“Share Jesus with someone this week!”


We also want to thank every pastor and their families. We are asking God’s abundance of love, hope, joy, faith, peace, power, wisdom, and courage for you. You are valuable assets to the body of Christ.  We love and appreciate you. Thank you for your time and dedication to the ministry.

Check it out!

  • Choose to be thankful in every circumstance
  • Set your alarm clock every day to pray for the lost.
  • Read through the Bible in 2017
  • Take time to show love to your neighbor and share Jesus with them
  • Forgive & Forget– Allow God to use you
  • Keep a journal on what God is doing in you and lives of your family

That's the kind of God I serve.....

May God remember you like Noah, favor you like Moses, honor you like the Father, fight for you like the Israelites, prosper you like Isaac,  promote you like Joseph, intervene for you Like Esther,  protect you like Daniel,  use you like Paul, heal you like Naaman, answer you like Elijah, anoint you like David, and keep you safe like Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego. In Jesus’ Name. May you and your family be blessed.


Thank you for visiting the

Salt River Baptist Association website!


Here you will find information concerning our association and its ministries. We hope you find your time spent here a blessing. Our association is a warm and loving one, and we want you to feel comfortable and at liberty to call on us for anything you need. Feel free to browse through the various areas of our website and learn about our association.

 If you are considering relocating to our area, we would love to direct you to a place of worship.

When you visit one of our churches, you will find:

  • A caring congregation that will gladly welcome you
  • Preaching/teaching that is centered on the Word of God
  • Ministries to meet the spiritual needs of every age
  • A corporate outlet for truth-filled and moving praise and worship


In His Care,
Frank Welch, Director of Missions


Have you shared Jesus with someone today?

Helping those in need...

Your contributions of funds or canned and non-perishable food items

to the following outreaches would be most appreciated:

Angel Wings Program: Phone: 573-242-3261

Address: 20389 Hwy W, Clarksville

The Community Food Pantry: Phone: 573-754-2421

Address: 414 Georgia Street, Louisiana, MO 63353

Bowling Green Hope Center: Phone: 573-324-6255

Address: 30 North Court, Bowling Green

Thank you for your prayers and support.

G.P.S.– God’s Plan for Sharing

How can I continue praying and telling others about Jesus???

· Please continue to pray for the families of our communities.
· Pray for the lost people, that they would come to the saving knowledge of Jesus Christ and know Him wholeheartedly!
· Pray that people will attend a Bible believing church.
· Pray that we, as Christians, will be a Godly example for them to follow.
· Pray that God will show us things in our lives that are not pleasing to Him and that we will change into His likeness.
· Invite someone to Church!
· Take some baked good to your neighbors! Let them know you care!
· Visit the shut-ins! Pray with them.
· Do something special for your family! Show them God’s love.
· Pray that God would receive all the glory.
Lord, let them see Jesus in me!
 The Nails Didn’t Keep Jesus on the Cross–
It was His Love for you and me.


If you need prayer or know of someone who has requested prayer, please call our SRBA prayer director,  Theresa Trower at 573-324-3814. She will contact our church prayer directors and they will get the prayer going. One of the great blessings of being a part of the Body of Christ is that we can call on fellow believers to support us in prayer. We have a group of dedicated people ready to pray for you. When you submit your prayer request, it is forwarded to those whose ministry it is to intercede for you and your needs. Do you have a special prayer request? 


  • Write an anonymous “I praying for you” note and give it to someone.
  • Leave an upbeat greeting on a church member’s voice mail.
  • Add an encouraging Bible verse to a card and send it to someone to encourage them.
  • Write a short appreciation note to members of your family and let them know how much you appreciate them.
  • Make plans to meet with a new believer  for coffee.
  • Let your pastor and wife know how much you appreciate them.
  • Set a daily alarm and pray for our nation and unsaved loved ones.

True Love… Jesus died for you and me!!!

True Love… Jesus took away our sin by going to the cross, so we could have eternal life. Christ died for us even while we were still sinners.

John 3:16 “For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.”

Only the blood of Jesus can wash away our sin. Jesus died on the cross for you and for me. They put Him in a tomb. God raised Jesus from the dead on the third day. He appeared to many people after he arose from the dead and before He returned to His Father in heaven. It is through our faith in Jesus that we are saved. Our  only way to heaven is Jesus. He paid the penalty for our sin.

Ephesians 2:8-9 “For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God, not of works, lest anyone should boast.”

Nothing we can do on our own can save us. It is only through Jesus, who paid the penalty on the cross for us.

