Subject: The Weekly Connection
From: New South River Baptist Association <>
Date: 10/11/2017 3:03 PM

New South River Baptist Association

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The Weekly Connection
for the week following  
October 11, 2017

NSRBA 2017  
Annual Session
Tuesday, October 17th 
Autryville Baptist Church 
425 E. Williams Street, Autryville
3:00 pm Registration
3:45 pm  Afternoon Session Begins
7:00 pm Evening Session Begins  
Messenger Cards and Meal Reservation Cards were mailed to all the churches on Monday, October 2nd. 
Pastor's Conference 
Monday October 16, 2017  
10:00 am   
NSRBA Resource Center  
2341 Downing Rd. 
Fayetteville, North Carolina
Speaker: Tom Hayes 
Senior Adults Fall Convention 
Tuesday October 17, 2017  
10:00 am  -  1:30 pm   
Village Baptist Church   
906 S. McPherson Church Rd. 
Fayetteville, North Carolina 
Skills Training - Red Springs Mission Camp 
October 28th ~ 9:00 am - 3:00  pm 
Cost - $5 (with overnight housing $21)

Hands-on training in:  installing hardwood and laminate flooring, hanging drywall, finishing drywall, framing a simple building, roofing, and building handicap ramps.

This is open to anyone over the age of 10, but children should have an adult personally responsible for them.  Staying overnight is an option and will include supper, evening worship and testimonies, and breakfast.

You are encouraged to register as early as possible because the cut off will be 100 people and registration is expected to close in early October.
Comeback Boys of the Bible 
How to Get Up From The Knockdowns of Life
Neal Jeffrey 
In today's culture where millions of men are trying to recover from the economic downturn, financial problems, shattered dreams and family issues, a strong word of encouragement is needed! This seven (7) session study will help men to see that getting knockdown is not the end and that they can "comeback."   

Untrained Administrative Volunteers are needed to help in Key West Florida. 
Bus Fee is $60 to $75 Round Trip
Arrive FL - 10/27 - Work 10/29 to 11/02 - Depart 11/03
Meet bus at Judson Baptist Church, 505 Judson Church Road, Fayetteville, NC (same as Hwy 53) this is Exit 49 off I-95
Please contact NCBM State Administrative Director, Bettini Mitchell at 910-26-8572 by text or email
Bettini will need to know your name, cell phone number, email address and dates of the trip you would like to take.
If you would just like to do data input - please let Bettini know.
"Sharing Jesus"
are perfect for  
Stocking Stuffers  
Holiday Gift Giving   
They are the perfect way to help share the gospel with children and adults!  Call HOW at 910-864-3991 or click HERE! to order. 
Opportunities for Service 

Grace Baptist Church
located on Raeford Road, Fayetteville, NC is accepting resumes for the position of Part-time Secretary.  The position is about 20-25 hours per week with a flexible schedule.  If interested, please submit a cover letter, resume, and references list to
Hillcrest Baptist Church
located in Raeford, NC,
is prayerfully seeking a Part-time Music Minister.   If interested, please email a resume to or mail a resume to Hillcrest Baptist Church, Attn:  Youth Minister, P.O. Box 1533, Raeford, NC  28376.  For more information, call Pastor Toby at 910-850-0618.

Bonnie Doone Baptist Church  
located at 5200 Bragg Blvd., Fayetteville, is prayerfully seeking an experienced guitarist for the position of Worship Leader.  Must be a mature Christian and dedicated to the Kingdom of God.  Pay will be negotiated during interview.  Please call Pastor Paul LeFavor for more information at 910-813-7565.
Pleasant Union Baptist Church 
is prayerfully seeking a Pastor.  Please email resumes to or mail them to Pleasant Union Baptist, c/o Angela Cashwell, 13621 NC 210 S, Roseboro, NC 28382. 
Spring Branch Baptist Church
is prayerfully seeking a Bi-vocational Youth Minister.  The principle function is to be the Minister of Youth & Children, working under the supervision of the pastor; responsible for planning, coordinating, and giving leadership to Christ-centered youth and children ministries.  Please mail resumes to Spring Branch Baptist Church, 2391 N. Spring Branch Road, Dunn, NC  28334.  For additional information, please call Pastor Oscar Pate at 910-850-5485. 
Next Level Church   
which meets at the Smith Recreation Center at 1520 Slater Avenue, Fayetteville is looking for volunteer musicians, greeters, etc. to help with their Friday night ministry.  If interested, please call Pastor Theron Hawkins at 910-224-4613  
Rev. Tyson Banks is available for Youth Minister.  He can be reached at 910-624-2203 or 910-531-3283.

Dr. Dennis Long
is available for Interim Pastor, Pulpit Supply or Bi-vocational.  He can be reached at 910-386-8046.

