Grainger Baptist Association
Monday, October 14, 2019
Sharing the Heartbeat of Jesus


The Messenger

September 2019


To view the October Messenger click here.

 To view the September Messenger click here.

 The Narrow Valley Clothes Closet is now open to the public on the 3rd Saturday of each month from 9 am-11am.  Donations can also be made at this time.



 Please click here to see a list of current needs for the Grainger Baptist Food Pantry.


Promotion materials for the 2019-2020 Golden Offering for Tennessee Missions are now available. Standing orders for posters, Week of Prayer Guides and envelopes have been mailed to churches. Promotion videos and resources are available to download at GOTMresources.comor you can request a DVD or flash drive by contacting 800-558-2090 ext. 7923 or 615-371-7923.2019-2020 Golden Offering promotion resources include:

My Golden Dollars Making a Difference
Planning & Promotion Ideas
Highlights & Talking Points
Speakers List
Mrs. Golden Monologue and Skit
Printable Promotion Graphics
Social Media Kit

Thank you for promoting the Golden Offering and encouraging your church to pray for, be involved in, and give to state missions. Because Tennessee is OUR mission field!

JAM 2019
Are you looking for a way to engage children in missions learning and hands-on ministry opportunities while meeting missionaries and learning what it means to love Jesus and share His love with others. 
Make your plans to join us for JAM, a one day missions event for children in grades 1-6, as we learn what it means to "Go everywhere and tell the Good News to everyone" through Bible study, games, ministry projects, interactive missions fair activities and so much more!
Register today or go to for more information

 2020 Bivocational Ministers & Wives Retreat
      The 2020 Bivocational Ministers and Wives Retreat is set for January 23-25, 2020 at the Music Road Hotel & Convention Center in Pigeon Forge.
You can begin registering now for the retreat either online or by mailing in the registration form. The hard copy brochures are going to print and will be mailed out to you. Could you help us get the word out to the Bivocational Pastors in the churches in your Association. The REGISTRATION DEADLINE is December 10, 2019. We must have complete registration and full payment by then to reserve your room. Click on this link to go to the Bivocational Ministries page and you will find the retreat link where you will find more information on the retreat as well as the registration information.
You will be receiving 10 hard copy brochures about the retreat in the mail. You can also download the brochure from the website. If you have any questions or need more information please contact: John Parrott, Bivocational Ministry Specialist, or 423-921-2488 or Carrie Kidd, Ministry Assistant, or 800-558-2090 ext. 2025
We hope you will come and enjoy this time of renewal and refreshment.