Bro. T.A. “Tracy” Lane of Pineland has recently been elected to serve as 2017 moderator of the Original Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Association. This association includes several churches throughout the Deep East Texas area. Bro. Lane serves as the bi-vocational pastor of Yellowpine-Macedonia Baptist Church in Yellowpine.
Original Bethlehem’s first meeting of 2017 will be held at 7:00 p.m. Friday, January 27, 2017, at Bishop Chapel Baptist Church, located on Highway 63, east of Jasper. Bishop Chapel’s pastor, Bro. Wes Wright, is serving the association as treasurer and his wife, Susan Wright, is the association’s clerk.
Bro. Lane and Bro. Wright jointly welcome everyone to this quarterly meeting on January 27. “We are excited to present special guests who will be sharing about an awesome work planned for Peru,” according to Bro. Lane.
At this meeting, the Sookraj family will sharing plans to establish and orphanage ministry for the abandoned children of Peru.
BMA of America approved and commissioned the Sookraj family in 2016 for this mission project. This has opened many doors for the family to visit churches to discuss the work and gain support.
Central Church of Southaven, Missisippi, is the sponoring church for this mission.
Friday’s meeting is open for anyone from the local churches as well as visitors to the Original Bethlehem Association. Interested persons may contact Bro. Wright or Bro. Lane, 409-382-8765, for more information.