Equip

June 11, 2015 dbrickhouse
July 24-25, 2015 Shocco Springs Conference Center, Talladega, AL For more information: Visit www.alabamawmu.org/equip or call 800-264-1225 ext 226 To register contact Shocco Springs at 800-280-1105, or visit www.shocco.org For additional information check out @alwmu or @Candace@WMU on Twitter or the Facebook Pages of Alabama WMU, WorldSong Missions Place, and Candace McIntosh.
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Pastors/Staff Ministers & Spouse Movie Night!

June 11, 2015 dbrickhouse
I’ve made special arrangements to show the soon-to-be-released movie, WAR ROOM, produced by the Kendrick brothers (Courageous, Facing the Giants, Flywheel, & Fireproof). EBA is hosting the showing at the Meadowbook BC Conference Building (located on the corner, at the front of the parking lot on Rainbow Dr.) on Friday, June 26.. This is for
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Mission Trip Info

June 3, 2015 dbrickhouse
  Miami #2 deadline for money is Thursday, June 18 Miami Mission Trip #2 Meeting at the EBA Office – Tuesday, June 23 @ 6:30 pm
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Just A Thought

June 3, 2015 dbrickhouse
Here we are, just a few days from Memorial Day and about a month from July 4!  Is it me, or are we experiencing a slipping-away from what it means to express true patriotism and thankfulness for the freedoms we take for granted? Are we dangerously close to seeing these foundations crumble in the eyes
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Congressman Robert Aderholt at EBA 5/28/15 @ 4:00 PM

May 28, 2015 dbrickhouse
Everyone is  invited to meet with Congressman Robert Aderholt at EBA @ 4:00 pm Thurs.  No campaigning. Discussing same-sex marriage & other timely issues.
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June, 2015 Issue of "The Source"

May 27, 2015 dbrickhouse
Check out the June, 2015 issue of “The Source” June 2015 Edition
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Just A Thought

May 26, 2015 dbrickhouse
I am excited to announce that our Summer Missions team has been hired and are currently being trained. We have hired thirteen students, ages ranging 16-22.  They come from nine different churches in our Association. They will begin serving next week, and will be doing a variety of things.  A summer missionary may work at
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Just A Thought

May 20, 2015 dbrickhouse
Well, another school year has come to a close, summer is officially kicking-off!  In just a few days, N. Miami Mission Trip #1 will depart for a great week of ministry with C2 Church. We deeply appreciate every person who has ‘answered the call’ to short-term missions.  Plans are moving forward for N. Miami Trip
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Secretaries Luncheon

May 19, 2015 dbrickhouse
*PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE TO JUNE 9TH* Secretaries Luncheon Tuesday, June 9th 11:30 am Courtyard Café Please call Betty for reservations 256-547-1691 X 105 bettys@etowahbaptist.com
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Summer Missionaries need Cookies and Koolaid

May 14, 2015 dbrickhouse
Summer Missionaries Need Cookies and Kool-aid for Community Centers Ministry Perhaps your group could adopt as a Mission Project For more information call (256) 547-1691 X 106
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EBA Construction Mission Trip

May 14, 2015 dbrickhouse
EBA Construction Mission Trip Ft. Payne, AL – June 13 – 19 STILL ROOM FOR MORE WORKERS Deadline for Application and Fees Thursday, June 4 Cost: $100 For information call (256) 547-1691 X 107 or 106
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Just A Thought

May 13, 2015 dbrickhouse
With all that is taking place in our nation today, it’s obvious that the ‘world’s game-plan’ has major flaws. It’s the old adage of the squeaky-wheel grabbing the attention. It’s also amazing how the masses can be drawn to the easy-fix with no thought of long-term implications!  Gambling is the way to fix our financial
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Summer Missionaries Commissioning Service

May 11, 2015 dbrickhouse
The Commissioning Service for Summer Missionaries will be June 7 at 6:00 pm at Immanuel Baptist Church, located at 3680 Old US Highway 278 E. Gadsden, AL. Light refreshments will be served afterwards.
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Deadlines for Miami Mission Trip Payments

