GBA Prayer Needs
Pray for our pastorless churches: Calvary Baptist, Forest Hill, Little Flock (They are also looking for another church to join together with them.), and Oakland Heights (Dr. Butch Tanner will be moving to Hong Kong.)
Pray for other church staff vacancies.
Pray for the GBA Search Committee: Gary May, Chad Richardson, Kevin Bright, Glenn Young, Susan Green. Pray for God to bring the right person to the GBA that can lead the association its greatest years.
Pray for the Associational Leadership Team and their workgroups: Kevin Bright, Gary May, Wayne Spanhanks, Freeman Pierce, Chad Richardson, Greg Martin, Ken Davis, Susan Green. Pray for a member to replace Dr. Butch Tanner.
Pray for the GBA mission churches: One Church, Longview Vietnamese Mission, Greater Commission, and Puertas Abiertas.
Pray for our new churches in the association: Hebron Missionary Baptist and Berean Missionary Baptist (under watchcare)
Pray for our churches that are struggling or declining.
Pray for David & Grace Sandez Tirado for new job opportunites.
Pray for Dr. Pete Freeman as he recovers from heart problems.
Pray for Open Range Cowboy Church - they are working on a building program and they will have a Fish Fry on Saturday, March 21.
Plates are $10 and everyone is welcome.
Pray for Circle C Cowboy Church and their children's building program.
Pray for Pat Alphin as he moves to Wyoming and begins a new church start in the area.
Pray for the Hispanic work at Greggton FBC.
Pray for transportation for Sovereign Love church and Bro. Mark Dickson. They desperately need a van, mini-van, or suburban type vehicle to transport members.
Pray for the Kilgore BSM building or remodeling project.
Pray for a Japanese student, Sazaka, who will be working with Go Now Summer missions at Mission Arlington.
Pray for Maria Zapata, a student from Gladewater, who has been chosen as one of only two in Texas that will deliver Samaritan's Purse shoeboxes to children in the Philippians. Her cost will be $3,500 and she needs to raise $2,900 more to make the trip. This is a great honor for her and for the BSM and all the churches in the association.
Pray for the GBA annual meeting, which will a missions and minstry banquet Tuesday evening, October 18. The meeting will be at First Baptist Church, Kilgore.
Pray for Vacation Bible Schools at all the churches this summer and pray for summer mission camps.
GBA Annual Meeting
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
First Baptist Church, Kilgore
All church staff is encouraged to attend this annual celebration.
The Association is Churches Together on Mission
A strong connection of healthy, reproducing, kingdom focused churches.
The Gregg Baptist Association exists to facilitate connections among partnering churches.
A fulltime Director of Missions
A nine-member Associational Leadership Team
Four Associational Workgroups:
Resources - No leader without access to quality training
Community - No person in need without a helping hand
Relationships - No pastor or staff member without a friend
Missions/Evangelism - No people group without a witness
Our doctrinal statement agrees with the 2000 Baptist Faith and Message
Following are links for churches to help protect themselves and deal with the new policies on marriage in the USA.
texasbaptists/clc/Same-Sex- Marriage/Final-A-Guideline- for-preparing-your-church-in- the-midst-of-cultural-change. pdf