Cherokee Baptist Association - Centre, Alabama
Cherokee Baptist Association
Sunday, February 18, 2018

Church News

Register by Feb 1 for the VBS Early Bird Clinic for Directors & Pastors, on Feb 8, 2018. - more info below.
Registration is required by Feb 22 for the Becoming Missional Men Conference, March 3, 2018, East Centre BC, 6:00 PM.
Complete info will be mailed out.

Pastor Tim Rittenberry has resigned.

Centre First
Ivan Parker will be in concert February 24, 6:00 PM.  To purchase tickets - $35, $25, & $20 - call the church at 256-927-3316.

Centre First at The ROC Campus
"Walk with Jesus" An Easter Event for Families
March 24-25, 5:00-7:00 PM. 
Groups of 10 or more, please call for a time reservation. 

Pilgrim Rest
Has called Michael Roach as their pastor.

Servants Heart
Has called Trey Jordan as their pastor.

Pray for Our Churches Seeking Pastors
Alexis, Calcedonia, Moshat, & Nazareth

February is ...
     Food Pounding for the
              Alabama Baptist Children's Homes.
It's that time of year our churches partner together and collect food items for the Children's Homes and bring to the Assoc Office.  Thank you, churches, for collecting 15,800 pounds of food last year!  Your Pastor & WMU/Women's Dir received a letter of the item your church is asked to collect.  Please bring food items upstairs to the Assoc Office. 
   Last day to bring food will be Feb 28.


North American Missions Week of Prayer
                   March 4-11, 2018

                           On Mission  HERE & NOW

     Annie Armstrong Easter Offering

          free resources:


       Pray for Our Churches Seeking Pastors    
           Alexis, Calcedonia, Moshat, & Nazareth


       Pastors Breakfast & Fellowship

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


              Birthday Blessings To Our Pastors!


          February 7 - Gary DeBerry, Shady Grove
          February 9 - Al McMullan, Bethel
          February 16 - Tim Rittenberry, Calcedonia
          February 18 - Wendell Dutton, Assoc Missionary
          February 24 - Matt West, Fair Haven


Please register by Feb 1, for the:

VBS Early Bird Clinic
for Directors & Pastors
February 8, 2018
CBA, 6:30 PM
Special Speaker: Beth Henderson, State VBS Specialist

This is for you, no matter what theme
your church is using!

Registration required by Feb 22 for the:

Becoming Missional Men 
Saturday, March 3, 2018
East Centre BC
6:00 PM

Special Speaker:  Larry Hyche, State Missionary


Complete information will be mailed out.

Baptist Campus Ministries

Lunch & Devotion each Wednesday, at 10:45-1:00.
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.