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Sneak Peak Inside: KBF Spring Gathering Guide: *All You Need to Know Extreme Build, June 2014

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Spring 2014 Issue

KBF Spring Gathering Snapshot:
Friday, April 25 - Saturday, April 26 Broadway Baptist Church, Louisville, KY Special Guests: Suzii Paynter, CBF Executive Coordinator; Bo Prosser, CBF Coordinator of Missional Congregations; Karen Thomas Smith, Pastor/Chaplain, E.E.A.M., Morocco. Why You Should Come: Network with friends and colleagues, breakouts for ministers & laity, dine with the Baptist Seminary of Kentucky, meet with national CBF leaders Suzii and Bo Friday, April 25

SPRING GATHERING SCHEDULE:
Pastor’s Lunch with BSK President Greg Earwood Resource Fair Open Pastor Networking (with Suzii Paynter) /Associate Minister Networking (with Bo Prosser) Pastor Networking (with Bo Prosser)/Associate Minister Networking (with Suzii Paynter) KBF Coordinating Council Meeting Laity Mixer with Suzii Paynter and Bo Prosser Baptist Women in Ministry Baptist Seminary of Kentucky Annual Banquet KBF Business Session Worship Fellowship & Resource Fair Open KBF Current After Party at Blugrass Brewing Company

11:30 am -1:00 pm 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm 7:45 pm - 8:45 pm 9:00 pm - 9:30 pm 9:15 pm - 11:00 pm

When?

Baptist Seminary of Kentucky’s Annual Banquet

Friday, April 25, 2014, 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm

Where?

Broadway Baptist Church, Louisville

Saturday, April 26

7:45 am - 8:30 am Youth Ministers Coffee & Bagels (with Jeremy Colliver) 7:45 am - 8:30 am Children & Family Ministers Coffee & Bagels (with Cynthia Insko) 7:45 am - 8:30 am Music Ministers Coffee & Bagels (with Seth Hix) 8:00 am - 8:30 am Coffee & Refreshments, Resource Fair Open 8:30 am - 9:15 am Breakout Session #1 9:30 am - 10:15 am Breakout Session #2 10:30 am - 11:15 am Breakout Session #3 11:30 am - 12:30 pm Worship 12:45 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch & Orientation for new KBF Coordinating Council Members

How Do I Reserve a Meal?

Reservations are needed by April 18. To reserve your spot today, contact the BSK office at 502-863-8300 or email Glenda Simpson at glenda.simpson@bsky.org. Dinner is $16 per person, but there is a students discount of $10 per person.

SPRING GATHERING BREAKOUTS
Four Ministry Topics:
*Koinonia
*Builing Community in Your Church - with Bob Baker, Pastor, Calvary Baptist Church; Tommy Valentine, Pastor, Lexington Avenue Baptist Church; Michael Duncan, Pastor, Eminence Baptist Church *Opening the Doors - with Steve Hadden, Pastor, Midway Baptist Church; Derek Cain, Pastor, Salem Baptist Church *Maintaining Community in the Interim - with John Lepper, Coordinator, KBF

*Associate ministers *Pastors

*Bo Knows - with Bo Prosser, CBF Coordinator for Missional Congregations *Laity

Preaching: *Academy of Preachers - a variety of young preachers from KBF life

*Lessons from the Academy - Dwight Moody, President & Founder of Academy of Preachers *A Peak at the Future of Preaching - Church Bugg, Retired Pastor and Educator

*Spiritual Formation for Laity *Resources for Spiritual Formation - with Keith Stillwell, Associate Pastor, Lexington Avenue Baptist Church

*Ekklesia: *Spiritual Formation for Ministers - Rick Landon, Director of Interfaith Counseling Center

Other Exciting Workshops: *3 Fresh Ideas - Don Rogers, Pastor, Buechel Park Baptist Church, Louisville & members of First
Baptist, Middlesboro & Community Baptist Church, Henderson *Energizing Worship - Seth Hix, Minister of Music, Calvary Baptist Church, Lexington *Unraveling CBF - Alice Mull, lay leader, Living Faith Fellowship, Elizabethtown; Susan Reed, Associate Pastor, Broadway Baptist Church, Louisville *Morocco: A Dialogue with Karen Thomas Smith, Chaplain, Al Akhawayan University in Morocco & Pastor with the KBF’s Morocco Partner the Eglise Evangelique au Maroc (EEAM).

STAY AND PLAY!
Come early or stay after the KBF Spring Assembly and enjoy these fun Louisville attractions with family & friends!

