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Wood Rive r Se rving Member Churches in:

Wood River Ba ptist D i s t r i c t As s o c i a t i o n, Inc .

Disaster Relief Response Pulpit Supply Vacant Pulpit Assistance Intercessory & Conflict Team Out Reach Scholarship Assistance Evangelism & Revival Speakers

Rev. Dr. Orville B. Jones, Jr., Moderator

Church Budget Assistance & Preparation

Installations & Ordination Preachers for Annual & Special Days

Wood River Baptist District Association, Inc.

The Historically Oldest Continuous Baptist Association in the nation.

Christian Ed & Workshop/ Seminar Facilitators

Wood River encourages, supports the proclamation of the Gospel, the nurturing of the Saints, the caring and support of member churches; teaching the scriptures and offering its resources through education and participation...

Church Curriculum assistance

739 North 8th Quincy, Illinois 62301 Phone: 217-223-4468 Fax: 217-223-9454

To receive services, Member Churches must have fully registered with the Parent Body each year.

Woman's Auxiliary

An Historical Sketch of the Women's Auxiliary In September, 1896 at Eight and Elm Street Baptist Church, now known as First Baptist Church, Quincy, Illinois, the Women's Home and Foreign Mission and Educational Convention, now known as the Women's Auxiliary, was organized by the late Rev. Woman's Auxiliary Dr. E. H. Borduring Memorial Serden. vices Mrs. C. Leota Caston was the first President. She served two years (1896-1898). Mrs. Laura Tinsley succeeded Mrs. Caston. The third President was Mrs. Virginia King of Springfield, Illinois. The fourth President was Mrs. Rebecca Murrell; the fifth was Mrs. J. F. Johnson Withers, who was also from Springfield. Mrs. Hattie J. Wells of Urbana, Illinois, who led the organization for 28 years, was succeeded by Mrs. Lenora C. Smith of the St. Paul

Baptist Church of East St. Louis, Illinois. Many Presidents and dedicated Women have brought the Women's Auxiliary to where it is today. The Women of Wood River are continuing faithfully to serve as a viable entity of this Historical District. Additional history can be found in the book entitled; "The History of Wood River Baptist Association" by Dr. Eddie Mabry. Meetings

Wood River District meets annually during the month of April for it's Spring Board planning session on the first Tuesday and Wednesday after the first Sunday. The Annual Session will be held each July, on Monday following the 2nd Sunday . The Executive planning session will be held the 3rd Tuesday in October.

Congress of Christian Education

The Congress of Christian Education shall meet in a city determined during the July Annual Session and shall meet concurrently during the month of July during that annual session. The Congress will offer courses relative to church needs, biblical studies, COPP courses, workshops, seminars, pastoral classes, Associate Minister classes, Youth classes and activities, Nurses & Ushers, Laymen, choral and other courses under the direction of the Dean of Congress. All classes

Wood River Ba ptist D i s t r i c t As s o c i a t i o n, Inc . 739 North 8th Quincy, Illinois 62301

Moderator Jones Presiding

Phone: 217-223-4468 Fax: 217-223-9454


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