First Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Association, Inc.
Reverend Dr. Issac Manning Jr., Moderator
Evangelist Miner A. Brookins, President Women’s Auxiliary


2017 Calendar of Events

Activities remain the same, dates change from year to year


Extra Day Session—St. John M.B. Church, Tallahassee,  FL
Rev. Ervin Montgomery, Pastor
Date:  January 21, 2017 @ 9:00 a.m.

National Baptist Convention Mid-Winter Board
Date: January 9-11, 2017

Parent Body – Church $50.00
Society Enrollment $10.00
Personal Enrollment $5.00

Greater Birmingham Conv. Ctr.
Birmingham, Alabama


District Mission Workshop
Registration @ 8:30 a.m.
Date: February 25, 2017—Time: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Location:  Mt. Moriah First Missionary Baptist Church
Dr. Melvin E. Crawford, Sr. ,Pastor

Sponsored by:
Women’s Auxiliary of First
Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Association, Inc.


District Oratorical Competition
Date: TBA
Enrollment:  $100.00 each Church

Spring Banquet
Date: March 11, 2017—Time: 6:00 p.m. (Tickets $25)

State Oratorical Competition
Date:  TBA
Location:  TBA

Location:  TBA


Location:  FAMU Campus Baptist Student Center


FL General Baptist Convention
Date: April 2-7, 2017
Colors: Silver and Black
Pre-Registration to State Convention
Deadline Date: March 6, 2017


Make checks or money orders payable to:

Mail to:  Florida General Baptist Convention Inc.
C/O Rev. Lantz Mills, Director, Convention Planning
709 NW Long Street
Lake City, Florida 32055
(386) 697-6380  or


Embassy Suites Orlando
Lake Buena Vista South
4955 Kyngs Health Road
Kissimmee, Florida  34746
1-800-446-6677 or
(407) 597-4000


Retreat Banquet Tickets $50.00
See President Miner Brookins

For society enrollment info
Visit us at:



Date:—May 6, 2017—10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location:  TBA

Emma B. Delaney Day Reports
Make checks or money order payable to:
Florida General Baptist Convention-Women’s Dept.



Headquarters Office of Women’s
P.O. Box 11706
Daytona Beach, Florida 32120


National Baptist Southeast Regional Youth Conf.
First Bethlehem District Association, Inc.
Date: TBA

FGBC Youth Conference
Date:  June 14—16, 2017
Location: Daytona Beach, FL

Prayer Retreat
Baptist Student Center-FAMU Campus
Date: June 24, 2017—Time: TBA

National Baptist Congress of Christian Education
Date: June 19-23, 2017

Baptist Youth Camp
Florida Memorial University
Date: June 25—July 1, 2017

Location:  TBA


Sponsored by:  Florida General
Baptist Convention


Sponsored by:
First Bethlehem Women’s Auxiliary

Location:  St. Louis, Missouri


15800 NW 42nd Avenue
Location:  Miami, FL


56th Annual House Party (Leadership Workshop)

Jerusalem Baptist Association Headquarters
8810 NE Waldo Road
Date: July 24-26, 2017

Pre-registration - TBA
On-site registration - TBA

Make checks or money orders payable to:
Florida General Baptist Convention – Women’s Auxiliary

Mail TO:  Florida General Baptist Convention Inc.
Headquarter Office of Women’s & Y.P.D.
P.O. Box 11706
Daytona Beach, Florida 32120

Location:  Gainesville, FL

Hosted by: Florida General Baptist Convention—Women’s Auxiliary





FL General Baptist State Congress of Christian Edu.
Date: August 7-11, 2017

President’s Workshop
Date—August 26, 2017 @ 10:00 a.m.


Location:  Wyndham Hotel
Orlando, FL


National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc.
Date: September 4-8, 2017


Location:  Cincinnati, Ohio


First Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Association, Inc.
First Elizabeth Missionary Baptist Church
Rev. C.T. Shawn Williams, Pastor
Dates:  Monday after 1st Sunday October 2-7, 2017
Monday—Closed Board Meeting @ 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday—Friday session will convene @ 8:30 a.m.
Wednesday—Moderator Manning and President Brookins Annual Address
Thursday—Banquet held at:
Saturday—Youth Dept. will convene @ 9:30 a.m.


Location:  Quincy, FL

Parent Body – $100.00
Personal Enrollment $13.00
Officers Enrollment $15.00


World Day of Prayer/ Donation Day
1st Monday in November of each year
Date: November 6, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m.
Bethpage M. B. Church,
Moderator Issac Manning, Jr., Pastor

Make checks or money orders payable to:
First Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Association, Inc.


Location: Wacissa, FL


District President Christmas Program
1st Saturday in December of each year
Date: December 3, 2016 @ 9:00 a.m.
New Mt. Zion M.B. Church—
Rev. Izell Montgomery, Pastor

Florida General Baptist Mid-Winter Board
Monday after the second Sunday
Date: December 11-12, 2017


Location: Perry, FL



Location:  St. Augustine, FL
Personal Enrollment $20.00


“We can do ALL things through Christ who strengthens us.”
~Philippians 4:13