May 6, 2015 dbrickhouse
Thursday, May 14 Final Payment Due for Miami #1 Mission Trip – $200.00 (Total Cost 250.00) Thursday, May 14 Registration/Deposit for Miami #2 Mission Trip – $50.00 (Total Cost 250.00)
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Just A Thought

May 6, 2015 dbrickhouse
Thank you hardly seems adequate, but those are the words that come to mind when I think about the Association VBS Clinic that took place at Cherry Street on April 23rd. I would first like to thank each one who was a part of the EBA VBS team; I truly appreciate all of your hard
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Welcome to our 2015 Summer Missionaries and Volunteers

May 1, 2015 dbrickhouse
              Missionaries: Mikayla Gray – Lakeview Michaela Dodd – Paden Darrien Caudle – Riddles Bend Hollie Ivey – Macedonia Adam Crocker – 12th Street Lyndsie Gunter – College Heights Jessica Diggs – Heath Stephen Gunter – College Heights Kentara Blackwell – Union #3 Isabelle Love – MeadowBrook Lexie Tisdale
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Just A Thought

April 30, 2015 dbrickhouse
As the Collegiate/Student Ministries Director I have the great privilege of coordinating our Summer Missions program every year. This year our team and my co-coordinator Tim Womack have put together a great team. The Holy Spirit has put a group of students together from different schools, churches, and backgrounds. This summer these students will learn
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Summer Mission Church Request Deadline

April 30, 2015 dbrickhouse
If you need summer missionaries to help at VBS, the deadline to submit your request is Wednesday, May 13
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Check out May edition of The Source!

April 30, 2015 dbrickhouse
Check out the May edition of “The Source”!  It’s available now, just scroll to the bottom of our website and you will find the link! If you prefer to receive the newsletter by email, let Cheryl know.  Her email address is cherylb@etowahbaptist.com, or you can call her at (256) 547-1691 X 106.
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Just A Thought

April 30, 2015 dbrickhouse
Please note the 1st quarter Church Giving Report for 2015 on the website.   If you discover a discrepancy, please contact: ginger@etowahbaptist.com or (256) 547-1691 X 110.  We so appreciate your churches’ investment in EBA.  As mentioned many times, this is not merely an act of giving but becoming involved in Missions!  It’s also come to my attention
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Church Giving Report

April 30, 2015 dbrickhouse
Etowah Baptist Association  Contribution   Etowah Baptist Association Contribution    Church Jan-Mar 2015 Jan-Mar 2014 Church Jan-Mar 2015 Jan-Mar 2014 Altoona First $200.00 $200.00 Kyuka $0.00 $378.52 Attalla First $1,302.33 $1,645.91 Lakeview $483.84 $1,122.39 Bellevue $3,641.17 $7,642.20 Lookout Avenue $95.14 $94.20 Bethany $378.04 $0.00 Louis Street $201.98 $283.40 Black Creek $1,149.73 $864.22 Macedonia $1,182.91 $1,015.67
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Just A Thought

April 23, 2015 dbrickhouse
In the 4th verse of John, Jesus is responding to His disciples question as to who was at fault that a man had been born blind. After addressing their concern in verse 3 He stated that “We must do the works of Him who sent Me while it is day, Night is coming when no
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Just A Thought

April 16, 2015 dbrickhouse
It amazes me how quickly folks seem to move away from the significance and impact of Easter as if it never took place! Question . . . did people clearly hear the messages of the Cross and how Christ willingly gave His life (unconditionally) ushering in grace for everyone who places faith in Him? Have
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Miami 1 Team Meeting

April 15, 2015 dbrickhouse
Monday, April 27 at 6:30 pm Conference room Etowah Baptist Association
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Youth Network Meeting

April 15, 2015 dbrickhouse
May 7 @ 11:30 A.M Etowah Baptist Association
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Pastor's Conference

April 15, 2015 dbrickhouse
Daniel Edmonds, a State Missionary from the State Convention will be the guest speaker at the Pastor’s Conference on Tuesday, April 21 at 10:30 a.m. Lunch will be provided. Please call 256-547-1691 X 100 to make reservations
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Deadline for Deposit - Miami 1 Mission Trip

