"To strengthen local churches by enhancing cooperative endeavors through equipping disciples with the leadership and resources necessary to accomplish together what we cannot do as individual churches."
the churches were strengthened in the faith and grew daily in numbers."[Acts 16:5 ]
from local member churches form an Association as a separate corporate entity
[501 c-3] to cooperate in four basic areas of ministry:
Evangelism/Missions The Association aids member
churches in these endeavors. Evangelism and missions are the bases of
Doctrinal Integrity The Association of churches has historically used the Baptist Faith and Message as
a guideline in credentialing churches seeking membership.
Leadership Training The Association is a resource, in conjunction with member churches, the state convention, and the North American Mission Board [NAMB], for training in areas of pastoral leadership, evangelism, discipleship, Vacation Bible School, men's ministries, and women' ministries. These activities are illustrative, and are not limited to only those listed here.
Fellowship/Reports The Association holds semi-annual and annual meetings to report cooperative
events and to celebrate the ministry works accomplished during the year.
This fellowship includes a wider participation than the local churches, for the
Association is partnered with other Associations, State and National
Conventions, the North American Mission Board, and the International
The officers of the Association are: -Director of Missions (Church Planting Catalyst)
Greg Holmes -Moderator Dave Phillips -Vice-Moderator Jeff Dolby -Treasurer Joyce Krier -Secretary/Clerk