Georgia Baptist Convention Annual Meeting

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There is a recommendation for an amendment to the Georgia Baptist Convention Constitution. 

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Bring your Backpacks of Hope to the Convention!

Did you know that we collect Backpacks of Hope at the GBC Annual Meeting every year? The collection times are:

Sunday, Nov. 12:  2 – 7 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 13:  9 a.m. – 7 p.m. 
Tuesday, Nov. 14:  9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

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Get Updates from the Christian Index! 

The Christian Index will be writing and reporting stories before, during, and after the 2017 Georgia Baptist Convention Annual Meeting. Don’t miss out!

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Sunday, Nov. 12
Pre-Convention Inspirational Rally (6-7:30 p.m.)

Missions Inspiration Message
J. Robert White, Executive Director, Georgia Baptist Mission Board

Inspirational Message
David Platt, President, International Mission Board, SBC

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Monday, Nov. 13
6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Presidents Message
Thomas Hammond, First Baptist Church, Alpharetta

Missionary Sermon
Robby Foster, Northside Baptist Church, Valdosta

Special Music
International Choir


Tuesday, Nov. 14
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Executive Committee Report
Mike Stone, Chairman, Emmanuel Baptist Church, Blackshear
J. Robert White

Doctrinal Sermon
Anthony George, First Baptist Church, Atlanta

Tuesday, Nov. 14
2 – 5:30 p.m.

Election of Officers

25th Anniversary Celebration for Dr. J. Robert White

Special Music
Sons of Jubal

2017 Registration Information

Online Registration is now open for messengers to the 2017 Convention Annual Meeting at North Metro First Baptist Church in Lawrenceville on November 13 and 14.

Registration area will be open at North Metro First Baptist Church 12 noon – 9 p.m. on Monday, November 13 and 7:30 am – 4 pm on Tuesday, November 14. The Registration Area will be located at the A208/209.

Click here for Messenger Registration!

The Georgia Baptist Convention in Cooperation with North Metro First Baptist Church, Lawrenceville, GA, is happy to provide childcare for all preschoolers (including Kindergarten age, but not including children in first grade). Childcare will be provided on Sunday evening, Monday afternoon and evening, and Tuesday until 5:30 PM at the conclusion of the Annual Meeting.

Register for ChildCare!

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2017 Messenger Hotels

Courtyard by Marriott
310 Celebration Drive
Suwanee, GA 30024
Phone: 770-831-7473

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott
105 Celebration Drive
Suwanee, GA 30024
Phone: 770-932-9292

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Hampton Inn
6010 Sugarloaf Parkway
Lawrenceville, GA 30043
Phone: 678-407-0018

Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta NE
2040 Sugarloaf Parkway
Duluth, GA 30096
Phone: 770-495-7600

Holiday Inn Express & Suites (Buford Mall of Georgia)
2499 Satellite Blvd.
Buford, GA 30518
Phone: 678-546-8900

Sonesta Gwinnett Place Atlanta
1775 Pleasant Hill Road
Duluth, GA 30096
Phone: 770-923-1775

2016 Elected Officers of the Georgia Baptist Convention

2016 GBC officers

President Thomas Hammond, center, was elected by acclamation to a courtesy second term. New Vice Presidents include pastors, left to right, Joey Taylor of Springhead Baptist Church in Adel, second vice president; Jim Perdue of Second Baptist Church in Warner Robins, first vice president; Levi Skipper of Concord Baptist Church in Clermont, third vice president; and Rick Stratham of Salem Baptist Church in McDonough, fourth vice president. JOE WESTBURY/Read the story in the Index

Thomas Hammond
Thomas Hammond, Pastor
First Baptist Church

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First Vice President
Jim Perdue
Jim Perdue, Pastor
Second Baptist Church
Warner Robins

Third Vice President
Levi Skipper
Levi Skipper, Pastor
Concord Baptist Church

Second Vice President
Joey Taylor
Joey Taylor, Pastor
Springhead Baptist Church

Fourth Vice President
Rick Stratham
Rick Stratham, Pastor
Salem Baptist Church

Contact Information 

For questions or concerns about the Georgia Baptist Convention Annual Meeting please contact the Office of Executive Director J. Robert White:

Email: Debbie Gaines
Phone: 770.936.5200
Fax: 770.452.6574
Address: Georgia Baptist Mission Board, 6405 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth, GA 30097-4092

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