- Colorado Baptist Association is a fellowship - network of local Baptist churches cooperating, evangelizing, ministering, and seeking to make disciples starting in their local communities and unto the ends of the earth in fulfillment of Jesus Christ's Great Commission.

  - Colorado Baptist Association exists to provide leadership, fellowship, training, and equipping resources in the areas of church growth, ministry, missions, pastoral leadership transitions, and positive church and leadership consulting for the benefit of its member churches and pastors.

  - Annual Church Profile (ACP) Season is upon us. Every church needs to complete their ACP for 2023 with their affiliated State Baptist Convention, by paper form, or online by November 30th, 2023.


Pastor of the Week:

Pray for Pastor John Colbert, Ebenezer Baptist Church, Bay City; and his family and church members as they minister in and through the Bay City area. Pray for the church members and local believers as they seek to spread the Gospel throughout the surrounding area. 

Pray for NEWLY CALLED Pastor of the Week, Pastor David Segura and his wife, as they begin their ministry at FBC., Ganado, Tx. and its local area . Pray for church members as they seek ministry and mission opportunities to share the Gospel in their area. Pray for new growth and ministry opportunities for building up the congregation ! Pray for the Holy Spirit to be growing and developing new leaders from within the church. Pray for their upcoming community wide outreach ministries to be blessed with a great response by community members. The church is growing already ! Welcome to Colorado Baptist Association !

Pastors in need of your prayers:

Your Prayers are making an impact ! Keep on praying ! 

- Pray for Pastor Luis Alvarado and his wife, Emmanuel, Bay City, along with his family and church members, as Pastor Luis and Alicia are fighting Covid, and are in the recovery stage now, but please continue to lift them up in your prayers as they endeavor to recover and heal. Pray for Alicia as she recovers from surgery as well.

- Pray for Pastor Bob Keptra, and his wife, ( Lane City ) for good health and stamina as they lead out in outreach ministry and pastoring Lane City Baptist church, and as they seek to connect with the Hispanic community there.

PTL ! Pray for Associate Pastor and Children's minister, Steve and Stephanie Lyford, FBC El Campo, as their daughter, Amelia undergoes treatments fighting leukemia. Pray for Amelia's healing, and for her medical specialists as they minister to Amelia. Pray for her strength, and stamina as she undergoes these treatments. Pray for her family, and church family as they minister to her during this time. She is now in remission after going through her treatments. She will continue to be monitored by her medical staff.

PTL ! Thanks for your prayers ! Pastor Allen Tangler, FBC Sheridan, has returned to his church´s pulpit and is making great strides forward health-wise. Pray for his physical therapy and continued healing and recovery. Pray for his wife and family as they minister to him during this time of illness. The church body has grown through this time as well.

Pray for Pastor Larry Swift, pastor at First Baptist Church in Blessing, and his family, as he is currently at home enjoying time with his family, and serving his church. Continue to lift him and his family up as they minister to him! He has been pastoring, preaching, and ministering even as he has been fighting cancer. Pray for the church members at Blessing Baptist Church as they minister in the name of Jesus Christ to the needs of their local area, pastor, family, and community. Pray for the Holy Spirit to sustain, and carry the church and family through these difficult times. The church is in the process of planning and building a new church building as well.

Pray for Pastor Luis Martinez, pastor at Called to Care Community Church in Manvel, Tx., with his wife and children, along with their church family as they have recently joined our Colorado Baptist Association. Pray for their growing van ministry into the Alvin area. Pray for continued growth and fruit of their labors as many more are gathered into God´s family. They are in need of a larger sound board to handle their praise group, if your church has an extra, please let Pastor Luis know at 1-713-679-9697. Thanks.


Ministerial Opportunities:

- Cedar Lane Baptist church: Pastor Mike Patterson has retired, and the church's pastoral search team is receiving resumes for consideration. Send resumes to Cedar Lane Baptist Church, care of Pastoral Search Team, PO Box 90, Cedar Lane, Tx. 77415.

- FBC Van Vleck is prayerfully receiving resumes for their next pastor. The position is for a full time pastorate. Address resumes to FBC Van Vleck in care of the pastoral search committee at PO Box 541; Van Vleck, Tx. 77482. FBC Van Vleck has a short term interim pastor lined up and ministering to them presently. Pray for the church to grow through this interim transition time in pastoral leadership.

- Youth and Children´s Director is needed at Glidden Baptist Church, Glidden Tx. Send your resume to the church in care of the Youth and Children´s Director search team at 209 Eighth Street, Glidden, Tx. 78943 or call at 979-253-0567 or 979-732-0488.

- Lane City Baptist church seeks a bi-lingual bi-vocational Pastor to lead the church into the future and reach out to the Hispanic population. Lane City is also seeking an informal Worship leader. If interested contact Pastor Bob Keptra at 979-257-8353; or at 979-532-8478. 


Ukraine Crisis:  ¨ Send Relief ¨  is bringing help and hope to displaced families in Ukraine during the Russia-Ukraine conflict.

Turkey Crisis:  ¨  Send relief  is working to provide aid and assistance to the affected families in Turkey during their recovery and cleanup from the earthquakes that have taken place there.

¨ Send Relief ¨   is a collaboration between the International Mission Board and North American Mission Board

Visit:  sendrelief.org/projects/ukraine/





tbm.tx.org - Texas Baptist Men Disaster Relief for Ukraine


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