BALANCE                   CHURCH RECEIPTS
                                                                                                      The annual paper goods
                                                                                                      drive for the Tennessee
                                                                                                                                                                     CHURCH             MONTH        YTD
                                                                                                      Baptist Children’s Home         April 30, 2008             Bath Springs *          300.00        750.00
                                                                                                      in Shelby County is still in                               Beacon                                125.00
                                                                                                      progress. Please bring pa-      General Budget             Bear Creek              232.13        824.37
                                                                                                                                     Initial Bal.  $ 20,205.75   Beech Lake                             50.00
                                                                               per towels, toilet tissue, notebook paper, facial     Church Rec. + 13,999.08     Bible Hill              200.00        400.00
                                                                               tissue, napkins, and other paper items to the Re-     Other Rec.     + 1,319.70   Calvary                 267.60      1,026.74
                                                                               source Center no later than May 15th.                               $ 35,524.53   Chapel Hill           1,075.72      2,067.11
                                                                                                                                     Expenses     - 10,159.93    Corinth                 100.00        400.00
                                                                               The following are our 2008/2009                       Budget Bal. $ 25,364.60     Crossroads              276.24        678.13
                                                                                                                                                                 Cub Creek Hall          101.53        261.04
                                                                               newly elected officers: Frances                           Other Funds             Darden
                                                                               Thrower, Director; Belinda Campbell,                                              Decaturville, 1st       150.00        600.00
                                                                                                                                     Designated $ 8,061.45
                                                                               Assistant Director; Jonnie Neal, Sec-                 DOM Disc. $ 747.35
                                                                                                                                                                 Flatwoods *             504.88      1,326.23
                                                                               retary/Treasurer.                                     Missions Fd. $ 3,140.36     Hopewell                200.00        800.00
                                                                                                                                     Contingency $ 3,149.61      House of Wor.            40.20        142.94
             ASSOCIATION BIBLE DRILLERS                                        View us at under Women’s              Cent. Fund* $ 18,009.57     Huron                                 264.62
Back row: Kaitlyn Acred*, Hannah Gooch*, Rachel Henderson*, Brittney Belcher
  Middle row: Kristin Maness*, Shelby Day*, Sydney Snider, Vance Hobock*
                                                                               Events for up to date information.                    * Market variable           Judson                  100.00        200.00
            Front row: Taylor Acred*, Jill Barger*, Wesley Larson*                                                                                               Lexington, 1st        1,625.00      6,500.00
                            * Associational Winner                                                                                     YTD Activity              Luray                    25.00        100.00
                                                                                 Get the latest                                      Inc. $ 48,014.24            Mt. Ararat              434.08      1,687.57
                                                                                   updates                                           Exp. 41,648.43              Mt. Gilead *          1,588.00      3,685.00
                                                                                  concerning                                         Bal. $ + 6,365.81           Mt. Zion                340.00        340.00

                                                                                                          Roun ture
                                                                                                          June up
                                                                                                                                                                 New Beech G.            150.00        250.00

                                                                                BRBA actives at


                                                                                                                                                                 New Chapel
                                                                                                                                      1 Charles Brewer           New Hope                              200.00
 MAY IS ASSOCIATION EMPHASIS                                                                                                           1 Mark Brewer             Parsons, 1st *        1,477.79      3,627.85
               MONTH                                                                                                                   7 Shirley Brewer          Perryville, 1st         153.00        471.19
Please take time to remember our                                                                                                       9 Ken Sparkman            Pine Grove              551.92      2,160.70
                                                                                                                                     11 Clint Burkhead           Poplar Springs          329.00        840.00
association this month. Have a special time of                                                                                       11 Wilkey Jones             Ridge Grove
prayer, talk about the different ministries, take                                                                                       Rock Hill               296.30        719.32
                                                                                                                                     12 Bobby Crowe
a special offering, invite an associational                                                The Executive Board
                                                                                                                                     14 Denny Hall               Salem                    95.32        180.41
                                                                                                                                     18 Edith Wilson             Saltillo                255.00        757.00
leader to speak.
                                                                                                May 15, 2008                         18 Jim Denison              Sand Ridge            1,489.18      5,606.27
                                                                                                                                     25 Tambrey Burkhead         Sardis
                                                                                                    7:00                             25 Jerome Azbell            Sardis Ridge            475.00        815.00
                                                                                               Resource Center                       28 Terry Rhodes             Scotts Hill             365.32      1,259.70
                                                                                                                                     31 Jeane Cubbison           Southside                50.00        200.00
                                                                                     Representatives from The Iowa Baptist                                       Twin Oaks               231.22        789.51
                                                                               Convention will be present to tell                                                Union                                 250.00
                                                                                                                                      5 The Damon Brawley’s
           Remember the Lord when                                              about ministry opportunities there.                   10 The Mark Smith’s
                                                                                                                                                                 Union Grove             218.82        897.48
                                                                                                                                                                 Wildersville            300.83      1,479.96
                                                                                     Moderator Greg Stanford                         11 The Bobby Crowe’s
           your rebate check arrives.                                          encourages all Board Members to be                    12 The John Heskett’s       TOTALS              $ 13,999.08   $ 42,732.61
                                                                                                                                     28 The Guy Dickson’s        * multiple checks
                                                                               present.                                              28 The Terry Rhodes’s
                      C h u rch N e w s
CALVARY - We enjoyed breakfast         Choir presented “Free Indeed” to a      service at Christ Temple Church           Please pray for our churches

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before Easter service. Our Adult       full house April 13. The orchestra &    giving testimonies, great singing,&       who are looking for a Pastor.

