Thousand Hills Baptist Association
Thursday, October 18, 2018

Baptist News & Events

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

Lunch starts at 11:30 and ends at 1:00. Next one is October 16.

October is Clergy Appreciation Month


Churches Celebrate Anniversaries:

Friendship Baptist Church in Macon will celebrate 151 years on September 16.
FBC Kirksville is celebrating150 years on September 16.
Pure Air Baptist Church in Novinger will celebrate 65 years on October 20-21.
Omaha Baptist Church in Unionville is celebrating 140 years on October 21. 

NEMO Pastor/Wife Retreat, October 5-6, Calvary Baptist, Hannibal

It will run from 6:30 pm on Friday until noon on Saturday.

Freedom Walk: Shining a Light on Human Trafficking

A walk to shine a light on the problem of human trafficking was held at the Baptist Student
Union at Truman State University, October 6.  It was sponsored by the Missouri Baptist Children's Home,
Baptist Student Union, Thousand Hills and Pleasant Grove Baptist Associations.

The Missouri Baptist Convention Meets October 22-24

The annual meeting of the Missouri Baptist Convention will be at Crossway Baptist Church in Springfield.
Click here for more information.

Life Pregnancy Help Clinic Fundraising Banquets, November 8 and 9, 6 pm

This will be in the Georgian Room of the Student Union Building, Truman State University. 
Speaker is Rick Horton, St. Louis Cardinals announcer. You must have a ticket to attend (no charge).
For more information see Lifeline's web site.

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.

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Branches campaign is to raise funds for the construction of a storm shelter and multipurpose building to replace the outdated Parker Hall .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
There will be a kickoff event at Grand Oaks on October 13 at 4:30 pm.

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