Greater Mobile Pastoral Fellowship’s Men’s Ministry Weekend, Men On A Mission, July 18-20
In 2010, Elder Marvin L. Allison Sr., pastor of New Beginnings and Gethsemane, South Central Conference (SCC), went to the Cody Road church in Mobile, Gulf States Conference (GSC), one afternoon to meet Elder Gary Tracy, the pastor at that time, with a dream; a dream that all the Mobile area churches, from both conferences, would cooperate together, as one church, in service for the Kingdom. Pastor Tracy then shared that he was praying for a pastor from SCC, who would partner with his dream that the Mobile area churches, belonging to GSC and SCC, cooperate as one church, in service for the Kingdom.
This meeting resulted in the Greater Mobile Pastoral Fellowship (GMPF), where pastors come together in prayer. Soon after the church elders from 9 churches in both conferences, began to meet for prayer. After that prayer initiative the area churches began to come together for Wednesday night prayer meetings. This fellowship led to Elder Tracy sharing that GSC was planning an evangelistic effort with Dr. Mark Finley. The SCC pastors got on board and each SCC church received an appropriation for the conference and joined in cooperative working to the planning and implementation of this area wide evangelistic meeting, in February 2012. While working together, Seventh-day Adventists, from all walks of life, fanned out over the area, as far west as Gulfport MS, to as far north as Bay Minette AL, as far South as Gulf Shores, AL to as far east as Pensacola, FL. The spirit of cooperative unity was riding high.
However after that meeting was completed, the normal course of ministry began to affect the GMPF. Out of the […]