CRBA Update August 16, 2023

    CRBA UPDATE                                                                  August 16 , 2023   Burke Changers Photo Collage
BurkeChangers has been a great blessing this year as it has impacted our community and all the participants. A total of 13 wheelchair ramps have been built for those in need by a crew of 130+ BurkeChangers. We have also had wonderful moments of worship, prayer, and evvangelism. God has greatly blessed, and we are grateful. Thank you CRBA churches for being the feet and hands of Jesus in Burke County.

  CRBBI 2023

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  Sr. Adult Fall Lunch
Men and Boy's Rally August 22
We are very excited about this upcoming event. If you plan to attend, please let us know so Pleasant Ridge will know how much food to prepare. Please call today.

Toy Store Fabric Needed 2022
   
    CRBA UPDATE                                                                  August 16 , 2023
 

Burke Changers Photo Collage
BurkeChangers has been a great blessing this year as it has impacted our community and all the participants. A total of 13 wheelchair ramps have been built for those in need by a crew of 130+ BurkeChangers. We have also had wonderful moments of worship, prayer, and evvangelism. God has greatly blessed, and we are grateful. Thank you CRBA churches for being the feet and hands of Jesus in Burke County.
 


CRBBI 2023
 


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Sr. Adult Fall Lunch



Men and Boy's Rally August 22
We are very excited about this upcoming event. If you plan to attend, please let us know so Pleasant Ridge will know how much food to prepare. Please call today.


Toy Store Fabric Needed 2022
 


Prayer on the Square
This is going to be a great time of prayer and worship. Please join us as we lift prayer and praise to our Lord and Savior. Also, if you would like to be part of this wonderful choir please join us for rehearsal this Sunday at 5 p.m. at Pleasant Ridge.
 

Armenia Mission Trip 3
 
Here is the link to the registration page: https://baptistsonmission.org/bom/armenia/armenia-ar-24-02/6450.
 
You can also go to: http://baptistsonmission.org/missions/outside-us/armenia if you prefer. Our Team is AR 24-02 (You may have to place your cursor over the link, and hold down your Control button while left-clicking to get it to open.) The Team Name is Catawba.  You can also find your project by going to Mission Projects/Outside US/Armenia from any page on the website. Scroll to the bottom of the Armenia Partnership Page and then find and click on your project (the Details/Register button). You will need to either sign in or create a new volunteer account to add to the team. You must have your passport to register.
 
Once on our project page, it should ask you to sign in or create an account.


IF YOU ARE A NEW USER (or YOUR EMAIL IS NOT RECOGNIZED ON THE NEW BAPIST ON MISSION SITE) simply create a new account. Once you have, go back to the homepage and find your project by clicking (Mission Projects/Outside US/Armenia). Projects are listed at the bottom of the Armenia Partnership page. Once you have either signed in (updated your password, etc.) or created a new account:
1. Click “1” at the bottom of your project page where it asks you to “Choose Quantity”. Then click the “Continue” button. It should take you to a second page.
2. The second page should ask you to put in your “team name”. Click “Continue”.
3. The third page should present your account information (general, passport, etc.) for verification. If anything on your account is unfinished, it may require you to complete it. Once you have, click the “Register” button.
4. You will be taken to a “Thank You” page. Please read it carefully.  (You will also receive an e-mail with the same information you see on the “Thank You” page.)

Let your team leader (Robby Smith) or our office know if you have any problems or have any questions, and thank you for your service in Armenia!
 


Golf Tournament Hole Sponsor 2023
 
Our Associational churches are very excited to host our 29th Annual Toy Store for those in need in Burke County. To help fund this important ministry we host an annual benefit golf tournament. As part of the tournament, we encourage churches and businesses to become hole sponsors. Hole sponsorships are from $100 to $500. If you, your church, or your business would like to sponsor a hole please scan the above QR code or call our CRBA office. This is a wonderful opportunity to bless 800 children and their families
 


Local Mission Opportunities

We have been contacted by a senior adult who is struggling with cancer and needs help getting her lawn mowed.  She lives on Grandview Ave. in Morganton.  If you or your church can help, please contact our office (828) 437-0137 for more information.

We have been contacted by a social worker for a disabled veteran on Crystal Creek Rd. in Morganton.  He is in need of someone to come out and connect an existing septic tank to his home.  If you or your church are able to help with this need please contact us at (828) 437-0137.

An elderly lady in Morganton is in need of a roof patch to keep the water out of her home.  If you are able to assist with this need please call us at (828) 437-0137.

