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Associational Missions

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Our Staff

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Ricky Thrasher
State Missionary
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Patty Ficarra
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Services to Associations

Support Services
By request, the Associational Mission Strategist will visit with Associational Missions for consultation and discussion on associational work and matters. If you would like to schedule a visit, please contact our office.

Referral Service
Help is available for associations looking for Associational Mission Strategists. Our office receives resumes of prospective Associational Mission Strategists and makes them available to associations searching for new Associational Mission Strategists. If you would like to present your name to search committees or if your association would like our assistance, please contact our office.

“MECS”: Missionary Emergency Communication System
This communication system is used to contact Associational Mission Strategists in case of emergencies for prayer and support response. Communication takes place primarily through e-mail. If you have questions about this special service, please call 770-936-5223 or 770-936-5254.

Associational Strategy Planning
Approved Georgia Baptist Mission Board staff and consultants will lead a long range planning process tailored to help determine, resource, and meet the unique needs of each association. Contact Associational Missions Ministries for details.

Associational Missions Events

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The AMS As A Supportive Coach

This Zoom training “The AMS As A Supportive Coach” is with Jim Breeden from St. Louis. Jim introduces and gives an overview of aiding pastors and leaders to adapt coaching in your context.

Time Management 

This Zoom training “Time Management” is with Steve Parr, who serves as the Executive Director & Missions Strategist of the Gwinnett Metro Baptist Network.