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Choir presented a Easter program.      choir, directed by Bro. Bob Hull,       Bro. Mark bringing the message. We

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                                                                                                                          Decaturville     New Chapel

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Evangelist Michael Duff preached       gave an outstanding performance.        came back to our church for break-
the April revival. Twenty-six youth    The Children’s Choir presented          fast & fellowship. Bro. John White         Flatwoods        Southside
& adults attended the YEC. We          “Go, Go, Jonah” April 27 & Voice Of     was the speaker at our 11AM Easter         Hopewell         Union
voted to move our Sun morning          Truth Youth Choir will be performing    service. Keith & Jody Smith & Kelly        Mt. Ararat       Union Grove
services to 9 & 10 AM during           on May 18. We will host Baccalaure-     Burton have started a children’s
homecoming season. We supplied         ate services on May 11. A mission       church with up to 12 in attendance.
                                                                                                                          Mt. Gilead
white beans, desserts, & wild game     trip to Baltimore, Maryland is sched-   Please continue to pray for these
for the BRBA wild game supper to       uled for the last week in June. Our     leaders & for more children to come.      OUR CALENDER
buy a disaster relief trailer. Our     SS high attendance goal for April is    Br. Mark has begun a visitation pro-      May

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VBS will be May 27 - 30. Our youth     813. Michael Adams, pastor.             gram. We are seeing an increase in         5 Pastors’ Conference
adopted a 3yr old Chinese girl         MT GILEAD - Our DR Team went to         our SS attendance. Bro. Mark Linam        6-9 D.O.M. Retreat (off. closed)
through Hope International. The        Gulfport with the Assoc. DR group.      is our new SS director. We cele-          12 Pastors’ Conference
Baptist Women collected paper          We had a gospel singing April 20        brated Bro. Mark’s Birthday with a gift   15 Executive Board 7:00

                                                                                                                                                                          MAY, 2008
products for the TBCH. Our mis-        featuring “4evr His.” Bro. Marty        & luncheon. Mark Burton, pastor.          19 Pastors’ Conference
sions committee is planning a sum-     Comer preached our April revival.       SCOTTS HILL - We invite you to            26 Memorial Day (Off. Closed)
mer missions trip. Greg Stanford,      Our DR Team had a fundraiser April      join us as Dr. Bryan Ray leads us
pastor.                                5. We observed AAEO, collected          in a marriage conference entitled

                                                                                                                                                                   Volume 43
                                                                               MAKING GOOD MARRIAGES BET-                 2 Pastors’ Conference
CHAPEL HILL - Eddie & Linda            paper products for TBCH, & took a
                                                                               TER, having God honoring mar-              9 No Pastors’ Conf. SBC Week
Coleman have been called as            love offering for UU. Two partici-
                                                                               riages. TIME: Friday, June 13-14,         10-11 SBC in Indianapolis
Youth Ministers & Eddie as Song        pated in the Assoc Bible Drill. Youth
                                                                               5:30pm meal, 7-8:45pm confer-             16 Pastors’ Conference
Leader. Felecia Potts has been         Sun was observed March 30.
                                                                               ences; Sat. 9am-11:30am confer-           23 Pastors’ Conference
called as Choir Director & Steven      PERRYVILLE, FBC - In Jan. our
                                                                               ences. COST: $35 per couple.              30 Pastors’ Conference
Turner as Audio Visual Director.       pastor & a member went on the
We have averaged over 100 in SS        Belize mission trip. We sponsored 8     REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Fri.               July
for 2 months. Hoyt Wilson, pastor.     adults & 21 kids for YEC. We held       June 6. Call 549-3603 for reserva-         4 Fourth of July - Office Closed
CUB CREEK HALL - We will have          afternoon services at Decatur Co.       tions. If no answer leave a mes-           7 Pastors’ Conference

                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Another To Fulfill the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Partnering With One
our 4th Sun singing on May 24 at       Manor March 9 & sponsored an egg        sage & someone will get back in

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Great Commission
                                                                                                                                                                           BAPTIST ASSOCIATION
7pm featuring Grace Abound Sing-       hunt at Perryville Community Ctr. at    touch. Bryan Morris, pastor.               Pastors Conf. Speakers
ers. Everyone is welcome. Bobby        Easter. There was a wedding             SOUTHSIDE - Easter Sun Bro. Mike
                                                                                                                             The Fruit of the Spirit

                                                                                                                                                                              BEECH RIVER
Keen, pastor.                          shower for Dusty Hayes & Nikki          Thrower brought an inspiring mes-
                                                                                                                         5/5 Peace - Norman Carver
HOPEWELL - We are forming an           McKnight April 12 at the church         sage. The children enjoyed an egg
                                                                                                                         5/12 Longsuffering - Mike T.
Upwards Flag Football league in        followed by their wedding on the        hunt. An Easter play was presented
                                                                                                                         5/19 Gentleness - Dewey J.
Decatur Co. This league will in-       19th. We have 21 kids signed up for     by the youth Sun night. The Labours
                                                                                                                         5/26 Memorial Day - no conf.
clude players from K-6 & will in-      “Journey to the Marketplace” at         were our singers April 6. Homecom-
                                                                                                                         6/2 Goodness - Greg S.
clude surrounding counties. The        LindenValley Conference Center in       ing will be May 4 with preaching in
                                                                                                                         6/9 SBC Week—no conf.
season will begin Sept. We ask         May & are looking forward to VBS in     the AM, lunch, & singing in the after-
                                                                                                                         6/16 Faithfulness - Kevin B.
anyone willing to help with the work   July. We have 15 women going to         noon.
                                                                                                                         6/23 Meekness - Gilbert C.
to complete this to please contact     hear Beth Moore in Atlanta in June.
                                                                                                                         6/30 self-Control - David W.
us.                                    Micah Renfroe, pastor.
LEXINGTON, FBC - Our Worship           SALTILLO - We attended sunrise

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