Regional Meetings scheduled September 10-13 will emphasize church revitalization and church planting
Continuing to focus upon the implementation of the MARBC’s Core Values, a special week of regional gatherings has been scheduled for the second week of September. These meetings will emphasize church revitalization and church planting in the various regions of Michigan.
Clare Jewell, Guest Speaker
Clare Jewell will be the featured presenter at each of the regional gatherings. Clare is the National Coordinator for Church Planting for the GARBC. His primary responsibility is to help Regular Baptist Churches plant more churches by developing partnerships with churches, regional associations and mission agencies.
Clare is also the Regional Director for ABWE North America West. In this role he is primarily responsible for facilitating church planting, developing partnerships with ethnic groups living in North America, and engaging next generation leaders in church planting.
Core Value Regional Meeting Schedule
GRARBC (Grand Rapids) Regional Association Breakpoint meeting, Tuesday, September 10. The meeting will be held from noon-1:30 p.m. at Berean Baptist Church in Grand Rapids. Lunch is included.
CMARBC (Central) and EMARBC (Eastern) Regional Association gathering, Wednesday, September 11. The Central and Eastern regions will share in a combined interactive session. The meeting will be held from 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at Montrose Baptist Church in Montrose. Lunch is included.
SMARBC (Southern) Regional Association gathering, Thursday, September 12. The meeting will be held from 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Brooklyn. Lunch is included.
EMARBC (Eastern) Regional Association Annual Meeting, Monday, September 16
The Annual Meeting of the Eastern Regional Association is scheduled for Monday September 16 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm with lunch to follow. It will be hosted by First Baptist Church in Caro. GARBC Manning Brown, Director of Regular Baptist Chaplaincy, will be speaking in 2 sessions on the subject of leadership from the book of Nehemiah.
The third session of the meeting will be devoted to EMARBC business and ministry matters. Following the business session, MARBC Ministry Director Ken Floyd will join MARBC Council of 16 members Mark Kirkpatrick and Tony Barber in discussing further implementation of the Core Values in the eastern region.
Nominations are now being received online for the MARBC’s Council of 16 (3 year term: 2020-2022). Three men will be elected during the Business Session of the Tri-State Associations Conference on Tuesday afternoon, October 22, at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Toledo, OH.
Instructions regarding the nomination procedure, eligibility requirements, and the nominations online form are available by clicking the link below. The deadline for submitting nominations is Friday, October 3.
Thomas White, Jeremy Pierre, and Mike Hess will serve as speakers for this special gathering of the Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio Regular Baptist Associations. The conference will be held on the campus of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Toledo, Ohio. The conference webpage is now available for you to register for the conference. There is also information regarding hotel accommodations. There is also an option for those seeking to display at the conference.