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south fork baptist association

MISSION CENTER

Our South Fork family of Baptist churches (South Fork Baptist Association
 - S. F. B. A. or SFBA Missions Center) are partnering together to reach this area with the gospel of Jesus Christ, disciple new believers and minister to people in need. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us.
      By the way, if you call us on the phone and we answer "SFBA Mission Center" you've still reached the correct phone number and location! We are adding this identifier to our business's office name so that others can see we are also involved with missions.

****NOTICE FOR NEW OFFICE HOURS****
Monday through Thursday we will
be open from 7:45 am to 2:00 pm.
We will be closed each Friday.
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FEBRUARY

                    "We Love because God First Loved Us" 1 John 4:19      

  • FEB 12 -  FEB 18


    FEB 13

    1. Ministers and Wives Valentines Banquet, 6:30pm Location to be announced
    2. NCBM and Region 8 Mission Rally -The Region 8 Mission Rally will be on Monday February 13th from 6:00pm to 8:30pm. NCBM will host a series of Regional Mission Rallies across the state. These rallies (10 of them) will highlight the variety of opportunities the NC Baptists have to be involved in missions across our state, nation, and worldwide. Featured will be worship, testimony, mission video, and a prayer time for missions. These rallies are for men, women, and youth. Everyone interested in missions is encouraged to attend. A main focus of these rallies will be state, national, and international partnerships and projects (including Disaster Relief) that are supported by the NCMO. A meal is provided for attendees at no charge, but reservations are necessary to ensure an accurate meal count. The cut off date for reserving a meal for each celebration is one week prior to the event. To register by phone call Kailyn Eskridge at 919-459-5596. Location will be South River Baptist Church, 2659 South Chipley Ford Rd, Statesville, NC 28625. 
    http://baptistsonmission.org/events/region-rallies
    1. http://baptistsonmission.org/bom/region-rallies/region-8-nc-missions-rally-2017---statesville/2843
    2. Rehersals for Mozart's Requiem --Monday Rehearsals at GWU Gardner Memorial Hall Room 203 for Mozart's Requiem start today. To participate, contact Dr Etter by email. Rehearsals will either be Mondays from 5:05 to 5:55pm starting today (January 23) or on Thursdays from 6:30pm to 7:45pm to 7:45 (starting January 19th). Dress Rehersal will be April 22, 2017 at 9am. Each person will need to purchase their own score. To participate, contact Dr Etter by email (https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/h/shavvm2supbj/?&cs=wh&v=b&to=...petter@gardner-webb.edu) or call 704-406-3992 Gardner Memorial Hall: The building contains a recital hall, music studios and offices, classrooms, practice rooms, a band room and the campus computer technology offices. This building is also home to the Music Department. For directions from Lincolnton, NC to this building use this website link http://tinyurl.com/directions2gardner-webb


    FEB 14 -- "For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life." John 3:16 Happy Valentines Day!


    FEB 16  -- Thursday Rehearsals at GWU Gardner Memorial Hall Room 203 for Mozart's Requiem start today. To participate, contact Dr Etter by email. Rehearsals will either be Mondays from 5:05 to 5:55pm starting today (January 23) or on Thursdays from 6:30pm to 7:45pm to 7:45 (starting January 19th). Dress Rehersal will be April 22, 2017 at 9am. Each person will need to purchase their own score. To participate, contact Dr Etter by email (https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/h/shavvm2supbj/?&cs=wh&v=b&to=...petter@gardner-webb.edu) or call 704-406-3992 Gardner Memorial Hall: The building contains a recital hall, music studios and offices, classrooms, practice rooms, a band room and the campus computer technology offices. This building is also home to the Music Department. For directions from Lincolnton, NC to this building use this website link http://tinyurl.com/directions2gardner-webb


    FEB 17 - 

    SFBA MISSION CENTER CLOSED



    FEB 18 --  Carolina Women's Conference featuring the women of Encouragement Cafe'. 9am to 3pm. Doors open at 8am. Located at Lincoln County Citizens Center. Featured speakers will be Stephanie Davis, Luann Prater, and Carol Davis. Tickets on sale for $15 each at tickets.com


  • FEB 19 - FEB 25


    FEB 20-- Monday Rehearsals at GWU Gardner Memorial Hall Room 203 for Mozart's Requiem.   To participate, contact Dr Etter by email. Rehearsals will either be Mondays from 5:05 to 5:55pm starting today (January 23) or on Thursdays from 6:30pm to 7:45pm to 7:45 (starting January 19th). Dress Rehersal will be April 22, 2017 at 9am. Each person will need to purchase their own score. To participate, contact Dr Etter by email (https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/h/shavvm2supbj/?&cs=wh&v=b&to=...petter@gardner-webb.edu) or call 704-406-3992


