Weekly news & updates
11-18-2020
Association Meetings & Events
The Association office will be closed November 25 - 27 for the Thanksgiving holiday.
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The Weekly Update will not be published next week.
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Heart of Texas Baptist Camp
All of our Baptist camps experienced enormous financial losses in 2020 due to camp cancellations. The Heart of Texas Baptist Camp in Brownwood is attempting to recover a $200,000 loss of operating income. Click the link below to see a video about the camp, and learn how you can support the camp.
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PBA Disaster Relief Wish List
The PBA Disaster Relief Unit has ended its deployment for Hurricane Laura, but hurricane season still has six weeks to go. Our team has developed an Amazon Wish List of items needed on the Laundry Unit. You can purchase an item off of this list and ship it directly to the PBA office.
 
All donations are tax-deductible. You can find the wish list here: https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/2KF61ILJAGNK?ref_=wl_share 
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Annual Church Profile
The Annual Church Profile for 2020 can be completed online. Here are the links:

For churches affiliated with Texas Baptists use: https://texasbaptists.force.com/acp.

For churches affiliated with the SBTC use: www.sbcworkspace.com.

Due to COVID-19, we ask that you report attendance averages between October 1, 2019 and February 29, 2020. However, please report giving numbers for the whole year. If you have any questions please call the office at 817-599-6586.
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WMU Mission Requests for October, November & December
SPECIFIC NEEDS FOR SENIOR CENTER:  Large #10 cans of Sweet Potatoes, Apples, Peaches, Corn, Green Beans, Carrots, Beets, Mixed Vegetables, and Pineapple (chunks).  

SPECIFIC NEEDS FOR CENTER OF HOPE: Peanut Butter, Cereal, Canned Fruit, Ravioli(cans), Pasta and Pasta Sauce. 

SPECIFIC NEEDS FOR MANNA:  Peanut Butter, Beef Stew and Tuna Fish.     

MANNA ANGEL TREE NEW ITEMS:  Clothing (Infant to Teens), Shoes & Socks, Toys, Games, Craft Kits, etc.  

We urge everyone to help these organizations reach their goals this year to assist as many people as possible.  Food items, Angel tree items, and Monetary donations are always needed. Donations should be delivered directly to the institutions.   Don’t think your gifts are too small to matter, or think you have to supply ALL the items needed. Just help where and when you can. There is not a specific deadline. 

For more information click here.
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Online Giving
Did you know you could give to the Association online? Online giving has never been easier or safer. To give online click here and follow the instructions.
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BSM Announcements & Events
Summit 6:33
Every Thursday
7:30p.m.
Facebook Live

At about 8:00p.m. they will move to a Zoom call. For more information contact Mark Nelson at 817-597-1990.
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Church Announcements
Prayer Emphasis for this week:
  • FBC Poolville
  • FBC Weatherford
  • FBC Willow Park
  • Friendship
Follow PBA on social media for a daily update on our prayer emphasis.
Useful News & Tips
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2020 has been a challenging year, but God is definitely still with us, and it’s our job to lead the way into 2021 with hope and faith.

They know that prayer is the glue that holds us together.
The hope that seeps in through the broken parts.
The light that overcomes the darkness.
Job Openings
Lead Pastor Positions

Baker Baptist Church - Bi-vocational
1912 Baker Cut Off Rd
Weatherford, TX 76087 

Eureka Baptist Church
401 Eureka St
Weatherford, TX 76086

Soda Springs Baptist Church - Bi-vocational
1801 Soda Springs Rd
Milsap, TX 76066
You may also call Michael Kinman at 817-565-6010 for more information.

Zion Hill Baptist Church
PO Box 2920
Weatherford, TX 76086
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Full- and Part-time Support Staff Positions

Brock Baptist Church is searching for a part-time Worship Leader/Music Minister. If interested, please email resume and cover letter to office@fbcbrock.com or call Pastor Greg Bowman at 817-597-7944.

Church at the Crossing, in Aledo, has an open position for a full-time Worship Pastor. The contact person for the search team is Scott Pennington (Scott.pennington@alcon.com) The job description can be found on the church website: http://crossingaledo.com/about-us/our-staff/member-detail/1613016/

FBC Willow Park is searching for a part-time Children's Minister (serving birth-6th grade). If interested, please email your resume to Pastor Jonathan Mansur at pastor@fbcwillowpark.com.

Friendship Baptist Church is looking for a part-time Secretary to work 16 hours per week Monday – Thursday. Computer and bookkeeping skills are needed, and the ability to maintain the website would be helpful. We are willing to share a part-time secretary with another church. Contact Friendship Baptist Church Personnel Committee, 801 Friendship Rd, Weatherford, TX 76085 or send a resume to ethnnos2000@yahoo.com.

Silver Creek Baptist Church is seeking a paid part-time Worship Pastor to lead worship on Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings, and a part-time Youth Pastor. Interested candidates please email Brandee at bfaughn03@gmail.com.

Walnut Creek Baptist Church in Azle (Reno) is looking for a part-time Worship Leader/ Music Minister and a part-time Youth Minister. Please contact Shane Scott at pastor@walnutcreekbaptistchurch.com or 817-221-2110 for more information.