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May 2011 KBF Newsletter

May 2011 KBF Newsletter

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A newsletter of the Kentucky Baptist Fellowship
May 2011
Eighteen Churchesfrom Seven StatesAttend MountainHope Conference
FBC Winchester was host toKBF’s Annual Mountain HopeConference. Tom and CarolPrevost of the CooperativeBaptist Fellowship’s Together For Hope were guests speak-ers. After a meal provided byBecky Colliver (Central Bap-tist, Lexington), Tom and Carolled participants in an engagingevening discussing the historyof CBF’s Rural Poverty Initia-tive while helping to connect the principles of Asset Based Com-munity Development for the2011 church groups. Carol alsospoke with the group and sharedher passion for literacy and thevast need for helping impover-ished children have access to books early in their lives.Mountain Hope Conferenceis a joint venture among FBCWinchester, Lexington AvenueBaptist Church, KBF and CBFfor education, networking andsharing of resources in EasternKentucky. Additionally, churchgroups who serve with PaulaSettle in the area are required toattend the conference for educa-tion and orientation.Visit the KBF website to see pictures!
Eleven ChurchesGather in EasternKentucky for KBF’s2nd Youth Mission Weekend
KBF held its second KBF Youth Mission Week-end on March 11-12 in Eastern Kentucky. Elev-en churches with a total of 138 youth and adultscame to FBC Winchester on Friday evening for fellowship, worship and fun. On Saturday theyouth gathered at the Nada Mission where PaulaSettle and Josh Speight organized the youth into18 mission project groups. They worked in Nadaand Owsley Counties leading projects, such as: playing bingo with senior citizens, staining decks, beautifying the streets of Nada, building porch-railings, cleaning the flower beds at Owsley County Elementary School,and sorting clothes at Owsley County Outreach Center. Look for info thisfall as the 2012 KBF Youth Mission Weekend is already being planned.
Visit the KBF website to see more pictures!
KBF Hires Blair Riddle of Louisvilleto Serve as 2011 Missions Intern
Starting in May, KBF will add a newface to our ongoing work in missions.Blair Riddle, a member of BroadwayBaptist Church in Louisville, willserve as the 2011 Missions Intern.She will help to coordinate and planmission events for the summer as wellas the fall. This new internship will besupervised by the Associate Coordina-tor for Missions.Blair is junior at Hope College inHolland, Michigan. She is workingtoward her degree in social work.Besides growing up in a KBF/CBF church, Blair has also served two sum-mers with Passport camps, once as a Senior Summer Intern and another summer as a Bible study leader.The staff of Kentucky Baptist Fellowship welcomes Blair to our team andwe look forward to working with and learning from her during her timewith us. You may contact Blair at 502-426-1931 or blair@kybf.org.
Kentucky Sends Twelve To Serve With Passport
Kristin Belcher
Danville Broadway Louisville Presbyterian Youth East
Theological Seminary (Boston Only)
Kristina Cline
Shepherdsville FBC Shepherdsville Morehead State Kids East 
Perry Dixon
Louisville Broadway Georgetown College Youth/Mercer 
Alecia Fuller
Louisville Highland University of Louisville Youth/Mercer 
Gentry Hambrick 
Georgetown Faith Georgetown College Youth East(Boston Only)
Kelly Henderson
Lexington Calvary University of Kentucky Youth East(Boston Only)
Anna Kate McWhorter
Louisville Broadway Berea College Kids West
Corey Miller
Louisville St. Matthews University of Louisville Kids East
Andrew Noe
Louisville Buechel Park Baptist Seminary of Kentucky Youth East(Boston Only)
Stephen Parker
Middlesboro FBC Middlesboro Georgetown College Youth West 
Molly Shoulta
Louisville Deer Park Georgetown College Youth/Mercer 
Rachel Weaver
Louisville Broadway Western Kentucky Youth/Wingate
Kentucky SendsFour To Serve With Student.Go
Anna Holladay
, of Louisville,a member Highland who attendsUniversity of Louisville, willwork at CLUE Camp in NewYork City.
Taylor Bell
, of Louisville, amember of Highland who attendsSamford University, will work atStewart Center in Atlanta, GA.
Amanda Cherry
, of Louisville,a member of St. Matthew’sBaptist who attends SamfordUniversity, will work in Spain.
Holly Cunningham
, of Louis-ville, a member of Highland whoattends University of Louisville,will work at Crescent HillBaptist Church.
Baptist Seminaryof Kentucky News
2011-2012 KBF SeminaryScholarship Recipient:
Andrew Noe, Minister with Children,Buechel Park Baptist Church; Student,Baptist Seminar of Kentucky.
Congratulations, Andrew!
2011 Commencement
May 14, 2011 | 2:00pmAnna Ashcraft Ensor Learning Resource Center Lobby, Georgetown CollegeGraduates: Kevin Slemp (Berea), Melvin LeCompte(Shelbyville), Allyson Ioos (Crestwood), and JimDenyes (Louisville)
Summer Intensive Seminary
“Rooted Worship: Ancient Sources for Christian Prac-tice and Place”Taught by Dr. John Inscore Essick, Assistant Profes-sor of Church HistoryJune 6-10, 2011 | 8:30am - 4:30pmAn intensive one-week 3 hour seminar for M.Div.students, pastors, church staff, and laypersons.More information - 502-863-8301, deborah.moody@bsky.org
Annual Golf Scramble
July 8, 2011 | 8:00amCherry Blossom Golf Club, GeorgetownRegistration - 8:00am, Tee Time - 8:30am$75 per golfer, $300 per foursomeIncludes green fee, cart, lunch, gift bag, and prizesRegister - 502-863-8298 or glenda.simpson@bsky.org
Scatterlings of Africa:Discovering RefugeeMinistry in Morocco
September 30 - October 8, 2011 WHAT WE WILL DO:
Do you hear about the struggles of refugees inAfrica, particularly in Morocco, but don’t knowhow you can help? Kentucky Baptist Fellowshipand the EEAM (Eglise Evangelique au Maroc)will offer an opportunity for a limited number of Kentuckians to learn more about the plightof Sub-Saharan refugees in Morocco. This fall,Karen Thomas Smith and Josh Speight will travelto sites in Morocco where the EEAM partnerswith CEI (International Aid Committee) to meetthe needs of migrants and refugees from Sub-Sa-haran Africa living in Morocco. Our time will bespent researching the current work in the countryas well as doing some hands-on projects with CEI.Tentative site visits include Casablanca, Fez, Ou- jda, Rabat, and Marrakech. Only 10-12 spots will be available, so apply early!
Adults 18 and older who have a concern and aheart for the lives of refugees are encouraged toapply.
Cost per person: $2,200 ($1,500 airfare, $250lodging, $225 food, $225 transportation). A non-refundable deposit of $150 is due with your ap- plication by May 15, 2011. Final payment must bemade to KBF by August 15, 2011.
Visit the KBF website, click on events and followthe link for “Scatterlings of Africa.” There youwill find an online registration form, vaccinationinformation, packing list, and other essential in-formation. Questions or concerns: contact JoshuaSpeight at 502-426-1931 or josh@kybf.org.

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