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.
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.
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 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.
*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.
*Construction Skills Training
March 7th - Charity Rebuild Center
March 14th - Shelby
April 4th - Red Springs
Sessions run 9am until 3pm.
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 or call 828-342-3838.
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
Register at: DISCIPLEMAKING CONFERENCE.ORG
FREE EVENT FOR SENIORS
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
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.