Minister's Wives Fellowship

Please join us this evening for the Ministers’ Wives Fellowship at Abele’s at 5:30 p.m. We will share what God has been doing in our lives.

Toy Store Benefit Golf Tournament New date

Our CRBA Toy Store Benefit Golf Tournament is next Friday, October 11th Silver Creek Golf Course in Morganton. Bring a team of four and join us for some great fun while supporting our Association’s Annual Toy Store Ministry. For more information or to sponsor a hole please call our CRBA office or pastor Earl Cross at 828-443-1723. Rumor has it……………. fall weather may arrive for this wonderful event!!!!

Fall Meeting Flyer 2019 2

Toy Store CRBA logo

We are excited about this year’s Toy Store ministry as we will be celebrating 25 years of ministry to families using toys at Christmas to share the Good News of Jesus. This year we are already collecting toys to be distributed to families during Toy Store in December. If you would like a collection box (like the one pictured) to be delivered to your church (or business) please give us a call at 828-437-0137. Collection boxes are also available for pickup at our CRBA office in Morganton. Also, if you would be willing to help us with Toy Store registration please email or call our CRBA office at 828-437-0137 ( Volunteers are needed for the following registration time slots:
Monday, October 14th, noon to 4 p.m.
Monday, October 14th, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Tuesday, October 15th, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Tuesday, October 15th, 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday, October 16th, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Wednesday, October 16th, 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Women's Ministry Fall-ing into Misisons (1)

Dunking Booth

As many of you know, your Association now owns a dunking booth for our CRBA churches to use. It needs a little repair but will be ready to be checked out within the next couple of weeks without any charge. That being said, if you would like to help with a little sanding and/or painting please give us a call at the CRBA office at 828-437-0137. 

Mens Ministry Cross

We are excited to be hosting our first Men’s Ministry Leadership Training Preview event on Monday, November 4th at our CRBA office for leaders of Men’s Ministries and/or Brotherhoods in our CRBA churches. This will be a great opportunity to discover practical tools and resources to develop men to be disciples who make disciples. Join us at 7 p.m. for a great time of training and discussion.

Ministry Partner News

The deadline to participate in the upcoming Bill Glass Behind the Walls event in our local prisons is October 4th. Sign up today by going to Both men and women are needed but there is a crucial need for women to participate.

Surviving the Holidays Update Flyer-converted (2)

Burkemont Judgment House

A Grand Spinet piano is being donated to a church in need. If your church is intrested in this piano call 391-0570 for more details. Piano must be picked up.

A group in our community will be going to Israel November 17-28, 2020 and they have room for you. If you have always wanted to go to the “Holy Land” but have never had the opportunity you will want to attend the next information meeting on October 6th at 4:30 p.m which will take place at Burkemont. For more information, please call Susan Jones at 828-443-1316 or

Antioch Baptist is seeking a bi-vocational Pastor.

Bethlehem Baptist is seeking a bi-vocational Pastor

Brown Mountain Baptist Church has recently updated their sound equipment and would like to donate their old system to anyone who could use it for ministry purposes. The system includes a 6 channel powered mixer with two speakers and stands. For more information please contact the Pastor Luke Gwyn at 828-260-5917.

Cornerstone Baptist Church is seeking a full-time pastor, please send resumes to

Drexel First Baptist Church is currently seeking a Part-timeYouth Ministry Leader.
Send resumes to:
Drexel First Baptist Church
Attn: Bert Eastwood
P O Box 308
Drexel, NC 28619
or email to:

El Bethel is seeking a full-time Associate Pastor of Worship and Youth. If interested please send your resume’ to

Missionary Ridge Baptist is seeking a full-time Senior Pastor. Please send resumes to

Mull’s Grove Baptist Church is currently seeking a full-time Senior Pastor. Please send resumes to

Smyrna Baptist is seeking a bi-vocational Pastor.

Walker Road Baptist is seeking a full-time Pastor. Please send your resume’ to

Zion Baptist Church Trunk or Treat
Please join us for our annual Fall festival / trunk or treat on Wednesday, Oct. 30th  from
6:00-8:00 p.m. We will have trunk or treat, games, dunking booth, food and the bouncy house. Come enjoy food, fellowship and fun.