April 2014
Vol 3, Issue 4
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Greenville Baptist Association

Search Committee Report

 
Report from Your Search Committee
 
The DOM Search Committee has been meeting since October.  We have spent a lot of time in prayer, in research, and in talking about the needs of our Association.  We have met with our GBA staff, had a listening session with pastors and staffs, and also a listening session with leaders in our Association.  We have talked with other DOMs around the state and our state convention.  All of our meetings and listening sessions were done intentionally to build a working profile to use in our search.  It is not about finding a DOM; it is about finding God's man to lead our Association in the future.  We are now reading and prayerfully looking over more than 50 resumes that we have received.  We believe God's man is before us and we are asking for your prayers that God connects us with His choice.
 
Thank you for your input and prayers!
 
Working Together,
W. Eddie Howard, Jr.
Chairperson of DOM Search Committee
In This Issue
Associastional Emphasis
Disaster Relief Training
Let's Go to Honduras
Ministry Kits
Mission Serve
Bible Drill
Around the Association
Mark Your Calendar
Year-to-date Contributions
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 Associational Emphasis
 
Associational Emphasis Week
May 18-25
 
Disaster Relief Training Opportunities
Disaster Relief Logo    International Disaster Relief Training
May 14-15
  
 Disaster Relief Chaplaincy Training
May 29-30
 
White Oak Conference Center
 
Cost is $60 per person per training and includes registration fee, materials, and meals. Lodging will be additional.  You may register by clicking here.
 Let's Go to Honduras
  
  
July 25-August 1
Cost Per Person:  $1,700
$900 Final Payment Due on May 19
 
 
We will be returning to Choluteca, Honduras for a third year of partnership.  Ministry opportunities include:
  • Construction
  • Ministry with Children and Youth (both in the community and school)
  • Church Leader Development

Click here for an application.

 
Ministry Kits
 2013 Ministry Kit
  
Ministry Kits
Date Due:  May 5
  
Kits should include:  one toothbrush, one toothpaste, one bath towel, one washcloth, one bath-size bar of soap, and one comb.  Items should be placed in a two-gallon zip-lock bag.  Kits are used locally as well as internationally.  Thank you for your faithfulness in providing this ministry tool.

Mission Serve
 
WC Participants on Roof
  
Mission Serve
June 14-21
  
This year we will be hosting projects in both the city and the county.  There is still time for you to sign up to serve as a host church or to help with with first aid.  Contact Wanda at wbridwell@greenvillebaptist.org for more information.
Bible Drill

  
Bible Drill
 
Congratulations to the three youth and 22 children from Brushy Creek who qualified to represent our Association in the State Bible Drill.  Pray for them as they continue to study.  Way to go guys!

Around the Association

 

  • Brushy Creek is hosting a Single Mom's Event on May 2.  Featured speaker will be Dr. Alduan Tartt. There is no charge for this event. Contact Sarah at 772.285.4040 for more information.
  • If you know of a church that could use pews, call Edwards Road at 864.244.2975.
  • Is your church in need of help in Vacation Bible School this year?  If so, Five Forks has  a team that is ready and eager to come and assist you.  Contact Karen at klee@greenvillebaptist.org for more information.
  • Riverview has called Freddie Garner as pastor.  He began on February 16.
Mark Your Calendar Now

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Remember these dates:
  • April 26 - Children's State Bible Drill (Taylors First)
  • May 3 - Children's Ministry Day
  • May 3 - Youth State Bible Drill (Columbia)
  • May 20 - Minister's Fellowship
  • Memorial Day - GBA Office Closed
Year-to-date Contributions
Church
 
Church
 
Arabic
$0.00
Lee Road
$2,941.35
Asian Indian
$0.00
LifePoint
$0.00
Augusta Heights
$150.00

Lord's Delight Korean
$40.00
Augusta Road
$393.05
Lugar de Impacto
$0.00
Beechwood
$0.00
Mauldin First
$2,859.66
Berea Heights
$0.00
Mision Bautista Filadelfia
$0.00
Bethel
$1,795.49
Monaghan
$733.36
Brandon
$150.00
New Covenant 
$0.00
Brushy Creek
$8,499.99
New Hope
$1,417.43
Calvary First
$2,100.00
New Life Community
$0.00
Capstone
$125.00
Northgate
$835.00
Cedar Lane
$105.00
Northpointe
$150.00
Cedar Shoals
$763.39
Oak Crest
$361.12
Chin Congregation
$429.00
Oak Pointe
$375.00
Cristo La Puerta Abierta
$0.00
Open Heart
$360.00
City View First
$750.00
Origins
$686.01
Clear Spring$710.00
Overbrook
$3,033.33
Coummunity Mission$450.00
Parisview
$300.00
Connection Fellowship$0.00
Parkwood
$0.00
Crestview$66.00
Pelham Road
$0.00
Daventon $234.99
Pendleton Street
$0.00
David Street$104.73
Piedmont First
$125.01
Daybreak Community$0.00
Piedmont Park
$900.00
Deaf First$0.00
Poe
$125.68
Disciples Fellowship$75.00
Providence
$75.00
Dunean$300.00
Real Life
$0.00
Earle Street$1,666.66
Reedy Fork
$600.00
East Park$292.72
Riverview
$0.00
Eastlan$1,825.32
Rockvale
$0.00
Edwards Road$5,275.19
Rocky Creek
$1,250.01
Emerge$146.00
Roper Mountain
$375.00
Emmanuel$0.00
Rutherford Road
$0.00
Encounter$125.94
Sanctuary
$0.00
Envision$0.00
Sandy Springs
$0.00
Fairview Street$0.00
Sans Souci
$0.00
Five Forks$4,661.16
Shady Grove
$0.00
Fork Shoals$727.77
Simpsonville First
$18,229.80
Fountain Inn First$3,666.64
Skypointe
$0.00
Freedom Fellowship$268.10
SonPoint Community
$0.00
Galilea$0.00
South Greenville
$0.00
Grace$150.00
Standing Springs
$5,462.98
Greater New Hope$0.00
Tanglewood
$0.00
Greenville Vietnamese$300.00
Tapestry
$0.00
Grove Road$112.06
Temple
$2,374.20
Grove Station$876.01
The Well
$0.00
Hampton Heights$1,777.35
Unity
$0.00
Hillside$1,120.83
Vietnamese Blessings
$150.00
Hilltop Avenue$0.00
Washington Avenue
$1,035.00
Holly Ridge$2,010.69
Welcome
$1,580.71
Iglesia Hispana$0.00
West Gantt First
$1,300.00
Iglesia Bautista Familia De Fe$0.00
West Greenville
$171.00
Infinity$472.00
Westside
$0.00
Japanese$0.00
Westview
$60.00
Kentland Park$0.00
Westville
$0.00
Kingdom Life$0.00
Westwood
$0.00
Laurel $1,337.30
White Oak
$0.00
Laurel Hispanic Mission$0.00
Woodside
$562.50

TOTAL
$92,482.53