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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: SENIOR PASTOR

Montgomery Hills Baptist Church is seeking a permanent full time senior pastor. The Pastor is responsible for providing pastoral leadership and administrative oversight of the church's ministries, including worship, music, preaching, teaching mission service stewardship and fellowship. Work with the church staff to provide opportunities for members to engage i worship, discipleship and mission. QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate of a nationally recognized seminary or divinity school. Preferred five years experience as an Ordained Minister/Pastor. Preferred experience as a called pastor and/or interim pastor. Effective interpersonal and communication skills. For more detailed information please email The Pulpit Committee at MHBC@aol.com

BJC Fellows Program

Since 2015, The Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Freedom (BJC) has offered a Fellows Program, providing young professionals the opportunity to deepen their historical, theological and legal understanding of religious liberty and develop skills to advocate for the cause throughout their careers.

Ten BJC Fellows will be selected from diverse educational, professional and religious backgrounds to attend the BJC Fellows Seminar in Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia, August 12-16, 2020. The intensive education program will equip the BJC Fellows for activism, utilizing Colonial Williamsburg’s educational resources in conjunction with BJC staff members and other scholars.

BJC Fellows must commit to being advocates for religious liberty in their communities. They will have projects to complete during the seminar as well as individual projects afterward.
Applicants must be between the ages of 25 and 40 years old. There is no cost to apply, and there are no religious requirements. The program covers most travel costs and all lodging and meals for the BJC Fellows.

To apply, you must submit the following materials:
Application form (click here to download https://bjconline.org/fellows/)
Cover letter expressing interest in the program
CV or resume
Responses to a short questionnaire (see below)
Two letters of recommendation

Questionnaire:
Please provide short responses to the following three questions. Each response must be 300 words or fewer, and you MUST include your word count with each response.
How do you define religious liberty, and why is it important today?
What are you looking to learn through this program?
How will you use the information gained from the program?

Send one email with four PDF attachments (application form, cover letter, resume, questionnaire) to Fellows@BJConline.org, and have two individuals email letters of recommendation to the same email address. The recommenders should put your name in the subject line.

 


 

Church Treasurer Training

Join us for the Church Treasurer workshop. Serving as a Church Treasurer is more than just signing checks. It is a trusted role where the Church Treasurer serves as a steward over the finances and resources that the Lord has entrusted in their care.

This workshop will cover establishing comprehensive financial procedures and practices (internal controls, separation of duties, etc.), counting and recording offerings, processing disbursements and deposits, financial reporting, budgeting, managing risk (insurances), and processing payroll and the required filings.

Agenda:

9:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast

10:00 a.m.  Workshop

21st Pastoral and Church Anniversary

The Passing of Ida Olivia Lindsay

The District of Columbia Baptist Convention and DCBC Older Adult Ministries is sad to announce the passing of Mrs. Ida Olivia Lindsay. Mrs. Lindsay was a core member of the Older Aldult Ministries and will be greatly missed. https://www.snowdencares.com/notices/Ida-Lindsay

Funeral arrangements are as follows:
Friday, January 10, 2020
10am- Vistation...
11am- Homegoing Celebration

Mt. Jezreel Baptist Church
420 University Blvd
Silver Spring, MD 20901

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February

Board of Directors and Standing Committees Orientation

02/01/20

Baptist Men Meeting

02/08/20

Mental Health and First Aid Training (Youth)

02/08/20

Chapel and Staff Meeting

02/12/20

OAM Team Meeting

02/14/20

President's Day

02/17/20

DCBC Offices Closed

Church Treasurer Training

02/22/20

Reconciling Ourselves

02/22/20

Program Committee Meeting

02/24/20

Ash Wednesday

02/26/20

Baptist History Class

02/29/20

Mental Health and First Aid Training (Youth)

02/29/20

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