And whatsoever you do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men.
From the Executive Minister
In this newsletter you will find information regarding the First 'Biennial' Meeting of the Region on Sept. 20 -22. One of the special speakers at this year's meeting is Rev. Dr. John Pentland. Dr. Pentland is the lead pastor of Hillhurst United Church in Calgary, Alberta. Numbers don't say everything, but look at some of the changes between 2004 and 2015 at Hillhurst United Church:
80 - 100
350 - 400
Variety of ages/ family focus
1 every Sun.
2 services +
28 paid staff/100s of volunteers
Clearly, Dr. Pentland has something to share, which many of our churches need to hear. Read more.
Monthly Prayer List
St. Luke Missionary, Charlotte, NC
Minnesota Lisu Church of Jesus
Common Ground Fellowship
Second Baptist Church of Mumford
York Baptist Church
2018 Region Biennial Meeting
The Baptist Temple
1101 Clover Street, Rochester
Sept. 20 - 22
Thu., 7 pm - Rev. Dr. John Pentland
"How Curiosity Transformed a Community of Faith"
Fri., 9:30 - 2 - Rev. Dr. John Pentland
Fri., 6 pm - Celebration and Reception Rev. Newton