- 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 our CBA pastor of the week, Pastor Josh Turpin, FBC Eagle Lake, Pray for him and his wife as they minister in Eagle Lake. Pray for the church family as well to experience open doors to grow their local ministry and to expand into new areas of missions and ministry as God opens the doors.

PTL ! Pastor Juan Aguilera has returned home from the hospital and is doing remarkably well. Continue to Pray for Pastor Juan Aguilera, Pastor at  Primera Iglesia Bautista, Palacios  along with his family and church members as they minister in and through the Palacios area. Pray for the church members and local believers as they seek to spread the Gospel throughout their surrounding area. Pray for Pastor Juan´s health and recovery from surgery. Pray for his family as they minister to him, as he has undergone a second surgery. Pray for his doctors and medical team, pray for his recovery from the surgery and follow up. Pray for God´s continued healing and his recovery. He is back at home and in recovery mode. He is making positive progress.

Pray for new Pastor Jeral Watkins, as he has been called to serve as the new pastor at Cedar Lane Baptist church. The church voted unanimously to call him as their next pastor. Welcome to CBA ! We are glad to have you serving with us. Welcome aboard. They are experiencing great growth, and many are making decisions for Christ Jesus. PTL !

Pray for Pastor Scott Patz, new pastor at FBC, Van Vleck; along with his family and church members as they minister in and through the Van Vleck area. Pray for the church members and local believers as they seek to spread the Gospel throughout their surrounding area. Pray for Pastor Scott as he begins a new chapter of ministry in Van Vleck.

Pray for new 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 recovers from a heart procedure and Alicia is recovering from hip surgery. Both 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 her surgery as well. Both are doing remarkably 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:

- 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.


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