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2016 SBA Annual Meeting
October 17-18, 2016 - 6:45 p.m.
Session 1: New Macedonia Baptist Church
Message by: Dr. Ronnie Owens
Special Guest: Pastor Otto Echeverria (Guatemala)
Session 2: Lakeside Baptist Church
Message by: David Chambers, Moderator (Altoona)
Church ACP Reprots are due by October 6, 2016
Messenger Cards are due by October 6, 2016
*A Messenger Card must be on file at the association for each person who participates in annual meeting business.
Week of Prayer for State Missions &
Golden Offering for Tennessee Missions
September 11-18, 2016
Seminary Extension - Fall Semester
Begins September 6, 2016 - 6:30 pm
Class is held each Tuesday for 12 weeks.
Course Study: Genesis 1-11
Call or email the associational office to register
2016 Pastor & Family Picnic
Monday, September 12th @ 6:30 pm
Notchey Creek Baptist Church
-- Outdoor Pavilion
*All Pastors, Retired Pastors, Seminary Students,
Associational Council and their Families are Invited!
No Cost - But please call or email to Register by August 31st.
Global Day of Student Prayer
*See You at the Pole Armbands are available at the Associational office.
Youth Leaders and FCA Leaders can come by and pick up armbands for their schools.
WMU Quarterly Meeting
Monday, November 7, 2016
Cedar Valley Baptist Church
Tennessee Baptist Convention - Pastor's Conference and Annual Meeting
2016 Pastors & Wives Christmas Banquet
Monday, December 5, 2016, 6:30 pm
Vonore Baptist Church, Family Life Center
Special Guest Speaker: Elizabeth Rose (Humorist & Storyteller)
*All Pastors, Retired Pastors, Seminary Students, Associational Council and their spouses are invited.
Please call or email to register. ($5.00 registration fee)
Week of Prayer for International Missions
& Lottie Moon Christmas Offering
December 4-11, 2016
Current Mission Opportunities through the Sweetwater Baptist Association
Contact the associational office for more information about any of these projects
*Haiti (Final Year of Partnership with Orphanage)
*Guatemala (Student and Adult Evangelism Projects)
*Mississippi (Construction/Clean-up Teams Needed)
*Louisiana (Disaster Relief Teams Needed)
*Local (RAM; Hygiene Bag Give-Away; Blanket Give-Away; V.B.S.)
The Pastor's Conference is held each Monday morning at 10:00 a.m., at the SBA Office Building.
Pastor's Conference does not meet from Memorial Day through the 4th of July; and meets intermittently during the Fall and Holiday season.
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For more information or to register for any of the above listed events,
please call the associational office at 423-442-6604 or email us at