This Church Safety Workshop to be held at FBC Vidalia on Thursday, (tonight) April 14th from 6:30 to 9:30 (supper will be provided at 6 p.m.) will equip you with the information to understand how children are at risk of sexual abuse in church programs. That understanding will be followed by the information, tools, and resources to develop and implement an effective safety system to protect children and those who serve them. For more information and to register please go to http://bit.ly/1ZXoEyV or gabaptist.org/ministry-safe/. Please register so we will know how much food to prepare.
PRAY GEORGIA with special guest Dr. Robert White of our Georgia Baptist Mission Board will take place April 26th at 12 noon at Higgston Baptist in Higgston.
This we be a time seeking God on behalf of our state and community in order to reduce spiritual darkness.
Please join us as Dr. White leads us in this important time of prayer for our communities, state, country, and world
Our annual VBS Commissioning Service will be held on Tuesday, April 26th at 6:00 p.m. at Vidalia Baptist Temple. Our guest speaker from Tabernacle Baptist Church will be Madison Herrin who will encourage each participating church to reach our community through Vacation Bible School. This important commissioning service is an opportunity to concentrate thoughts and prayers on our VBS mission as well as provide training and creative ideas.. Everyone that is involved with VBS is invited to attend; teachers, directors, pastors, helpers, etc. This event in not â€œthemeâ€ centered and is beneficial for any VBS volunteer regardless of the literature you will be using. The evening will begin with a wonderful supper so please RSVP no later than April 22nd to the DBA office at 583‑2713. Child care will only be provided upon request.
Iâ€™m excited about the upcoming menâ€™s conference we are planning with pastor Kenny Grant of Calvary Baptist is Savanah. Please check out the attached for more information.
Please be in prayer for this weekâ€™s Churches of the Week:
- FBC Glenwood (pastor Kevin Hammons)
- FBC Lyons (pastor Dannie Williams)
- FBC Mt. Vernon (pastor Karl Hay)
- FBC Soperton (pastor Mike Spivey)
- FBC Uvalda (pastor Adrian Bell)
- Please keep our Transitional Center Ministry Team in prayer as we begin to search for rental property to begin a Transitional Center for former inmates. This center will help train them in the ways of Christ while helping them transition back into society. In addition, we are looking forward to beginning a new church to reach those who are lost and once in prison.
During the month of April, we will continue collecting loose-leaf notebook paper to be used by our prison ministry. Please bring all donations to our Ailey office. To discover additional ways you can partner with our Association in reaching our community, state, and world for Jesus please go to
Quote of the Week
If there is no passionate love for Christ at the center of everything, we will only jingle and jangle our way across the world, merely making a noise as we go. â€“William Wilberforce
Blessed to Serve,