J. Iverson Riddle is looking for volunteers to push wheelchair residents to and from chapel services.  For more information contact 828-608-6212
J. Iverson Riddle
 

CRBA Resource of the Week

Gaga Pit
This Gaga Pit is a great CRBA resource for events such as summer Block Parties as well as Fall events. This great resource is available to any of our CRBA churches for church and outreach events. To reserve it for your next event, please call the CRBA office at 828-437-0137.

 
Church News

 
Burkemont Baptist will be presenting Overdose, a Judgement House experience on Oct. 25, 28, 29,30.
Judgement House Burkemont

Enon Baptist is seeking a full-time Pastor.  Please send all inquiries or resumes to ebcpastorsearchcommittee2023@gmail.com.

First Baptist Icard is seeking a ministry intern.  Email mpardue@fbicard.org for more information.

First Hmong has 12 long pews and 2 shorter pews to give to anyone who can use them.  Please contact Pao Ly 828-448-0534 or Davee Ly at 828-448-0533 if you are interested.  
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Grace Baptist is seeking a part-time Associate Pastor.  Please send all inquiries or resumes to Drew Wheeler:  drwheeler515@gmail.com

They are also seeking a part-time Youth Minister.  Please send all inquiries or resumes to Roy Coffey:  roycoffeyconstruction@gmail.com
 
Hopewell Baptist is seeking a part-time Music Director.  The skill of music reading is a requirement.  Please send resumes to: HBCsecretary2016@gmail.com

They are also seeking a full-time Pastor.  Please send a current resume and references for review to: HBCpastorsearchcommittee2023@gmail.com

Icard’s Grove Baptist is seeking a bi-vocational Pastor.

Oak Grove Baptist would like to invite you to the Burke McDowell Convention Singing on August 20th @ 10:30.  Join us at Oak Grove to hear the Hife family and the Ollis Family in concert.

Oak Ridge Baptist has 35 padded, emerald green (they look blue in picture though), wooden chairs that need a new home.  If you are interested please contact Tammy at 828-874-0891
Chair Front ORBC

Pleasant Hill Baptist has the following staff positions open: Part-time Children’s Ministry Director and Part-time Youth Pastor/Director.  Both job descriptions are available here.  They are currently accepting resumes for both positions, any questions or resumes can be directed to Dr. Jack Hodges at 828-437-4082 (Church office)  or jackhodges@pleasanthillbc.church

Pleasant Hill Baptist invites you to a Pricilla Shirer Simulcast on August 26th from 9:30-5:00.  Lunch will be included and cost is $30.  Please call 828-437-4082 by June 30th to sign up.

PHBC Simulcast


Zion Baptist invites you to a Back to School Bash on August 19th. 
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Partner News


Hawaii
HAWAII WILDFIRES
In early August 2023, a series of wildfires broke out in Hawaii, predominantly on the island of Maui. Many people have lost homes and many lives have been lost in these fires. Please continue to pray!
John and Gay Williams, the Hawaii Pacific Baptist Disaster Relief co-directors, have represented Hawaii Pacific Baptists on Maui since early Friday morning, August 11.
Kahului Baptist Church in Central Maui (Pastor Jay Haynes) is doing a fantastic job distributing supplies from their location. Besides distributing essential items and care from the church building. Other Maui County Baptist Churches are also involved in the efforts. Pray for these pastors and church leaders.
NC Baptists On Mission has already sent $50,000 to Hawaii Pacific Baptist Disaster Relief and plans to send more funds and volunteers when that door opens. For more information on how you can help go to https://baptistsonmission.org/Hawaii-Wildfires



Community Bible Study will hold its annual kickoff event on Tuesday, August 22, at 7:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church at 702 W. Union St. in Morganton. Information about this year’s class will be shared. All are welcome to attend, and interpreters for the Deaf will be available. Contact Millie King at millie.king.cbs@gmail.com for more details.
 
 


ISRAEL PILGRIMAGE


Barnardsville Baptist Church  is seeking a Bi-vocational Pastor.  to apply send your resume, your personal salvation testimony, how you received your call to the ministry, and cover letter explaining why this position would fit your strengths, gifts and passions to:
Barnardsvile Baptist Church
Pastoral Search Committee
PO Box 8
Barnardsville, NC  28709

Glenwood Baptist Church is seeking a man of God to be our full-time pastor.  If interested, please submit your resume to:
Glenwood Baptist Church
Attn: Pastor Search Committee
PO Box 218
Glenwood, NC 28737
or online at glenwoodbaptistchurch@yahoo.com

First Baptist Church of Lincolnton, NC: 
Wanted: Part-time Facilities Manager who has demonstrated maintenance experience.  If interested, please send a resume to First Baptist Church, Attn: Dr. Stanley Spence, 201 Robin Road, Lincolnton, NC 28092, or email Vicki.moore@fbclincolnton.org.
 

 


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