St Johns River Baptist Association
Sunday, February 14, 2016
Edited 2/11/2016
 
 
Welcome to the St. Johns River Baptist Association!
We are an Association of Southern Baptist Churches
in Flagler, Putnam and St. Johns Counties,
serving at home and around the world!
 
 
Palatka, Florida  32177
(386) 328-5575 Phone
(386) 328-4038 Fax
sjrba@bellsouth.net
  
Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
9am - 3pm
 

  
2016 is off to a great start and we have many exciting events coming…please see below, mark your calendars, and RSVP accordingly!
 
 
February 16
Ministers’ Wives Fellowship is at 6pm at Calvary Baptist Church. If you have any questions, you may contact Lydia Greear at 904.540.9060 or lgreear@att.net.
  
February 24
Next month, Billy Young, Lead Catalyst for Next Generation Ministries, is hosting two Youth Minister Network Luncheons. These lunches will feature Dr. Alvin Reid, Professor of Evangelism and Student Ministry at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Here, you will find a flyer promoting these events. We are sending this email to the Associations near the vicinity of the location of these luncheons in hopes that you will help us promote this time of teaching and networking with fellow church leaders.
We sincerely appreciate your help in promoting these events by including information about them in your associational newsletter, and/or in any other communication tools you use. Please contact Billy Young as soon as possible if you have any questions… 813-316-5841 or byoung@flbaptist.org.
Thanks again for your help in spreading the word!
 
February 25
Associational Council Meeting, 7:00 PM at First Baptist Church Pomona Park. Each church should be represented. The Council meets in February and August prior to the Semi-Annual and Annual Meetings to conduct any business necessary in preparation for the April and October meetings.
 
February 27
SJRBA Deacon Training, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM at
Hillcrest Baptist Church, Palatka. 
 
The guest speaker for this event is Dr. Karl Babb,
longtime pastor, missionary and Kentucky Baptist
Convention staffer. Retiring after 43 years of ministry,
he and his wife have relocated to Orange Park, Florida.
This training is for ALL deacons, old and new, and it is FREE.
There will also be a meeting for Deacon's wives facilitated by Mrs. Lydia Greear. 
Pastors, please make sure your deacons (and their wives) know about this training and encourage them to attend!
 
Please RSVP to Bro. Butch Burke by calling 386.972.8145
  
March 7 – 12
The Tabernacle of Moses (life-size replica) is coming to Tabernacle Baptist Church in Palatka. Witness 3,500 years of Biblical history as you walk through the Old Testament structure where every detail speaks of God’s redemptive plan as fulfilled through the atoning sacrifice of Christ.  Tour times are at the top of each hour (10:00, 11:00, 3:00, 4:00, 5:00 and 6:00) and a torch-light tour at 7:00 by reservation only. Admission is $7.00 (children 6 and under are free); groups of 15 + are $6.00/per person. For tour information, call Tabernacle Baptist Church at 386.325.5421 or email at the_tabernacle@bellsouth.net.
The church is located at 2701 Reid Street in Palatka.
 
March 18 – 26
Putnam County Fair Outreach Event – volunteers needed to staff the Association’s Fair Booth…pray now about how and when you can help!
 

 
GRIEF SHARE: YOUR JOURNEY FROM MOURNING TO JOY
 
Grief Share support group has begun
 
Grief Share is a special weekly support group for
people grieving the death of someone close.
It’s a place where you can be around people who
understand how you feel and the pain of your loss.
At Grief Share, you will learn valuable information that
will help you through this difficult time in your life.
 
Grief Share will meet every Monday at
 
 
1650 A1A South
 
St. Augustine
 
Groups meet for 8 weeks
beginning January 18 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM
in CLC Room 208.
 
Call Kelly Robins for more information or to register at 904.217.3058
 

IF YOU HAVE A PIANIST IN YOUR CONGREGATION
(EVEN HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS, COLLEGE,  ETC.)
WHO MIGHT BE INTERESTED IN HELPING ANOTHER
CHURCH PLEASE CONTACT THE ASSN. OFFICE.
 

 
 
 
Pastoral Care Line launched by NAMB and Focus on the Family

“Pastors struggling through personal or professional issues now have a confidential place to turn, thanks to a new initiative by the North American Mission Board. A Focus on the Family pastor care line is available exclusively for Southern Baptist pastors by calling 844-PASTOR1. The line is completely confidential and is available 8 a.m. – 10 p.m. ET. The line is open to all SBC ministers, chaplains, missionaries and their spouses.” (Source: NAMB) 
  

 
Celebrate Recovery Program meetings will be held
 
 Monday nights, 6:30—8:00 PM at:
  
Francis Baptist Church
 155 CR 309C
Palatka, Florida 32177
 
For more information, please call (386) 546-4272,
 
 (386) 546-4071, or (386) 325-1717.
 

 
 
 

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New movies in our media library
(or will be as soon as they’re released)...
 
Do You Believe?
The DROP Box
Unbroken
Grace Card
One Church
 
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announcement concerning media licensing
  

  
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