    FEB 21- Executive Committee Meeting 7pm @ SFBA Mission Center


    FEB 23-

    1. Missions Development Meeting, 7pm @ SFBA Mission Center
    2. *Study of Isaiah presented by Rev. Charles Barrier and Dan Farnsworth –February 23, 24 and 25—6:15 – 8:30 PM, Castanea Community Church (14815 Lucia Riverbend Hwy, Stanley, NC 28164 Thursday, February 23-Isaiah 5-6 “God’s Man For A Nation In Crisis”, Friday, February 24-Isaiah 52-53 “The Coming Messiah”, Saturday, February 25-Isaiah 65-66 “Future Glory of God’s People” Please come and study with us this important message from God through the prophet Isaiah as it has great application for us today! Please invite your friends and neighbors...All are welcome! A meal will be provided on Saturday, February 25th at 5:30 PM. Please contact Dan Farnsworth for additional info- 704-201-4934.
    3. Thursday Rehearsals at GWU Gardner Memorial Hall Room 203 for Mozart's Requiem. To participate, contact Dr Etter by email. Rehearsals will either be Mondays from 5:05 to 5:55pm starting today (January 23) or on Thursdays from 6:30pm to 7:45pm to 7:45 (starting January 19th). Dress Rehersal will be April 22, 2017 at 9am. Each person will need to purchase their own score. To participate, contact Dr Etter by email (https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/h/shavvm2supbj/?&cs=wh&v=b&to=...petter@gardner-webb.edu) or call 704-406-3992 Gardner Memorial Hall: The building contains a recital hall, music studios and offices, classrooms, practice rooms, a band room and the campus computer technology offices. This building is also home to the Music Department. For directions from Lincolnton, NC to this building use this website link http://tinyurl.com/directions2gardner-webb

    FEB 24 -

    1. SFBA Mission Center closed
    2. *Study of Isaiah presented by Rev. Charles Barrier and Dan Farnsworth –February 23, 24 and 25—6:15 – 8:30 PM, Castanea Community Church (14815 Lucia Riverbend Hwy, Stanley, NC 28164 Thursday, February 23-Isaiah 5-6 “God’s Man For A Nation In Crisis”, Friday, February 24-Isaiah 52-53 “The Coming Messiah”, Saturday, February 25-Isaiah 65-66 “Future Glory of God’s People” Please come and study with us this important message from God through the prophet Isaiah as it has great application for us today! Please invite your friends and neighbors...All are welcome! A meal will be provided on Saturday, February 25th at 5:30 PM. Please contact Dan Farnsworth for additional info- 704-201-4934.


    FEB 25 -- *Study of Isaiah presented by Rev. Charles Barrier and Dan Farnsworth –February 23, 24 and 25—6:15 – 8:30 PM, Castanea Community Church (14815 Lucia Riverbend Hwy, Stanley, NC 28164 Thursday, February 23-Isaiah 5-6 “God’s Man For A Nation In Crisis”, Friday, February 24-Isaiah 52-53 “The Coming Messiah”, Saturday, February 25-Isaiah 65-66 “Future Glory of God’s People” Please come and study with us this important message from God through the prophet Isaiah as it has great application for us today! Please invite your friends and neighbors...All are welcome! A meal will be provided on Saturday, February 25th at 5:30 PM. Please contact Dan Farnsworth for additional info- 704-201-4934.

  • FEB 26 - FEB 28


    FEB 27 -

    1. State Evangelism Conference
    2. Monday Rehearsals at GWU Gardner Memorial Hall Room 203 for Mozart's Requiem start today. To participate, contact Dr Etter by email. Rehearsals will either be Mondays from 5:05 to 5:55pm starting today (January 23) or on Thursdays from 6:30pm to 7:45pm to 7:45 (starting January 19th). Dress Rehersal will be April 22, 2017 at 9am. Each person will need to purchase their own score. To participate, contact Dr Etter by email (https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/h/shavvm2supbj/?&cs=wh&v=b&to=...petter@gardner-webb.edu) or call 704-406-3992


    FEB 28- Committee on Committee meeting 7pm @ SFBA Mission Center

march


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    Mar 4 - *The King’s Daughters Ministry Penny Thrift Shop in Lincolnton will be having their Penny Bag Sale on Saturday, March 4th from 9 AM until 4 PM Plus 50% off of everything in the store. We provide the bag and you fill it with select merchandise and pay only 1 cent per item! Save your receipt and take it our Stanley location for 50% off total purchase on March 4th only.


