Minutes from the Texas WMA Officers:
The Texas WMA Officers met at noon on February 1, 2020, at Latch Baptist Church. After enjoying a tasty lunch, provided by the Latch ladies, Johnnie Ross, president, called the meeting to order and mentioned that the National WMA will meet in Waxahachie in April. The body of officers spent a few minutes planning a welcome gift for all attendees. Johnnie also presented the financial report, provided by Jo Strong, corresponding secretary, and an offering was received for our Sonshine Fund.
Maeva Thompson, 1st vice-president, spoke about the spring retreat, The Miracles of Jesus, and secured speakers for the sessions from among the officer body. The date is May 2, 2020, location is LakeRidge Baptist Church in Lubbock, and the meeting will run from 10 – 3 pm, with childcare provided.
Kristi Key, 2nd vice-president, gave us details for our fall retreat. It will be September 11–12, 2020, at Northside Baptist Church in Conroe, with the theme, Sweet Hour of Prayer. There will be several choices for break-out sessions, all dealing with prayer in different seasons or situations in our lives. It stands to be a great retreat.
Glenda Chamberlain, editor, supplied a schedule for articles for the Baptist Progress. Alicia Johnson, historian, asked for information for the Texas WMA website each time it is provided for the Progress.
Kendra Verhelle and Hayley Rasco, our GMA and YLA promoters, gave updates on our work with these young ladies. The state GMA Houseparty will be March 13–14 at Daniel Springs. Shirley Hoffpauir, assistant Sunbeam promoter, gave a report on the state Sunbeams and all their plans, including the state Sunbeam Houseparty at Jacksonville College, July 17–18.
Other officers attending the meeting were D’Andra Smith, 3rd vice-president, Charlotte Johnson, asst. corresponding secretary, Jackie Ricks, recording secretary, Cindy Allen, song director, and nominating committee members, Ann Pugh, Claudie Thompson, and Jeannie Walker.
Texas WMA Spring RetreatSaturday, May 2, 2020,
at Lakeridge Baptist Church in Lubbock.
Pastor Raif Turner and the Women’s Ministry of Lakeridge have graciously offered to host this special day of worship, praise, fellowship, and Bible study. The ladies of Texas WMA are especially anticipating the opportunity to gather with our sisters in Christ, welcoming new ladies from across the state to join together to honor and glorify the Lord. We are praying that our hearts will be lifted in unity and love because of the faith that we share, and that we will be inspired and challenged to serve Him together as never before.
The scriptural theme of the day will be “The Miracles of Jesus.” Breakout sessions and special presentations will focus upon the truths and inspiration we are given for our daily spiritual walk through the biblical accounts of the miracles of Jesus.
Lunch will be served and childcare will be provided. A registration form for the meeting, hotel information, and further program details will be forth-coming on the Baptist Progress Auxiliaries page, the Texas WMA webpage, and in a mailout to BMA churches and missions throughout Texas. There will be no registration fee for the meeting and lunch will be complimentary.
For further information, please contact Texas WMA First Vice-President
Maeva Thompson at 11231 FM 852, Gilmer, Texas 75644; telephone: 903-841-1853;
Please join the Texas WMA in prayer for the Lord’s guidance as preparations continue for this special event.
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