Sweetwater Baptist Association
Friday, February 12, 2016
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Office Hours:  
Mon-Thurs:  8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday:  Closed

 

 
Inclement Weather Policy:  The Sweetwater Baptist Association follows the Monroe County School System's Weather Policy.  When Monroe County Schools are Closed or Delayed for Inclement Weather, the Associational Office will also be Closed or Delayed. 
 
 
 
 

 

2016 SBA High School Scholarship Application now available

Applications must be received by March 1, 2016

   

January/February 2016 issue of The Messenger

2016 Associational Calendar 

*Check out our Facebook  page for pictures from the 2015 Pastors Christmas Banquet.

 


2016 Evangelism Conference
 
Monday, January 25, 2016
Notchey Creek Baptist Church
6:45 pm
 
Guest Speaker
Thom Ranier, President of LifeWay Christian Resources
Author of numerous books, including I am a Church Member
 
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tennessee Baptist Convention
 Financial Issues Seminar
 Monday, February 1, 2016, 10:00 a.m.
 Sweetwater Baptist Association
 Seminar Led by Dr. Gary Rickman, TBC
 
 
Seminar for Pastors, Treasurers, Financial Secretaries, Finance/Personnel Committees, Ministers, Church Administrative Staff, Interested Lay Leaders
 
Topics will include: 
  • Updated Reporting Requirements
  • Federal Reporting
  • IRS Forms & Publications - W2 and 1099, Form 944
  • Income - Salary/Housing
  • Benefits - Insurance/Retirement
  • Business Expense - Travel/Telephone/Other Reimbursements
  • Charitable Contributions - Designated Giving, Non-Cash Gifts
  
 
 
 
 
2016 VBS Kits are now available at the Sweetwater Baptist Association.  All LifeWay VBS materials will be available after the first of the year.

Begin now, putting your VBS team together, so they will be ready to attend the training CLINIC in March!!

VBS Clinic
March 22, 2016, 6:30 Open House, 7:00 Conferences
Watson Chapel Baptist Church
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Special Guest Testimony - Youth Reach 2016
Former UT Volunteer
Inky Johnson
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Upcoming Events
 
 
Seminary Extension Classes Begin - January 5, 2016
Course Study:  Southern Baptist Heritage
Instructor:  Rev. Tony Mizer
*Call the office to pre-register
 
 
 
TBC Bivocational Pastors & Wives Retreat - January 28-30, 2016
 
 
Conclave Youth Ministry Training - January 28-30, 2016
 
 
 

TBC Financial Issues Seminar - Monday, February 1, 2016, 10:00 am
Sweetwater Baptist Association 
 
 
 
 
SBA Girl's Day Out - March 5, 2016, 10:00 am 
Chestua Baptist Church
 
 
 
 
TBC Youth Evangelism Conference (YEC) - Mach 11-12, 2016
 
 
 
 
TBC WMU Missions Get-Together & Connection - April 8-10, 2016
 
 
 
 
SBA Executive Board Meeting - April 18, 2016 - 7:00 pm
Sweetwater Baptist Association
 
 
 
 
R.A.M. (Remote Area Medical) - April 23-24, 2016
Sequoyah High School
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pastor's Conference 

 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.

 

Click here for Upcoming Guest Speakers

 

 

 

 



HOPE FOR HAITI

Pastors: CALL THE ASSOCIATIONAL OFFICE TO SCHEDULE A HAITI PRESENTATION FOR YOUR CHURCH

To learn more about our work in Haiti, including how you and your church can participate in this mission work, click here

 HAITI MISSION TRIP, FEBRUARY 2013   PICTURES

 HAITI MISSION TRIP, FEBRUARY 2015   PICTURES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

becky.jones@bellsouth.net or sweetwaterassoci@bellsouth.net

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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