Rev. Ron Bean is available for Pulpit Supply or Interim.  He can be reached at 910-322-4172.

Rev. G.C. Hughes is available for Full-time Pastor, Interim Pastor, Revival Evangelist, Music Evangelist and Youth Evangelist.  He can be reached at 434-294-1589.
Dr. Philip Hall is available for Pulpit Supply, Interim Pastor, or Bi-vocational.  He can be reached at 910-494-8849.
Rev. Bobby McDowell is available for Interim Pastor or Pulpit Supply.  He can be reached at 910-875-8394.    
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Beatitude House Ministry
1 Ministry ~ 2 Locations

Cumberland Beatitude House 
102 N. Main Street
Spring Lake, NC  28390
(910) 496-0925
The pantry at Cumberland Beatitude House in Spring Lake is almost completely depleted.  Your help in restocking the non-perishable food items are greatly needed and appreciated. 
Sampson Beatitude House 
212 W. Roseboro Street
Roseboro, NC  28382
(910) 525-4351 
Hours:  Thursday 10:30 am - 5:00 pm     Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm 


Donations accepted ONLY during store hours

Church News 

Lake Lynn Baptist Church
located at 3363 Gillespie Street, Fayetteville, will celebrate their 65 Anniversary Homecoming on Sunday, October 15th at 10:30 am with The Glorymen Quartet
On a praise report - Lake Lynn had one of the biggest VBS in many years with 74 enrolled, 
57 average.  Shelia Hanrick was the Director.
New Beginning Missionary Baptist Church  
located at 2155 Skibo Road, Fayetteville will have a Men in Black Program on Sunday, October 15th at 3:00 pm.  Please join us on this day for a joyful time of fellowship.  Refreshments will be served immediately following our program.  If you have any questions, please feel free to call Deacon Bledsoe or Pastor Gregg at 910-867-0256.
Peters Creek Baptist Church
located at 13176 Peters Creek Church Road, Roseboro, is having Revival Services beginning Sunday, October 15th at 6:00 pm and October 16th - 18th (Monday - Wednesday) at 7:00 pm.  Rev. Cameron McGill will be the Revival Minister.  Everyone is welcome to attend. 
Hillcrest Baptist Church
located at 2699 Hwy 401 Business, Raeford, is having Revival Services from October 15th - 20th.  The services will begin each night at 7:00 pm.  Guest speakers will be Dr. Randy White and Rev. Robert Ivey - both of New South River Baptist Association. 
Center Baptist Church
has partnered with several different denomination churches to hold the 5th Annual Wade Community Fall Festival on Tuesday, October 31st from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at the Wade Community Park, 4060 Church Street, Wade, NC.  FREE hot dogs, chips, drinks, popcorn, cotton candy, games, prizes, bounce houses, hay rides, and more....Anything but a Pumpkin Pie Pumpkin Baking Contest, Costume Contest, Door Prizes and Trunk-or-Treat begins at 7:00 pm.  For more information or to partner with this event, contact Pastor Joe Hickson of Center Baptist Church at 910-296-7384 or email at
Lake Lynn Baptist Church
located at 3363 Gillespie Street, Fayetteville, will be having a Bountiful Blessings Bazaar on Saturday, November 4th, from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm.  There will be crafts, gifts, baked goods, kitchen preserves, stocking stuffers, and more.  Lunch will be available.  Cash or checks only, all proceeds will go to the church building fund.
Mission Outreach Cowboy Church
located at 2150 Arabia Road, Raeford, is having their 4th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday, November 4th, at 12:00 noon.  There will be a free lunch and free horse rides.  The music will be provided by their Praise Team and by Shecaniah.  The guest speaker will be Keith Ferrin.  Everyone should bring a chair.
Pleasant Grove Baptist Church
located at 3934 Sunnyside School Road, Fayetteville is having Homecoming on Sunday, November 12th at 10:45 am.  The guest speaker will be Rev. Mack Roberts and the special music guest will be Rev. John Cuthill.  There will be a Fellowship Meal to follow the worship service.  ALL ARE WELCOME!  
Long Branch Baptist Church
is sponsoring a "Faith and Freedom Tour" of Washington, D.C. December 14th - 17th.  We will visit the new Museum of the Bible, as well as many of the other monuments and museums around the National Mall.  We will also attend a production of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" at historic Ford's Theater.  For more tour information and pricing, please contact Rick Spell at 910-531-3765 or

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The Pocket Testament League  
offers extensive FREE resources that are made available via the web?

