For details and schedule, see the First Baptist Church website.
“BLT” Program (“Baptists Lunching Together”)
Grand Lake Gardens
401 Santa Clara Ave., Oakland
September 16 – ABC Mission Summit; Highlights of the Biennial
Presentations by Delegates, Led by Jim Hopkins
Download a printable version: PCBA Notes 5.3
Evergreen Association Annual Meeting – Oct. 9-11
First Baptist Church of Palo Alto
Coming of Age: Transformational Journeys
The first annual meeting to be held in the Bay Area for the Evergreen Baptist Association is set for Friday-Sunday, October 9-11. It will be hosted by the First Baptist Church of Palo Alto. Centered on the theme, “Coming of Age: Transformational Journeys,” the gathering will feature addresses by James Forbes, Pastor Emeritus of Riverside Church, New York.
The Friday evening general session at 7:00 will be preceded by an Association Dinner at 6:00. The afternoon will include workshops on the meeting theme and a “Sacred Conversation,” a well-received feature introduced at a previous annual meeting. Saturday’s events will include caucus meetings representing various ethnic groupings within the Association, business sessions, luncheons both for clergy and laity, a worship service with Dr. Forbes as preacher, and a Mission Faire and dinner. Registration is available through local churches and through the Association office, 409 Third Avenue South, Suite A, Kent, WA 98032; (235) 859-2226.
An Art Exhibit by Inmates at Elmwood Correctional Facility
A PCBA-Supported Ministry
Titled, “Transformation: Art from Within,” an Opening Reception is scheduled for Sun., Sept. 13, 2:00-4:00 at 520 S First Street, San Jose. Louann Roberts and David Robinson are chaplains.
Registration and consent forms: Youthquake 2015
Please let your youth (high school through 2nd year college) know that we are having the 4th Youthquake on Friday, Sept. 18 to Saturday, Sept 19, 2015 at First Baptist Church, 1515 Santa Clara, Alameda, CA. This is an event that brings youth together from many churches to worship, fellowship, and serve the Lord in missions. Youth stay overnight at the church. Saturday is our mission day.
It begins on Friday with 6-7 pm registration, 7 pm the program starts. We’ll have an outstanding missionary speaker.
Saturday begins with a local missionary speaker who has been working over 20 years with recovering addicts. After our early morning worship, we will head out to various mission sites around the Bay Area. Sites include, City Team SF, World Impact Oakland, Allen Temple Street Disciples, Richmond Rescue Mission, Alameda Food Bank, Seafarers Ministry of the Golden Gate, Abode Services in Fremont (a family homeless shelter program), Continue reading