April 15, 2015 dbrickhouse
If you are going on the Miami 1 Mission Trip, applications & deposits are due on April 15. The deposit is $50.00 (Total cost $250.00). If you have any questions you can contact Richard or Cheryl at the EBA at (256) 547-1691.
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Just A Thought

April 9, 2015 dbrickhouse
The hot and hazy days of summer are quickly approaching. Wait, didn’t we just dig-out from under 8 inches of snow just a few weeks ago? Yes, only in N. Alabama!   I wanted to make you aware of several Mission opportunities just around the corner. Our first trip to N. Miami, working with Derek Allen
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Just A Thought

April 6, 2015 dbrickhouse
April has arrived! Signs of spring are ‘popping-up’ everywhere. Why is it that the weeds seem to get a jump on ‘the good stuff’? Thinking about that brought to mind how easily the ‘weeds’ can spread in our daily-walk to blur our focus.  Satan’s schemes are very effective if we allow them to ‘take-root’.  However,
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Samford Sunday

March 27, 2015 dbrickhouse
*UPDATE* If your Church is hosting a speaker for Samford Sunday, you should have received a Memo from the EBA with your Speaker’s name and background information, along with instructions on when and where to pick him up, etc. If you did NOT receive this memo, please contact Sherre at the EBA at (256) 547-1691.
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Just A Thought

March 27, 2015 dbrickhouse
Introducing The EBA Source!  With ever-increasing printing/mailing cost, as well as, changes in the manner in which folks receive information, EBA has moved to a monthly two-page newsletter called The Source.  We are utilizing our newly revised Web Site, www.etowahbaptist.com as well as making hyperlinks available on Facebook (Etowah Baptist Association) and Twitter (@etowahbaptist).  If you
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Check out our new electronic newsletter...The Source

March 20, 2015 dbrickhouse
We have added a link at the bottom of our webpage for our new electronic newsletter…The Source.  We will also be sending it out via email, so if you would like to receive it through your email please send your information to Cheryl at cherylb@etowahbaptist.com.  Even if we have had your email address in the past, contact us
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Just A Thought

March 19, 2015 dbrickhouse
In a recent Etowah Baptist Assn. Executive Board meeting, a recommendation was made and unanimously passed, that allowed EBA to elect a new Baptist Health Services Board of Directors. This action was due to the previous board’s resignation after the sale of the Regency Pointe retirement facility.  Along with this action, the new BHS Board
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Bus Training

March 18, 2015 dbrickhouse
*Note date change * Where: Etowah Baptist Association, 853 Walnut Avenue When:  April 4 from 9 a.m to 10 a.m. There is no charge for this training.  Please bring your driver’s license. You must attend training to drive an EBA bus.
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EBA Woman's Missionary Union 116th Annual Meeting

March 13, 2015 dbrickhouse
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 6:00 pm College Heights Baptist Church (PLEASE NOTE PLACE CHANGE)   EBA WMU Director: Anne Long Asst. Director: Becky Luther   Watch for more details You will not wanna miss this One!!!
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Just A Thought

March 13, 2015 dbrickhouse
Just a quick update on how the Lord is moving mightily through Pastor Derek Allen and the great ministry team at C2 Church in N. Miami, Florida.  They recently celebrated their  One Year Anniversary. It was a ‘full house’ with several decisions made.  A team from 12th Street BC recently served for a week, as
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Pastor's Conference

March 13, 2015 dbrickhouse
On Tuesday, April, 21 we will have a guest Speaker from the State Office: Daniel Edmonds Lunch will be provided, so make plans to now to attend
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Ministers/Wives & Retired Ministers/Wives Appreciation Banquet

March 13, 2015 dbrickhouse
Thursday, April 9, 2015 6:00 pm Etowah Baptist Association Come see and be amazed at this years Entertainment Please make reservations to: 256-547-1691 X 27 cherylb@etowahbaptist.com YA’LL COME!!!!
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VBS CLINIC

