MARCH 2023
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Upcoming Events
Ministers' Monthly Conference
March 14th, 10am @ LRBA Office

God's Vision for the Everyday Church
Barry Murry, Great Commission Catalyst, NC Baptist

Future Ministers' Monthly Conferences

  • April 11th - Life Younique w/ Brian Upshaw, Associate EDT & Director, NC Baptist
  • May 16th - How to Unleash the Praying Church w/ Dr. Chuck Lawless
Transitional InterimTraining w/NC Baptists
Foster/Foster-to-Adopt Training:
Interest Meeting
An informational meeting will be held locally on April 2nd, at 2pm for anyone interested in learning more about Every Child: Foster & Adoption Ministry training through the Baptist Children's Home. If God may be calling you to foster care and/or adoption and you would like to know more about training and licensing this meeting is for you. Please share this information with your church.
Please reach out to Missy at the LRBA office for more details including location and registration info at 910-893-4282 or
BCH Food Roundup
MARK YOUR CALENDAR! APRIL is Baptist Children's Home Food Roundup Month! Please encourage your church to collect gift cards or items from THIS LIST. Your church can deliver the boxed items directly to the Cameron Boys' Home. Please remember to call the Cameron Boys' Home office in advance to assure that they will be in a position to receive the donation on your desired date. Thank you in advance!
Fill the Tank
Sunday, April 16th

Commit! Call! Celebrate! Begin praying and trusting God to save souls between now and April. Introduce “Fill the Tank’’ to your congregation, and call people to repentance, faith and baptism. Share your celebration stories with LRBA and NC Baptists! See website for more details. .
Senior Adults
LRBA Senior Adult Fun Day - May 11th

Registration: 9:00 am
Program begins at 9:30 am and concludes with lunch
Holly Springs Baptist Church, 385 Holly Springs Church Rd, Broadway
Cost: $5.00 per person (registration deadline is Wednesday, May 3rd; call the LRBA Office at 910-893-4282)
Menu: Country style steak, potatoes, green beans, hushpuppies, dessert & tea.
Music and Entertainment:
Pepper Choplin - Pepper is a well-known composer, conductor and humorist. Pepper has produced several humorous CD’s and inspirational recordings. In his solo concerts, he moves audiences with his powerful ballads and his hilarious humor. 

March Mission Project
The March Mission Project is the collection of hygiene items for our Harnett County middle and high schools including deodorants, lotions, and feminine products. These items are regularyly needed by our Harnett County school counselors. The collection date for these items will be March 23rd at the LRBA Office.
April Mission Project
The April Mission is The Annie Armstrong Mission Offering to support our US and Canadian Missionaries. 100 % of this offering goes directly to the missionary field. Please encourage your church's participation.
WMU Prayer Retreat
Our prayer retreat will be Saturday, April 1st from 9am-2pm at Agape Retreat Center in Fuquay-Varina. We look forward to having Becky Putnam as our retreat leader. The cost per person is $18. Please send checks along with your reservations to the LRBA Office by March 21st. If you have questions, please contact Emily Pokemire, Adult Missions Consultant: (910) 489-4248.
Thank you to all for being the hands and feet of Christ.
~Becky Putnam
Missions Involvement Consultant, LRBA WMU
*Please call LRBA at 910-893-4282 to confirm delivery time. Thank you in advance.

Baptists On Mission
Disaster Relief Training
March 4th @ Village Baptist, Fayetteville
Great opportunity to receive a 1-day Disaster Relief Training!
Training in various areas including childcare, maintenance, feeding, recovery, shower/laundry, safety, etc.
Staff Opportunities
Church Job Openings

LRBA Calendar
4 Disaster Relief Training, Village Church, Fayetteville
14 Ministers' Monthly Conference, 10am, LRBA Office
18 Associational Bible Drill, Holly Springs Baptist Church
23 WMU Monthly Mission Project Items Due to LRBA Office
27 Annual Meeting, Angier Baptist, 6:30pm, (Pastor Randall Gilliam,Speaker)

April - BCH Food Round Up Month
1 WMU Prayer Retreat, Agape Retreat Center
2 Foster/Foster-to-Adopt Training Informational Meeting
9 Easter Sunday
10 Easter Monday - LRBA Office Closed
11 Ministers' Monthly Conference, 10am, LRBA Office
14-15 Baptist Missions Conference
16 Fill the Tank Sunday