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DECEMEBER 2018 NEWSLETTER

Director of Missions Notes

 
 
Dear Friends in Christ,
 
      

       This newsletter is to inform you of what is coming up very soon as we close out an old year and begin a new year for the Lord.

     I want to challenge each and every member of every church in our association to sacrifice and give the most that you can to this year’s Lottie Moon Christmas Offering for International Missions. We must all do our part in reaching this world for Jesus Christ. Your offering goes 100% to the missionaries on the mission field to spread the gospel. Let us take on the very image of Jesus Christ by sacrificing and giving of ourselves.

     As we enter into this new year I have introduced to you in this newsletter some dates that are very important. Please mark them on your calendars and encourage those who are in leadership roles in your church to participate in these events and training opportunities.

     Lastly, each and everyone of our churches need to be revitalized. We need to examine ourselves and seek ways to improve on our ministries. Ask yourself what you can do to be a more effective servant for the Lord? Look for ways to start new ministries and improve on established ministries. Every week be sure to invite someone to church.

     We cannot sit still. We cannot be still. We must be more active for Jesus Christ.

     May God truly bless you and your church family as you enter into 2019. I want to hear about the great things God is doing in your church. Call us and tell us your story. Blessings!

 


 

Sincerely in Christ,
Bro. Jay Hatfield
  
 

NEEDS AT BROOKHAVEN MISSION

 
Brookhaven Mission is in need of clothing for adults and children. Food items are needed as well for the food pantry. Items such as: canned goods, pasta, spaghetti sauce, mac & cheese items, peanut butter, jelly, soups, etc. Anyone who has any of these to donate can drop them off at the association office or call Bro. Jay at 859-336-4402 to have them picked up. Your help would be greatly appreciated. The office hours are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM. Lunch is from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM. If you want to call the association office the number is 270-692-9577.
 


 

EVENTS:

Lottie Moon Christmas Offering

Why the Christmas Offering is named for Lottie:

While living in China, Lottie wrote letters to the Foreign Mission Board (now the International Mission Board) and to Baptist women. She asked for more missionaries and for money to grow her work on the Chinese.

Because of Lottie’s determination, WMU collected a Christmas Offering to give to the Foreign Mission Board. In 1919, Annie Armstrong suggested that the offering should be named for Lottie Moon.

Today, we still give to the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering in honor of her work and sacrifice to keep our missionaries on the field.

One hundred percent of the offering goes to the missionaries, none to administration.

The goal for the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering for 2018 is $160,000,000.00

 

What: Live Nativity Scene

Where: Bethlehem Baptist Church 2200 Old Perryville Loop Springfield, KY

When: December 14th & 15th 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

 

 What: CBA Executive Board Meeting

Where: Central Baptist Church, Lebanon

When: January 13, 2019 2:30 PM

  

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO:

 

December

Rev. Hillary Claypool

Rev. John Simpson

Amanda Sherrell

 

January

Rev. Jerry Goss

Rev. Terry McIlvoy

Rev. Aaron Sherrell

 

February

Teresa McIlvoy

Louigina Claypool

 

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY TO:

 

December

Rev. Hilary & Louigina Claypool

Rev. Aaron & Amanda Sherrell

 
 
 

Church Information:

 
Bethlehem Baptist - Rev.Kyle Yankey / Music Minister - J.T. & Mary Agee / Youth Ministers - Bobby Joe & Manda Mattingly
 
Bradfordsville Baptist - Rev. John Simpson / Music Minister-Chery Mattingly / Youth Ministers-Susan Murphy & Melissa Million /                                                             Children's Minister-Bonnie D. Smothers
 
Brush Grove Baptist - Rev. Everett Hood / Music Ministers - Deborah Hood & Crystal Curtsinger / Youth Minister - JoAnne Hood /                                                           Children's Minister- Kim Lewis
 
Central Baptist - Rev. Bill Proctor / Music Minister-Judy McCarty / Children's Minister-Jeannie Proctor
 
Lebanon Baptist - Dr. David Whitlock / Music Minister- David Johnson / Youth Minister- Whitney Tingle
 
Mackville Baptist - Rev. Damian Phillips  / Music Minister- Charlotte Devine / Youth Minister - Lorri Phillips
 

Mount Freedom Baptist - Rev. Hilary Claypool / Music Minister - Phillip Cox

Mount Olivet Baptist - Rev. Joseph Lumbrix / Music Minister-Maurice P. Wilson
 
Muldraugh Hill Baptist - Dr. Billy Compton / Music Minister-Lidiane Macedo / Youth Minister-MaKayla Sabo & Caden Wheatley
 
New Hope Baptist - Rev. Tobe Yankey / Music Minister-Tex Barton
 
Rockbridge Baptist - Rev. Terry McIlvoy
 
Springfield Baptist - Rev. Aaron Sherrell / Music Minister - Without / Youth Minister- Barrett Tingle / Children's Minister- Rachel Tingle
 
Stewart's Creek Baptist - Rev. Dan Durham / Youth Minister- Debbie Burdette
 
Temple Baptist - Without a Pastor / Music Ministers- Cathy C. Burns & Troy Kimball / Youth Minister- Jane Kephart
 
Thompsonville Baptist - Rev. Jerry Goss / Music Minister- Kathy Holderman
 
Unity Baptist - Rev. Jordan Simpson / Music Minister-Michael Carrier / Children's Minister-Melissa Marple
 
Willisburg Baptist - Rev. Jay Hatfield / Music Minister- Beaulah Chesser 
 
Woodlawn Baptist Rev. David Butler / Music Minister-Tony Mann 
 
Brookhaven Mission - Rev. Johnnie Bailey