By Robert Miller, Director of Regional Ministries
The Oahu Baptist Network (OBN ) met on October 27 at FSBC of Pearl Harbor. OBN messengers approved their 2023 Operational Budget and their Cooperative Agreement with HPBC. Pastor Amel Dominquez of FBC Haleiwa brought the Annual Message, and Pastor Bong Abagon will continue to serve as Moderator.
The Maui County Baptist Association (MCBA) met on October 22 at Kahului Union Church (KUC). Messengers approved their 2023 Budget and Calendar. Moderator Wes Higuchi welcomed KUC to MCBA and recognized their Elders. Ken Tanaka, the Lead Pastor of KUC, brought the Annual Message.
The Baptist Association of Micronesia (BAM) held its annual meeting at Calvary Baptist Church on October 22. Mike Martin, Hawaii Pacific Baptist Convention’s Assistant Executive Director of Business and Finance, spoke from Philippians 3:13 and brought greetings from all Hawaii Pacific Baptists. Outgoing BAM Moderator Pastor Pancho Madrid of Guam Christian Life Fellowship (GCLF) encouraged us to focus on “Just One Thing” from Philippians 1:27 – 2:4. BAM messengers elected a new set of officers for 2023, including moderator: Joe John Mantanona (GCLF); vice-moderator: Pastor Ed Perez of Tamuning Christian Fellowship (TCF); clerk: Edlyn Dalisay (GCLF); and treasurer: Gil Bagiac (TCF).