Weekly News

Weekly News 7/6/11

Whoo WOW  what a wonderful week! 
In this Newsletter is a some news regarding the two mission trips.  Be in prayer for Grace's group even now.  Find attached a schedule and photo of the group.  Prayer requests will be in a separate E-Mail.  If you are on Face Book GRACE BAPTIST Mission Team 2011 is their page.  Also on their web page:  www.gracebaptistrogueriver.com 

The Camp information is on the Web page, www.siskiyoubaptist.org, you can print all you need from there.  Dwayne and Tammy are back from Mexico so for any questions call them at 541-621-9534
Please check next E-mail (right after I send this one) with a short but full of photos Newsletter.

Blessings everyone, have a great mid-week service.
Check out all below.
Pray that U-Turn gets full to the brim.
Pray for the men who just graduated.
Pray for the ones who are adjusting to the process.
U-Turn still needs bunk beds.  Can you help financially ($300 ea) ?  Call or E-mail U turn at:  keanlynch@gmail.com    or   uturn4christ@gmail.com   phone:  541-291-3040
https://www.uturnforchristoregon.org/U-Turn for_Christ_Oregon_Ne.html

Men's summer bible study series at the Phoenix house and Grants Pass house, for contacts, maps, and general info follow the link. If you have a desire to lead an evening let me know.
Prayer Needs:  Let me know if your church has a prayer concern it will be posted here.
From Facebook and E-Mail:
Are you praying for revival or movement of the Spirit for our land, Southern Oregon, your church.  Pray for your purity of heart, that you will be a bold witness that God can use.

Are you praying for the
pastors of the Siskiyou Baptist Association and region 4 Team?  Here are two of them and their wives:  Bruce Susan Sloan, Region 4 Team; Von Tomisini, Region 4 Team

Please pray for some SBA Saints who are not doing well at this time.  They represent many years of service and concern for the Association.
        Ellen Pace - Lozier Lane

Be in prayer for
Bill Crews, Executive Director of the NWBC.  He has cancer and covets your prayers.

Pray for
Bruce Sloan for a health problem.   He also covets your prayers

Larry Brons - College Heights Baptist - Continued healing

Mike Franell - Lozier Lane - Continued healing.  Pray for his son in Texas who is gravely ill at last report, which was Thursday last week.  Pray for Mike, Teri, Son and wife and new born baby..  I have not heard any more since this.

For the Farrar's -  God's guidance, peace and direction as they have left Trinity.

For Foothills -  VBS follow up!

Lozier, Grace and Trinity as they do
last minute plans and preparations for VBS.

PTL For Lozier Lane Youth and team
as they are home.  Look for their newsletter in a separate E-Mail and on the web.

For Grace Baptist Youth team as they are on their trip through the NE USA and Washington DC.  July 3 - 17.   Follow them at www.gracebaptistrogueriver.com Prayer requests will be posted there.
        That they would be pure before God; that as they go the group would be in complete unity, their hearts and minds as one;  that those they come in contact with will be ready and open to hear Jesus'
        message of love and compassion;  that the transportation will be solid and steady as they go, for travel mercies. (
Please see attached or on the web with other requests and a schedule of their trip)

For ministries through out our SBA area that are reaching out to their greater community.

For River Bend Community Baptist Church:
Pray that they will find a suitable meeting place, one that they will have room to grow in, parking, classrooms.  For the coming evangelical outreach.
Continue to pray for Jeanette and Ben for their health to stabilize.

For Illinois Valley Baptist Church:
That they will be encouraged by our larger body of believers.  Cameron Camp is one of the leaders.  Give him a call at 541-597-4010  his email is: cameron@logicalwebhost.com

For Prospect Baptist Church 
Needs:  portable office building for SS space;  10-15 passenger van; guidance as they get their building program in process.

For Trinity Baptist
As they seek a new pastor. 

For Northwest Baptist Convention
With the new guidelines from the North American Mission Board there will be changes at the NWBC level.  Pray for God's guidance and peace through this time.

For North American Mission Board/International Mission Board
That the resources they have will bring to the NW a revival and many new churches.
The rest is the current calendar information:
July Birthdays & Anniversaries:  (I'm sorry for getting the wrong names on the 8th, Thank you Peggy for correcting me)
William Burns, 1st;  Richard and Patricia Williams, 8th;  Sawyer Badley, 9th;  Zach and Tabitha Badley, 17th; Zach Merritt, 17th; Carolyn Dawson, 14th;  Rhonda Smith, 24th; Bob and Betty Batte, 25th; Stan Smith, 29th

Grace Baptist Ministry Trip to WA DC - July 3rd - 14th

Pastor's Prayer group- July 11th
9:30am for refreshment, 10am for prayer at Foothills Baptist Church  Call at 541-613-0802

Lozier Lane - July 10-15  6:00-8:30  541-773-4778
Grace - July 18-22  9-12?  541-582-2290

Children/Youth Ministry Meetings
July 25th, Meet at Lozier Lane in Youth Room upstairs, 6:30 PM Discussing: Camp

August Birthdays & Anniversaries:
Sterling Badley, 4th; Lenny Brewer,18th; Tammy Johnson,18th; Nancy Goss, 26th; John and Carolyn Dawson, 30th

Trinity - August 1-5

Children/Youth Camp - Info is attached to this E-mail and on the web site.
August 15-19  Camp week at Little River Christian Camp
Discover God, 2 Samuel 7:22
Children must have completed 3rd grade, Youth must have completed 6th grade.
Dwayne Johnson
2011 Camp Director
Lozier Lane Baptist Church

Administration Team Meeting is August 22nd
Probably a lunch meeting, where has not been determined.  This is a pre-E-Board meeting
We will be making sure all our info is ready to bring to the E-Board meeting.

Executive-Board Meeting is August 29th.  This is for your 2 elected representatives and pastor to come together and check-out the proposed budget, calendar, and other items that will need to come before the greater body of messengers at the Annual Meeting in October.  It is this early so that everything can be ready for the Annual Meeting
Items to be discussed: 2012 Budget, 2012 Calendar, ... .  More info to follow.

Foothills, Medford Building Anniversary
More info to come.  It will be in September.

SBA Annual Meeting - Oct 17, 2011  Foothills, Medford  7:15
Dinner probably at 6:15  watch here for what to bring.
JC Barnett to preach.

NWBC Pastor/Layman Conference  - November 14, 2011 

NWBC Annual Meeting - November 15/16, 2011

SBA Pastor's and staff Christmas Dinner
December 9, 2011, 6:30 PM at Black Bear Restaurant in Grants Pass

Nancy Goss
Siskiyou Baptist Association