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MBA Annual Meeting

Our Annual Meeting and Open House will be held at the Great Commission Center on Thursday, October 26th from 6:30-8:30 p.m. 

NEW Bounce House Policy Begins September 1st

Due to high demand, each church may make 1 reservation per quarter.  Quarters are as follows: Sept-Nov, Dec-Feb, Mar-May, Jun-Aug.  

  • Our active associated churches or church plants are welcome to reserve one or both bounce houses at a charge of $50 per bounce house
  • There will be a $25 Security Deposit, which may be refunded when the bounce houses are returned cleandry and folded properly
  • Partner ministries MUST have reservations made through an MBA church

 Calling All Prayer Warriors

A group of prayer warriors will be meeting the 2nd Friday of the month from 9am-11am on the following dates: 

10/13, 11/10, 12/8

At the Great Commission Center
1324 The Plaza, Charlotte, NC 28262

Info: (704) 375-1197 or email 

Pray for Me Campaign

Would your church commit to intergenerational prayer?

How can we connect more adults with more young people more naturally than ever before?

The Pray for Me Campaign was born out of this question. We believe every young person needs a team of Prayer Champions strategically praying for them. The Pray for Me Campaign creates a vast web of intergenerational relationships for young people and equips adult believers to pass on a sustainable faith to the next generation.

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Revitalization Group

A new group meeting to study & apply best practices in church revitalization–open to pastors, leaders from MBA & other churches. 

Meetings are from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the Mecklenburg Room at The Great Commission Center beginning September 5th.  Meeting dates are as follows:

2017:  Sept 5, Oct 3, Nov 14, Dec 5

2018:  Jan 2, Feb 6, Mar 13, Apr 3, May 1, June 5


Contact us at (704) 375-1197 or email for more information.

Pastors’ Fellowship Lunch

Tuesday, October 10th at 11:30am
At the Great Commission Center
1324 The Plaza, Charlotte, NC 28205

MARK YOUR CALENDAR 2017 Pastors’ Fellowship dates:

Can’t make it to the Pastors’ Fellowship this month?  Join us next time!  Our next lunches will be held on:
November 21 at 11:30 am
December 7 (Ministers & Spouses Christmas Banquet, 7pm)

MARK YOUR CALENDAR 2018 Pastors’ Fellowship dates:

Unless otherwise specified, these meetings will be held at the Great Commission Center from 11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
January 9
February 13
March 20
April 24
May 15



Pastors’ Prayer Hour

A time for pastors to unite in prayer across MBA, with monthly meetings in different church locations around the association.  Meetings will be held alternating Tuesdays and Thursdays on the dates listed below from 11:30 am-12:30 pm.

Dates: Oct 31 (Tue), Nov 30 (Thu), Dec 14 (Thu), Jan 25 (Thu), Feb 27 (Tue), Mar 29 (Thu), Apr 26 (Thu), May 29 (Tue), Jun 26 (Tue), Aug 9 (Thu).

We are looking for pastors to host a meeting in local churches throughout the Metrolina area.  If you would like to host one of these prayer hours, please  call 704.375.1197 or email . 

Bounce Houses Available Upon Request

Metrolina Baptist Association has purchased 2 bounce houses to be used as ministry tools by our churches and partners. One is a standard bounce house (13 x 13), and the other is a bounce house with a slide. Our active associated churches or church plants are welcome to reserve one or both bounce houses at a suggested donation.

We also have other ministry partners who have bounce houses that may be used depending on availability. If the MBA bounce houses are booked, these partners may be contacted to see if their bounce houses are available. If your church or partner organization is looking to schedule an event, check out our online Bounce House Request Form.  We have a Standard Bounce House (13ft x 13 ft) and a Bounce House with Slide.  You may opt to request both bounce houses.  Please understand that the bounce houses are available on a first-come, first-served basis.  Need more info?  Contact or call (704) 375-1197 

BEYOND OUR BORDERS: Teaching English as a Foreign Language Workshop


(English as a Second Language)
March 16-17, 2018
MBA Great Commission Center, at 1324 The Plaza in Charlotte
Registration $40

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