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Kentucky Baptist Fellowship 2015 Spring Gathering, April 24-25

Kentucky Baptist Fellowship
2015 Spring Gathering
April 24-25, 2015
Lexington Avenue Baptist Church
Danville, Kentucky
 
Speaker: Steven Porter,
CBF Global Missions Coordinator
 
To Register:
http://www.eventbrite.com/e/2015-kbf-spring-gathering-registration-1520283208

Join us on Sunday, April 26 as Steven Porter, the Global Mission Coordinator for the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship will bring our message at both the 8:3 and 11:00 Worship Services.
 
Steven Porter is a strategic and innovative former CBF field personnel and former director of Touching Miami with Love.  He earned a M. Div. at the Candler School of Theology and is pursuing a Th.D. from Duke University Divinity School.  He has taught courses in evangelism at the George W. Truett Theological Seminary at Baylor and at William Jewel College in Liberty, MO.  He has served as a chaplain in a Miami federal prison and as a street pastor for a homeless congregation. 
 
Internationally, Porter has served three stints as an international student participating in the work of the Baptist World Alliance and the International Association of Mission Studies.

Men's Carpentry Trip, May 15-16

Men’s Carpentry Trip
May 15-16
Galilean Home
in Casey County, KY
Cost:  $75 all inclusive
There will be several work projects to complete over a couple of days.

Men’s Carpentry Team Meeting
Sunday April 26 at 9:30am
In the ROC Gym
Details of the work to be done will be shared at the meeting.

Guatemala Mission Trip Interest

Guatemala Mission Trip
Interest Meeting
May 3 at 9:30am
In the ROC Gym
We will be joining Conscience International in March 2016 with their work in San Pedro.  We will have opportunities for carpentry teams, agriculture projects and small business training.  There will be room for 12 people on this trip.  Come and learn about how you can be a part of this.

Weekend Missions Opportunities

We will take two different mission teams to the Galilean Home in Casey County, KY.  The Galilean Home takes care of the children of incarcerated women until they are released from prison.  The home takes the children to the prison to visit their mothers once a week.  The Galilean Home also houses severely handicapped adults in another home on the campus.  This is an exciting new ministry partnership for Calvary to be involved in.
 
Men’s Carpentry Trip
May 15-16
Cost:  $75 all inclusive
There will be several work projects to complete over a couple of days.
 
Family Trip
July 24-25
Cost: $100 per family
all inclusive
This will be a child friendly trip. 
This is another great opportunity for families to develop a mission focus
with their children.

Summer 2015 at Calvary!

Summer is just around the corner! Here are some important dates for church activities to keep in mind as you plan your summer.

High School Junior and Senior Pilgrimage
Dates TBD

Kentucky Baptist Fellowship Extreme Build
June 8-12

Vacation Bible School
June 15-19 (For children who are 3 years old by September 2014 through 5th grade.)

Passport Choices Summer Camp
June 21-26 (For youth who have completed grades 7-12.)

Logos VBS
June 22-24, 9am-12 noon

Creative Arts Camp
June 29-July 1 (For children who have completed grades 1-5.)

CentriKid Camp
July 6-10 (For children who have completed grades 4-6.)

Teacher's Haiti Mission Trip
July 10-18

Logos Yard Sale
July 18

All Sports Camp
July 20-23 (For children who have completed graced 1-5.)

Church-Wide Picnic
August 16

Donation Items Needed

Donation Items we are currently collecting:

  1. Socks, gloves, hats, personal care items (soap, shampoo, etc) for homeless people.
  2. Women’s winter clothing, bath & body items, winter clothing and toys & books for children through age 4T for the Chrysalis House residents.

Because of storage issues we are not collecting items for the Christmas Project, household items, men’s clothing, toys, etc.  

Mission Opportunities in 2015

It’s hard to believe that we will soon enter a new year.  This new year  promises to bring some exciting new opportunities to share God’s love. Check your calendars and make plans now to see how you can participate.
 
February 28
Winter Mission Blitz Day

March 7
Disaster Relief Training in Frankfort

April 11-18
Mission Trip to Long Island, NY
(Cost: $300 plus travel meals)

May 14-17
Men’s Mission Trip to Nashville

June 7-13
Extreme Build in McCreary County, KY

July 10-18
Teacher Mission Trip to Haiti
(Cost: $1,150)

July 23-26
Family Mission Trip to Nashville
 
As you make your plans for the new year,  please keep these dates in mind and prayerfully consider how you might be involved.

Donations Needed for Chrysalis House

The Chrysalis House is a nonprofit organization that helps women with substance abuse problems get back on their feet and they are right at Calvary's back door. Many of the women in the program come to the ROC for exercise and recreation, as well as volunteering at the ROC. Calvary has a small closet where we are able to provide clothing and miscellaneous items for these women and their children. The new or gently used items needed are listed below:

Women's fall/winter clothing
Jewelry
Perfume
Bath and body items
Purses and shoes
Winter clothing for children babies through 4T
Small toys or books for children through age 4

Items can be taken to the ROC office or dropped off at the Donation Station. Contact Brian Varble or Maurine Mitchell for more information.