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NC VET-FEST - October 14, 2017 
Live Music ~ Family Fun ~ Food ~ Vendors
Campbelton Landing, 1126 Person Street, Fayetteville, NC
10:00 am until Midnight ~ FREE Admission
For more information, call 910-627-3244 or 910-229-8524 or email  
Skills Training at Red Springs Mission Camp
October 28 ~ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost:  Training Only $5 (lunch Saturday)
Training with overnight stay $21 (supper Friday through lunch Saturday)
This training will provide opportunities to serve in the construction ministries of Baptists on Mission/NCBM and is provided to make you feel more comfortable with the particular skills required for tasks like hanging or finishing drywall (sheetrock), installing flooring, or laying out and framing a wall.  Register HERE! 

1/2 Cost $299 Jamaica Mission Trip
October 30 - November 4, 2017
This is a once-in-a-lifetime mission opportunity.  This special trip will NOT be repeated.  Sign up NOW - 1st Come, 1st Served.  Deposit $99.  Call Pastor Tom Sees at 843-293-0015.
Diabetes Symposium
November 4, 2017 ~ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm ~ Check in begins at 8:45 am 
Department of Social Services, 1225 Ramsey Street, Fayetteville
If is FREE and open to anyone with Type 1, Type  2, Gestational Diabetes or Pre-Diabetes
Opening Lecture with Dr. Khalid Aziz, Dr. Naveed Aziz & Dr. Dan Lout, Cardiology and Nephreology - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Breakout Sessions ~ Depression and Diabetes, Gestational Diabetes, Is Bariatric Surgery Right for Me?, Cooking Demos & Nutrition & Diabetes, How to Talk to Your Doctor, Tales and Tips from a Type 1 Mom, and More!
Free Healthy Lunch, Flu Shots, Foot Screenings and Medication Reconciliations
REGISTRATION REQUIRED - 910-483-7534 ~ Door Prizes!  

Annual Meeting of the Baptist State Convention - "Return to Me" 
November 6-7, 2017 at the Joseph S. Koury Convention Center in Greensboro, NC
Messengers to the 2017 Annual Meeting will be able to stay at the headquarters hotel, the Sheraton Four Seasons Koury Convention Center, at the discounted rate of $99 per night, plus taxes and fees.  To reserve a hotel room, call the Sheraton Four Seasons at 800-242-6556.  Mention you are with the BSCNC to get the discounted rate and the confirmation number. Or, you can reserve online today HERE! 
Steadfast and Immovable - NCBM Men's Worship Rally 2017 (Region 3) 
is Monday, November 13th at College Acres Baptist Church, Wilmington, NC.  Registration is due by Thursday, November 9th.  Supper is at 6:15 pm and the program will be from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm.  The cost is $5 per person to help cover the cost of the meal.  Come join us for an evening of fellowship that will include music, a spiritual challenge, discussion, and prayer.  This gathering is designed to provide a time of meaningful worship for men, as well as a model of how similar men's gatherings can be held in the local church.  Every man and his pastor is invited and encouraged to attend!  Contact:  NCBM at 1-800-395-5105 x 5607 or or click on the WEBSITE for a promotional flyer, online registration and a googlemaps link for directions to the church. 
Lake Church - White Lake Christian Camp and Retreat Center
YOU ARE rediscover North Carolina's oldest waterfront treasure at North Carolina's newest Christian Camp.   
MINISTER'S RETREAT - Director of Missions, Pastor & Ministry Staff (spouses invited to attend)  Friday & Saturday, November 17-18, 2017.   
Check in:  Anytime Friday ~ Check out:  Anytime Saturday
Cookout Friday Evening ~ Breakfast Saturday Morning
NO CHARGE FOR THIS EVENT - Space limited to the 1st 10 that register.   
Call 910-862-2277 for reservations. 
is a new ministry that started last Christmas with parents contacting Linda Hudson, of Center Baptist Church, to hand write letters to their children from Santa with the true meaning of Christmas included.  Linda has broadened this ministry to also hand write letters of encouragement of any sort, quoting scriptures for the specific need or situation.  This is a FREE/NO COST to anyone other than herself for the postage and supplies.  Linda is reaching out to local churches/pastors with her information to help reach people.  She can be contacted through or she can be reached via Facebook Messenger Linda Hudson.  All information is kept private between herself and the person that has contacted her.

Military Missions Network - Connecting Military and Those Who Minister to Military
Churches are rising up!  Many are leading the way!  Would you like to join hands in this important work of gospel-centered ministry to our military?  Consider partnering with Military Missions Network in our work of mobilizing and equipping churches, and in bringing together those who care about the needs of our Veterans.  Together we can do so much much! To get involved, click HERE!
New South River Baptist Association
PO Box 298, Fayetteville, NC 28302 - Email
(910) 485-8791 - Phone
(910) 485-0844 - Fax 
New South River Baptist Association, 2341 Downing Rd., Fayetteville, NC 28312
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