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You will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea, in Samaria, and to the ends of the earth. Acts 1:8b

April, May, June Newsletter

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Ministers Conference Speaker

Fred Overton, Jr., former head basketball coach at Murray State University and a nation-wide motivational speaker will be the speaker for the "Ministers Conference" on Monday, May 11 at the Baptist Resource Center beginning at 10:00am. He is in full-time Christian work teaching the many seminars he has developed. His latest seminar is titled "Defending Your Faith."

Pray Blue Ridge

Prayer Walk Training
Monday, April 27, 2015 @ 7:00pm
Buncombe Baptist Resource Center
227 Hazel Mill road, Asheville, NC 28806

The training will equip participants on how to engage their area with missional prayers as they walk through their community. Chris Schofield, Office of Prayer for Evangelization and Spiritual Awakening of the Baptist State Convention of NC will provide prayer training. Scriptural resources for prayer walking will be available.

Prayer Walk
Prayer walking is an intentional way for individuals, churches and associations to pray and engage with those in their own communities through prayer.
Saturday, May 9, 2015 @ 9:00am
New Life Community Church
1417 Riverside Drive

BBA Spring Celebration

Buncombe Baptist Association
Spring Celebration, Monday, May 4, 2015
Black Mountain First Baptist Church
*5:30 pm Light Meal Provided*
6:30 pm Meeting Begins
Speaker: Reverend Fred Baker
Shepherding Pastor Fellowship Asheville

Bi-vocational pastors will be recognized.
Child care provided for babies through kindergarten.

National Day of Prayer Celebrations

Our congregations are encouraged to participate in National Day of Prayer Celebrations throughout the county and community at the tented areas in front of the stage at Asheville City Hall

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
3:00-6:00pm - prayer groups will gather
6:30-8:00pm - A large prayer meeting led by Rev. Jimmy Dykes with an area-wide choir
Blue Ridge Cowboy Church Drill Team will also participate
in this time of worship and prayer.
Thursday, May 7, 2015
12 noon-2:00pm Mid-Day Proclamation Ceremony

"Red, White, Blue and You!"

Buncombe Baptist Senior Adult Cookout
Hamburgers, Hotdogs, Fixin's

Monday, May 18, 2015, 12 noon-2:00pm
Pole Creek Baptist Church (inside event)
Optional: wear your red, white and blue

Cost: $7.00 per person
Make reservations for your church and send one check to
Buncombe Baptist Association by Monday, May 11.

We will honor and remember those who have served in our armed forces.
Special patriotic music provided by Steve Schultz, worship pastor
Pole Creek Baptist Church.

WNC Fair Ministry

For a complete list of needs for the WNC Fair go to the "Missions" tab and pull down to "Fair Ministry."

Free Choral Music

Biltmore Baptist Church has choral music that was published within the last 6-10 years. They would like to donate this music to churches. If you are interested in looking at the music, please contact

Karen Ramsey @ 687-1111 Ext. 1199

Karen will set up a time for you to look at what is available.

Recycle Your Old Literature!

Bring your used Sunday School literature, Bibles and tracts to the Resource Center the week of June 8-11. The materials will be transported to Harvest Seed Ministry of Mt. Sinai Baptist Church in Shelby, NC where it will be processed for shipment to English speaking countries throughout the world. We will continue to collect items one week following the end of each Sunday School quarter.
Like materials should be sorted together. Each box should be labeled with the quantity and contents of the box. We will accept the following items:
Bibles: New, used, any translation, in any condition
Tracts: All tracts
Sunday School Supplies:Quarterlies, teacher books, teaching packets, teaching pictures, etc. for all ages and all publishers. Children's packets should include just teaching help items and be in the plastic cover sealed shut. Do not send any handiwork or crafts the children have made.
Thank you for taking the time to box, sort and label the literature correctly for shipment,

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