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Colorado Baptist Association

  - Colorado Baptist Association is a fellowship - network of Baptist churches cooperating, evangelizing, ministering, and seeking to make disciples 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.


Welcome and pray for new pastor:

> Pray for new pastor Jeff Mitchell and his wife, as he has been called by the First Baptist Church in  Pledger, Tx. to serve as their pastor, his first Sunday is January 29th. We are glad to have him serving with us in CBA.


Pastors of the Week:

Pray for pastor of the week, Rev. Danny Henderson and his wife, as they minister at New Beginnings, Weimar. Pray for Pastor Danny and the church members as they seek to minister, witness, and build new relationships in their local community in order to share the Good News of Jesus Christ in the Weimar area. Pray for them as they are in the process of connecting plumbing and electricity to their new building.

Pray for Pastor Larry Swift, pastor at First Baptist Church in Blessing, and his family, as he has been released from Methodist Hospital in Houston and is currently back at home enjoying his family. He is showing some improvement. 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.  

Pray for Worship Minister Kevin Hoggard serving at First Baptist Church, Bay City. Pray for him, his wife, and his family, as he recovers from cancer treatment. he is doing well and working on rebuilding his stamina. Pray for healing, for faith, and for strength physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Pray that he will have opportunities to share his hope and faith with others as they fight cancer.

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.


Ministerial Opportunities:

- 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 El Campo is actively and prayerfully seeking their next pastor. They are presently receiving resumes directed to their pastoral search team at the mailing address of  206 Depot St.; El Campo, Tx. 77437.  Dr. Jimmy Martin is presently serving as their pastor.

- FBC Ganado is in the process of forming their pastoral search team as Pastor Ryan Carpenter has been called to serve in San Antonio. We will miss you Ryan and family, and thanks for your faithful and dedicated service locally, and in CBA. Blessings !

- Worship leader needed at FBC Matagorda. It is an informal, flexible, lay-led, volunteer position. Contact Pastor David Marchbanks if interested at 1-817-320-5053.

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

¨ 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


This month's CBA Newsletter is now available under the Newsletter Tab ( Above on Homepage ) Check it out for all the latest CBA News and Events. Financial report, devotional, and ministry opportunities.


 Ministry    &    Missionary    Resources   &   Website    ( Shortcuts )

 Go to the bottom right hand side of this page to " Affiliations" and click on it. You will see a list of Christian Organizations affiliated with CBA, which will give you more information on their specific ministry and mission. Scroll down through the list and click on the one that interests you, or for which you are seeking more information. Try it out it's fun and quick ! WMU., Women's Ministry, Men's Ministry, Disaster Relief, BGCT., SBTC., STCH., and more .....



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Jan. - March 2023 CBA Events:

Upcoming Events and Ministry Opportunities: (Read to the bottom.)

- Please remember us, Colorado Baptist Association, as your church works on its 2023 church budget. CBA is dependent on your church and its faithful and generous giving and support in order to better minister to you, and your local church. Help us to be able to better help and serve you in 2023. God loves a cheerful giver. Missions begins with you and your local church, help us focus on the mission field that is our local CBA area. Thanks for your support ! Barry Barnet, DOM @ CBA 


2023 Upcoming CBA Events:

January 29th: The Potter´s Clay live Gospel presentation at First Baptist Church in Matagorda, 11 am. Contact Pastor David Marchbanks for more information and details at 1-817-320-5053. The presentation centers around the Potter and how he interacts with his clay. It is free.

January 31st: 1st Quarter 2023 CBA Executive Board Meeting. Coffee and fellowship time at 10 am. Lunch at 11:30 am. Executive Board Meeting starts at 12:00 Noon. Hosted by FBC El Campo in Fellowship Hall.

February 4th : Children´s Ministry Outreach and VBS Workshop with Training and Equipping led by Mary Robertson, CBA Children´s ministry Consultant with Round Table discussion and fellowship luncheon following. Doors open at 8:30 am. for coffee. Conference starts at 9 am. - Noon with Lunch following. Free, and every church´s Children´s directors and leaders are encouraged to attend. Please RSVP with Barry for meal and materials preparation at 903-227-9019 by text or calling. Held at College Heights, Wharton.

February 28th: WMU - Women´s Ministry meeting and fellowship starts at 10 am. 

February 24-26th: CBA Pastors and Staff with Spouses Retreat at Hilton garden Inn in Sugar Land with Banquet on Friday night for all participants, and CBA Fellowship Lunch on Saturday, with breakfasts on the Hotel, with checkout on Sunday morning. Cost is $150.00 for 2 nights lodging ( Friday and Saturday ) this is a deal ! Put it on your schedule and make your reservations with Barry. ASAP at 903-227-9019 by calling or text. There are CBA scholarships available if needed. The idea is for our CBA churches to sponsor their own pastors and staff by paying for their way for the retreat. Deadline is February 10th. RSVP ASAP !

March 9th: CBA and WMU Missions Banquet and Fair at College Heights, Wharton. We will have a special IMB international missions guest speaker with us. Doors open at 6 pm. Catered BBQ dinner begins at 6:30 pm. RSVP with your church´s number of attendees in order to make dinner preparations, $10.00 per plate. RSVP with Barry by calling or texting 903-227-9019. Come hear how God is at work around the world and how your local church can actively partner with Missionaries around the world to share the Gospel and plant churches.

March 12th: Hispanic Pastors Planning Meeting: Junta de Pastores at 3 pm. at Betel Iglesia in El Campo at 3 pm.

March 13-17th: Spring Break for area schools.

March 26-28th: Spring Bible Conference at FBC Columbus call FBC Columbus Office for more details at 979-732-6261. It is free and will have great pastors and Bible professors leading it.

 * If your church is looking for a great way to pass on used folding chairs, tables, music equipment, Spanish Bible study materials, bicycles, refrigerators, AIR CONDITIONERS, heaters, pews, new backpacks, tents, ...etc... and for them to continue to be used of God in missions and ministry abroad contact Pastor Juan Aguilera. 

   Pastor Juan Aguilera and his brother, pastor Benito Aguilera at Santa Fe Iglesia Bautista in Santa Fe, Houston area have been able to start up to 6 mission points in Mexico. They need your working and useful donations to equip these mission points in Mexico, some are in buildings and others are in the open air. Please Do NOT give non-working donations ! Contact Pastor Juan at 361-972-5102 or at 979-240-9553. They are willing to pick up and transport your donations to Mexico to equip these mission points for proclaiming the Gospel to unreached Hispanics. Thanks for your donations and support of international church planting and missions starting here in CBA !








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