*Louisville Slugger Museum *Frazier Historical Museum *Louisville Science Museum *Louisville River Bats Game *Lousiville Walking Bridge *Waterfront Park *21c Modern Art Museum *Belle of Louisville Dinner Cruise *Dining along the waterfront
Check out these options & more getaway ideas at Louisville’s Chamber of Commerce website: www.louisvilleky.gov/visitors

SPECIAL OPPORTUNITY: NETWORKING SESSIONS

PASTOR’S LUNCHEON
Friday, April 25 11:30 am - 1 pm Broadway Baptist Church Friendship Hall With Dr. Greg Earwood, Baptist Seminary of Kentucky President. To register and find more information, please visit our website at www.kybf.org.

CBF Executive Coordinator Suzii Paynter and CBF Coordinator of Missional Congregations will be facilitating multiple networking sessions for different groups. Find yours below and make a note to join in the fun, learn from these dynamic leaders, and meet some great people with similar interests!
*1:15 - 2:30: Pastor Networking Group with Suzii Paynter *1:15 - 2:30: Associate Minister Networking Group with Bo Prosser *2:45 - 4:00: Pastor Networking Group with Bo Prosser *2:45 - 4:00: Associate Minister Networking Group with Suzii Paynter *4:30 - 5:30: Laity Mixer with Suzii Paynter and Bo Prosser

HOTEL INFO
The KBF Spring Gathering is April 25-26 at Broadway Baptist Church in Louisville. It is never too early to make a reservation! For your convenience, KBF has set up room blocks in two hotels. The rooms are available by request uner the name “Kentucky Baptist Fellowship.” Reserve your room today at a reduced rate at the following hotels: The Breckinridge Inn 2800 Breckinridge Lane Louisville, KY 40220 502-456-5050 $89 a room must reserve by March 25th Country Inn & Suites 502-261-9434 1241 Kentucky Mills Drive Louisville, KY 40299 $89.99 (plus tax) breakfast included

KBF MISSIONS OFFERING AT SPRING GATHERING
Kentucky Baptist Fellowship will receive two offerings this year in Louisville for our mission partnerships. A monetary offering will be received during both worship services which will benefit KBF’s partnership in Morocco with the International Aid Committee (CEI) of the Eglise Evangelique au Maroc (The Protestant Church of Morocco). CEI leads the work of the church with sub-Saharan African migrants and refugees in Morocco.

Help Our Host Congregation!

KBF will recive a tangible offering of canned soup and all sizes of batteries for Samaritan Patrol, a ministry partner of Broadway Baptist Church. Samaritan Patrol, a part of Wayside Christian Mission, provides direct care for homeless on the streets of Louisville. We are asking those who attend to bring these items for drop off at Broadway Baptist Church during the KBF Spring Assembly.

Need Help Publicizing KBF Spring Gathering in Your Church?
*Information on website at www.kybf.org *Up-to-date info in E-News *Coming soon: Bulletin Inserts available in print or pdf by April

*State of CBF Address from Executive Coordinator Suzii Paynter *Dawnings-focused Pre-Assembly Prayer Retreat *Wednesday night banquet & celebration of co-missioning *Wednesday morning BWIM worship & lunch *Thursday evening worship with U.N. Ambassador Andrew Young *Friday night communion and worship led by Guy Sayles, Pastor FBC Asheville, N.C. *Variety of relevant workshops *Activities for children & youth including the Atlanta Sessions for college students *Leadership Institute facilitated by the newly formed Ministries Council *CBF network breakfasts & networking with groups who share your same ministry interests

Visit www.thefellowship.info for more information & to register. See you in Atlanta!

