Thousand Hills Baptist Association
Monday, November 30, 2020

Baptist News & Events

Monthly Pastors & Ministers Lunch

Meet on the third Tuesday of the month at La Pa Mexican Restaurant in Kirksville.
Next one is January 19, 11:30-1 pm

Lottie Moon Christmas Offering in December

This offering is taken annually in December for Southern Baptist international missions.
The goal for 2020 is $175.  Downloadable resources are available from the International Mission Board.
osters, prayer guides, and offering envelopes are available from the Missouri Baptist Convention.

Bible Courses Tuesday nights, 6:30 pm
Fellowship Baptist Church, Kirksville

Starting November 15 Pastor Tom Rowland and Bro Richard Nations will be offering two Bible courses called “Preaching Biblical Messages and Pastoral Ministry” and “Teaching Methods and Principles.” The courses will cost $20. They will be on Tuesday nights at Fellowship Baptist Church, Kirksville.  They will continue until mid-May.  Call or e-mail the DOM to sign up.

CANCELED: Pastors & Wives Christmas Dinner, December 10
Fellowship Baptist Church in Kirksville @ 6 pm  

Pastor Mark Drummond will bring a Christmas devotional message.  There will be a catered meal, gifts for all and children are welcome to attend.  More information about reservations will be mailed to each church.

Association Churches Urged to Give Used Literature to Love Packages

Love Packages is a ministry in Butler, IL which collects Christian literature and ships it to English-speaking countries around the world.  In 2018 they shipped 1,592 tons (3,184,000 pounds) of literature to countries like the Philippines, South Africa, and Ghana.  It is estimated that every piece of literature on the mission field will have an average of 20 reads.  We can help by collecting our used Sunday School literature, magazines, books (non-fiction), Bibles, tracts, devotionals, etc.  Giving Hope Ministries in Kirksville will come to your church and collect the materials that you collect.  Call 660-216-4183 for pickup.  This won't cost you anything and is a great way to recycle materials for the Kingdom!  You can learn more about Love Packages at 

NEMO Cowby Church Plant, Adair County Sale Barn

Pastor Tom Rowland and Caleb Perkins are planting a cowboy church in the facilities of the Adair County Sales Barn, Kirksville.  Services on the first and third Thursday nights of the month at 7 pm.  The Kirksville Livestock Market is located just north of Kirksville just to the west of Highway 63. 

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. Pastor Rodney Dorr and Caleb Perkins are representing THBA on the fund raising committee.  They hope to raise $675,000.   For more information on Grand Oaks and the campaign go to

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Association Calendar at a Glance    

October - Clergy Appreciation Month
13 WMU South Regional Meeting, FBC Bevier, 7 PM CANCELED
20 Pastor Lunch, LaPa Restaurant, Kirksville, 11:30 AM
26-27 Missouri Baptist Convention, St. Charles Convention Center, St. Charles
1   Daylight Savings Time ends
3   US General Election
11 Veterans Day
17 Pastor Lunch, LaPa Restaurant, Kirksville, 11:30 AM
17 Tuesday evening THBA Bible Classes start Fellowship Baptist, 6:30 PM (continue until mid May)
20 HLGU Booster Banquet, Hannibal, 6 PM
26-27 Thanksgiving Holiday (office closed)
29  Hymn Sing, FBC Queen City, 7 PM
10  Pastors/Wives Christmas Dinner-Fellowship Baptist, Kirksville, 6 PM 
25-31 Christmas Holiday (office closed)