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New Year, New Focus
Our theme for this new year is “Who is my Neighbor?”
This question from Luke 10’s account of Jesus’ parable of the Good Samaritan will keep in front of us all year the responsibility we have to be neighbors to those around us. We are producing LeaderLessons, articles for pastors and church leaders each month of the year to remind us biblically who our neighbors are, and what our responsibilities are as Great Commandment and Great Commission Christians with them.
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:
2018: Apr 3, May 1, June 5
Contact us at (704) 375-1197 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Pastors’ Fellowship Lunch
Thursday, March 27th from 11:30a-1p featuring a special VBS “Game On” presentation led by Rob Rose with LifeWay Christian Stores.
Join us! Register by sending an email to email@example.com or call (704) 375-1197
Can’t make it to the Pastors’ Fellowship this month? Join us next time! Our next gathering will be held on:
April 26–Join us next month for the Metrolina Prayer Journey from 9am-2pm
- Begin at MBA/GCC, load to bus
- Lunch at Durham Memorial
- Arrive back at MBA/GCC
Unless otherwise specified, these meetings will be held at the Great Commission Center from 11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
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: 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 firstname.lastname@example.org .
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 email@example.com or call (704) 375-1197
NEW Bounce House Policy Begins September 1st (2017)
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 clean, dry and folded properly
- Partner ministries MUST have reservations made through an MBA church
Pray for Me Campaign
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.