March 13, 2015 dbrickhouse
Thursday, April 23     6:00 pm Cherry Street Baptist Church Vacation Bible School is the Number 1 outreach tool that we have to share Jesus with children and the lost.  So gather your teachers and come to this exciting clinic to learn new techniques and skills in the areas of Babies – Kindergarten, 1st – 6th
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Just A Thought

March 9, 2015 dbrickhouse
Response to the recent moral attack on the Biblical definition of marriage has been varied and in some cases, vicious.  Dr. Rick Lance, Ex. Dir. of the Alabama Baptist State Conv. called it a “moral tsunami”.  Several public gatherings have taken place with more to come.  Judges and attorneys continue to debate whose rulings will
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Secretaries Luncheon

February 20, 2015 dbrickhouse
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 @ 11:30 am @ EBA OFFICE (Lunch Furnished by EBA) Please get reservations in by Thursday, Feb. 26 for meal preparation to Cheryl 256-547-1691 X 27 or cherylb@etowahbaptist.com Lee Wright, (ALSBOM) will be with us to talk about retirement and other pertinent information
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Just A Thought

February 20, 2015 dbrickhouse
The statistics are sobering: Less than 15% of churches in America are growing… Of those 15%, just 2.2% of those are growing by conversion growth. Pastors are leaving the ministry each month by the thousands. Every year thousands of churches close their doors for good. There are as many “explanations” for this decline as there
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Bi-Vocational Revival

February 12, 2015 dbrickhouse
Sunday – Wednesday March 15-18, 2015 Times to be announced Sunday – Altoona First Baptist Church   Message:  Dr. John Richey Monday – Mt. Olive  Baptist Church  Message:  Rev. George Dunn Tuesday Cave Springs Baptist Church  Message: Rev. Phillip Swindall Wednesday Northside Baptist Church Message Rev. Larry Hornbuckle Special Music Nightly Love Offering to be taken
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Just A Thought

February 12, 2015 dbrickhouse
Another tragic decision concerning same-sex marriage in Alabama was recently ‘handed-down’ by a Federal Judge (just writing that grieves my heart).  There have been a wide range of responses; however, there’s only one that is truly genuine.  God’s Word is very clear, His response has been firm since it was penned!  Yes, I’m well aware
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CBCI Term 4 Following the Scarlet Thread

February 9, 2015 dbrickhouse
Professor Dr. John Richey Beginning March 5, 2015 6 pm at EBA Cost: $50.00 plus book
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Just A Thought

February 5, 2015 dbrickhouse
We can do that . . . is a response I have used several times in recent days.  I’ve learned of particular needs or questions from several people involved in various EBA churches. Questions ranging from financial to deacon ministry and everything in between.  Awareness of just who we are as Etowah Baptist Association has
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Prayer Focus Churches

February 3, 2015 dbrickhouse
Cherry Street Baptist Church Southside Baptist Church
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Just a Thought

January 29, 2015 dbrickhouse
Please note the end of the year Church Giving Report post on our Home page.  We are so appreciative of every dollar invested through your partnership with EBA.  If any discrepancy is discovered please contact our Financial Secretary, Ginger Cain, ginger@etowahbapist.com or (256) 547-1691, ext. 30. Accountability and stewardship of funds entrusted to EBA are priority
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Church Giving Report

January 29, 2015 dbrickhouse
Etowah Baptist Assoc. Contributions YTD   Etowah Baptist Assoc. Contributions YTD   Church Jan-Dec 2014 Jan-Dec 2013 Church Jan-Dec 2014 Jan-Dec 2013 Altoona First $1,200.00 $1,200.00 Kyuka $2,278.11 $1,464.29 Attalla First $6,326.54 $5,946.99 Lakeview $2,687.82 $2,461.64 Bellevue $29,472.26 $29,457.24 Lookout Avenue $411.82 $417.36 Bethany $0.00 $301.26 Louis Street $1,470.88 $1,125.87 Black Creek $5,099.67 $1,904.27 Macedonia
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Bus Training

January 29, 2015 dbrickhouse
Where: Etowah Baptist Association, 853 Walnut Avenue When:  February 7  from 9 a.m to 10 a.m. There is no charge for this training.  Please bring your driver’s license. You must attend training to drive an EBA bus.
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DNOW 2015

