Lumber River Missionary Baptist Association welcomes you to our community!

Lumber River Missionary Baptist Association

Lumber River Missionary Baptist Association represents a total of thirty eight (38) churches of the Robeson, Columbus and Bladen Counties of North Carolina.

Our newly elected Moderator is Dr. Thurman Bruce Everett. The Lumber River Missionary Baptist Association was organized in Fairmont, North Carolina, in September 1877.

Our Mission Statement: To encourage fellowship among the churches and pastors and to emphasize the need for financial support for Home and Foreign Missions, and Education.

 

Officers of the Lumber River Baptist Association:

Moderator:  Dr. Thurman Bruce Everett

1-910-619-9358 (cell)

Vice Moderator-at-large:  Rev. Jerome Billups

1st Vice Moderator:  Dr. Martine Spencer

Executive Secretary:   Cheryl L. Shaw

1-910-818-5994 (cell)

Treasurer:  Dr. Sally Jones

 

 

A Fellowship of Baptist Churches in Robeson, Columbus and Bladen Counties

  • Lending a helping hand to the churches through counseling, training institutes, seminars and workshops.
  • Providing an Associational Worker to aid in local church organization, growth and development.
  • Supporting the Unified Program of the General Baptist State Convention of North Carolina, Inc.
  • Promoting Associational-Wide Days: State Missions Day, Foreign Missions Day, Shaw University Day, Central Orphanage Day, Youth Day, and Shaw Divinity School Day.
  • Offering advice to member churches on pastors and church administration.
  • Sponsoring several weeks of training for all Associational pastors and church workers.
  • Providing field missionaries to inform the churches of the Associational activities, to announce conventions and Auxiliaries meeting dates and places, and to urge the support of the churches to the work of the Association.
  • Sponsoring annually an Evangelistic week led by the Ministerial Board, with Associational-wide call to all churches to urge men and women to accept Jesus Christ as Lord of their lives.
  • Sponsoring an annual Church Music Workshop to offer suggestions to the churches on the appropriate music for church worship.
  • Sponsoring an annual Vacation Bible School Workshop.
  • Sponsoring an annual Stewardship Conference.
  • Sponsoring an annual Senior Citizens Seminar.
  • Sponsoring an annual Church Buildings and Grounds Conference.
  • Sponsoring an annual Deacons and Church Leaders Conference. 

 

 

 

 Contact Information: 

Lumber River Missionary Baptist Association

P.O. Box 3397

155 Plainview Drive, Lumberton, North Carolina

Phone #: 1-910-739-3999

Fax#: 1-910-739-3399

Email: lumberriverbapt@att.net

Website: lumberriverbapt.com

 

 

From the Moderators' Desk

Greetings to each of you my fellow labors in Christ Jesus,

      Since our installation into office much has been accomplished thanks to our outstanding staff and the support of so many of you.  God is truly good to us in so many wonderful ways.  I thank him for all He has done, is doing and will do.  

     Honoring God through Unity, Purpose and Strength binds us together on one accord, for all to see that CHRIST lives in us.  I am pleased to announce that we are sending our first check to General Baptist State Convention of North Carolina, in support of the objectives.  Thanks to all the churches for making this possible, without you it would not be.  Thanks! May God keep each of you strong, focused, vigilant and committed to Christ Jesus.

Love, Peace and Prayers,

Dr. Thurman B. Everett, Moderator

Lumber River Baptist Association

Moderator's Note

 

 THEME "HONORING GOD WITH UNITY,PURPOSE AND STRENGTH"

BUILDING AVAILABILITY OR USE

 Executive Secretary: Cheryl L. Shaw

1-910-818-5994

Building Sexton:

Bro. Jethro Gilchrist

1-910-544-9010

 

 

*Please contact Pastor Singletary, Bro. Jethro Gilchrist or Sister Cheryl Shaw(Executive Secretary) for availability or use of the building and for information concerning the opening and closing of the building.

Concerns: Upcoming Events 

 Prayer List:

  • Let us please pray for our Pastors, churches and members, we are living in a critical time and our people need to be saved. Pray especially for our churches that are without Pastors, for the word says, "How can they hear without a preacher".
  • Any prayer requests you would like posted to the webpage please submit them to the Executive Secretary.
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    Announcements:

All churches please submit to Executive Secretary a list of Ministers in your charge. Please include name, address, and a working contact number.

All Auxilliary Presidents/Treasurers please turn in your monies to the central treasury. These monies will be assigned under your ministry heading and distributed per your request, if you have funds available.

 


 

 

 

 

 

 New Beginnings Church will host Grandparent's Day on 9-8-19 @ 10:15 am morning worship service. They will celebrate All Choir Day on 9-22-19 @ 4 pm. 

 

Holy Swamp will celebrate the 17th Pastoral Anniversary of Rev. Roscoe Smith Jr. on Sunday, 9-8-19 at the 11 am morning worship service.


Star Bethlehem will have their Youth Choir Anniversary on Sept. 15th @ 3 pm. They will host their Fall Revival, Sept. 17-19th @ 7 pm nightly.


Antioch Baptist Church will celebrate their Homecoming on Sept. 15, 2019 @ 3 pm. Guest Speaker will be Rev. Larry Harris.


First Baptist Fairmont will host a Picnic/Fun Day on Saturday 9-14 @ 10 am. On Saturday, Sept. 21st there will be an Anniversary & Recognition Banquet @ 5 pm. The conclusion of the 150th Church Anniversary celebration will be Sunday, Sept. 22nd @ 11 am. The Guest Speaker will be Rev. Brian McNair, Assoc. Minister.


Bryant Swamp Baptist Church will host their Annual Fall Revival on Sept. 25- 27th @ 7 pm nightly.








 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All churches that would like your announcements posted to the webpage please submit them to the Executive Secretary 

P. O. Box 3397
155 Plainview Drive
Lumberton, North Carolina 28359
910-739-3999

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