioncenter@knology.net.  ALL NOTICES MUST BE SUBMITTED IN WRITING.  Thank you.

Grove First is having a Sunrise Service at 7AM on Easter Sunday.  They are also having a Tent Crusade, featuring Kenny Evans, beginning Sunday, April 23 at 11AM at 108 W. Robinson Ave., Grovetown; April 23-27 at 7PM at the future home of GFBC, 5470 Harlem-Grovetown Road, Grovetown, across from Grovetown Middle School. A love offering will be received each evening. 

Hillcrest Baptist Church congratulates Chris Hobbs as she celebrates her 18th year as Ministry Assistant and Scott Johnson as he completes his first year as Director of Student Ministry.

Hopeful Baptist will be having a Spring Fling Easter Eggstravaganza on April 15 from 11-1:30. They will also be celebrating their 203rd anniversary with a Homecoming on April 30.  There will be a covered-dish dinner following the worship.

Woodlawn Baptist Church in Grovetown, GA, is seeking a motivated and energetic Christian individual to be a Part-time Nursery/Preschool Coordinator. Strong leadership skills, positive friendly attitude, and organization a must. Need to be available for Sunday school, Sunday worship service, Sunday & Wednesday night service, and other Preschool activities. First-Aid and CPR training preferred. Contact Woodlawn Baptist, 706 210-8014, for more details. Resumes can be sent to woodlawnbc@knology.net.

The First Baptist Church of Evans, GA, is searching for a skilled musician who loves God and neighbor to plan and lead worship for their 11:00 Sunday morning services.  This is a part-time position, about 10 hours per week. In addition to Sunday worship leadership, duties will include planning with the pastor and rehearsing with choir and instrumentalists. Their worship is both reflective and celebratory, and they use Christian music from any era that can help their congregation do the work of worship. Please send resumes or inquiries to Mr. Gary Burks, Chair of Personnel Committee, at fbcevans@knology.net.

Pine Hill Baptist is looking for a part-time Youth Director.  For more information, please call 706 830-0835.

Cornerstone Baptist, Aiken, SC has an opening for a full-time Associate Pastor/Music Director.  A complete job description can be found at www.cbcaiken.com.  Mail resume to: Cornerstone Baptist Church, 100 Cornerstone Drive, Aiken, SC 29801, Attn: Dwight Redick.

Lake Park has 32 cream and maroon robes in excellent condition available for sale, best offer.  Please contact Lake Park Baptist Church office at (706) 733-9628 or minister of music Arleigh Mansfield at (706) 863-5731.

Betty Cox is looking for used song books that a church might be discarding.  A group from Washington Commons is forming a chorus.  If you hear of someone with available books to donate, please contact Mrs. Cox, (321-794-7474). Thank you.

FREE TO GOOD CHURCH: 46-50 gently-worn Murphy Robes from Lifeway. Robes are cream and trimmed in jade green, currently have TBC embroidered on them, but could be removed and re-stitched.  Call Kaye Morris, director of Christian Ministries, BSMC, at 706 722-5999 or 706 830-6337 to see them.

We send our prayers and deepest sympathy to Deborah Canuette and her family at the passing of her precious great-granddaughter, Alice Naomi Canuette.  Although she was on this earth a very short time, Alice touched many hearts with her sweet smile.

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