January 27, 2015 dbrickhouse
March 6-7           Meadowbrook Baptist Speaker: Justin Lett Worship: “Apex Worship Band” Saturday Night Concert: Jason “Humble Tip” Lewis
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ALL 4 HIM 2015 CHILDREN'S MISSIONS EXPLOSION

January 27, 2015 dbrickhouse
Saturday, February 14, 2015 Liberty Baptist, Chelsea, AL To register for this event: Go to Alawoman.org/CME (Deadline to Register is Friday, January 30th) Online registration form (to pay by credit card) Downloadable Registration Form (to print and pay by check) We will be taking the EBA Buses.  If you plan to ride an EBA Bus
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Senior Adult Breakfast & Concert

January 23, 2015 dbrickhouse
Thursday, February 19 @ 8:30 am Convention Hall Early Bird Price: $7.00 Tickets available at the EBA Office Menu: Scrambled Eggs, Sausage, Grits, Biscuits and Gravy, Juice & Coffee
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Just A Thought...

January 23, 2015 dbrickhouse
With our nation in such turmoil and trauma, isn’t it obvious that human ‘solutions’ for all we are facing as we began 2015, are not, nor will not, bring about resolution?  The One True God who orchestrated everything according to His perfect plan is The Only One who can ‘right the ship’!  Yes . .
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Just a Thought

January 16, 2015 dbrickhouse
Please note the details (above) pertaining to a great opportunity to participate in a REVITILIZE CONFERENCE.  To ‘tap-in’ to such conference leaders as Thom Rainer, Chuck Lawless, Micah Fries, and Malachi O’Brien, all in one place is extremely rare!  Craig Carlisle, pastor of 12th Street Baptist Church, is hosting the event and worked hard to
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CBCI Term 3 Book of Zechariah

January 15, 2015 dbrickhouse
Professor:  Dr. Roy Cordle Beginning:  Thrusday, Jan. 8, 2015 6:00 pm EBA Office Cost $50.00 plus book
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Summer Missions

January 13, 2015 dbrickhouse
EBA Summer Missions offers both high school and college students unique opportunities to serve right here in Etowah county. Every summer 12 summer missionaries and several volunteers will serve in Etowah Baptist churches, community centers, service projects, and Backyard Bible clubs. If you are a summer missionary you will learn…. How to share your testimony.
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Ministers' Wives Brunch

January 6, 2015 dbrickhouse
Saturday, January 17 10 – 11:30 am Etowah Baptist Association For all Ministers Wives (Pastors, Music, Education, Youth, etc.) Please Join us for a time of food, fun, and fellowship as we come together to support each other as Women of Faith in Christ. RSVP to Carol Cardwell: 256-312-7333  or email: carolcardwell@comcast.net By Wednesday, January
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Just A Thought

January 6, 2015 dbrickhouse
With our nation in such turmoil and trauma, isn’t it obvious that human‘solutions’ for all we are facing as we begin 2015, are not, nor will not, bring about resolution?  The One True God who orchestrated everything according to His perfect plan is The Only One who can ‘right the ship’!  Yes . . . Christ
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Just A Thought

December 11, 2014 dbrickhouse
JUST A THOUGHT . . . A recent Barna Poll revealed some helpful (not exhaustive) hints when ministering to 18-30 year olds in churches.  These are applicable to any size congregation.  1.  Seek to create an authentic environment within the church community. One of the biggest church detractors for those 18-30 is when they sense
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Just A Thought

December 5, 2014 dbrickhouse
As the final days of 2014 are counting down, I want to thank Etowah Baptists for your continual support of your association.  As I began my 10th year a few months ago, I did some reflecting.  I’ve clearly stated my desire to lead EBA to be pro-active when it comes to serving you and with you to
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EBA Bus Training (Required for Churches to be able to use EBA buses)

December 4, 2014 dbrickhouse
Where: Etowah Baptist Association, 853 Walnut Avenue When:  December 6  from 9 a.m to 10 a.m. There is no charge for this training.  Please bring your driver’s license.
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Helping Without Hurting Conference

