I’m excit­ed about tonight’s Men’s Conference/Rally with pas­tor Ken­ny Grant of Cal­vary Bap­tist in Savanah. Tonight’s event will begin with sup­per at 6 p.m. at Taber­na­cle Bap­tist in Vidalia. If you have not already made reser­va­tions for the meal please fe el free to join us at 7 in the stu­dent cen­ter for the service.  For more infor­ma­tion please place the fol­low­ing in your web brows­er: http://bit.ly/1U7lVCH


FB Acts 18As you know, every year our Asso­ci­a­tion takes an offer­ing in May to help us do mis­sions in our area and around the world. This year’s Acts 1:8/Calvin Dur­rence offer­ing will take place this Sun­day, May 15th. If that date does not work for your church, please con­sid­er sched­ul­ing the offer­ing to be tak­en on anoth­er date. Remem­ber, this offer­ing will not be used to pay for util­i­ties or salaries. One hun­dred per­cent will be used to help us reach our com­mu­ni­ty and world for Jesus! Fund­ing sup­ports (but not lim­it­ed to) the fol­low­ing: Prison Min­istry, Local Church Plant­i­ng and Church Revi­tal­iza­tion Mis­sion­ary Sup­port (not Asso­ci­a­tion­al Mis­sion­ary), Mer­cy Clin­ic, Stu­dent Min­istry, Chris­t­ian Learn­ing Cen­ter (Mont­gomery Coun­ty and Vidalia High School), First Choice Geor­gia (Rachel’s House) Preg­nan­cy Resource Clin­ic, Dream Cen­ter, mis­sion­ar­ies Kei­th Horne and Nathan Ammons. If your church choos­es not to par­tic­i­pate in this year’s offer­ing, please feel free to con­tribute through our safe web­site by past­ing the fol­low­ing link http://bit.ly/1itJOfQ in your brows­er and give as the Lord leads you to do so.


Dur­ing the month of May, we will be col­lect­ing rolls of paper tow­els and toi­let tis­sue to be used by our (soon to open) Tran­si­tion­al Cen­ter 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.


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 Bap­tiChurch Securityst Mis­sion­ary Ricky Thrash­er cov­ers 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 feel free to bring guests with you.


ESLEng­lish as a Sec­ond Lan­guage Train­ing will be held on July 16th and July 23rd at the Daniell Bap­tist Asso­ci­a­tion Office. There are nine avail­able open­ings and the cost is $35 to cov­er mate­ri­als.  If you would like to reg­is­ter please con­tact the Daniell Bap­tist Asso­ci­a­tion by phone: (912) 583‑2713 or by email: dbassoc@windstream.net.


PleasWeek_of_Prayer_Web_copye be in prayer for this week’s Church­es of the Week:

  • Vidalia Bap­tist Tem­ple (pas­tor Scot­tie Pitts)
  • Sardis Bap­tist (pas­tor Kei­th Tipton)
  • Hig­gston Bap­tist (pas­tor Allen Rea)
  • East Gor­don Street Bap­tist (pas­tor Bruce Conner)
  • Tar­ry­town Bap­tist (cur­rent­ly with­out a pastor)
  • Bethel Bap­tist (cur­rent­ly with­out a pastor)


Quote of the Week
Denom­i­na­tions are no stronger than their church­es. And church­es are no stronger than their church mem­bers.  –Thom Rain­er

Blessed to Serve,



DBA Min­istry High­lights for 2016


May 2016

12        Men’s Evan­ge­lism Ral­ly @ Taber­na­cle @ 6 p.m. in Vidalia

19        Church Security/Safety Con­fer­ence @ 6:30 p.m. @ FBC Mt. Vernon

21        Tran­si­tion­al Min­istry Team Train­ing @ 10 a.m. at Smith Street Baptist

24        Pastor’s Round­table @ DBA @ 10 a.m.

30        DBA Office Closed in obser­vance of Memo­r­i­al Day


June 2016

06        DBA Prayer Ral­ly @ 6:30 @ FBC Mt. Vernon

21–27   Mis­sion Trip to Kan­tu­nilkin, Mexico


July 2016

04        DBA Office closed in obser­vance of Inde­pen­dence Day

11–15   DBA Children’s Camp

16        ESL Train­ing @ DBA Office

18–22   DBA SURGE Camp (Stu­dents)

23        ESL Train­ing @ DBA Office

28        Admin­is­tra­tive Team Meet­ing @ DBA office @ 5:30 p.m.



05–06 Small Group Train­ing @ Prince Ave. Bap­tist in Athens

20       Bring­ing It Home Men’s Con­fer­ence with Kei­th Bog­gs @ 7:30 a.m. to noon @ Cedar

Cross­ing Bap­tist Church


 Sep­tem­ber 2016

8          Admin­is­tra­tive Team Meet­ing @ DBA office @ 5:30 p.m.

12        Night of Dis­ci­ple­ship @ Smith Street Bap­tist @ 6:30 p.m. with Mike Grif­fin, Public

Affairs Rep­re­sen­ta­tive, Geor­gia Bap­tist Mis­sion Board


Octo­ber 2016

16        DBA Cel­e­bra­tion @ FBC Vidalia @ 6 p.m.

17        DBA Annu­al Meet­ing @ FBC Sop­er­ton @ 6 p.m.


Novem­ber 2016

10        DBA Minister’s Christ­mas Party

14–15   Geor­gia Bap­tist Convention


Decem­ber 2016

01        Cake Min­istry for Bax­ley Children’s Home

04–11   Week of Prayer for Inter­na­tion­al Missions

07        Grad­u­a­tion at Alamo Prison


Rob­by Smith

Asso­ci­a­tion­al Missionary

Daniell Bap­tist Association

912–583-2713 Office

912–386-2055 Cell

Part­ner­ing with church­es to reach com­mu­ni­ties for Christ!



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