Subject: The Weekly Connection
From: New South River Baptist Association <>
Date: 11/8/2017 1:37 PM

New South River Baptist Association

The Weekly Connection
for the week following  
November 8, 2017

 DEADLINE for Toy Store Ministry Toys & Applications
November 27, 2017

Want to volunteer to help with this ministry?
Call Robert Ivey at 485-8791

 Gift cards are appreciated and help supply items needed for certain age groups.
It's Not What You Think
by Jefferson Bethke

This 6 session Bible study examines the original text of key biblical themes, guiding students to understand the exciting reality that Christianity is about so much more than going to heaven when you die.  Jefferson Bethke invites you to join him on this journey into the overlapping space between heaven and earth.

National Collection Week is November 13-20!  
NOW is the time to pack shoebox gifts and help children around the world hear the  
Gospel of Jesus Christ!
Congregation Profile 2017 
Due NO later than 
November 15,  2017 
If you have any questions, have not received your profile, or need assistance in submitting your profile, please contact Regina Hammond or Judy Thomas at the Resource Center at 485-8791 or  
Russell Schwab, BSCNC,  800-395-5102, ext. 5582.

Opportunities for Service 

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.
Hillside Baptist Church
located at 3807 Legion Road, Hope Mills, is prayerfully seeking a Music Director.  If interested, please call Rev. Phil Lloyd at 910-850-8885.
Grace Baptist Church of Rockfish
is prayerfully seeking a conservative Bi-vocational Pastor.  Submit cover letter, resume, and references to our Pastoral Committee Chairwoman, Mrs. Amelia Womack at 4356 Balfour Road, Shannon, NC 28386.  All applications will be accepted from November 1 - December 31, 2017. 
Zoar Baptist Church
is currently seeking a Full-time Pastor who God is calling to serve our church and community.  We are a conservative Southern Baptist family, community and mission oriented church that was established in 1837.  We have traditional Sunday School and worship services with an average attendance of 90-100.  The pastor will lead three services each week (Sunday morning, Sunday evening and Wednesday evening).  He will work alongside a minister of music, a minister of children and a minister of youth.  He will be Biblically balanced and have a minimum of five years pastoral experience with a seminary degree from an accredited seminary.  After prayerful consideration, please submit resumes including details of your salvation experience and calling by God to be a pastor, to:  Pastor Search Committee, Zoar Baptist Church, 1740 S. Lafayette Street, Shelby, NC 28152.  Resumes should be received by December 30, 2017.

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. 
Rev. Matt Harty is available for Interim Pastor, Pulpit Supply and position of Minister of Youth.  He can be reached at 719-964-2086. 
Temple Baptist Church
has a large multiple drawer copier/folder combo that is available for FREE to anyone who will come pick it up.  It is no longer under warranty, but it does work.  Call Cynthia at 483-7620 for more information or to schedule a pick up.   
 Sampson BH
Beatitude House Ministry
1 Ministry ~ 2 Locations

Cumberland Beatitude House 
102 N. Main Street
Spring Lake, NC  28390
(910) 496-0925
(Needs:  Viennas, Chef Boyardee Ravioli, Peanut Butter, Jelly,  
Sugar, Flour, Paper Towels and
Men's Shoes and Pants)
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 

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! 
Reilly Road Community Church
located at 537 N. Reilly Road, Fayetteville is hosting an event called FUEL (Fellowship - Unity - Evangelism - Leadership) on Sunday, November 12th at 6:30 pm.  This is a student event empowering youth to live for Christ.  There were will an awesome message by Michael Bartlett and a powerful time of worship.
Family Community Baptist Church
located at 3915 Camden Road, Fayetteville, is having Kick Off to Christmas
on Sunday, November 26th at 5:00 pm featuring Debra Ramirez.  This is a free concert and a love offering will be received.

"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. 
Did you know that...... 
The Pocket Testament League  
offers extensive FREE resources that are made available via the web?

Check them out here at 


Baptists on Mission Basketball Game (NC State vs Charleston Southern)
Sunday, November 12th at 4:00 pm - PNC Arena 
Arrive before the game to hear from NC State Great, NBA & international basketball player, Todd Fuller!
Purchase tickets online at   Promo Code:  BOMNCSU
Offer must be purchased prior to game day.  Tickets are subject to availability.  For questions, contact Ryan Kindt in the NC State Athletics ticket office at 919-865-1423 or
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.
Falcon Children's Home & Family Services Family Foster Care
Thousands of children need out-of-home placement, and YOU may be able to help! FCHFS is looking for Christian families who are actively involved in their churches to provide safe and loving homes for children in foster care.  Join us on November 16th at 6:00 pm at Snyder Memorial Baptist Church in the small dining room at 701 Westmont Drive, Fayetteville, to learn more about how you can help a child in need!  For more information, call 910-980-1065 ext. 152. 
Hope For The Holidays
Hope for the Holidays is a no-cost grief workshop offered by the Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Cape Fear Valley and Liberty Hospice.  It is designed to develop coping skills during the holidays.
Thursday, November 16th at 5:00 pm
Registration is required.  Call 910-615-3737 or sign up at the front desk of the Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at CFV at 3505 Village Drive, Fayetteville. 
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. 
Defending the Faith Conference
Lecture Series given by Carolina College of Biblical Studies, 817 S. McPherson Church Road, Fayetteville, NC
November 18th from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm - Lunch will be sold on site.  Learn what the topics are when you REGISTER.  
Featuring Dr. Norman Geisler, founder of Southern Evangelical Seminary and author of more than 100 different books!
Featuring Rev. Thomas McCuddy, Professor of Apologetics at CCBS and Director of Church Growth, Norm Geisler International Ministries.
Jennifer Rothschild is speaking at Hocutt Baptist Church
on Friday, December 1st.  The church is located at 314 W. Horne St., Clayton, NC.  Doors open at 6:30 pm and tickets are $25.  Contact the church office at 919-553-6650 for group discounts.  Click on the Facebook Link HERE  to get more information and to register.   
2018 North Carolina Prayer Gathering - "Awaken - Return to Me"
March 9-10, 2018 ~ Candler, NC
Friday, March 9th - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday, March 10th - 8:30 am to 12:00 Noon
Lake Hills Baptist Church, 370 Lake Drive, Candler, NC  28175
Event is free - Register at door.  FMI:  NCBAPTIST.ORG/AWAKEN 
Men's Conference at Uplands Reach with Johnny Hunt
on March 17, 2018.  All churches and pastors in the New South River Baptist Association are invited to attend.  For more information, please contact Logan Hallock at 336-902-8116.  
The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Cape Fear Valley
We provide:  low to no-cost, high-quality behavorial healthcare services, case management resource referrals, low wait times and care regardless of a veteran's discharge status.   
We serve: Veterans - Post-9/11 veterans who served in the United States Armed Services, including the National Guard and Reserves, regardless of role while in uniform or combat experience.  Family - Active Duty, National Guard, Reserves and veterans' spouse or partner, children, parents, siblings, caregivers and others.
What we treat:  A variety of mental health issues including depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress, adjustment issues, anger, grief and loss, family issues, transition problems, and children's therapy services.
No barriers to care:  Extended hours, childcare and transportation resources, personalized treatment, strength-based approach, resource referrals, confidential.
Clinic hours:  Mon, Tues & Thurs, 8 am - 7 pm; Wed, 8 am - 7 pm; Fri 8 am - 2 pm
Sat 10 am - 2 pm and CLOSED on Sunday.
Contact us:  Call 910-615-3737; Fax 910-615-9899;  
Walk-ins welcome, appointments preferred 
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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