There is a recommendation for an amendment to the Georgia Baptist Convention Constitution.
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.
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!
Sunday, Nov. 12
Pre-Convention Inspirational Rally (6-7:30 p.m.)
Missions Inspiration Message
J. Robert White, Executive Director, Georgia Baptist Mission Board
David Platt, President, International Mission Board, SBC
Monday, Nov. 13
6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Thomas Hammond, First Baptist Church, Alpharetta
Robby Foster, Northside Baptist Church, Valdosta
Tuesday, Nov. 14
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Executive Committee Report
Mike Stone, Chairman, Emmanuel Baptist Church, Blackshear
J. Robert White
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
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.
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.
2017 Messenger Hotels
2016 Elected Officers of the Georgia Baptist Convention
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
For questions or concerns about the Georgia Baptist Convention Annual Meeting please contact the Office of Executive Director J. Robert White:
Email: Debbie Gaines
Address: Georgia Baptist Mission Board, 6405 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth, GA 30097-4092