LRBA NEWSLETTER
OCTOBER 2021
A Message From Marty Dupree, DOM

Annual Meeting: October 25th at Gourd Springs Baptist Church
THEME: “KINGDOM-MINDED:    * Pray * Proclaim * Plant”  
“Proclaiming the Kingdom of God and teaching about the Lord Jesus Christ with all boldness and without hindrance.” Acts 28:31                                                                                        
Guest Speaker – Dr. J Chris Schofield – Office of Prayer for Revival & Spiritual Awakening
                                                                                                           
*PRAY – Acts 1:8 Local Churches/Planters, NAMB Planters, IMB Missionaries, Unreached People Groups                   
*PROCLAIM the Gospel - Preach, Teach and Live out the Gospel in word, actions and thoughts!                                      
*PLANT CHURCHES all over the county to reach the fast growing population. Lillington will double in 4yrs

*Missions Prayer Initiative
Asking all 52 churches to Adopt one of each to prayer for weekly
- IMB missionary
- Local Church Planter / NAMB Church Planter
- Unreached People group

Church Planting Initiative * Churches Planting Churches
Challenging all of our churches to be involved in A Church Planting strategy in at least one level
  1. Supporting Church (prayer,money)
  2. Sending Church (teams, people, resources)
  3. Planting / Multiplying Church. Churches actually planting new churches out of the church

Fall Highlights
Sept 12 – FILL THE TANK Sunday – had 50 Baptisms in 9 reporting churches! Hallelujah. Praise the Lord!
Sept 14 – CHURCH PLANTING FORUM – Churches Planting Churches – 45 Pastors & Church leaders attending this outstanding missional gathering. Next Steps: LEADERSHIP PIPELINE Training – Nov. 16
Oct 12 – KENNY GRANT speaks at Pastors Conference – Revival Oct 10-13 at Holly Springs
Oct 25 Fall ANNUAL MEETING @ Gourd Springs. MiCasitas supper. Great Reports. Chris Schofield speaks
Nov 16 - LEADERSHIP PIPELINE training @ Crossroads Church 10am- 2pm

Praying for Revival and Spiritual Awakening in our generation! - Marty Dupree
                                                                                                                             Resourcing & Revitalizing Churches – Planting Churches – Sharing Jesus – Making DisciplesLoving Pastors     
Our Vision & Plan is to be Kingdom Focus and Gospel-Centered in every aspect of life and ministry! www.LRBA.net
 
LRBA ANNUAL FALL MEETING 2021
MONDAY, OCTOBER 25TH, 6:30PM

GOURD SPRINGS BAPTIST CHURCH
4575 RAY ROAD
SPRING LAKE, NC 28390

 SPEAKER– DR. J. CHRIS SCHOFIELD

DINNER WILL BE AVAILABLE AT 5:30.
PLEASE REGISTER FOR MEAL BY OCTOBER 18TH.
Gospel for the Carolinas
Rural Collective Summit is an event hosted by Redemption Hill-Erwin to connect, encourage, equip, and resource those pastors and leaders serving in isolated, forgotten, and small places. The summit is small-town sourced to keep the “translation gap” narrow, and it is gospel-centered to encourage us in Christ's love for us and His love for our community.

Pastors' Conference

October 12th, 10am, LRBA Office

Speaker: Pastor Kenny Grant
Calvary Baptist Temple, Savannah, GA
Leadership Pipeline Training
November 12th, 10am-2pm
Crossroads Church, Lillington
Trainer: Mike Pittman, Church Planting Team Leader, BSCNC

Leadership Pipeline helps you train and develop leaders within your congregation to be on mission.
WMU
October Mission Project
Appalachian Backpack Ministry
ONE DAY DROP-OFF 10/28 Between 10am-5pm LRBA office
(Trailer Available in Parking Lot)
November Mission Project
Collect Diapers & Wipes
for Agape Pregnancy Center & for Native American group in Louisiana affected by recent hurricanes.
Please deliver by 11/29 to LRBA office.
Baptist Women World Day of Prayer
November 1st, 7pm
Hillmon Grove Baptist Church
FMI contact Cathy Callahan 910-578-8108
Thank you WMU for the cleaning supplies in September!
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
BOM is responding to help those in need in Haywood and surrounding counties from Tropical Storm Fred. If your church would like to be involved go to this LINK for more details. You can also contact Danny Stevens at 919-279-7063.
Visit the BOM Website for more opportunities to serve.
This year, BOM is handling volunteers to run the ticket booths around the State Fair. In serving, there will be a donation to BOM in exchange for this service. Baptists on Mission is working on disaster relief and rebuild efforts in Haywood County, NC, and the donation received from this event will go to those efforts.
You can sign up right here!
Missions Prayer Initiative
Would you like to pray for a specific IMB missionary OR NC Church Planter? The LRBA office has prayer cards and prayer lists available. There is also an IMB Pray App that you can easily add to your phone.
Please email missions@lrba.net or call 910-893-4282 for more details.
Christmas Child Shoebox Collection Site Info
Baptist Grove Baptist Church
6140 Christian Light Road
Fuquay-Varina, NC
919-552-8592

Mon., Nov. 15 1 pm to 5 pm
Tues., Nov. 16 10 am to 12 noon
Wed., Nov. 17 3 pm to 7 pm
Thurs., Nov. 18 10 am to 12 noon
Fri., Nov. 19 1 pm to 5 pm
Sat., Nov. 20 10 am to 12 noon
Sun., Nov. 21 1 pm to 5 pm
Mon., Nov. 22 10 am to 2 pm
Crossroads Church Lillington
1301 South Main Street
Lillington, NC
910-893-9754

Mon.-Fri., Nov. 15-19 10 am-5:30 pm
Sat., Nov. 20 10 am-5:30 pm
Sun., Nov. 21 1-5 pm  





Congratulations to Pastor James Tart of Faith Baptist-Dunn on his retirement October 10th after 60 years in ministry!
Church Job Openings

October
3 Lillington Baptist Church Revival w/Jonathan Lotz, 7pm
12 Ministers' Conference with Kenny Grant, LRBA Office 10am
13 Gospel for the Carolinas, Redemption Hill Church
10-13 Holly Springs Baptist Revival w/Kenny Grant, 7pm
22-24 Harmony Baptist Revival w/Steve Freeman, 6pm
24 Kennebec Baptist Church Revival w/Jack Robinson
25 Annual Fall Meeting, Gourd Springs Baptist, 5:30pm/6:30pm
28 Appalachian Backpacks, 10am-5pm, LRBA Parking Lot

November
1 Baptist Women Day World of Prayer, Hillmon Grove, 7pm
3 Asatur Nahapetyan, Armenia, LRBA Office 11:30-1pm
7-9 NC Annual Baptist Convention, Greensboro
15-21 Christmas Child Shoebox Dropoff Week
16 Leadership Pipeline, Crossroads Baptist, 10am-2pm
24-25 Closed for Thanksgiving
29 Diaper/Wipe Dropoff Date