Weekly News 5/11/11

Good Morning Everyone.
Hope all your gardens are in and doing well, mine is not.  Maybe get to work on it Friday or Saturday.

Is there still a SBA Prayer chain?  From time to time I get prayer requests that should get to others more quickly than once a week and to those who will pass it on to prayer groups in our churches.  If you are aware of the prayer chain/tree to the churches please let me know so that I may send on requests in a more timely manner.  If we don't should we get one together?

Don't forget!!!  Men's Retreat and Muslim Study this week.  See below for more info however if you haven't signed up it may be to late.  Call the organizers.

U-Turn needs bunk beds.  Can you help financially or donate a bed?  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 starts tonight. 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:

from Bob Batte, Prospect
I just got info on evacuation of Mayhill, NM due to a forest fire. Please pray for the firefighters, the families and all who are involved.
Upcoming 50 yr anniversary celebration.  June 25th noon to 4pm
We need a portable office building to use for temporary SS space.
We need a 10-15 van or bus to use in the Lord’s ministry here. 
We have started the process of getting some trees out to make room for much needed building space. 

from Ron Lloyd, College Heights
Our Missions team has refocused on personal evangelism for new year..please pray our church family will catch the vision of "being consistent in sharing testimony and faith during the week".  Bob Lloyd, brother to pastor Ron will speak on Sunday May 15th  "Local missions Emphasis"  Bob and Bonnie Lloyd, from Pioneer California have spent the last 16 years as On Mission Volunteers for California Baptist Convention. Both  have extensive experience in Disaster relief, Builders on Mission, Campers on Mission, Mission Corps, and short term mission trips to foreign countries.

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 witness that God can use.

Are you praying for the pastors of the Siskiyou Baptist Association?  Here are two of them and their wives: 
Ron and Carol Lloyd  & Larry and Carolyn Brons - College Heights Grants Pass

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.

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

For Lozier Lane Youth and team
as they prepare for their trip to Mexico June 25 - July 3, 2011

For Grace Baptist Youth team as they prepare for their trip through the NE USA and Washington DC.  July 3 - 14.

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 VBS, their team has had to cancel.
That the Allen Family will get used to all the bugs that are making them sick.  For Jeanette - Health

For Retreat coming up tomorrow:
Men's Retreat May 12 -14

For Illinois  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
New Worship/Ministry at Trinity in White City:
Each Saturday night we do a worship celebration called RECHARGE! It begins at 6 PM and runs until about 10 PM. Here is how it works:
If people want to come early, we start serving hot dogs each week at 5 PM. Music beings at 6 PM with popcorn and snacks served afterward. I am looking for two ping pong tables for the fellowship time. Here's the breakdown,
Hot Dogs start at 5 PM
Music beings at 6 PM
Fellowship & Fun 7:30 till ???
The rest is the current calendar information:

May Birthdays & Anniversaries:
Sherry Brewer, 18th;  JC and Karen Bartlett, 20th;  William and Peggy Burns, 23rd

SBA Men's Retreat
May 12-14 - Is at Lake Selmac. Lenny Brewer 541-582-1617

Children/Youth Ministry Meeting
May 16, 2011  Meet at Lozier Lane in Youth Room upstairs, 6:30 PM  Discussing: Camp, VBS, Sr High Youth Weekend Missions on Coast (possibly Oct 10-12)

Muslim Study at Foothills Baptist Church - There is limited seating so please RSVP
541-772-8265 or e-mail jaybird98908@yahoo.com to insure seating.
May 14 2011  Saturday 2:00 PM  541-613-0802  E-mail:  foothillsbaptistchurch@clearwire.net

Children/Youth Ministry Meetings
May 22nd, Camp Theme announced and Forms available in your churches.

5th Sunday Picnic/BBQ
May 29th - at more info to follow

June Birthdays & Anniversaries:
Kevin and Linda Darr -15th;  Michael Franell -18th;  Bruce and Susan Sloan -19th;  Kevin Darr - 22nd;  Ken and Nancy Goss - 23rd

Pastor's Prayer Time  6/6/2011 at ?. Refreshments at 9:30 and prayer time at 10:00.

Has your church decided when your VBS will be this year?  Please let me know so that we can be praying for your workers and the children who will be attending.
Foothills Baptist - June 20-24
Phoenix - June 20-24 ?
Lozier Lane - July 10-15
Grace's is July 18-22
Trinity is the August 1-5

Children/Youth Ministry Meetings
June 20th, Meet at Lozier Lane in Youth Room upstairs, 6:30 PM  Discussing: Camp and VBS

Lozier Lane Mexico Trip - June 25th - July 3rd

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

Children/Youth Ministry Meetings

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

E-Board Meeting is August 29th (this date may change).
Items to be discussed: 2012 Budget, 2012 Calendar, ... .  More info to follow.

Children/Youth Camp
August 15-19  Camp week at Little River Christian Camp

SBA Annual Meeting - Oct 17, 2011  Foothills, Medford  7:15  Dinner to be announced.
JC Barnett to preach.

Women of Faith Conference Oct 6-8, 2011
In Oct of 2011 in Portland, at the Rose garden Arena, the Women of Faith Conference will be going on!
Last fall I prepurchased seats for 50 and have since made hotel accommodations for Thursday and Friday night at the Courtyard Marriott, about 2 blocks from the arena. I have about 16 spots open at this time. The cost for the 2 day conference, box lunches Fri & Sat and 2 nights accommodations is $165 per person.
If you are interested please let me know.
Currently the other ladies attending will have paid $60 by Feb an are paying $15 a month.
 My (Sherry Brewer) phone number if you have questions is 541-582-1617.


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