December 2, 2014 dbrickhouse
Etowah Baptist Association 853 Walnut Street Gadsden, Alabama 35901 (256) 547-1691 X 27 January 23, 2015 REGISTRATION FEE: $25 The registration fee includes copies of the books “When Helping Hurts” & “When Helping Hurts: The Small Group Experience”, lunch and snacks. Copies of the books will be made available for pickup at the Etowah Baptist
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Just A Thought

December 1, 2014 dbrickhouse
Well, we’re in final countdown!  No, not ‘til the arrival of Santa, but the day we celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, born to die for us and take our place on the cross!  Again, I know how easy it is to get caught-up in all the glitz and glamour of the season, but as
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Vacation Bible School Jumpstart

November 20, 2014 dbrickhouse
VBS Party For Pastors and Directors Tuesday, Jan. 13 @ 6:00 pm EBA Office Be sure and order your Jumpstart kit thru the EBA.  This helps the EBA VBS Team with the cost of our Training in April every year.  So please be sure and order your materials thru us and they can be delivered to the
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Happy Thanksgiving

November 20, 2014 dbrickhouse
From the Staff at Etowah Baptist Association and the Etowah Baptist Missions Center Gary, Betty, Richard, Eric, Cheryl, Sherre, Ginger, Dianne, Karen, Ashley, Ginger and Ed Etowah Baptist Office will close at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 26 The Missions Center will close on Tuesday, Nov. 25 Both offices will reopen on December 1
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Reasons To Believe

November 20, 2014 dbrickhouse
SPACE IS LIMITED, SO MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS NOW! Meet: Astronomer & minister Hugh Ross Breakfast: Saturday, January 10 8 – 10 am at the EBA Office 853 Walnut St., Gadsden RSVP: 256-547-1691 X. 27 cherylb@etowahbaptist.com by Jan. 6th Dr. Ross will present “Harnessing the Power of Science for Evangelizing,” then will have Q & A.
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Just a Thought...

November 20, 2014 dbrickhouse
With Thanksgiving approaching, I want to express my sincere appreciation for EBA Churches.  I’m am so grateful to serve each one!  When compared to my years as a pastor, I’ve made a couple of comparisons.  First, as your Assn. Dir. of Missions, I realize that there may have been some disagreement over various decisions over
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How Can I Say "Thanks"

November 12, 2014 dbrickhouse
How can I say thanks for all you, as Etowah Baptists, have done for and with me across these 31 ½ years on staff at the Etowah Baptist Association!  I appreciate so much your support of me and church & community ministries: You and your church’s involvement in missions and ministries Your prayers, especially during
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Just A Thought..

November 12, 2014 dbrickhouse
A huge THANK YOU to all who joined us for Dianne’s Retirement Celebration.  After some much needed R&R, she will continue to stay plugged into volunteering with the Missions Center as well as serving on the Etowah Baptist Foundation Board.  It’s impossible to recap everything she has meant to EBA in this small space.  What
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Save The Date

November 6, 2014 dbrickhouse
Saturday, Jan. 3 – Pastor’s Monthly Prayer time for Revival Monday, Jan. 5 – Summer Missions Apps available Monday, Jan. 5 – Early Bird Breakfast Tickets go on sale Tuesday, Jan. 13 – VBS Jumpstart for Pastors/Directors Thursday, Jan. 8 – Senior Adult Planning Meeting Saturday, Jan. 10 – Reasons to Believe with Hugh Ross
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Retired Ministers & Wives Luncheon

November 6, 2014 dbrickhouse
Thursday, December 11 12 noon EBA Office Please R.S.V.P. to 256-547-1691 X 26
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Secretaries Luncheon

November 6, 2014 dbrickhouse
Tuesday, December 2nd 11:30 am Red Lobster Please bring a can of food for the Missions Center R.S.V.P. to Cheryl 256-547-1691 X 27
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EBA Basketball

November 6, 2014 dbrickhouse
Deadlines to remember: Monday, November 17 –  League Fees Due and Schedules Available December 1 – League Games Begin   For more information: 256-547-1691 X 27 or
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Just A Thought...

