Golden Triangle Baptist Association
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Helping our churches to fulfill the Great Commission

 About Us:
 Welcome to the GTBA

Recognizing both our dependence on the Lord Jesus Christ and our interdependence in carrying out His mission on earth, we exist to assist our member churches in fulfilling the Great Commission by providing: Resources, Leadership Development, Coordination of Cooperative Missions and Encouragement! We are affiliated with the Mississippi Baptist Convention and the Southern Baptist Convention.


Disaster Relief Training

Meadowview Baptist Church in Starkville will host mud-out training and re-certification for Disaster Relief on Saturday, September 23, at 9 a.m. The cost will be $10/person.


Meadowview Baptist Church

300 Linden Circle

Starkville, MS 39759


Anyone can attend training.  To receive a MS Baptist DR credential the person must be:

1     A member of a MS Baptist Church

2    18 years of age

3    Attend a training—this one qualifies

4    Pass a criminal background check

Most training modules will be completed by 2:00 pm. except chainsaw.   Chainsaw participants will cut a tree and will complete

the training when that is finished.  Usually by 3:30 or 4 p.m.






7086 Wolfe Rd, Columbus, MS  39705

(662) 356-4940


 Principle Function:  The Minister of Music is responsible for cooperating with the Pastor in providing overall supervision, guidance, and coordination of the Music Ministry of the Church. This includes planning, coordinating, and promoting the music programs of the Church.  A minister is first and foremost a SERVANT.  A servant’s role is that of serving, not necessarily doing a prescribed job.  This job description is a guide with no intention to limit initiative or restrict freedom for creative ministry.


1.     Maintain an active, ongoing personal relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ and be in right relationship with all the family of God.

2.    Be a disciplined person of prayer and Bible study.

3.    Be regularly involved in church worship ministry.

4.    Be discerning of personal qualities of others.

5.    Be capable of being in-charge and a self-starter; a leader well disciplined.


1.    Responsible for all music presented at all functions at New Salem

2.    Plan and direct congregational music in all of the regular worship meetings with a goal of 100% involvement and cooperation.

3.    Oversee all special music in conjunction with music committee members.

4.    Work with instrumentalists related to all music selections and presentations.

5.    Lead scheduled choir practices.

6.    Help oversee all other age group choirs as time permits.

7.    Organize, as available talent allows, special music groups.

8.    Encourage the using of musical talents and abilities.

9.    Work together with the music committee, and in cooperation with the budget committee, to plan and manage the music budget of the church.

10.  As an interim staff member of New Salem, actively participate in all activities of the church; and will attend monthly church council meetings and bimonthly music committee meetings as time permits.

11.  When unable to be present at required services, notify the Pastor. This should be with at least one week’s notice for non-emergency type leaves.

12.  Work as a team member with other staff members.

13.  As available and requested, serve at weddings and funerals as time permits.

 Resumes may be submitted in person at the church office during business hours (Monday-Friday 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM) or emailed to the church office at Please annotate the subject of email as ATTN: MUSIC MINISTER SEARCH COMMITTEE. Resumes will be accepted until September 30, 2017 





Your Church Library Ministry Officer's and Communication Services are planning a jammed-packed and exciting conference for the 46th Annual State Church Library Ministry Conference on September 30, 2017, at First Baptist Church, Summit, MS

You and your library team will be able to choose four different conferences to attend. Whether you are a beginner or a very experienced librarian, you will find coming to this meeting inspiring, motivating and refreshing you and the work of the church library. 

For questions, contact Judy Chen, Communication Services

1-800-748-1651 or 601-292-3378




Please mail or email your Church Directory to us, this will help Brother Russell as he begins making new friends and placing them with their church family. Your Directory is also a valuable resource for the office.



Christian Women's Job Corps

Fall Semester Calendar – Day classes

Orientation - Thursday, Aug. 31, 9 am to noon

Classes - Tuesdays & Thursdays, 8:45am to 3 pm, Tuesday, Sept 5, through Thursday, November 9

Graduation - Tuesday, November 14


Christian Women's Job Corps is preparing for the Fall semester that will begin in September. We need women who would like to assist site leaders during the night classes   (5-9 pm) or be a Christian Friend for a participants in the class. We offer training and support. This is a great opportunity to answer the Great Commission and encourage others  in Christ. Please call Rita Usher 662-312-5634 to volunteer or for more information.  


Monday, OCTOBER 9, 2017

Registration begins at 9:30 a.m.

from 10:00am—12 noon with lunch to follow


The Warehouse, First Baptist Church

210 S. Jackson St. Starkville, MS 39759


Speaker: Linda Cooper

     National WMU President


Linda Cooper was unanimously elected as the 23rd president of national WMU® in June 2015 at the WMU Missions Celebration and Annual Meeting.

Linda is a native of Tompkinsville, Kentucky, and a graduate of Western Kentucky University. She and her husband, Jim, are members of Forest Park Baptist Church, in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Linda participates in Sunday School and Sunday morning worship, is a member of Women on Mission®, and serves as stateside committee chair and church clerk. She also assists  with church-wide WMU projects and participates routinely in domestic and international mission opportunities.


An offering will be taken to support the Edwina Robinson Offering


For more information contact:

Donna Brown, 662-628-1332 or Rory Vanlandingham, 662-456-6170



Fall Meeting

hosted by

FBC, West Point

560 East Broad St. West Point, MS 39773

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

7:00 pm

Guest Speaker: Dr. Jerry Rankin

President Emeritus, International Mission Board, SBC