for everyone with hurts, habits, or hang-ups
6 p.m. Friday nights at Emmanuel Baptist Church Pittsburg
ASSOCIATIONAL MISSIONS EMPHASIS
OFFERING GOAL: $20,000
FOCUS: CHURCH PLANTING AND CHURCH REVITALIZATION
Deadline for 2014 gifts is August 31.
Any contributions received after that date will go toward next year's offering.
Total gifts received as of August 28, 2014--$17,573.84
Bar Nun $200.00; Big Sandy-New Hope-$542.73; Cedar Springs-$265.00; Country Fellowship $50.00; FBC Daingerfield $359.50; FBC Diana-$208.99; Fellowship-$120.00; FBC Gilmer-$1,666.50; Lake Fork $1,736.86; Lone Star-$220.00; FBC Mt. Pleasant-$2,247.40; New Beginnings $250.00; New Mine-$609.00; New Way-$170.00; FBC Ore City-$300.00; Piney Grove-$100.00; Pleasant Grove $100.00; FBC Pittsburg-$3,915.00; FBC Quitman $1,225.00; Simpsonville-$100.00; Simpsonville WMU-$50.00; Snow Hill-$300.00; South Jefferson $1,000.00; Winnsboro FBC $1,182.86; total of individual gifts $655.00.
HPBA ANNUAL MEETING
October 19, 6:00 p.m.
Emmanuel Baptist Church, Pittsburg
Registration of messengers will begin at 5:00 p.m. At the same time four workshops will be offered: (1) Insurance issues for churches led by a representative from Guidestone; (2) Outreach through technology and direct mail led by Bill Mays; (3) Prison ministry led by Gary Williamson; and (4) Missions led by Dr. David Rose. Various ministries will have displays and also the host church will provide refreshments starting at 5:00. The preacher of the Annual Sermon is Dr. Glynn Stone, pastor of Mobberly Baptist Church, Longview.
September 7 - 10 Highland Park will hold a series of four evening revival services with Nathan Lorrick, evangelism director of the SBTC preaching. The theme of meeting is "Provision for the Vision -- Be the Church." The aim is to lay the foundation for the church's soon to be publicized 2020 Vision Plan. The public is invited, the church is urged to attend.
Living Proof Live Simulcast with Beth Moore
Emmanuel Baptist Church (Pittsburg) is hosting the Beth Moore Living Proof Live Simulcast September 13, 2014. The cost is $10. The workbook, breakfast and lunch will be provided by Emmanuel. All interested ladies are invited to attend. Individual and group tickets can be purchased by calling the church office (903) 856-3411.
New Life Baptist Church has been authorized to be a satellite campus of School of Scripture, an accredited Bible institute based in De Soto, Texas. The institute is accredited through the Accrediting Commission International (ACI), Beebe, Arkansas. The school is designed for anyone of any level of education or background who desires to learn more about the Scriptures. Students have the option of pursuing a degree if they wish. Each credit course is $30 plus a registration fee of $35. Classes start September 16 and last 10 weeks, ending November 18. Applications may be picked up at New Life church (947 US Hwy 271N, close to Pizza Inn) on Sundays (9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.) or Wednesdays (6:30-7:45 p.m.). For more information call the church (903-856-7584) or Pastor Dwight White (817-266-3470).
FBC Cookville invites churches to participate in its 1st Annual Smoke-off. Churches are challenged to enter teams that will smoke chicken and brisket for judging. Smoking will be done at the church overnight (September 19-20). The churches and community are invited to eat the results of the smoking from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday the 20th. For more information, including complete rules, contact the church at 903-572-4409, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Hainesville Baptist Church will celebrate their 117th anniversary on October 26th.
The following churches have staff positions open: FBC Cookville, music minister; FBC Daingerfield, youth minister; Highland Park, music minister; New Mine, youth minister; FBC Ore City, youth minister; Calvary, Talco, music/youth; Piney Grove, youth minister. All positions are bivocational (parttime). Lake Fork is seeking a full time Children's minister as well as a part-time interim Children's minister and First Baptist Church Gilmer a full time music minister. FBC Gilmer is also seeking a pianist.
The monthly prayer meeting for pastors and others will be at the associational office on Thursday, September 11 at 11 a.m. Dutch treat lunch follows at an area restaurant.
The next pastor/staff gathering will be Tuesday, September 16, at 12 noon in the HPBA conference room.
Since January 1, 2014, the standard mileage rate for use of a vehicle for business purposes has been 56 cents a mile, a half cent less than for 2013.
Click the following link: http://www.ohenrytents.com/ Go to the section in the left column that says "Videos." View the title "Sectional Pole Tents." You may also wish to watch "Tent Tightening" and "Tent Lace Lines." You may also wish to look at "Sectional Pole Tent Installations" and/or "Tightening Pole Tents" under the "Instructions" section.
Interested in doing prison ministry? Learn more at the website for His Will Ministry: