Tag Archives: Philippine Book Project

PCBA NOTES 7.1 (Winter 2017)

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Ministers and Students in the Philippines Helped by Book Project

More than 10,000 books are now on the library shelves of Central Philippine University or in the personal possession of Baptist ministers in the Philippines thanks to PCBA’s Philippine Book Project.  The books on theology, biblical studies, church history, ministry, and general reference were once in the libraries of ministers, teachers, and others mostly in Northern California.

Following a semester in which Dale and Alice Edmondson taught as volunteer faculty members at the American-Baptist-related university, the project was begun as a response to the extremely high cost of books in that country.  Thinking of the number of books basic to ministerial preparation which belonged to retired clergy and others in the Bay Area, they discovered people here were happy to make many of these books available.  The books were welcomed by the University to fill gaps in the library’s collection which had resulted from their limited budget.  Books not needed in the library were made available to seminary students and pastors for whom many such books were beyond reach.

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PCBA NOTES 6.2 (Spring 2016)

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“Communications in the Church”

Theme for PCBA Spring Gathering
Sunday, June 12 – 2:00-6:00

The Annual PCBA Spring Gathering will take the form of an afternoon of worship, teaching, conversation, and fellowship at San Jose’s Grace Baptist Church on Sunday, June 12, from 2:00 to 6:00 PM. Exploring the theme, “Communications in the Church,” the program will include a panel drawn from Bay Area congregations and will conclude with a service of worship and an Association dinner. Registration will open at 2:00, with the program beginning at 2:30. Grace Baptist Church is located at 484 East San Fernando Street.

Panel presenters will include Jim Hopkins, Lakeshore Avenue Baptist, Oakland; Linda Bergeon, First Chinese Baptist, San Francisco; Rick Mixon, First Baptist, Palo Alto; and Ulysses Barton, Beth Eden Baptist, Oakland. Designed to be of practical help to local church organizations, the panel will examine communication styles and examples of effective communication. Host Pastor, Liliana DeValle will be worship leader.

Event registration may be made online  or by mail at PCBA Spring Gathering, 200 La
Casa Via, Walnut Creek, CA 94598. $10 by June 6; $15 at the door.

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PCBA Notes

PCBA Notes 4.2

Spring 2014

Ablaze: Igniting Our Gifts for Service PCBA 16th Spring Conference; BLT Speakers; ThirtyYears and More Vital than Ever: BPFNA (Editorial); Chris Shade to be Ordained April 27; Central Philippine University Thanks PCBA for Books; Jesse Lucas and Haiti Mission; Lakeshore Participates in Oakland Ceasefire; Sharing News of Baptist Friends

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PCBA Notes

PCBA Notes 4.1

Winter 2014

Spring Conference Theme –Ablaze: Igniting Our Gifts for Service; James Chuck to be Honored; BLT Speakers; Seafarers Ministry to Host Swedish Pancake Breakfast; Vital Baptist Tradition: The Hymnal (Editorial); Thirty-two Boxes of Books en route to the Philippines; Milestones for Baptists We Know

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PCBA Notes

PCBA Notes 3.3

Fall 2013

PCBA Co-Sponsors Seafarers Ministry Stroll; BLT Speakers; Peace Fellowship Invitation; Philippine Book Project Continues Shipments; Church Leaders to Meet Members of National Board; New President – Dayle Scott; Last Days of the Church? (Editorial); Milestones for Baptists We Know

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PCBA Notes

PCBA Notes 3.1

Winter 2013

Marie Onwubuariri Now Heads Philippine Book Project; BLT Speakers; PCBA Welcomes the Changing Scene (Editorial); Looking Ahead; Annual Swedish Pancake Breakfast February 2; Shell Ridge Supporting Habitat for Humanity’s “Faith Build”; PCBA Spring Conference; Book Contribution Guidelines Philippine Book Project

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PCBA Notes

PCBA Notes 2.2

May 2012

“Why Worship Matters” – Spring Conference Theme; ABSW Commencement to be Saturday, May 19; Where do ministers come from? (Editorial); PCBA’S Philippine Book Project to be Coordinated by the Onwubuariris; Lakeshore Proposes Unique High School-College Partnership; BLT Speakers Announced; Save the Date – Saturday, October 6! Shoreline Stroll; People and Churches

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