Cherokee Baptist Association - Centre, Alabama
Cherokee Baptist Association
Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Church News


  Christmas Services 

presents a Christmas play,
“The Night Before Christmas in Bethlehem”
Dec 17, 5:00 PM.

Centre First - The ROC  
A Live Nativity, Community Wide Celebration of the Birth of Christ!  Dec 9 & 10, 5:00-7:00 PM,  Free Coat Giveaway, Free Groceries

East Centre 
Christmas Service - Children’s Play,
Dec 17, 10:00 AM Worship Service

Dec 17, 11:00 AM - Adult Christmas  Musical; and, 6:00 PM Children’s Musical.
On Dec 24, Christmas Communion at 10:30 AM, with
Fellowship to follow.  No Night Service.

New Prospect #2 
presents a Christmas play,
“The Watts Family Christmas”   Dec 10, 5:00 PM.

presents a Christmas play, “A Christmas to Remember” Dec 17, 5:00 PM.  Finger foods afterward.

Rock Run Christmas Parade 
Dec 16, 3:00 PM, Line up at church at 2:30 PM. 

presents a Christmas play, “O Holy Night”
Dec 17, 5:00 PM.  Fellowship & finger foods afterwards.

Sand Rock 
presents a Christmas play,
“Manger Tales”   Dec 10,   5:00 PM.

The Adult Choir will present
“O Little Town of Bethlehem” Dec 17, 11:00 AM.
On Dec 24, 4:00 PM, Christmas Communion Service.

Spring Garden Churches & Community presents
Christmas Play: Take 2, “Hee Haw Christmas”
Dec 2, 6:00 PM, at Spring Garden School.

Tates Chapel 
Choir presents a Christmas cantata,      “O Little Town of Bethlehem” Dec 17, 11:00 AM

      2,146 Operation Christmas Child
       Shoeboxes were collected at CBA!
     37,359 were collected in NE Ala Region!

Safety & Security In Our Places of Worship Training
          Presented by the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office
  Nov 28, 6:00 PM, The ROC of Centre First BC
  Dec 5, 6:00 PM, Rock Run BC
  Dec 9, 9:00 AM, Shiloh BC  *instructed by Centre Police Dept
   Dec 11, 6:00 PM, Cedar Bluff First BC

East Centre
is accepting resumes through Dec 9, for a part-time church & financial secretary.  Send resumes to    1220 E Main Street, Centre, AL, 35960.  They are also searching for a bi-vocational music/worship leader; and,  can call the pastor at 256-927-5392 or send resumes.

       Pray for Our Churches Seeking Pastors    
      Alexis, Moshat, Pilgrim Rest, & Servants Heart


       Pastors Breakfast & Fellowship

                             Each Thursday Morning
                          CBA Office, 8:00 - 9:00 AM
             Coffee Served - Bring Your Own Breakfast


              Birthday Blessings To Our Pastors!


                December 1 - Zac Clay, Pine Grove
                December 28 - Ray Haggard, Melrose
                January 10 - Scot Hosey, Sand Rock

Baptist Campus Ministries

Lunch & Devotion each Wednesday, at 10:45-1:00.
BCM offers the Tuesday night students a snack, etc.
& drink before they go to class.
Pray for Joe, Susan, and Deborah as they serve the students.  Please consider how your church can be involved by providing lunch for the students as well as giving financially to this ministry.  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

Meets every 3rd Thursday, CBA, 6:00 PM
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.

Next year's Assoc Bible Drills:  TBA
April 24, 2018 Regional Bible Drill, Mt Zion BC, Alexandria
April 28, 2018 State Bible Drill, Taylor Road BC, Montgomery

          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.