New River Baptist Association
Sunday, September 15, 2019
Connecting Churches, Changing the World

Church Happenings


Praise Reports - Prayer Requests - Announcements
Bethlehem Baptist Church - (1) All married couples are invited to join us on September 21, 7-9 PM, for an exciting date night with Guest Speaker, Stan Budd, as we rediscover the "Marriage Covenant".  Registration is open until September 2.  The cost of $30 per couple includes dinner, activities and raffle entry.  Tickets can be purchased at Bethlehem or online via Facebook events.  The theme is an "I Do" Wedding Reception with semi formal attire.  The food is being catered by Golden Corral.  For more information, contact Aaron Castro at  (2) is seeking a part time church pianist.  All interested candidates can apply at Bethlehem Baptist Church (100 Half Moon Church Road) during normal office hours (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM), Monday - Friday.  If there are any questions, please contact Michelle Riggs at 340-2307. 
Kellum Baptist Church is seeking to fill TWO part-time positions.  One is an audio-visual position in support of audio-visual systems during all services (Sunday morning and evening, and Wednesday evening).  They are also seeking a part-time music minister, 15-25 hours per week, pay commensurate with experience for both positions, and Music Minister could potentially become full time if requirements dictate.  If you are interested, please contact Kristal Humphrey, Personnel Chairman, at or (910) 330-2231.  
Swansboro First Baptist Church is hosting a National Day of Volunteer Youth Ministry training on Saturday, September 21, from 9:00-11:30 AM at the church (614 West Corbett St.).  Early bird registration is encouraged for best price.  For more information, please contact the church office at 326-5768 or to register, visit


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Prayers For Camron

2019 Update - Praise the Lord it has been over a year now since Camron's last treatment and he was able to go to the prom on 4/6/19!
Update #3 - Praise the Lord the chemo port was removed on 6/29/18!
Update #2 - Praise the Lord Camron finished his last chemo treatment in January 2018! 
Update #1 - Praise the Lord Camron is in remission!  He still needs our prayers as he continues to take chemo treatments in order to stay in remission.

Please remember Camron Yopp in prayer as he has been diagnosed with Leukemia.  Camron is the son of Jody (Staci) Yopp, Pastor at Kellum, and the grandson of Sandy and Norma Bain.  A facebook page called Prayers for Camron has been created.  Please like this page to let them know that you are praying.