Associational Missions and Convention Planning

Associations Directory


Get information on any of the 91 Georgia Baptist Association offices by accessing the resources below:


associational missions interactive map

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.

Area Advisory Committees
Each spring, each Area Advisory Committee meets with their area program for a business session and luncheon. These meetings enhance cooperation with the Georgia Baptist Mission Board, Area Advisory Committees, and associational leadership.

“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 770-936-5219.

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.

AMS Monthly Report
The Associational Mission Strategists Monthly Report allows all of the Georgia Baptist Mission Board staff to hear about the exciting things that are happening in your association. To fill out your online monthly report, click here.


Area Missionaries


South Central Area (RSM-9)
Rev. Michael C. Gibbs
Ben Hill-Irwin, Little River, Turner
56 Aberdeen Circle
Cordele, GA 31015
Office/cell phone: 912-286-4420
Email Michael Gibbs

North Central Area (RSM-2)
Etowah, Hightower, Lanier, Roswell
Rev. Alan Morris
4206 North Arnold Mill Road
Woodstock, GA 30188
Office:770-384- 8548
Fax:770-384-8658
Email Alan Morris


Mountain Area (RSM-2)
Hiawassee, New Union, Notla River, White
Rev. Doug Merck
19 E. Jarrard St., Suite B
Cleveland, GA 30528
Office: 706-219-0272 or 866-228-8442
Fax: 706-219-0273
Email Doug Merck

Northeast Area (RSM-2)
Habersham, Liberty, Rabun Co.
Rev. Keith Ivey
Mail to: PO Box 713 Cornelia, GA 30531
324 level Grove Road/Hillside BC
Cornelia, GA 30531-1011
Office: 706-778-7647
Cell phone: 706-809-9263
Email Keith Ivey

Associations Directory


Get information on any of the 91 Georgia Baptist Association offices by accessing the resources below:


associational missions interactive map

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.

Area Advisory Committees
Each spring, each Area Advisory Committee meets with their area program for a business session and luncheon. These meetings enhance cooperation with the Georgia Baptist Mission Board, Area Advisory Committees, and associational leadership.

“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 770-936-5219.

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.

AMS Monthly Report
The Associational Mission Strategists Monthly Report allows all of the Georgia Baptist Mission Board staff to hear about the exciting things that are happening in your association. To fill out your online monthly report, click here.


Area Missionaries


South Central Area (RSM-9)
Rev. Michael C. Gibbs
Ben Hill-Irwin, Little River, Turner
56 Aberdeen Circle
Cordele, GA 31015
Office/cell phone: 912-286-4420
Email Michael Gibbs

North Central Area (RSM-2)
Etowah, Hightower, Lanier, Roswell
Rev. Alan Morris
4206 North Arnold Mill Road
Woodstock, GA 30188
Office:770-384- 8548
Fax:770-384-8658
Email Alan Morris


Mountain Area (RSM-2)
Hiawassee, New Union, Notla River, White
Rev. Doug Merck
19 E. Jarrard St., Suite B
Cleveland, GA 30528
Office: 706-219-0272 or 866-228-8442
Fax: 706-219-0273
Email Doug Merck

Northeast Area (RSM-2)
Habersham, Liberty, Rabun Co.
Rev. Keith Ivey
Mail to: PO Box 713 Cornelia, GA 30531
324 level Grove Road/Hillside BC
Cornelia, GA 30531-1011
Office: 706-778-7647
Cell phone: 706-809-9263
Email Keith Ivey