Cherokee Baptist Association - Centre, Alabama
Cherokee Baptist Association
Thursday, June 29, 2017

Church News

      Click here:  VBS Page  for our churches' VBS dates.  

Centre First
  Partnering with area churches for

  "Summer in the Park" for Children
  Wednesdays, 6:00 PM
      May 31 - Cedar Bluff Park
      June 7 - Sand Rock Park
      June 14 - Centre Park
      June 21 - Leesburg Park
      June 28 - Sherry Drive Block Party
      August 2 - Back-to-School Bash at The ROC

  For more info, call 256-927-3316

Centre First
  Red Back Church Hymnal Singing
  Sunday, July 23, 6:00 PM
  A wonderful evening of worship singing these

  old precious songs; led by Mr. Jack Clark
   Everyone invited!
  --followed by an ice cream social!

Fair Haven
  has called Matt West as their pastor.

  Pastor Tony McCain has resigned.

Pine Grove
  Mission Trip to Honduras, July 11-17.

  Also, the youth will be conducting VBS at
  two churches in Kentucky, July 16-22.

  Pastor Michael Anderson ministers at Meadowood
  Retirement Village at Glencoe, Sundays at 3:00 PM,
  with hymn singing, preaching, & prayer opportunities.
  Once a quarter the church does a special singing with the          residents.

  Youth mission trip Mission Lab to New Orleans, June 25-30,

  Backyard Bible Clubs & homeless & food bank ministry.

Church Clerk Conference
July 17, 6:00 PM
Assoc Office
Clerks & ACP Contacts, please make every effort to attend or
come by and pick up your ACP.  ACPs are due back in the office September 6.

Thank you, Assoc VBS Dir, Sharon Anderson &

our VBS Team for your dedication & commitment!
We had 82 in attendance at our clinic.


            Vacation Bible School
           Discovering the God of the Universe 
                    Colossians 1:15-16

  • Has it been a while since you've had VBS?  If you are not planning a VBS, let us help you with a one-day event in your church or community.  We can help or we have a team that will actually come to your church and conduct the VBS.
    Whatever you need, let us know.  
    --call the office

  • Please send the association your VBS Report as soon
    as your VBS is over. Cherokee Baptist Association
                                        PO Box 550, Centre AL 35960
                                        or FAX 256-927-8516

  • You may bring your left over VBS decorations/material
    to the Assoc Office for others to use. 


The Alabama Baptist Children's Homes FOOD POUNDING
This is a favorite ministry in our churches ... partnering together ... collecting 15,800 pounds! of food  
  ...the most we have ever collected!

Each Thursday Morning
8:00 - 9:00 AM
Bring Your Own Breakfast

Dailey Street, Enon Grove, Liberty,
Moshat, Sand Valley, & Servants Heart.

                      Birthday Blessings To Our Pastors!


                    June 14 - Brett Clements, New Bethel
                    June 19 - Eddie Nation, Centre First
                    June 21 - Lynn Hughston, Tates Chapel
                    June 25 - David Davenport, Round Mountain 

                    July 5 - Chad Foshee, New Prospect #2
                    July 18 - Josh Prater, Providence
                    July 20 - Earl Drummond, Farill

Make plans to attend the Associational

Church "Reset" Conference
Sunday, August 27, 2017
4:30 PM

Sunday School Training 4:30 - 6:00
Pre-School     Children     Youth     Adults

Church Revitalization Track for Pastors
with Dr. Chuck Kelley
President, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

Meal 6:00 - 7:00

Evangelism Rally 7:00
with Dr. Chuck Kelley

BCM  --  Baptist Campus Ministries
Gadsden State, Cherokee Campus

Thank you churches, for your donations & meals you provided for the students.  BCM will began back with the 2017 Fall Semester.

PEN ... Pastoral Enrichment Network
for Bi-Vocational Pastors

Meets every 3rd Thursday, CBA, 6:00 PM
Please contact Bro. Wendell if you would like to be a part of this.

The Cherokee Baptist Association
is no longer receiving used church literature.

For years, we worked with a local source and a church in Oxford to pass these materials on.  Recently, both sources have closed down this ministry leaving us with no workable options to continue this ministry.

Operation Christmas Child Shoebox
Collection at CBA

2,675 Shoeboxes collected!

   If your children are interested in Bible Drills in your church,
     please contact the Assoc Office for info and resources.

          Sharing Across Cherokee County

            Every Believer Sharing - Every Person Hearing


Alabama Acts 1:8 Connections

Approximately 400 missionaries call
Alabama home.  We encourage each of our
churches to connect with one of these missionaries
and adopt them in a prayer partnership.  Contact
Scotty Goldman, State Board of Missions,
1-800-264-1225, ext. 387,
to begin the connection process.