February Newsletter


The Pastors meet weekly on Wednesday mornings at the associational office at 10 AM for prayer and fellowship. All pastors that are available are invited to attend.


Anson Crisis Ministry Need for February is corn.

Margot Barnes is director.

Hours: MTWF: 8:00 AM - 1 PM












Anson Health & Rehabilitation Center

Sundays 9:45 - 10:00 AM

February 9 - Mt. Zion

February 16 - New Home

February 23 - N. Wadesboro



The Anson & East Union Mobile Food Pantry will be at Wingate Methodist Church, 111 Hinson Drive, Wingate on Wednesday, February 5th. Arrive between 8:00 - 10:00 AM. Distribution begins upon truck arrival between 9:00 - 9:30 AM. Bring baskets, bags, boxes, carts, etc., to carry food. Call 704-694-2445 if raining the day of or day before to check for cancellation.







Celebrating in February:


Jon Morris - 1

Tracy Hickson - 4

Randy Swaringen - 27

Ronda Helms - 29


Jimmy & Linda Knotts - 14

2020 Food Roundup for Baptist Children's Homes

The Anson Baptist Association will be collecting food donations for the Baptist Children's Homes through April 30th. Churches have been sent a list of requested items.

Scholarships Available

The NC Baptist Foundation has four educational scholarships available for Baptist students. Applications for these scholarships are online and are open as of January 1, 2020, and will remain open until the close of business on February 15, 2020. More detailed information can be found on each scholarship at: http:///www/ncbaptistfoundation.org/scholarships.aspx.


What’s Up?

 or What’s New

 for 2020 in WMU?

From Delores Thomas

ABA WMU Director

February 9-16: WMU Focus/Heck Jones Offering. "Firmly Planted" is the theme for the Week of Prayer.

March 14: Christ Reflections for children/youth age 6 and up. Hosted at New Home Baptist Church, 5-7 pm. Features youth talent of 3-5 minutes each person/group. Leaders must register your children/youth for the event, and register those presenting their talent with Delores Thomas rgtanddat@windstream.net or phone 704-695-4448.

March 24: ABA WMU Annual Meeting, North Wadesboro Baptist Church. Special Guest Speaker, NAMB missionary, Phyllis Foy.

April 24-25: Missions Extravanganza

Tentative May 30: ABA Children's Day Camp


Missions Rally for Men, Women & Youth

A night to experience what God is doing through NC Baptist around the world. There will be worship, testimonies, videos, and information on mission opportunities.

Monday, February 17, 2020

First Baptist Church, Concord

200 Branchview Dr., SE

Concord, NC 28025

Register by February 10th

Supper 5:50 PM (no charge)

Program 6:50 - 8:30 PM






News from HOPE Pregnancy Resource Center

We are pleased to announce that Rebekah Carpenter will be serving as our Interim Director. We have new added office hours that will better enable us to serve our clients. They are Monday-
Wednesday 11 AM until 5 PM, and Thursdays 2-6 PM. Also, our baby bottle fundraiser will continue until February 16th. Please consider filling one of our bottles with change to help support this ministry. The HOPE fundraising banquet will be held this year on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at the Lockhart Taylor Center. Please mark your calendars and make plans to attend this very important event. Call 704-690-6689 for more information.

Baptist Retirement Homes Mission Project

We have prescription bottles available at the associational offiec that are to be filled with change. These will be given to the BRH and the donations will be used to purchase medicines for their clients who can't afford them. Please contact the office if you would be interested in participating in this important mission project. 

Training Opportunities

*Operation Inasmuch Information & Training

February 8th - West Chowan Association

February 15th - Charity Rebuild Center, Rose Hill

February 22nd - Brunswick Association

All sessions begin at 9 am.

Register at: https://baptistonmission.org/Mission-Projects/North-Carolina/Operation-Inasmuch

*Construction Skills Training

March 7th - Charity Rebuild Center

March 14th - Shelby

April 4th - Red Springs

Sessions run 9am until 3pm.

Register at: https://baptistonmission.org/training/construction-training







Bivocational and Small Church Ministers' Family Retreat

Caraway Conference Center

Friday, April 3 (3pm) - Saturday, April 4 (lunch)

Registration: $50 per adult

$25 children 6-12

Free for children 5 and under

Speakers: Joe & Pennie Wright

Eddie & Janet Thompson

Activities for children & youth tracks will be provided by Caraway Camp staff. 

For more information, contact Lester Evans levans@ncbaptist.org or call 828-342-3838.

Register at: https://ncbaptist.wufoo.com/forms/2p9nb231az659t/

Discipleship Making Conference

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

9 AM - 4 PM

Green St. Baptist Church, High Point, NC

Featured Speaker: Jimmy Scroggins, Pastor of Family Church, West Palm Beach, Florida



North Carolina Baptist Aging Ministry

South Central Aging Well Conference

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

10 am until 2 pm

South Albemarle Baptist Church

1005 S 2nd Street, Albemarle, NC

Register: 704-984-0808 or 704-438-0117

Lunch provided by South Albemarle Baptist Church







It's Time to Blume!!!, WMU National Event for Girls

July 8-11, 2020

Germantown, TN

This event is for girls grades 5-12. Early registration is $169, after February 1st the cost goes to $199. This event only happens every 5 years or so. There will be conferences, missions involvement, music, fellowship, etc. Contact Delores Thomas 704-695-4448 if you have questions.



PO Box 958, Wadesboro, North Carolina 28170

Phone: 704-694-2790