2013 Church Giving: Because of the generous contributions of numerous individuals and churches, Kentucky Baptist Fellowship is able to make a difference for Jesus Christ. Approximately 90% of KBF receipts come through churches. Some of the money is part of church budgets and some is designated to KBF by church members. Thank you for your generosity!
General Fund (undesignated contributions) Anchor Baptist Audubon Baptist Bagdad Baptist Broadway Baptist Buechel Park Baptist Burlington Baptist Calvary Baptist Campbellsburg Baptist Canmer Baptist Central Baptist Community Baptist Cornerstone Baptist Crescent Hill Baptist Deer Park Baptist Eminence Baptist Faith Baptist Fern Creek Baptist First Baptist First Baptist First Baptist First Baptist First Baptist First Baptist First Baptist First Baptist First Baptist First Baptist First Baptist First Baptist First Baptist First Baptist First Baptist Georgetown Baptist GracePointe Community Harrodsburg Baptist Hempridge Baptist Highland Baptist Immanuel Baptist Irvington Baptist Latonia Baptist Lewis Lane Baptist Lexington Ave Baptist Living Faith Baptist Fellowship Lyndon Baptist Maple Grove Baptist Masonville Baptist Richmond Louisville Bagdad Louisville Louisville Burlington Lexington Campbellsburg Munfordville Lexington Henderson Monticello Louisville Louisville Eminence Georgetown Louisville Bowling Green Brandenburg Carlisle Corbin Madisonville Drakesboro Frankfort $3,598.53 $825.00 $1,714.73 $17,032.55 $8,486.04 $47.48 $21,649.89 $2,307.09 $367.00 $1,000.00 $775.85 $900.00 $1,695.82 $1,230.04 $3,031.39 $8,169.00 $3,761.15 $900.00 $2,700.00 $1,826.00 $6,880.00 $2,278.00 $353.91 $5,020.00 Lebanon Junction $1,643.26 London $2,400.00 Middlesboro $6,701.00 Morehead $2,300.02 Shepherdsville $5,912.67 Vanceburg $660.50 Williamsburg $3,514.20 Winchester $4,085.44 Georgetown $10,410.70 Mt. Washington $1,200.00 Harrodsburg $1,584.94 Waddy $1,044.44 Louisville $10,539.85 Frankfort $6,539.00 Irvington $2,672.50 Covington $4,122.99 Owensboro $1,335.38 Danville $25,204.66 Elizabethtown $7,958.00 Louisville $1,904.44 Louisville $7,888.80 Utica $51.05 Melbourne Heights Baptist Midway Baptist Mt. Vernon Missionary Baptist New Fellowship Baptist Pleasant Grove Baptist Ridgewood Baptist Rosedale Baptist Rosemont Baptist Salem Baptist St Matthews Baptist Stanford Baptist Third Baptist Versailles Baptist Woodland Baptist Louisville Midway Morgantown Elizabethtown Louisville Louisville Richmond Lexington Morgantown Louisville Stanford Owensboro Versailles Louisville $900.00 $8,700.00 $315.00 $271.16 $2,056.65 $289.00 $438.00 $2,619.54 $3,360.00 $8,170.90 $9,207.86 $2,548.00 $1,207.46 $5,815.09

Missions Contributions (includes all mission designated contribution such as missions offering & Extreme Build) Broadway Baptist Buechel Park Baptist Central Baptist Community Baptist Cornerstone Baptist Deer Park Baptist Faith Baptist First Baptist First Baptist First Baptist First Baptist First Baptist Georgetown Baptist Highland Baptist Immanuel Baptist Jeff Street Baptist Latonia Baptist Lexington Ave Baptist Living Faith Baptist Fellowship Midway Baptist Rosedale Baptist Third Baptist Woodland Baptist Louisville Louisville Lexington Henderson Monticello Louisville Georgetown Corbin Madisonville Frankfort Middlesboro Shepherdsville Georgetown Louisville Frankfort Louisville Covington Danville Elizabethtown Midway Richmond Owensboro Louisville $7,100.00 $4,100.00 $1,500.00 $1,450.00 $528.40 $691.67 $250.00 $1,404.89 $4,742.50 $9,300.00 $3,800.00 $2,200.00 $3,000.00 $2,500.00 $4,060.00 $3,456.12 $230.00 $11,760.72 $5,352.00 $1,250.00 $200.00 $2,124.00 $1,500.00

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E X T R E M E B U I L D 9 : Ju n e 8 - Ju n e 1 4 , Mc C r e a r y C o u n t y
KBF’s ninth home build in McCreary County - our annual partnership project as a part of our commitment to Together for Hope will be held June 8-14, 2014 with the theme of “A Miracle of Partnerships.” Come out and make an impact in McCreary County! Registration fees* for 2014: $25 per person/per day - 4 days or more on site, registration fee is $100 per person (total) *Fee includes donation towards house, meals, t-shirt, and incidentals. You are responsible for making your own motel accommodations in McCreary County.

2014 Schedule for Extreme Build:

Wednesday, June 4 - Friday, June 6, 2014: Pre-build (by invitation only, contact Sharon Davis at gdavis3@bellsouth.net) Saturday, June 7, 2014: McCreary County Community Build Day (county members are encouraged to work with volunteers) Sunday, June 8, 2014: Registration, Pizza Party, and Newcomers orientation (held at First Baptist Church Whitley City) Monday, June 9 - Friday, June 13, 2014: Extreme Build Week Saturday, June 14, 2014: Dedication Day

For more information and to register, visit our website at www.kybf.org!
KENTUCKY BAPTIST FELLOWSHIP 4000 Brownsboro Road, Louisville, KY 40207
KBF Coordinator John Lepper - jlepper@kybf.org KBF Associate Coordinator for Missions Josh Speight - josh@kybf.org KBF Administrative Assistant Kristin Belcher - kristin@kybf.org KBF Assistant for Communications & Networking Laura Barclay - laura@kybf.org