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Evangelism Training


Tuesdays, Sept 12, 19, 26, 2023

Morning Class At 9:30 AM


Thursdays, Sept 14, 21, 28

Evening Class At 7:00 PM


Anson Baptist Service Center


Join us to discover a simple way to share your Christian faith with your family and friends.  Anyone can use this gospel presentation. You can choose to attend the training during the day or on Thursday evening. The same material will be presented each week in the morning & evening session, so pick the time that best fits into your schedule! Please register for the class by contacting the association service center.



"Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature. He who believes and is baptized will be saved; but he who does not believe will be condemned.”  (Mark `16:15a-16) 




Anson Baptist Association

Fall Meeting: Seeking …REVIVAL!!!


Deep Springs Baptist Church

October 8, 2023

Session 1 at 4:00 p.m.

Supper at 5:15 p.m.

Session 2 at 6:30 p.m.


Guest Speaker:

Dr. Ron Lynch!!!


State Goal: $2.5 Million




Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you believe in Him so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. Romans 15:13 (HCSB)


NCMO is an annual offering that helps support the work of North Carolina missionaries, church planters, disaster relief workers and other ministries throughout the state. By giving to the NCMO, N.C. Baptists are able to fuel mission efforts that extend across North Carolina and around the world.  For more information about the offering, videos or more promotional resources go to:



The North Carolina Missions Offering

  1. Shares the Gospel of Jesus Christ

  2. Relieves Suffering

  3. Treats the Sick

  4. Helps plants new churches

  5. Mobilizes volunteers for missions

  6. Responds to various disasters

How can we provide relief and hope? Visit .


Week of Prayer For

the North Carolina

Missions Offering

Aug. 27 to Sept. 3 



Week of Prayer Guide:









September 2023 Calendar


September 4th: Labor Day/ABA Office Closed

September 11th: Executive Council at 6 PM

September 12: Best News Witness Training, Session 1 at

        9:30 AM

September 14: Best News Witness Training, Session 1 at

       7:00 PM

September 19: Best News Witness Training, Session 2 at

        9:30 AM

September 21: Best News Witness Training, Session 2 at

        7:00 PM

September 25th: ACP Information Due

September 26: Best News Witness Training, Session 3 at

          9:30 AM

September 28: Best News Witness Training, Session 3 at

          7:00 PM


October 2023 Calendar


October 8th: ABA Annual Meeting at Deep Springs

           Baptist Church at 4:00 & 6:30 PM

October 12, 19, 26 English As A Second Language


October 28th ABA Baptist Men’s Meeting at New Home

            Baptist Church. All ABA men are invited.

            Speaker: Rev. Paul Langston. Free Breakfast







Celebrating a Birthday in September!


Robin Stegall – 2nd

Tom Walden – 21st

Mark Perko – 23rd

David Ross – 29th



Pastor’s Fellowship Meeting

September 18th at 6:00 p.m.

Join us for great pizza

and great fellowship!



Annual Church Profile



All ACP Information needs to be entered online or forms turned in to the associational office by September 25th. All church clerks who have this completed will have their names entered for a chance to win one of four $25.00 gift cards that will be given out at the associational meeting in October.

Why Fill Out the

Annual Church Profile?


The Annual Church Profile (ACP) is an annual report of vital statistical and biographical information from each Southern Baptist Church. Why fill out the ACP?


  • It helps your church to be able to evaluate itself. Are you growing or declining?  How does your church compare today with 5 or 10 years ago?  When you turn in your ACP information, that information is only a few clicks away!

  • It helps our association evaluate how we are doing.  It is hard to know if we are growing if some do not report their figures.

  • It helps our Baptist State Convention and SBC to know how they are doing too.

  • Your ACP report is used to determine the number of messengers that you are entitled to at the ABA, NC Baptist Convention, and the SBC meetings.

  • Because our state and national conventions are so large, other leaders and ministries within them don’t know that your church is participating in the convention unless they can see it reported in the ACP. This in turn can make it hard for a church or pastor to access some funds in a few of their special programs.

  • It is also a responsibility of each church of the Anson Baptist Association to do an ACP each year. (see By-Laws)

  • Therefore, it is in each church and pastor’s best interest for their church to complete their ACP statistics each year! Thank you for your help!!

Please have your ACP information entered online or returned to the ABA office by September 25th so your information can be included in our annual book of reports for the October associational meeting. Please contact Kim Glenn at: or (704) 694-2790, for more information or assistance.




Anson County Ministry Needs


Anson Crisis Ministry: The September item is flour (5 lb. bag). Volunteers are needed to serve, and monetary donations are appreciated as well. ACS hours: Tuesday – Friday, 8 am – 1 pm. Margot Barnes is director and can be reached at 704-694-2445. Additional information can be found at: .