November 6, 2014 dbrickhouse
November is here!  I know that brings various responses.  Another year is quickly coming to a close.  What did 2014 look like to you?  For some, you’d like to forget most of it.  For others you may have experienced a “banner year”.  Others may have had one of those “roller-coaster rides” (full of highs and
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Quarterly Executive Board Meeting

November 3, 2014 dbrickhouse
Tuesday, November 18 10:00 am EBA Office Light refreshments served
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Just A Thought..

October 30, 2014 dbrickhouse
I’ve had recent opportunities involving the return of Christ which have deeply affected me. The first was sitting under the teaching of Dr. Jimmy DeYoung at a Biblical Prophecy Conference at FBC, Glencoe. Then, just days later I saw the Left Behind movie.  I know, it’s a fictional movie based on a fictional book, but
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Just A Thought...

October 23, 2014 dbrickhouse
With Thanksgiving approaching, we all have so much in which to give thanks!  Yes, I’m aware of the blatant fact that we are in perilous and dangerous days.  However, beyond the headlines and negativity, we only have to look to The Lord! Having recently attended a Biblical Prophecy Conference hosted by FBC, Glencoe, led by
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Dianne Lowe Retirement Celebration

October 21, 2014 dbrickhouse
Please help us celebrate the Retirement of Mrs. Dianne Lowe Sunday, November 9, 2014 2 – 4 pm, 3 pm program White Springs Baptist Church Family Life Center If you would like to send a card or monetary gift for her: Etowah Baptist Association P.O. Box 490 Gadsden, Al 35902
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Just A Thought...

October 21, 2014 dbrickhouse
The presence of the Lord was so evident in the EBA 131st Annual Meeting which just concluded last Monday evening.  I greatly appreciate Craig Carlisle, pastor of 12th Street Baptist Church for serving as moderator.  Also for issuing a great challenge to renew and recommit ourselves to be the New Testament Church in this ever-darkening
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Lottie Moon Tea 2014

October 21, 2014 dbrickhouse
Saturday, November 8, 2014 2:00 pm Cost $1.00 Fairview Baptist Church, 5295 Fairview Road, Gadsden, AL Guest Speakers: Don and Gwen Reece Retired Missionaries to Nigeria for 35 years Prize for Best Decorated Table All proceeds go to the Lottie Moon Offering If you are interested in decorating a table or for more information:  Nancy
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Special Projects

October 16, 2014 dbrickhouse
Special Projects Request Forms and Guidelines are now available at the EBA Office Deadline to turn in your request: Outside Organizations: Thursday, November 13th Churches: Monday, December 1st
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Fall Missions Festival 2014

October 15, 2014 dbrickhouse
Experience the sights & sounds of the Ivory Coast at  Fall Missions Festival 2014 WorldSong Missions Place Cook Springs, AL Tuesday, October 21 10 til 3 pm Cost: $16.00 per person  lunch included Register online: www.alawoman.com   The EBA will be taking a bus to Cook Springs.  If you are interested in going, please call
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EBA Girl's Brunch Registration Deadline

October 15, 2014 dbrickhouse
Tomorrow, October 16 is the deadline to register for the EBA Girl’s Brunch.  If you haven’t registered and need information you can contact Jamie @ 256-312-7033, Melisa @ 256-458-3547 or the EBA office at 256-547-1697 X 27
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Mission Center Fund Raiser Lunch

October 14, 2014 dbrickhouse
Don’t forget the Mission Center Fund Raiser Lunch on Thursday, October 16  from 11 am to 2 pm at Gadsden First Baptist Church.  Tickets are $10.00
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EBA Basketball

October 8, 2014 dbrickhouse
You can pick up rules and rosters from Cheryl at EBA or she can email you a copy.  Contact her at (256) 547-1691 X 27 0r cherylb@etowahbaptist.com. The only acceptable roster will be the one from the EBA office.
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Special Projects

October 6, 2014 dbrickhouse
Special Projects Request Forms and Guidelines are now available at the EBA Office Deadline to turn in your request: Outside Organizations: Thursday, November 13th Churches: Monday, December 1
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Just A Thought...

