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This Week's Events
JAN

21

TUE
Tax Seminar
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
10:00am-12:00pm - Session I
What’s New / Ministerial Taxation
(geared toward pastors and those dealing with pastor’s benefits packages)

12:00 to 12:30pm
LUNCH PROVIDED

12:30-3:00pm - Session II
Tax Considerations for Churches
(geared towards those responsible for church bookkeeping/accounting)

Each session will include time for individualized questions & answers.

This year's seminar will be led by Daniel Whitehurst, CPA. Mr. Whitehurst currently serves Texas Baptists as a volunteer for the Institutions Audit Group and as their outside consultant for minister and church taxation.

Churches have a special calling to handle God's money in a way that reflects true stewardship. It is important that church leaders stay up-to-date on important issues and changing laws that impact their churches. This seminar will provide all the information needed to do just that.

Topics will cover top legal issues facing the church,
building/operational issues, accounting and
auditing of the church, as well as key concerns for pastors. You'll learn about specific tax laws affecting pastors and churches as well as new & revised tax laws/procedures for the coming year.

This seminar is for:
--Executive Pastors
--Business Administrators
--Church Treasurers
--Church Office Managers
--Personnel Committees
--Finance Committees
--Building & Grounds Committees
--Anyone else who may be interested

Registration cost for the seminar is $5 which includes lunch.

Participants may choose to attend one or both sessions as applicable to their needs.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 5pm

Please contact Laurie Beth Scantlin at (830)334-2061 or
LBScantlinFRBA@outlook.com to register.
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Staff

The FRBA staff is here to provide support and resources to our churches.  We also pray for our churches and their specific needs on a daily basis.  Please let us know how we can help and pray for your church.



Director of Missions

Loren G. Fast

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Loren serves as a pastor to our Association's pastors, this includes the entire staff. He is also available to help mediate when problems arise.  He assists churches when they search for new staff members, and is available for pulpit supply.




Ministry Assistant

Laurie Beth Scantlin

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Laurie Beth is available to help equip new Ministry Assistants, bookkeepers and other administrative team members to do their jobs, and stay abreast of best practices in the field. If she doesn't have the answer, she'll be happy to find it for you!  She is also able to help association churches with publicizing their events by creating or printing color fliers, brochures, bulletin inserts, etc.

She heads up our Church Administrators' Fellowship, and our Ladies' Ministry as well.  Stop by or give her a call if she can help your church in any way.