Camp season is over. So anybody or church group thathad adopted a cabin or said they would help with repairs, now is the time tostart. Call and let us know what you want to do.
EX. BOARD REPORT
The Mtg. was held at Boones Creek Baptist Camp.Had 19 churches present with 83 total attending. The Ground Water Protection Plan was voted and approved. They voted and approved to go into partnership with Fayette Baptist Church (in Memphis, TN). The FamilyMission Fest was voted and approved to be held in Boones Creek BaptistAssociation in 2014.
Homecoming Sept 9th. 2012
Our Annual Homecoming service will be Sept. 23rd at11am. Former Pastor, Wendell Romans will be bringing our morningmessage. We will have a pot luck after Church, everyone is invited.
VBS was a great success, 147 avg. with total enrollment of 193.Family night we had 191. Custodian Bill Eckler retired after 50+ yrs. of service. Homecoming, Sunday Aug. 19th. Bro. RC Flynn will be preaching.Glory Road Gospel will provide the special music.
Central will have its Annual Labor Day Picnic on Sunday, Sept.9th. There will be an Assoc. Revival at Central on Oct. 1st-5th.
We participated in a county wide 4th of July Service atStanton First Church of God. Rev. David Rule brought a wonderful message.Rev. David Rule went to be with the Lord on Aug. 6, 2012. Planning for Revival Aug. 26-29 6pm on Sun. night 7pm the other nights.Bro. Freddie Helton will be the quest speaker.
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Homecoming scheduled for Aug. 26, 2012.
Held annual Sunday School leaders retreat at Shaker Village onJuly 21 to establish goals and action plans for the upcoming Sunday Schoolyear. Prayer walked Pilot View Elementary School and collected schoolsupplies for the students. Had a successful VBS with a total of 100, whichresulted in Bro. Todd having several pies thrown in his face! Will begin the
study “Read the Bible for Life” on Sunday nights beginning Sept. 9 in
preparation for our Bible reading campaign starting in January.
Had a Church singing and refreshments afterwards. Our Pastor even
sang. Had a wonderful time singing praises to our Lord! Bro. Todd’s working
on Revival for getting Eastern Baptist Students to come on Youth Sundaywith Phillip Smith as our speaker.
Had a fellowship meal on July 29th. Collected Schoolsupplies for give-away. Making plans for bus ministry.
The garden continues to yield bountifully as we deliver weekly to the Community Needs Center to help meet their ministry needs. Wetargeted 2 neighborhood near our church to had out flyers announcing aschool supply give away. We had over 50 children respond and were able toassist those families with all the items the school system requires for them tostart school. God continues to bless as we have added 3 new members thismonth.
Picnic on 4th of July was well attended. It was so hot, we picnicked in the Fellowship Hall. Youth attended Legends game and FaithDay in Lexington. Youth hosted Ice Cream Social and donation benefitedMitch Baber/ JL Thomas Scholarship Fund. Looking forward to our Homecoming and the Guest speaker will be Bro. Raymond Flynn.
Sent 3 boys to Senior Co-Ed camp. July 16 a special
surprise Bro. Paul came adorned in Hula Apparel. Our theme “Promise Island
Hawaii”. Night before VBS had kick
-off with Ice Cream Dinner, registrationand more. Sept. 9, Homecoming-Guest Speaker, Rev. Scott Rogers, SpecialSinging with The New Found Four to start at 10:30 am, Dinner after morningworship. No Evening Service. Gathering schools supplies. See you in SundaySchool and Worship. May God bless you.
We voted to pursue a building fund for a multi-purpose building. A missionary from the Philippines spoke regarding his work on theJuly 1st PM service. Bro. Ed Davis filled in for Bro. Kevin while he was onvacation, July 15 and 22. Our Miles of Pennies Program had grown to over 37,000 pennies.
NEWS & UPCOMING EVENTSfrom the Association and our CHURCHES -
The men are planning their trip to thePromise Keepers, Aug. 17th and 18th. The WMU are planning to giveaway school supplies and gently used clothing to our youth.
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We were proud to sponsor 5 of our youth to attend
camp this summer. The WMU chose Dessie Scott Children’s Home as
their mission project. They had a shower on July 23rd. Mrs. Banks wasso excited to receive a van full of donations. We were blessed to supportand be a part of a wonderful evening. The Senior Adults visited our shut-
ins and Nursing Home Members. They enjoyed lunch at Jerry’s.
Our Seniors went to Versailles to see Smoke on the Mountain. The
Youth are preparing a fall presentation of “WNBC Old Time RadioShow”
Sept. 30th is our 200th celebration. Special moments inChurch History, Pictures, Food and Singing, all is welcome.
We had 2 to attend Family Fest in Memphis,TN. We had our Meal Ministry and served 200. We had a great worship,fellowship and good attendance at our 5th Sunday Hymn Sing. Lookingforward to the Fall Hymn Sing on the 30th at Reid Village BC.
Hosting Assoc. Hymn Sing on Aug. 27th.Planning special October Fest Day for Oct 13, 11:00am to 7:00pm. Lotsof singing , food, games and preaching. Having a Bake Sale at Wal-martSept. 8th from 11 am to 3:30 pm to raise money for our October Fest.Everyone invited.
Providence has had a Blessed month in July,we had an avg. of 124 in VBS, we had 3 children saved during the week.
It was wonderful week to spend in God’s house with all those precious
kids! We were able to help a lot of families with school clothes on the28th, we have started a bus ministry at Providence and the kids on thatvan have been such a blessing to our church, they are so excited to be at
the Lord’s house. When was the last time we were excited to get to go to
Church? We had a large group of youth attend the Water Park inSomerset! We are in the process of re-modeling the parsonage, anddoing some painting in the Sunday School area at the Church.
Our final total raised by our Relay for Life teamwas $3071. Thanks to our team leader Debra Stephens and everyonewho helped in this effort. Our new sign has been installed. CharlotteRoper were speakers at our WMU meeting and gave a presentation onthe growing problem of sex trafficking in our country, Please visit their website www.covenantfriendshipministries.com to learn more abouttheir mission and how you can help. Please also visit their Facebook page. The youth had a lock-in at the church. We delivered supplies to
Gateway Children’s Services. We had a special dinner on Sunday Aug.
5th as a farewell to our music minister, Dustin Estridge and his wife Jinaand to Philip and Berlinda Stockdale and their family who haverelocated. We will truly miss them, but we trust God has great plans for their lives. Everyone enjoyed our 5th Sunday Hymn Sing. We arehosting the Association Fall Hymn Sing on Thursday Aug. 30th at 7 PM.Our kids Worship group will be going to Boonesboro for a picnic andswimming as a reward for their attendance and participation. CIA will begin a new program where they will earn vest and badges for their
participation. We’ll begin practice for our children and youth Christmas program. Our CIA is sponsoring “Christmas in August” to collect schoolsupplies and personal items for the Dessie Scott Children’s Home. Our WMU/CIA is sponsoring a “Pure Water/Pure Love” project. We’ll
collect water bottles filled with dimes and use the money to help purchase water filters for our foreign missionaries. Our fall revival isscheduled for Oct. 28-Nov.2 with Bro. Gary McCammon.
Provided scholarships for 9 kids to attend Boones Creek Baptist Camp. Floretta Thorpe was part of the team from Boones Creek Assoc. to attend Family Mission Fest in Memphis, TN. Had a back toschool pizza party for students (K-12). Each one received a package of school supplies. Looking forward to hosting the Assoc. Hymn Sing onAug. 28th. Also looking forward to our Annual Give-Away on Sept. 3rdor Labor Day.
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