Caldwell Baptist Association Church and Community News – Caldwell Journal

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LENOIR, North Carolina (May 5, 2022) – A Caldwell Association church needs at least 10 plastic chairs for primary/junior students. Please contact the Baptist Center at 758-4081 if you can meet this need.

There is a church that needs the Explore the Bible Sunday School Learning Guides for the study of Ezekiel and Daniel. If you have old copies and would like to donate them to this church, please contact the Baptist Center at 758-4081.

Union Grove Baptist Church, 1880 Union Grove Rd, Lenoir invites you to attend the following services.

  • May 8 – Mother’s Day and all mothers will be recognized at the 11:00 a.m. worship service. There will also be a time for the baby dedication.
  • May 22 – At 6 p.m., the children’s choir will present its spring musical “Back to the Cross”.
  • May 29 – Graduates will be recognized at the 11:00 a.m. worship service.

Clover Baptist Church will bring its Easter drama, “Two on the Road to Emmaus,” for another performance on Friday, May 13 at 7:00 p.m. All places are free and no reservation is necessary. Everyone is welcome. The church is located at 100 Pinewood Road in Granite Falls.

Lakeview Baptist Church will be hosting a county-wide Funday Sunday meet and greet for youth on Sunday, July 10 at 12:30 p.m. This Funday will start with tacos and dessert and follow with games of volleyball and kickball. For more information click on the link.


Baptists on Mission: Ukraine Crisis Update

When Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24 of this year, Baptists in Mission immediately began to mobilize. Currently we work with refugees in Poland, Moldova, Hungary and inside Ukraine with internally displaced people, especially in the western part of Ukraine. Together with HBAid, BOM volunteers are also working in a warehouse distributing supplies and caring for 100,000 displaced people in an area of ​​Ukraine near the border with Hungary. We are also setting up a mobile kitchen to provide hot meals as well as sending medical teams to help in this region of Ukraine. If you would like to donate to help with these relief efforts, make checks payable and mail to Baptists on Mission, PO Box 1107, Cary, NC 27512 and designate for Ukraine Crisis or go online to donate to

Kiaros Ministries will restart. For more information, contact Cindy Starnes at 828-455-2901.

Baptist children’s homes in North Carolina resumed their Saturday mission day. This is a one-day local missions opportunity for your church to help with projects in their places of ministry. Registration is from 8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m., with projects from 9 a.m. to noon, followed by lunch and optional tours. Click on here to register or contact Alan Williams at 336-474-1277 for more information. The dates are as follows:

  • May 7 – Odum House, Pembroke
  • May 14 – Kennedy House, Kingston
  • May 21 – Camp Duncan, Aberdeen

Baptist Children’s Homes will be hosting summer foster care training during the month of June. This training will take place on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at Care House, 1120 Taylorsville Rd, SE, Lenoir. The deadline to apply is Friday, May 27. If you have any questions or to apply, contact Gina Lingle at 828-593-0961 or via E-mail.

Unifour Christian Singles and Seniors has several upcoming events. Please click on the link for detailed information.

North Carolina Baptists on Missions is again sponsoring the Appalachian Christmas Backpack Ministry this year. The statewide goal is 19,000 and we would like you to be part of it. Letters have been sent to all churches with details of items to be included in backpacks. Guests can drop off backpacks at Lakeview Baptist Church Lenoir, NC on November 5. If you have any questions, please visit their website at or contact Miranda Denning at 828-394-9713.


Dry Ponds Baptist Church is seeking a Youth and Children’s Minister. The deadline for sending CVs is Monday, May 23. Resumes can be mailed to Dry Ponds Baptist Church, 5235 Union Church Rd, Granite Falls, NC 28630 or via E-mail. For a job description and qualifications, please click on here.

Clover Baptist Church, 100 Pinewood Rd, Granite Falls, NC 28630 is seeking a part-time worship and music leader. For a job description, click here.

First Baptist Church in Hudson is seeking a Ministerial Assistant. Applications must be received no later than May 10, 2022. Click on the link below for the job description, list of qualifications and to access the application portal:

Dudley Shoals Baptist Church in Granite Falls is seeking a full-time Senior Pastor. Resumes can be mailed to Post Office Box 674, Granite Falls, NC 28630 or E-mail before May 9. For more information, click on here.

Union Baptist Church is seeking a part-time Financial Secretary/Receptionist (15 hours per week). Please submit your resume to Paula Benfield, Search Committee Chair, Union Baptist Church, 4595 Union Baptist Road, Lenoir, NC 28645.

Mount Carmel Baptist Church, Hudson, North Carolina, seeks a pastor. Please send your resume to the Pastor Search Committee, PO Box 859, Hudson, NC 28638.

Friendship Baptist Church, Hudson NC is seeking an energetic Interim Children/Youth Leader with potential for a permanent position (15-20 hours per week). Please E-mail resumes.

Nelson’s Chapel Baptist Church in Lenoir is seeking a part-time Children and Youth Minister. Resumes can be sent to the church at 4958 Kirby Mountain Rd, Lenoir or by E-mail.

Lower Creek Baptist Church in Lenoir is seeking a full-time associate pastor. Click on the link to submit a resume. For more information on the position click here or go to church website.

Oak Grove Baptist Church in North Wilkesboro is seeking a full-time pastor. Click on the link for more information regarding this position and the requirements for submitting a resume.

The Middle Fork Baptist Church in Blowing Rock is looking for a pastor. Click on the link to send resumes. For more information click here.

First Baptist Hildebran is looking for a Senior Pastor, Pianist and Music Director. For more information click here.

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Andrew B. Reiter