Cherokee Baptist Association - Centre, Alabama
Cherokee Baptist Association
Tuesday, August 04, 2020

Church News

View the VBS Page
for our Cherokee Baptist Association
Vacation Bible School info!

Please pray for our pastors & VBS directors
as decisions are being made about VBS.



Has called David Dutton as their pastor.

Centre First 
Welcomes Becca Barron as their new Children's Director.

Faith at Gaylesville 
Has called Jimmy Weaver as their interim pastor.

Faith at Piedmont 
Pastor Jeff McElroy has resigned.

Pastor Joe Stephens has resigned.

Pastor Joe Cash has resigned.

Has called Randy Haynes as their pastor.

Pastor Josh Prater has resigned.

Round Mountain 
Has officially closed.
Their last Sunday was February 23, 2020.



Food Pounding for the     
     Alabama Baptist Children’s Homes   


12,820 lbs of food was delivered in March to the Oxford Children's Homes, along with $2,152.00 given in gift cards and money.  May God bless each that gave to this ministry.  In such a time as we have been in, I know these groceries were a blessing!



Cherokee Baptist Helping Hands Ministry

  “To be the hands and feet of Jesus, serving our community
          with financial assistance and spiritual needs.”

This new ministry is located in the basement of the Assoc Office.
Office hours are:
Tuesday - Thursday, 9:00-11:30 AM & 1:00-3:30 PM,
by appointment only. 

"Thank you to our churches for your continued support.
We have helped close to 50 families. During this time, we are
seeing our clients by appointments only. Please let us know
if there is anything we can do to assist your church." 
— Linda Gibbs, CBHHM Director   

Please make this ministry and Director Mrs. Linda Gibbs
a prayer priority.
Financial gifts and other inquiries can be mailed to
PO Box 743, Centre, AL 35960
or call the ministry center at 256-927-8516. 

Pray for our Churches Seeking Pastors
Enon Grove, Faith at Gaylesville, Faith at Piedmont, 
Friendship, Liberty, New Prospect #2, Providence,
Tates Chapel, & Unity Hill

Pastors' Fellowship

Each Thursday Morning
CBA Office, 8:00 - 9:00 AM
Bring your own breakfast
Coffee Served
  (not meeting at the present time)


                  Birthday Blessings
                 to our Pastors! 


            May 18 - Mark Cosby, Cedar Bluff First
            May 24 - Michael Anderson, Salem
            June   5 - Brent Poole, Sandy Creek
            June 14 - Brett Clements, New Bethel
            June 14 - Eugene Burgess, Slackland
            June 19 - Eddie Nation, Centre First


Baptist Campus Ministries

(Not meeting at the present time)

This year we begin our second decade of ministering to the students at Gadsden State, Cherokee. To God be the glory for the great things that have happened through this ministry and the continued support of our churches. BCM meets each Wednesday at 10:45 AM for lunch and a time of devotion.

Please continue to pray for Joe, Susan, and Deborah as they lead this outstanding ministry. Please consider how your church can be involved by serving lunch for the students, as well as providing financial support to this ministry.

BCM meets each
Weds 10:45-1:00 for lunch and a devotion
and a breakfast once a quarter.

 Please consider how your church can be involved.

Make donations to
“Cherokee Baptist Association”  —  Designate on memo BCM.

BCM  --  Baptist Campus Ministries
Gadsden State, Cherokee Campus


PEN ... Pastoral Enrichment Network
for Bi-Vocational Pastors
(Not meeting at the present time)

  Meets every 3rd Thursday
     Association Office
6:00 PM

Meal Provided 
Please contact Bro. Wendell if you would like to be a part of this.


      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.