HOPE Crisis Pregnancy Resource Center: Volunteers as well as diapers and wipes are needed. HOPE is located at 101 Moore’s Lake Rd., Wadesboro. To learn more, go to: or call 704-690-6689 for assistance. Rebekah Carpenter is the director.


Anson Domestic Violence Coalition needs cleaning and hygiene products for their clients as well as gift cards to dollar general, food lion or visa for gas. For assistance or information, call 704-694-4499. Karen Baucom is their director.


Feed My Lambs provide food and clothing to the needy. To volunteer in this ministry, donate, or seek assistance, please contact them at 704-695-1820 or PO Box 91, Wadesboro, NC, 28170. They also accept donations of canned and dry foods. You can learn more about Feed My Lambs at: . They are located at 2290 Hwy. 74 W, Wadesboro.


Burnsville Recreation & Learning Center welcomes volunteers as well as financial support. Volunteers are needed for any amount of time between the hours of 9 am and 1 pm any day of the week, 7 days a week. All donations are tax deductible. Additionally, mentors are  needed to tutor children with reading and math for 1 hour in the afternoons from 4 to 5 pm. Others are needed to help with job seeking tasks. If you can help in any of these areas, please contact Director, Carol Smith, at 704-778-7478. BRLC is located at 13349 Hwy. 742N Polkton.



Your Help Is Needed!








Deep Creek Baptist Church will be participating in a mission trip to West Virginia in November. Bicycles are needed that will be refurbished and given to children as Christmas gifts. If you can donate used bicycles, please contact Beth Rogers at 704-695-2010 or David Flake at 704-475-2627.

RED BOX item for 2023


Red Box 2023

Churches are asked to donate the same amount as last year. You may bring these either to the annual meeting at Deep Springs Baptist on October 8th or the associational office.



Replenish Retreat for

Pastors and their families

Fort Caswell, NC

Sept. 18-20, 2023


The “Replenish” retreat, for pastors and their families, is designed to help pastors replenish their marriage, their ministry and their mission. Through encouraging teaching and free time together, pastors and their wives can learn and apply principles for restoring joy and passion to their marriage, family and ministry at the beautiful coastal setting of Fort Caswell. 


Cost: $99 per room (Lodging will be at Smith Conference Center)  To Register go to:



Wheelchair Ramp

Building Skills Training

September 23, 2023

from 9:30 am - 11:30 am


NCBAM Office, 201 - A- Idol Street, Thomasville, NC. Learn the principals involved in building a ramp to meet the needs of those facing accessibility issues.   This is a great training for students, women and men to serve their communities. For more information contact Paul Langston at or (919) 604-4778.

Anson Baptist Association

On Mission Connection

Tentative Dates: March 2-3, 2024


The OMC (On Mission Celebration) is a dynamic celebration and educational experience where participants will have the opportunity to “connect” with missionaries from NC and around the world!  Plan to be a part of this inspiring time to discover how we can be part of God’s Great Commission work too!


Tentative Schedule:

Saturday March 2nd

  • 3:00 till 5:00 p.m. Missions Fair! Come, meet and learn about missions from real state and international missionaries!


  • 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.  Missions Banquet! Join us for great food and fellowship with visiting missionaries and our associational friends!  The banquet is for all of those who attend the Mission Fair and /or Mission Rally


  • 7:00 p.m. Missions Rally.  Inspiring worship service!


Sunday March 3rd  at your church:

  • AM Missionaries speak in host churches


Join us for this great time of celebration and worship!  For more information contact David Ross.





We are hoping to reach Spanish speakers and others who live in Anson County, but are not fluent in English. Target Start Date: October 12, 2023.  Anyone interested in being a part of this important ministry should contact David Ross.



You Can Make A Difference!



  • NCBAM Field of Makers:  Saturday, September 9, 2023 - Mills Home, Thomasville

  • Charlotte Golf Tournament for Christian Adoption Services (CAS): Monday, September 11, 2023




  • Kennedy Home, Kinston: Saturday, September 16, 2023

  • Cameron Boys Camp, Cameron: Saturday, September 16, 2023

  • Odum Home, Pembroke: Saturday, September 16, 2023

  • Camp Duncan, Aberdeen: Saturday, September 23, 2023

  • Mills Home, Thomasville:  Saturday, September 23, 2023



Free Tables & Chairs


The association has some old “well used” tables and metal chairs. They are available to anyone that wants them.  The first one to come get them can have them!!

“For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven.”

Ecclesiastes 3:1


NC Baptist Women’s Conference

October 27-28, 2023

Caraway Conference Center

Guest Speaker: Annie Locke


You're invited to this year's N.C. Baptist Women's Conference: "By Faith." We will study Hebrews 11 to gain context and insight into the faith-filled lives of Old Testament men and women who were ultimately "commended" by God (Hebrews 11:2, 39). We pray that the Lord speaks to us in our own walk by faith!


This year's breakout sessions will cover how to embrace the joys of Jesus, passing on the faith and more.


For more information contact: or call 919-459-5653.

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