Tag Archives: YouthQuake

PCBA NOTES 6.3 (Fall 2016)

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Youthquake Sends 42 Youth & Adult Missionaries to New Orleans
PCBA-sponsored Program Joins Home Mission Society Project

Continuing the work of rebuilding in New Orleans’ Lower Ninth Ward ravished in 2005 by Hurricane Katrina, forty-two Bay Area American Baptist young people and adults journeyed there to participate in a project of the denomination’s Home Mission Society.

Important projects undertaken by the mission team included working on the home of a woman who had paid a contractor unsuccessfully to repair her home, helping ready a charter school serving kindergarten through 8th grade students, painting picnic tables and picking up trash at a small local store serving an overlooked neighborhood, and working to transform an abandoned building into an Internet café for youth near a new high school. Continue reading

PCBA Notes

PCBA NOTES 5.3 (Fall 2015)

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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.

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Youthquake 2015

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

PCBA Notes

PCBA Notes 4.3

Fall 2014

PCBA Joins in Sponsoring YouthQuake–Sep. 12 & 13; Seafarers Ministry Plans “Virtual Stroll”; BLT Speakers; Being a Story-Formed Community: A Case for the Christian Year (Editorial); Christmas at Sea Packing Days; Evergreen Meeting – October 10- 11; Palo Alto Opens Search for Associate Pastor; PCBA Board Holds Retreat; Milestones for Baptist Friends

pcbanotes.4.3 (pdf)