LRBA NEWSLETTER
APRIL 2021
A Message From Marty Dupree, DOM
JESUS ON THE CROSS
7 Last Statements
Jesus defeated sin, Satan, death and hell all at one time on the Cross! Praise His Name!

“Christmas has its cradle, but Easter has its Cross. Preach with passion the Cross of Jesus Christ and His salvation and prepare for the Resurrection, the truth that validates eternity!”

Ministers' Monthly Conference

April 20th - 10am
On Mission to Impact Community - Reflections, Celebrations, & Learnings from Covid19
Discussion w/LRBA Pastors

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Ministers' Monthly Prayer Meeting

April 27th- 10:30 am
A Time of Kingdom Focused Prayer for Revival & Awakening

Upcoming Ministers' Events
  • May 11th - Ministers' Monthly Conference
  • June 21st - Ministers' GOLF Day (9am)
  • July 26th - Pastors' Preaching Conference
ANNIE ARMSTRONG EASTER OFFERING
The Annie Armstrong Easter Offering (AAEO) is the primary way support mission efforts in North America. One hundred percent of gifts given to AAEO are used to support Southern Baptist missionaries serving across the United States and Canada.
VBS 2021 SCHEDULE
If your church is planning to have VBS this year please email Missy with the name of your church, the dates and times of your VBS along with the theme. The LRBA Office would like to help in promoting your VBS!
April Mission Emphasis: Please encourage participation in The Annie Armstrong Mission Offering to support our US and Canadian Missionaries. 100% of this offering goes directly to the missionary field.

WMU Annual Meeting: May 11th, 6:30pm at Kennebec Baptist, Fuquay-Varina.

Prayer Retreat: May 15th, 9am-2pm, Agape Ministries, 1469 Tyler Dewar Lane, Fuquay-Varina. Speaker: Amy Boone, WMU NC Executive Director. Please RSVP to the LRBA Office ASAP as our number will be limited and it will be first-come, first serve basis. No breakfast but lunch will be served following safety measures. Masks and social distancing required. The cost per person will be $18.00. Please send this in with the reservations to LRBA.
 

 Thank you to all the churches that participated in providing cakes to Ladles of Love and cards for our senior people in care facilities!


Shop & Give Back to BOM Disaster Relief
(Click HERE for Details)
BAPTIST CHILDREN'S HOME
FOOD ROUNDUP 2021
The Food Roundup is set to begin April 1st. Churches can schedule a delivery to the Cameron's Boy Home
(Phone: 910-245-4034)
beginning May 3rd.


ADOPTION & FOSTER CARE
Baptist Children's Home has many resources on their website on how to get invovled in adoption and foster care for both families and churches from training & licensing to having a representative come share with your church. Go to the website for more details.
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MOTHER'S DAY OFFERING

North Carolina Baptists are teaming up with Wake Forest Medical Center to provide assistance for patients who need assistance in paying their medical expenses.
If you or your church would be interested in supporting the Mother’s Day Offering, visit https://mothersdayoffering.org/
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!
NC BAPTIST EVENTS
A Spirtiual Awakening Toward Making Disciples & Church Planing
April 4th - May 23rd
God's desire is to mobilize us toward a spirtual awakening through disciplemaking and planting churches among N.C. Baptists. Let’s join together in praying for 50 days for churches, leaders and kingdom-work across the state. Use the daily guided prayer calendar available by clicking below to focus your attention on specific prayers each day.
Make It Matter: VBS Training
April 20th
PLEASE SHARE WITH YOUR VBS DIRECTORS & VOLUNTEERS!

This is a free virtual training event!
Your registration includes access to all content for 30 days after the event. 
April 24th
Triad Baptist Church, Kernersville
Have you ever thought about church planting? The “Who Me…A Church Planter?” workshop is an opportunity to explore the characteristics, gifting and calling of church planters. 
June 8
Caraway Conference Center, Sophia, N.C.
A one-day conference to assist associational mission strategists, pastors, church staff and laity in keeping existing church facilities in evangelical hands for kingdom purposes and gospel proclamation.
LRBA Calendar of Events
April
1 BCH Food Roundup Month Begins
4 Easter Sunday
5  Easter Monday-LRBA office closed
9-10 BOM Annual Missions Conf. Rescheduled 2022
10 Regional Bible Drill
12-14 DOM Associational Missions Conf at Caraway
13 WMU Assoc. Leadership Team, LRBA Office, 6:30pm
17 Devin Hocutt Virtual Piano Recital, 6pm Youtube Live - Neill’s Creek Baptist Channel)
20 Ministers' Monthly Conference, LRBA Office, 10am
27 Ministers' Monthly Prayer Meeting, LRBA Office 10:30am
30-1 Men’s Outdoor Weekend, Caraway

May - Baptist Hosptial Mother's Day Offering Month
6 National Day of Prayer
9 Mother's Day
10 Assocational Council/Executive Committee Meeting, 6:30pm
11 Ministers' Monthly Conference, LRBA Office, 10am
11 LRBA WMU Annual Meeting, Kennebec BC, 6:30pm
14-15 Military Marriage Conference, Spout Springs Church
14 Senior Adult Fellowship/Fun Day, Antioch Baptist CANCELED
15 LRBA WMU Annual Prayer Retreat, Camp Agape, FV, 9-2pm
31 Memorial Day - LRBA Office Closed