Brainerd Baptist Has Several Upcoming Activities

Saturday, February 01, 2014

Women on Mission will meet together in Room 209 on Tuesday, February 4, at 10:30 a.m. at Brainerd Baptist Church, 300 Brookfield Ave. Jim Robertson will speak on his recent mission opportunity in West Africa where there are three teams being deployed in the next few months. The mission project for this month will be an offering to buy glasses for children in Uganda. Lunch will be served for $5.

Kevin and Laura Baggett will speak about what God has been doing in Argentina, on Friday, February 7, at 7 p.m. in the BX Loft. There will be a time of prayer for Kevin and Laura, their family, and the work in Buenos Aires. Anyone who has been to Argentina, plans to go to Argentina, or is interested in the work there is encouraged to attend and bring their family. Dates will be announced for future teams.

Saints Alive, Adults 62 plus, will meet Thursday, February 20 at 10:30 a.m., for the monthly meeting in the BX Loft. Dana Perry, a tax consultant from the firm Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, will be the speaker. Lunch will be catered for $6 per person.


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