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    Mar 11 -

    1. Dare to Hope: Looking around our world there isn't much hope these days. Ladies, be encouraged as Denise O'Donoghue from Southeastern Seminary shares about the hope Jesus provides to all on Saturday, Mar. 11, from 10:30am-2:30pm(lunch included) at Denver Baptist. Cost: $10/person. REGISTER by Mar. 1st at www.denverbaptist.org or call (704)483-3030
    2. South Mountain Baptist Camp 5K -1 Mile Scamper Camper Fun Run –Saturday, March 11th at Catawba Meadows Park 701 Sanford Drive, Morganton, NC 28655. Registration open from 8:00 AM – 8:45 AM--5K starts at 9:00 AM--Camper Scamper starts at 10:00 AM Advanced Registration Fees: $20 for 5K and $10 for Camper Scamper--Race Day Registration Fees: $25 for 5K and $15 for Camper ScamperAwards: Free T-Shirt guaranteed for all who register by February 22nd--Medals awarded to Top Finisher in each age category For more information contact South Mountain Baptist Camp at 828-437-8788 or visit our Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/5kforSMBC Register Online: https://racesonline.com (search for “South Mountain Baptist Camp”)


    Mar 12 *Cornerstone Church (411 E Main St, Maiden) will host Greater Vision in concert on Sunday, March 12th at 10:30 AM. Cost-free—A love offering will be received during the concert.


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  • april


    APRIL 8TH


    1. *Associational VBS Clinic—Saturday, April 8th from 9 AM – 11 AM, South Fork Baptist Missions Center basement. Galactic Starveyors We will discuss planning and logistics, as well as, ideas for decorations, crafts, refreshments, etc. Please come with your date in mind and we will try to calendar the sharing of large decorations. Light refreshments will be available throughout the session so please RSVP and let us know if you can come by Monday, March 27th by calling (704)735-1642 or emailing-sfba@southforkbaptist.net.
    2. Revitalize Conference – Saturday, April 8th at Crosspointe Baptist Church, Concord, NC Revitalize 2017 is a one-day training and equipping conference for pastors and church leaders lead by nationally recognized church revitalizers. The conference with a focus on renewing churches and changing lives will include 2 sessions (4 keynote speakers) and 6 relevant breakouts with a time for dialogue with the speakers. Registration fee is $35.00 (Includes all conference materials and lunch) For more information: jstevesells@gmail.com Website to register: http://operation-transformation.com/revitalize
  • May


    MAY 1ST

    *SFBA Missionary Boot Camp – Saturday, May 20th at Center View Baptist Church- Children (Grades 1 – 6) Camp will be from 10 AM – 2 PM. This year we are adding a Youth Boot Camp for grades 7-12 which will begin at 4 PM. Meal is included for both. Boot Camp T-shirts are available for $10 each. Please contact Tina Clark by email at simplysouthernmom2@gmail.com to register and order t-shirts by Monday, May 1st. If you have questions you can contact Windy Cash at (704)276-1976.

  • June


  • REGIONAL fellowship for ministers

    Almost every month, SFBA has a gathering for ministers and retired ministers; a time of fellowship and renewal, prayer and spirit-filled nourishment. To learn more, visit our Calendar to see where the next one will be held. 


    Minister's Breakfast

    A Minister’s Fellowship Breakfast every Thursday morning at Home Place Restaurant in Lincolnton at 8 am.  All ministers welcome! 


  • free resources for churches

    Please feel free to reserve these titles from us:  "Sunday School Done Right",  "Spiritual Warfare",  "Praying to make a difference",  "A Biblical Marriage - A Broken World", "Making the Most of a Marriage" and many more titles. They are displayed in our meeting area downstairs. Feel free to stop by and take a look!

  • CHURCHES SEEKING PASTORS ON EMPLOYMENT PAGE

    We have an employment section for Pastors seeking to work in area churches. Please visit our Employment page

  • Churches  seeking pastor supply

    SFBA has a list of curent supply pastors for churches. This list has pulpit supply, interim, and a guest speaker list that a church may request. Please call us (704-735-1642) or email us (sfba@southforkbaptist.net) to receive this information.


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