Associational Missions Offering
Help Remodel the Conference Room
Amen Goal: $30,000
Hallelujah Goal: $50,000
Let's make HPBA a Training Center!
Total Offering as of July 29, 2015-$20,347.73
Big Sandy New Hope-$178.00; Circle C-$146.76; Crossroads-$500.00; FBC Daingerfield-$451.00; FBC Diana-$678.15; Fellowship-$100.00; Gilmer FBC-3,130.13; Highland Park-$976.26; Hillcrest-$103.50; Lake Fork-$1,124.00; Lone Star-$20; FBC Mt. Pleasant- $2,046.06; New Beginnings-$200.00; New Way-$100.00; New Birth-$250.00; New Mine-$1,815.30; Perryville-$650.00; Pine-$308.00; Piney Grove-$215.00; Pittsburg FBC-$3,698.00; FBC Quitman-$500.00; Rock Hill-$231.84; Simpsonville (church + WMU + adult Sunday School)- $500; Snow Hill-$1,000.00; Southside Ore City-$401.26; individual gift-$124.47; individual gift-$200.00; individual gift-$500.00; memorials in memory of Whitney Shepperd (granddaughter of Merle Cross)-$200.00.
KINGDOM GATHERING at FBC Omaha, July 21, featured music by Jimmy Harwood, worship pastor at Emmanuel, a testimony by George Winegeart, new director of Life Solutions counseling ministry in Pittsburg, and a message by DOM Randel Trull on why 2 Chronicles 7:14 is not working. There were 56 in attendance with 23 churches represented. Business included approving appointments to two committees related to annual meeting, approving 2016 calendar and budget for final approval at annual meeting, and approving two financial matters -- to cash out all certificates of deposit currently held at the bank and to reallocate health insurance reimbursement for the DOM to salary.
LINKS TO ARTICLES concerning churches' actions in response to the Supreme Court decision regarding same-sex marriage:
New Mine Baptist Church will have Vacation Bible School August 9-12. Sunday August 9 will be an introduction to VBS from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Monday - Wednesday (August 10-12) times are 6:30-8:30 p.m. On Wednesday evening there will be food and water play to celebrate the week -- a giant water slide for the young ones and a pool party for the older children and teens.
Also New Mine will hold a rummage sale August 15 in the fellowship hall to benefit the shipping costs for the Operation Christmas Child shoebox ministry.
The following churches have staff positions open: FBC Cookville, music minister; FBC Daingerfield, youth minister; Lake o'the Pines, music minister; New Mine, youth minister; FBC Ore City, youth minister; Calvary, Talco, music/youth; Piney Grove, youth minister. All positions are bivocational (parttime).
Churches wanting to know what to do to ensure a biblical response to the Supreme Court same-sex marriage decision might take a look at these articles:
2015 IRS Standard Mileage Rates for the use of a car, van, pickup or panel truck are 57.5 cents per mile for business miles driven, up from 56 cents in 2014.
Interested in doing prison ministry? Learn more at the website for His Will Ministry: