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East Midland Baptist Association Notices

East Midland Baptist Association Notices

Please find below the latest notices from EMBA

Notices 18th October 2017

Ministers Conference

 We are taking bookings for the 2018 Conference where the keynote speakers will be Shaun Lambert & Tracy Cotterell.

This will be held from 7th to 9th February at the Hayes, Swanwick.

The booking form is available below in word or pdf formats:

EMBA-Conf-Booking-Form-2018 pdf.              EMBA-Conf-Booking-Form-2018 word.

If you didn’t make it this year, why not make next year’s Conference a priority and BOOK NOW!

NB: Biographies for both speakers are now available on the Ministers Conference page on our website.

Other Notices for the EMBA area

An old scam has recently been revived and tried on one of our churches.  Here are the details so that you can be aware.  "The school books scam has been around for years and seems to be making a comeback.  The scam starts when you receive a phone call from someone “thanking you” for supporting their cause and “agreeing” to advertise in a school booklet that will be distributed through local schools “of your choice”.  They claim you agreed to advertise and support them some months ago and the booklets “are now ready”. This is of course a scam and they are lying to you, simply tell them you don’t ever recall agreeing to this and that you are not interested. If they threaten legal action (very rare they normally just put the phone down) let them take you – their case would fail.”

Faith Responders - Rev. Andrew Vaughan is the key person in organising the very special network of Faith Responders, who are welcomed by the emergency services for their help in the event of a natural or man-made emergency in Lincolnshire.  They need more volunteers to be trained, to give response volunteers the skills to behave with sensitivity, but also personal resilience. To that end they are recruiting for the next initial training day to be held on Thursday October 19th 2017 (9.30 a.m. to midday) at Bishop Grosseteste University.

Those who are interested should contact John Rose, Churches Together in All Lincolnshire, Office Six, 72a Newark Road, Lincoln, LN5 8PY Tel: 01522 271141       Email

Cluster Group Praise night with Special Guest Baptist Union President Rev Dianne Tidball – 22nd October 6.30pm

For more details click here

Pastoral Care Training

For those wanting to improve their helping skills.  Wednesdays 7.30pm for 6 weeks, starting on October 4th at Broadway Baptist Church, 166 Broadway, Derby, DE22 1BP. For more details click here


For more details these vacancies visit our website


Please don’t forget there are many other updates on events in your local area on the E-notices page on the EMBA website here, or why not visit the EMBA Facebook page here so that our updates come up on your newsfeed.


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