The Bible says in Romans 10:9 “That if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved.”

Are you trusting in Christ for your salvation?

John 14:6 “Jesus said to him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.”

Jesus loves us so much that He died on the cross for us! You can receive Jesus Christ as your Savior and Lord of your life. Talk to God and pray by saying,

Lord Jesus, I love you. I ask you to forgive me of my sin. I know that you died on the cross for me. I know that you were raised from the dead. Jesus, I know you are the only way. Jesus, I confess you are the Lord and Savior of my life. I want to live my life for you.  Jesus, please help me to do my best for you Lord.

In Jesus name, Amen!

This is true love. Accept the free gift from God!  The best gift is you, when you share Jesus with others. The  greatest gift is Jesus. Remember to share Jesus with your friends and family. There is no greater gift you can give, than to lead someone to the Savior. Christ is coming, be ready!

In Christ's Love,

Bro. Frank





 COUPONS to help different charities. Want to help families in need? Call Shannon Moore at 573-754-0618


Missouri Missions Offering

Rheubin L. South Missouri Missions Offering Emphasis Month– September


Celebrate Recovery

Thursday Nights-  7:00 p.m.     

First Baptist Church 608 S. Carolina Louisiana, MO 63353

Friday Nights-  7:00 p.m.     

God’s House of Ministry 3407 N. Hwy 79 Elsberry, MO 63343




Awana Starts

Date: September 10th Time: 5:00 p.m. Place:  Edgewood Baptist Church


Labor Day

Date: September 4th SRBA Office Closed


Disaster Relief Training

Date: September 8th-9th Place: Hannibal, MO For more information, go to http://mobaptist.org


Contemporary Christian Skate Day

Date: Sunday, September 10, 2017

Time: 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Place: Skate Quest

1080 North Walker Street, Montgomery City, MO 63361

Calling all youth!!!

Bring your family and join in on the fun!!!

For more information, call Amy at 573-470-9340.


Baptist Secretaries Association of Missouri Conference

Date: September 25th-27th Place: Summit Woods Baptist Church, Lee’s Summit, MO For more information, go to www.bsamweb.org


Minister’s Juggling Act

Date: September 28th-30th For more information, go to http://mobaptist.org/family-ministry/ministers-juggling-act/


SRBA Annual Worship Service

Date: September 27th Place: Spencer Creek Baptist Church


Meet me at the Flagpole

Date: September 27, 2017

Time: 7:30 a.m.

Place: War Memorial on Courthouse lawn in Bowling Green

Sponsored by the P.A.C.T. Group


Annual Meeting

Date: September 30th Place: Family Resource Center


Lighthouse Ministries Dinner & Movie Night

Date: Friday, September 29th Time: 6:00 p.m. Place: Pike County Christian School 203 East Maple, Curryville, MO


Pastor Appreciation Month

October- Cooperative Program

11th Annual Pastor & Wife Retreat

Dates: October 6th-7th

Place: Calvary Baptist Church

Hannibal, MO



Pray across Missouri

Date: October 11th

Time: 3:30 p.m.

Place: Bowling Green War Memorial

Calling all Pastors & Prayer Warriors

We will be joining together in prayer at the Bowling Green War Memorial (Southwest corner of Court House Lawn). Dr. John Yeats from the Missouri Baptist Convention is praying across Missouri.

Come Join us in prayer!!!



Missions Exploration

Date: October 21st Place: Camp Inlow Philadelphia, MO For more information, go to www.mobaptist.org/wmu




SRBA Family Hayride

Eternity House

Calling All Youth

Dates: October 19th

Place: Moberly, MO

SRBA will be taking a group of youth. Please contact Amy at 573-470-9340 for more details.


MBC Annual Meeting

Date: October 23rd– 25th Place: Raytown, MO




Need Prayer?

If you need prayer or know of someone who has requested prayer, please call our SRBA prayer director, Theresa Trower at 573-324-3814.


Spiritual Gifts Assessment Tools

NEED Biblical Counseling?

 Call Bro. Kevin Ford at 573-470-1736.


Jesus Yard Signs

 Stop by the associational office and pick up your Jesus sign today! 203 East Maple, Curryville (Donations Excepted)


Evangelism Demographics

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If you have a special event coming up at your church and would like it put in the SRBA newsletter or placed on our website, please get us a flyer. You can send it by mail, e-mail, or just drop it off at the SRBA office. Please have information to us by the third Monday of each month.


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