Taylor Baptist Association

ABOUT US

Taylor Baptist Association is an association of 18 Southern Baptist Churches in Taylor County, Florida.
Our purpose is to equip and assist our member churches to accomplish their ministries.

Associational Missions Strategist - Dr. Henry Cannington Jr.

Administrative Assistant - Hannah Carter

Office Hours - Monday to Thursday 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

BELIEFS

Taylor Baptist Association holds to the beliefs set forth by the Baptist Faith & Message 2000. On June 14th, 2000, the Southern Baptist Convention adopted a revised summary of our faith.

To view the Baptist Faith & Message 2000, click here to see it on the Southern Baptist Convention's web page.


OUR CHURCHES

ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • September Newsletter
    The September Newsletter is available for download. Click here to receive it.
  • Walk thru Bethlehem- September 20th
    The first / kick off meeting for Walk thru Bethlehem will be on Monday, 9/20 at 5:15pm. Meeting at The Parkside Cafe. This is for information, worker needs, sign ups and of course questions and answers. We would love for at least one person from each church to join us (but bring as many as you would like!)
  • Executive Board- September 27th
    Executive Board, 9:00 AM, Re Calendar & Budget Review
  • Annual Session- October 18th
    Annual Session October 18, 2021 at New Home Baptist Church. Messenger registration will begin at 5:45pm with supper to follow at 6:00pm, and the meeting will start at 6:45pm. The theme is Fan the Flame, 2 Timothy 1:6 NIV.
  • Annual Session- November 9th
    Florida Baptist Convention, Lakeland, FL
  • Veteran's Day- November 11th
  • Thanksgiving- November 25th
    Office Closed
  • Christmas Break- Nov. 28th - Dec. 5th
    Office Closed
  • A Note from our Associational Mission Strategist
           God placed a consuming burden upon my heart for our community in the area of spiritual awakening and revival for our churches. This deep, burning desire continues to grow in my heart and I see it spreading to our churches and across our association and nation. I feel we may be on the edge of another Jesus Revolution. I believe God is up to something!
           Prior to the First Great Awakening in the United States, Jonathan Edwards with many pastors and churches in the colonies established what they called "a rhythm of prayer." Visiting many of the midweek services of our churches, I've witness an amazing fresh awareness of the presence of God in our prayer meetings and a growing desire for a mighty move of God.
           In more recent days, many state conventions and associations with prayer and revival ministries are encouraging believers and churches to adopt this ongoing rhythm of prayer in their own churches. In this moment of great need for an encounter with God, I see this as the perfect time for the Revive Conference with Richard Blackaby and Mark Clifton that we will be attending on September the 14th at Hopeful Baptist Church in Lake City.
           I want to prayerfully present here as a challenge for you to consider how you or your church can join with the hundreds of thousands of believers and thousands of churches who are currently a part of this rhythm of prayer with the same heartbeat of past prayer warriors for revival.

           Because we know:
              
    • Our absolute dependence on God
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    • The moral and spiritual challenges facing our nation
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    • Our national need for repentance and divine intervention
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    • The covenants of prayer that God has answered throughout history
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    • Our great hope for a general awakening to the lordship of Christ, the unity of His Body, and the sovereignty of His Kingdom

    I believe the time is right for Taylor Baptist Association to unite with other believers in seeking the face of God through fervent prayer, persistently asking our Father to send revival to the Church and spiritual awakening to our nation so that Christ's Great Commission might be accomplished in our community, state, and nation. This cooperative effort in prayer seems "good to the Holy Spirit and to us" (Acts 15:28) in light of the promise of Jesus in Matthew 18:19 and the unity for which Jesus prayed in John 17.
           As we begin the new church year, I rejoice to see our associational churches moving forward in ministry and missions despite the disruption covid has caused in our community and nation. The increase in baptisms, rebooting of Bible studies and worship services, mission projects, prayer ministries, and the numbers of our churches involved in an intense discipling process should encourage us all.
           But most of all, God is still on His throne and He still saves "whosoever will" that comes to Him (Just ask Alice Cooper). I just can't wait to see what God does next through TBA!

                             In His Service,

                             Henry (1 Thessalonians 5:24)
  • TBA Missions Corner
    Midway Baptist Men's Bible Study
    Calling all men. New men's bible study at Midway Baptist. They are tailoring the class strictly toward today's men and the challenges they face. They will not be using regular material or quarterly books. They will be focusing on manhood. Time 9:45 AM every Sunday at Midway Baptist, 187 E. Roberts Aman Road, Perry, FL 32347. Every man is invited and bring a friend.


    Don't Give the Enemy a Seat at Your Table
           Join San Pedro Baptist Church for a 6 week Bible study. This Study will be led by Pastor David Prevatt, and is encouraged for teenagers and adults. The study will begin at 6:00pm and will take place every Thursday night for 6 weeks. The last session will be on September 16. You can contact San Pedro for more information.

    Revival
    New Home Baptist Church will be having their Fall Revival September 26 -29th. Sunday's service will begin with a word from Dr. Freddy Davis followed by a peanut boil. Monday through Wednesday dinner will be served at 6:00pm followed by services at 7:00pm.


    "Revive Christ and His Church"
           Dr. Richard Blackaby & Dr. Mark Clifton will be speaking at Hopeful Baptist Church in Lake City on September 14, 2021, from 9:00am - 3:00pm. This event is open to Pastors/staff and anyone else interested in Church revitalization. This event cost $10.00 which includes lunch and two books.

    For more information and to pre-register call 386-752-6212 or email office@nfbnetwork.com

    South Asia IMB Conference
           Calvary Clearwater Church is hosting a free event focusing on the realities and needs throughout South Asia and how you and your church can be part of the no place left vision. Intro to South Asia conference on October 7, 2021. The event is from 9:00am -2:30pm in Clearwater, FL. For more information and to register please email asapconnecting@imb.org

  • Florida Baptist Convention News
    To get the news from the Florida Baptist Convention, click here.

CONTACT

P.O. Box 602
Perry, Fl 32348
Phone: 850-584-8025
Email: taylorbaptist@fairpoint.net