West Virginia Baptist Convention
WORSHIP AND MUSIC CONFERENCE
JUNE 18-20, 2015
Parchment Valley Conference Center
Guest Clinician: Heather Sorenson
The purpose of this event is to provide a conference which will help those who work in the local church to sharpen their skills, broaden their horizons and enrich their lives through fellowship with others who are involved in Christian music.
Please click here to go to the West Virginia Baptist Convention Worship and Music Conference Facebook page.
School of Christian Studies credit will be available for the Worship and Music (E-03) class. A mailing will be sent out by June 18, 2015.
More information will be included in the June-July issue of the WV Baptist Newsletter.
Aragon Submits Video for ABC-USA Ministry Story Opportunity
Juan Aragon, Hispanic Ministries' Strategist, West Virginia Baptist Convention, has submitted a video for the American Baptist Churches USA Ministry Story Opportunity. His video shares the ministry with migrant workers in Ravenswood, West Virginia.
Aragon is participating in a grant contest based on the "likes" of the video. Aragon says, "I appreciate your 'likes' for the video as we may get a $5,000.00 grant for our ministry." Would you please watch, "like" and share the video with others? The video is located here.
American Baptist Churches USA has added Aragon's video to the home page of abc-usa.org. It is located here.
Earthquake Relief for Nepal
As a first response to this disaster, $25,000 in emergency funds from One Great Hour of Sharing (OGHS) has been released to trusted partners of American Baptist International Ministries (IM) in Nepal. Additional relief aid is urgently needed.
The initial grant of $25,000 will support domestic Nepali Christian service organizations and on-the-ground relief efforts. The Nepal Baptist Church Councill, an International Ministries partner for more than 20 years, will receive $10,000 to provide food, water, shelter and medical attention for the victims. Human Development and Community Services, IM's partner in Nepal for 11 years, will receive $10,000 to help its two hospitals care for the injured. The United Mission to Nepal, an IM partner for over 30 years, will receive $5,000 for its initial relief efforts.
* To make a tax-deductible contribution online, use the give form on the International Ministries' website.
* To give through your church, designate your gift for "One Great Hour of Sharing - Nepal Earthquake Relief." Line 7 on the remittance form.
* Mail to: West Virginia Baptist Convention, P.O. Box 1019, Parkersburg, WV 26102-1019.
Bulletin Inserts are now available.
Thank you for your support of our mission together.
Baptistm and Communion (E-06) One-Day Class
Saturday, June 13, 2015
Parchment Valley Conference Center in the Santrock Education Center
Instructor: Dr. Michael Stephens
Fees: FOR CREDIT -
$32.00/single or $50.00/couple
$25.00/single or $35.00/couple
From Survive to Thrive
A collection of Bible studies and sermons from the West Virginia Baptist Convention
The Discipleship and Leadership Commissions of the West Virginia Baptist Convention would like to provide you with a resource for our 2014-2015 theme, "From Survive to Thrive." In this booklet, you will find four Bible studies and four suggested sermon ideas and starters. May God be with you and your congregation as we move "From Survive to Thrive!"
For a copy of this valuable resource, please click here.