Church Resourcing Team

Matching Resources to Opportunities with our Member Churches
 This team exists to identify and enlist resources and connect them with needs and opportunities within our member churches.  As the team leader, Vernon Owens comes alongside, celebrates and encourages these wonderful volunteers who resource CBBA churches in a variety of ministries.  The team continues to look for more ways to provide association-sponsored ministries and resources designed to support the mission of our churches.  For a current Pulpit Supply List and to reach the team, email us at Resourcing@columbiabasinbaptist.net.   Vernon and his wife Karen are members of Reata Springs Baptist Church, Richland, Washington.


Summer Missions Program led by Jim McGown    Summer Missionaries are college students who have committed a summer to minister in and through our churches.  They spend eight weeks partnering with one another serving through summer ministry programs in our churches.   Jim & Mary are members of Kennewick Baptist Church in Kennewick, Washington.

Vacation Bible School Catalyst Brandy Reed    VBS is a proven program for reaching children and their families with many of our association churches.  As a VBS Catalyst, Brandy encourages the use of the program, trains leaders in its use and coordinates shared resources through the association.  Brandy and her husband Bill are members of Grace and Truth Community in West Richland, Washington.

Women’s Missionary Union Ministry led by Billie Phillips    The WMU has a strong heritage in local churches as a catalyst for missionary action, education and support.  This association ministry group comes alongside local church WMU ministries to strengthen their leaders, provide shared resources and organize association-wide events that promote the cause of mission efforts in and through local churches.  Billie and her husband, Ray are members of International Christian Fellowship.

Youth Ministry Catalyst Ron Shelby   Youth ministries in and through our member churches provide an active ministry to a fast-changing, vulnerable age group.  As a Youth Ministry Catalyst, Ron is a veteran, serving his church in ministry to this age group.  Ron coordinates and plans associational youth ministry events, partnered with volunteers from our churches.  Ron also hosts a monthly Youth Ministry Cluster to further develop many of these same volunteers.  Ron and his wife Jill are members of Richland Baptist Church, Richland Washington.