Thousand Hills Baptist Association
Thursday, November 15, 2018

Baptist News & Events

Pastors' Lunch 3rd Tuesday of each month
Meet at King's Buffet at 11:30

Next one is November 20. Lunch starts at 11:30 and ends at 1:00.
Chaplain Elliott Barraclough, of the Missouri National Guard will speak on how area churches can
support and care for the families  of deployed National Guard soldiers. Chaplain Barraclough is
a member of FBC Macon and serves in the guard as well as in the Veterans Administration as a field worker. 

Churches Celebrated Anniversaries:

Friendship Baptist Church in Macon 151 years on September 16.
FBC Kirksville 150 years on September 16.
Pure Air Baptist Church in Novinger 65 years on October 20-21.
Omaha Baptist Church in Unionville 140 years on October 21. 

Pastors/Wives Christmas Dinner, Fellowship Baptist Church, December 6, 6 pm.

There will be gifts, Christmas songs, and dinner! 
Fellowship Baptist is located at 1701 Jamison Street, Kirksville.
Pastor Lonnie Johnson will give a devotional, Pastor Walter Griffen will lead music and Christmas songs.
Free for THBA pastors and associates Please RSVP by December 6th to 660-342-7658 or 

THBA Executive Board Meeting, January 24, 2019
Fellowship Baptist Church, 6:30 pm

Nick Davis, Vice President of the Missouri Baptist Foundation will repport on opportunities for individuals and churches to shore up their financial investments, prepare legally so that their estates are distributed in accordance with their wishes and learn more about Biblical stewardship. Bro. Davis is based in Hannibal and serves the northern part of Missouri in his work with the foundation. The foundation is an entity of the Missouri Baptist Convention. The board members will also hear reports and take actions in the quarterly business session of the association. 

Grand Oaks Baptist Assembly Reactivating Strong Roots New Branches Campaign

Their Strong Roots New Branches campaign is to raise funds for the construction of a storm shelter and multipurpose building to replace the outdated Parker Hall . Grand Oaks is located near Chillicothe.  Pastor Rodney Dorr and Pastor Randy Quick are representing THBA on the fund raising committee that has been reactivated by the camp board.  They hope to raise $675,000 in order to put a concrete storm shelter in place and later build a gymnasium and meeting space on top of the shelter. For more information on Grand Oaks and the campaign go to

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