Pray for the following:
(1) the churches of Harmony Pittsburg Baptist Association;
(2) the ministries we jointly sponsor: Disaster Relief, Lakeview Assembly (camp at Lone Star), Baptist Student Ministry at NTCC;
(3) the resources we share: audio-visual equipment, block party trailer, tent, Bible study kits, etc.;
(4) the mission we fulfill: facilitating Kingdom growth through church starting, church revitalization, leadership development, missions, community transformation.
ASSOCIATIONAL MISSIONS GOAL
$18,000 for BSM Building Repairs
(1) Replace roof--$4,456
(2) Replace ceiling--$5,362
(3) Replace lighting--$1,137
(4) Replace AC units--$3,920 (labor by Circle C)
The above projects have already been completed -- yes, before the money has come in. Work had to start before the deterioration got worse and so the building will be ready by the start of fall semester.
Projects Still to be Done
(1) Remodel bathrooms
(2) Paint interior; refinish flooring
(3) Paint exterior (with some siding repair)
(4) Haul off junk and trash
(5) Sanitize dishes, pots and pans
(6) New refrigerator and microwave
(7) Dirt work to improve drainage
This list is not exhaustive. There is plenty to be done including much that can be done by volunteers. Please give both your time and your money so that we can reach the generation following us.
Offerings Received for the BSM Building
Cason FBC-$500.00; Diana FBC-$173.60; El Buen Samaritano-$70.00; Fellowship-$200.00; Lake o'the Pines-$526.00; Lake Fork-$1,608.00; Liberty-$68.00; Lone Star-$1,840.00; Midway-$500.00; Mt. Pleasant FBC-$2,771.17; New Beginnings-$200.00; NE Texas Bikers-$500.00; Ore City FBC-$300.00; Piney Grove-$195.00; Pittsburg FBC-$2,255.00; Rock Hill-$132.28; Simpsonville-$100.00; Snow Hill-$400.00; Tranquil-$50.00; Walnut Creek-$135.00; Individual gifts-$335.00.
FUN IN THE SON CLASSIC CAR SHOW
August 13th from 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Host Church: New Way Country Church
11757 US Hwy 271 North, Gilmer
Pastor: Jared Gould (903) 767-8277
This is an event fundraiser to help with repairs at the Baptist Student Ministry Building. All proceeds will go directly to this project!
Vacation Bible School Programs
June 26-30 FBC Diana 6:00-8:00 p.m.
June 27-30 New Mine (Pittsburg) 6:30-8:30 p.m.
June 27-July 1 Mt. Moriah 6:00-8:00 p.m.
July 18-22 South Jefferson (Mt. Pleasant) 6:00-8:30 p.m.
July 24-29 FBC Cason 6:00-8:30 p.m.
July 25-28 NE Texas Biker's 6:00-9:00 p.m. (Mt. Pleasant)
Aug.1-5 Piney Grove (Pittsburg) 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Piney Grove Baptist Church will be in revival from July 24-27. Sunday services begin at 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. On Monday-Wednesday services begin at 7:00 p.m. Revival Speaker is Larry Jordan and Praise Leader is Jimmy Harwood. Please call pastor Wes Haefs at (903) 855-11-51 for all questions.
FBC Cookville called Stanley Dickard as pastor. Bro. Stanley began serving on June 6th.
FBC Naples called Bo Stevens as pastor. Bro. Bo will begin his pastorate in mid July.
The following churches have staff positions open: FBC Cookville, music minister; FBC Daingerfield, youth minister; Lake o'the Pines, music minister; New Hope-Big Sandy, Youth Minister; New Mine, youth minister; FBC Ore City, youth minister; Calvary, Talco, music/youth; Piney Grove, youth minister. All positions are bivocational (parttime).
FBC Gilmer needs a maintenance/custodial person for a full time position. Interested persons are asked to call the church at (903) 843-2572 for information.
Make sure your children/youth are protected! Background checks are important. They are inexpensive and you are able to quickly enter the persons information, with the individuals permission, and a report will be received within a few minutes. For information on background checks, visit LifeWay.com/backgroundchecks or call (800) 464-2799.
An article from Church Finance Today issued a warning to payroll and human resources professionals to beware of a new phishing email scam requesting personal information on staff. The cybercriminals have tricked people into sharing employees' Social Security numbers.
July 19 Biker Church
Meeting is preceded by fellowship over snacks or a light meal starting at 6 p.m. The meeting starts with worship at 6:30 and concludes with business.
The IRS announced December 17 that the standard business mileage rate will fall in 2016 to 54 cents per mile (down from 57.5 cents per mile in 2015), while mileage for medical or moving purposes will decrease to 19 cents per mile (down from 23 cents per mile in 2015). Lower fuel prices are a contributor to these declines in the mileage rates. The standard charitable mileage rate remains set at the statutory rate of 14 cents per mile.
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