Cherokee Baptist Association - Centre, Alabama
Cherokee Baptist Association
Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Church News


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for our Cherokee Baptist Association
Vacation Bible School info!



East Centre’s Children’s Christmas Play
“The Christmas Cupcake.”   Three performances:
Dec 17 & 18, 7:00 PM; Dec 19, 10:00 AM

Fair Haven
Pastor Matt West has resigned.

Friendship has called Phil Blanton as their pastor.

Pine Grove has called Michael Young as their
transitional pastor.   

Rock Run Christmas Parade  Dec 18, 2:00 PM,
line up at 11:30 AM.

Tates Chapel has called Larry Garrard as their
interim pastor


     Birthday Blessings to our Pastors

    Dec 16 - Kenneth Boles, Faith, Piedmont



 Our Assoc VBS Clinic
was Sunday, April 25, 2021,
   2:00-3:30 PM, at East Centre BC.

                 Yay!  VBS!
We had a great VBS Clinic!

47 attended the General Session (Safety/Security, etc..)
    16 attended Concrete & Cranes Session
    28 attended Destination Dig Session
11 churches represented 
8 pastors & 8 directors!

Please send us your VBS dates & time.
Please send us your VBS Report as soon as your VBS is over.
Our churches' VBS dates are under the VBS Page.


Thank you, CBA Churches,
   for the Food Pounding for the     
     Alabama Baptist Children’s Homes

12,680 lbs of food and $2,855.96 of gift cards cash, & checks were delivered to the Oxford Children's Homes.  May God bless each that gave to this ministry.  In such a time as we have been in, I know these groceries are a blessing!



Cherokee Baptist Helping Hands Ministry

  “To be the hands and feet of Jesus, serving our community
          with financial assistance and spiritual needs.”

This new ministry is located in the basement of the Assoc Office.
Office hours are:
Tuesday - Thursday, 9:00-11:30 AM & 1:00-3:30 PM,
by appointment only. 

"Thank you to our churches for your continued support.
We have helped close to 50 families. During this time, we are
seeing our clients by appointments only. Please let us know
if there is anything we can do to assist your church." 
— Linda Gibbs, CBHHM Director   

Please make this ministry and Director Mrs. Linda Gibbs
a prayer priority.
Financial gifts and other inquiries can be mailed to
PO Box 743, Centre, AL 35960
or call the ministry center at 256-927-8516. 

Pray for our Churches Seeking Pastors

Fair Haven, Melrose, Pine Grove, & Tates Chapel


Baptist Campus Ministries

Please continue to pray for Joe, Susan, and Deborah as they lead this outstanding ministry. Please consider how your church can be involved by serving lunch for the students, as well as providing financial support to this ministry.

 Please consider how your church can be involved.

Make donations to
“Cherokee Baptist Association”  —  Designate on memo BCM.

BCM  --  Baptist Campus Ministries
Gadsden State, Cherokee Campus


      If your children are interested in Bible Drills in your church,
      please contact the Assoc Office for info and resources.


          Sharing Across Cherokee County

            Every Believer Sharing - Every Person Hearing


Alabama Acts 1:8 Connections

Approximately 400 missionaries call
Alabama home.  We encourage each of our
churches to connect with one of these missionaries
and adopt them in a prayer partnership.  Contact
Scotty Goldman, State Board of Missions,
1-800-264-1225, ext. 387,
to begin the connection process.