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 next 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 today, April 21st 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. The event will take place May 12th at 6 p.m. at Tabernacle Baptist in Vidalia and is free of charge but reservations must be made in advance. For more information please place the following in your web browser: http://bit.ly/1U7lVCH
On Thursday, May 19th at FBC Mt. Vernon at 6:30 p.m. we will be hosting a special Church Security/Safety seminar for our churches and community. This special conference led by Georgia Baptist Missionary Ricky Thrasher cover the following topics:
- Church Safety Teams
- Handguns at Church
- What to do in case of intruders
- Ways to better protect your congregation
Please join us for this very informative conference and please feel free to bring guests with you.
- FBC Vidalia (pastor Bucky Kennedy)
- Friendship Baptist (pastor Paul Thompson)
- Grace Truth (pastor James Tippins)
- Hammond Baptist (pastor Daniel Caraway)
- Harmony Baptist (currently without a pastor)
- 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 http://bit.ly/1pdc2Sr by pasting it in your web browser
Quote of the Week
Itâ€™s not the truth that you know, but the truth that you obey that matters. Â â€“Johnny Hunt
Blessed to Serve,
DBA Ministry Highlights for 2016
26 Â Â Â Â Â Â Pray Georgia with Dr. White, @ Higgston Baptist, 12:00 noon
26Â Â Â Â Â Â Â VBS Commissioning Service @ 6 p.m. @ Vidalia Baptist Temple in Vidalia
02Â Â Â Â Â Â Â DBA Prayer Rally @ 6:30 @ South Thompson Baptist in Toombs County
12Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Menâ€™s Evangelism Rally @ Tabernacle @ 6 p.m. in Vidalia
19Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Church Security/Safety Conference @ 6:30 p.m. @ FBC Mt. Vernon
06Â Â Â Â Â Â Â DBA Prayer Rally @ 6:30 @ Cornerstone Baptist in Kibbee
21–27Â Â Mission Trip to Kantunilkin, Mexico
11–15Â Â DBA Childrenâ€™s Camp
18–22Â Â DBA SURGE Camp (Students)
05–06Â Â Small Group Training @ Prince Ave. Baptist in Athens
20Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Bringing It Home Menâ€™s Conference with Keith Boggs @ 7:30 a.m. to noon @ Cedar Crossing Baptist Church
Â September 2016
12Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Night of Discipleship @ Smith Street BaptistÂ @ 6:30 p.m. with Mike Griffin, Public Affairs Representative, Georgia Baptist Mission Board
16Â Â Â Â Â Â Â DBA Celebration @ FBC Vidalia @ 6 p.m.
17Â Â Â Â Â Â Â DBA Annual Meeting @ FBC Soperton @ 6 p.m.
10Â Â Â Â Â Â Â DBA Ministerâ€™s Christmas Party
14–15Â Â Georgia Baptist Convention
01Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Cake Ministry for Baxley Childrenâ€™s Home
07Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Graduation at Alamo Prison