64th Annual Missions Conference

Our speakers:

Pastor Volker Stoeckmann
BWM Board Member
Baptist World Mission
Mark and Ashley Ackeret
Baptist World Mission
Equador

Dr. Russ and Melody Ebersole
Association of Baptists for
World Evangelism
Togo, West Africa

Jon and Rebecca Allinson
Macedonian
World Baptist Missions
Mexico City

Missions is Trifocal!

Pray ye therefore!

A great team of volunteers helped with decorations




















The conference began Wednesday, March 4 with a banquet








In the first service, we had an internet chat with Missionary Josh Daku about their work in Kiribati, followed by a duet number from Mark and Ashley Ackerat, who are soon headed for ministry in Ecuador.



Mark's mission challenge Thursday closely matched our theme, "20/20 Missionary Vision"


Dr. Russ shared the difficult situation in the Togo hospital, being the only Doctor




Jon and Rebecca Allinson kept the children's attention with stories and music




There was a desert social for everyone following the Friday evening session






Saturday morning was a Men's' Breakfast at 8:00 a.m. and a Ladies' Luncheon at 11:30. There were three services on Sunday, including a special forum with questions on the participants. Sunday noon, the Missions Committee had dinner with the missionaries.













Weston, the youngest participant is getting a little sister in April and a few weeks after that, the family begins its missionary adventure in Ecuador.



Pastor Volker Stoeckmann was our keynote speaker who brought us three timely and powerful messages to the theme of Missionary Vision



Following the Sunday evening service, there were prayers for the participating missionaries and an opportunity for the entire congregation to express appreciation and pledge their prayer support.