Sunday School Summit
THursday, July 21st
Our next Sunday School Directors Summit will be Thursday, July 21st at 6:00 pm. Our host for the evening is Antioch Baptist Church and they are located at 4526 Big Texas Valley Road, NW in Rome. The new pastor, Tony Cargle, and the folks at Antioch are excited to be hosting us. The topic for the evening will be, “The Role of the Sunday School Director and the Pastor: How they work together to lead the church to grow and be healthy”. This training will greatly benefit every Sunday School Director and Pastor, but it will also benefit EVERY Sunday School teacher and leader in your church. It is open to ALL Sunday School leaders. The Women’s Ministry (JEWELS) of Antioch will provide dinner for you and your Sunday School leaders, so please RSVP by July 18th. You can call 706-291-0904 or email email@example.com.
Prayer walking Rome & Floyd County Schools
Sunday, August 7th
We will be Prayer Walking the Rome and Floyd County Schools on Sunday, August 7th at 3:00 pm. It’s going to be a GREAT DAY! Make sure you contact your assigned location at least a couple of weeks before to let them know about our Prayer Walking. We have emailed (and mailed) a prayer guide to all pastors, so please make copies and distribute those to your people as they prayer walk the schools. If you need the FCBA office to make copies for you, please let us know. Our office is open Monday-Thursday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.
dlife boot camp
Sunday, August 14th
The D-Life Boot Camp is Sunday, August 14th at Pleasant Valley South Baptist Church. We will begin at 3:30 pm and finish up around 7:30 pm. This is a disciple-making event that will benefit you and your church. At the D-Life Boot Camp, we don’t just talk about discipleship, you'll learn how to make disciples as a way of life. We will role play, share exciting stories, and equip believers with a proven disciple-making process modeled after Jesus and His six practices of discipleship. For more information and to register, to http://www.floydbaptist.org/events/dlife-boot-camp-registration. There is a cost of $10 per person, but that goes to cover the cost of your dinner.
fcba pastor/ministerial staff & Families @ Rome Braves
Tuesday, August 17th
Last year we had such a great time, we are doing it again! On Tuesday, August 17th we will be hosting Pastor/Ministerial Staff & Family Night at the Rome Braves Game. I’ve got 75 tickets, and I want all of you to join me for a fun night of baseball and fellowship. Bring you spouse and your kids! All I ask is that you let me know you are coming and how many will be with you. The deadline to RSVP is August 8th at noon. You can call 706-291-0904 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Annual Meeting of the FCBA will be Sunday, September 18th and it has a new name, EQUIP423 Conference. The host will be Pleasant Valley North Baptist Church and the reason for the new name is all the changes to the meeting. Inside you will find detailed information about all of the breakout sessions for church leaders. There will be so much available to assist our churches! After the breakout sessions we will do what Baptists do best, EAT! It is going to be BBQ and all the fixin’s. Toward the end of the mealtime we will begin hearing reports from the various ministries and missions of the FCBA, but this year all of these will be videos so that you can share these reports in your churches after the meeting. After a short business session, we will have our inspirational rally with the worship staff leading us and then Sam Greer will be our keynote speaker. Sam has been an effective pastor in leading his church to reach the lost and increase baptisms. Sam will help us to be more evangelistic in churches! Please RSVP by September 12th. You can call 706-291-0904 or email email@example.com or click on the EQUIP423 conference tab to go to the registration form.
re:charge GBMB event for Pastors/ministerial staff
Monday, September 26th
Re:Charge is a Georgia Baptist Mission Board sponsored event targeted to pastors and ministerial staff members. It will be Monday, September 26th from 10:30 am - 1:00 pm at Salem Baptist Church in Dalton. The church address is 1448 Pleasant Grove Drive, NE Dalton, GA 30721. This event will be a time of worship, encouragement and fellowship. The main speaker for the event is Pastor Bill Purvis. Bill is the Pastor Emeritus of Cascade Hills Baptist Church in Columbus, Georgia and the leader of Bill Purvis Leadership which is a monthly mentoring program equipping pastors with leadership tools to help them grow and become the leader God intended them to be.
Re:Charge is a time of worship, encouragement and engagement. We will worship, be encouraged through the Word and interact during a FREE lunch provided by Salem Baptist Church.
Registration is required.
Sign-up at: gabaptist.org/pastorwellness
gospel conversations with sam greer
Sunday, October 2nd
Sam Greer will be coming back to the FCBA on Sunday, October 2nd to conduct a “Gospel Conversations Clinic”. This will be a FREE event because we want every church to be in attendance! We will start at 4 pm and finish at 7:30 pm. For more information, and to register, go to http://www.floydbaptist.org/events/gospel-conversations-registration