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Tri-Rivers Retreat Center

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  October 2021  

Carlton Baptist Church
October 29 - 31, 2021
Evangelist:  Chris Ortego
Worship:  Carlton Worship Team
Friday - 5:30 pm:  Meal  7 pm: Worship
Saturday - 5:30 pm:  Fall Festival
Sunday - 10:30 am:  Worship followed by Meal

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Thank you for Visiting the Tri-Rivers Baptist Area Website

Here you will find information concerning our Associations and their ministries. We hope you find your time spent here a blessing.

The purpose of the Tri-Rivers Baptist Area shall be to awaken and stimulate the affiliated churches involvement in Evangelism, Christian Development, Benevolent work, and to cultivate Fellowship and cooperation among the churches.  We are convinced that the local churches are first in the advancement of the Kingdom of God.  The Tri-River Baptist Area Mission is to assist these churches in reaching their objectives and goals as they follow the vision that God has given them.

Feel free to browse through the various areas of our website and learn about our Associations.  If you have any questions or would like to know more about our Associations please contact us. 

In God's Service,

Rev Richard Ray
Director of Missions

Contact Us

Tri Rivers Baptist Area

  • 502 E. Main Street
    Gatesville, Texas 76528
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  • Phone 254-865-1299
    Mobile 432-202-1526
  • Email
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SOAP NEEDED for Tri-Rivers Baptist Area Prison Ministry


 There is a need in our Tri-Rivers Baptist Area Prison Ministry for 200 bars of soap.  If you would like to donate bars of soap to minister to those who are incarcerated please deliver these bars of soap to your Area Office in Gatesville or contact your Director of Missions Richard Ray for pick-up.  We would like to have 200 bars of soap by next Thursday if possible.  Thank you.

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Brotherhood of Churches Video - Billy Graham

View the video clip of Billy Graham that inspired the "Brotherhood of Churches" mission for Tri-Rivers Baptist Area.  View Clip HERE

Tri-Rivers Retreat Center Donations

Goal: $161,000

Tri-Rivers Retreat Center Note Payoff Fund

The following are the list of those who have donated funds to Pay-Off the Mortgage to the Tri-Rivers Retreat Center.  These donations are greatly appreciated.  To learn more about the Tri-Rivers Retreat Center go HERE.  As a "Brotherhood of Churches" we are providing a Retreat Center Facility at no-cost thus enabling each person to Experience a retreat without the Expense.  

Thank you for your generous gift:

Fairy Baptist Church = $2400
Marilyn Pettijohn = $2000
Charlie & Mary Alice Wise = $4000
Richard & Monica Ray = $2000
Pidcoke Baptist Church = $2000
Mustard Seed Video Service = $2000
Lissette Carpenter = $500
Jonesboro Baptist Church = $2000
Anonymous = $200
Tommy Maddox = $100
White Hall Baptist Church = $2000
In Memory of Reta Wills = $2363
FBC Stephenville = $7565.63
Linda Miller = $100
Douglas Smith = $200
Bob Ray III = $200
Jerrell D. Herron = $3000
FBC Lampasas = $2500
Clariette Baptist Church = $2625.21
Carlton Baptist Church = $2000
School Creek Baptist Church $2400
Miles Miears = $50
Erath County Girl Scouts = $1000
Tim & Darinda Crosby = $2000
Eastwood Baptist Church = $6640
FBC Hico = $1300
Richard F. Schaub, Jr. = $1000
Jean Ann Shirey = $300


Church Registration for On-Site Active Shooter Response Training

Register HERE for your Church On-Site Active Shooter Response Training

BH Carroll Teaching Network

BH Carroll Teaching Network has partnered with Tri-Rivers to bring Theological Teaching to your Home         

Click HERE To Register/Learn More 

$40.00  Per Course
Scholarships Available

Register HERE

Contact Information  
Tri Rivers Baptist Area
502 E. Main Street
Gatesville, Texas 76528
Phone 254-865-1299
Mobile 432-202-1526
Office Hours  

Office Hours

  • Monday
    – 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
  • Tuesday
    – 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
  • Wednesday
    – 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
  • Thursday
    – 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
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