October 2, 2014 dbrickhouse
Remember what happened in the months “post-9-11”?  Houses of  worship, synagogues, and related religious gathering places filled to capacity.  Sure, we all remember.  But what happened in the months following that great influx?  There wasn’t much said when people actually “bailed” and reverted back to the “old ways”! Well, we may not be in the
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Just a Thought...

September 29, 2014 dbrickhouse
Connect is a term used in many differing ways in today’s society.   Webster defines connect; to join two or more things together; to think of something/someone as related to or being involved with another.  You hear this term in many ways from appeals in advertising to appeals in church.  That is our desire as your
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Treat on Wall Street

September 23, 2014 dbrickhouse
Treat on Wall Street will be Thursday, Oct 30 from 5-7pm This is a great opportunity for evangelism. The Missions Center will be handing out candy and tracts. All who are interested in participating by setting up game booths Call Karen @ 256-546-2980 or e-mail ebmckaren@comcast.net
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Just A Thought...

September 22, 2014 dbrickhouse
Our 131th Associational Annual Meeting is less than three weeks away.  We will convene on Monday, October 13 at North Glencoe Baptist Church.  Philip Elliott, pastor at Bellevue Baptist Church has done a wonderful job as moderator for the past two years.  He will call us to order at 1 that afternoon.  This year’s theme
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CBCI Term 2

September 10, 2014 dbrickhouse
      Life Principles from the Women of the Bible Beginning: Thursday, October 1, 2014 6:00 pm Cost: $50.00 + book
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Just a Thought...

September 8, 2014 dbrickhouse
See You at the Pole is on Wednesday, September 24.  On this day students and teachers around the United States will gather around their school flag pole and pray.  They will pray for their friends and faculty.  They will pray for God to do a mighty work in their school. Here in Etowah County, we
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EBA Girls Brunch 2014

September 4, 2014 dbrickhouse
Where:  MeadowBrook Baptist When:  Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 Time:  10:00 AM Cost:  $5.00 each  Lunch included Hands on Mission Projects will be done so come ready to “Do Something!”   Guest Speaker:  Georgia Cook Landlocked 14 year old kid with dreams to become a pro surfer while encouraging others to show Love through their Passion!
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Just a Thought...

September 3, 2014 dbrickhouse
We are so appreciative for the continual support from our EBA Churches.  Please note your church records.  If there is a discrepancy, please contact Ginger at EBA, (256) 547-1691, ext. 30.  As I mention from time to time, this is our Church Giving which underwrites the Church Support Budget.  The Missions &  Ministries Budget is
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Contributions for Churches

September 3, 2014 dbrickhouse
Church Jan-Jul 2014 Jan-Jul 2013 Kyuka $1,232.27 $1,181.95 Altoona First $600.00 $600.00 Lakeview $2,222.96 $1,865.87 Attalla First $3,822.40 $3,636.98 Lookout Avenue $243.30 $244.74 Bellevue $17,879.96 $17,496.31 Louis Street $750.30 $671.01 Bethany $0.00 $0.00 Macedonia $3,611.62 $4,501.98 Black Creek $3,143.35 $303.25 Malone $1,050.00 $1,050.00 Brierwood Hills $1,230.00 $837.85 MeadowBrook $12,028.62 $19,563.46 Calvary $250.00 $250.00 Midway $631.00
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Just A Thought...

August 25, 2014 dbrickhouse
Transition is defined as a change from one state or condition or another (Webster).  Transitions have varying outcomes.  In church, depending on the issue, they can be perceived as negative or positive.  They can be divisive or cohesive.  Weather transitions, moving from extreme heat and humidity to cool crisp mornings are welcomed by most.  Some
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Summer Missions Reunion Posponed

August 21, 2014 dbrickhouse
Due to low registration and concerns about the heat we are postponing the EBA Summer Missions Reunion. Please continue to check this website  for the new date. Please let your friends know about this change.
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Just a Thought...

August 18, 2014 dbrickhouse
With all that is taking place across the world, it’s time for all Christians to ‘step-up’ our prayer lives!  You don’t have to be a Biblical scholar to realize with the crisis in Israel and other hot spots across the land, we can’t continue on this “status quo track’ any longer.  Days of political correctness,
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