The Harmony Pittsburg Baptist Association WMU invites all churches to the North American Mission Study on Tuesday, March 3 at 10 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in Daingerfield. Chas and Amy Carlisle (NAMB Church Planters in Ohio, 2006-2012) are the featured speakers. A catered lunch at a cost of $9.00 will be provided. Please call the association office by Tuesday, February 24th for lunch reservations.
Spanish as a Second Language Classes will be offered at the association office beginning Tuesday, March 17 through May 19th each Tuesday from 7:00-8:00 p.m. The instructor will be Rosa de Cardenas. The goal is to teach individuals to speak and understand words and phrases that can be used in witnessing to Spanish-speaking neighbors. The cost is $10 if registered by March 12th and after March 12th, $20. Call the association at 903-856-6696 for more information.
The Spring Senior Adult Rally hosted by Lakeview Baptist Assembly will be held on Thursday, May 14th. The pastor of Oak Ridge Baptist Church, Chas Carlisle, will be the speaker and music will be led by the bluegrass band On My Way. The rally begins at 9:30 a.m and costs $8.50 and includes lunch. Please RSVP by May 11 to 903-656-3871. For more information you can go to their website: www.lba1948.com.
It's time to begin planning summer camps! If you're interested in checking out the camps at Lakeview Assembly in Lone Star there is a listing of each camp on their website with contact information. The camp dates fill up quickly so don't wait too long! They are also hiring summer staff and cooks for 2015. Applications can be downloaded from the website: www.lba1948.com.
Circle C Cowboy Church, Mt. Pleasant, will host an annual day retreat for ladies on Saturday, March 14. Cowgirls with Attitude will begin at 10 a.m. Tickets cost $20 and include lunch. Special guests are Chelley Odle, Teresa Harmening, and Kim Krump. All ladies are invited to this inspirational event but call today or asap as the seating is limited. For questions or to purchase tickets call Penny Baker at 903-563-2501.
Bar Nun Cowboy Ministries will host a chuckwagon cook-off on Saturday, March 14. Special guests Dom Crescimanno and the Northeast Texas Bikers Church will lead worship in an evangelistic outreach service on Sunday, March 15th at 10:30 a.m. For more information call pastor Dwaine Higgins at 903-884-2981.
On April 10th beginning at 9 a.m. Circle C invites children with challenges to a day of horseback riding, wagon rides, ponies, bounce houses and many other great activities including lunch! For more information about Hooves & Halos, please call Johnette at 903-563-1449. The church is located at 1757 FM 3417, Mt. Pleasant.
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.
The monthly gathering for prayer will meet at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 12, at the HPBA office. Those who wish may continue the fellowship over a Dutch-treat lunch at a local restaurant.
SBTC VBS training for leaders will once again be offered at Friendly Baptst Church in Tyler for LifeWay's VBS curriculum, Journey off the Map, including training for the VBS Musical on March 28. The church is located at 1903 East Front Street in Tyler. Please call the church at 903-593-1572 for information.
April 21, FBC Diana
July 21, FBC Omaha
Kingdom Gatherings begin at 6:30 p.m. Host churches usually provide a time of food and fellowship beginning no later than 6:00 p.m. For further information contact the HPBA office.
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; 23 cents per mile driven for medical or moving purposes, down half a cent from 2014; and 14 cents per mile driven in service of charitable organizations.
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