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1120 Marks Church Road
Augusta, Georgia 30909
FAX:  706.736.1054

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MAY 17, 2015



The churches of the Augusta Association of Baptist Churches are collecting breakfast food items for the Georgia Baptist Children’s Homes.  The items most needed are:  Cereals, Grits, Oatmeal, Pancake Mix and Syrup, and Pop Tarts.  Of course, gift cards are always appreciated!

Truck Loading

June 1-2, 2015

Churches may bring their items on-

    Monday, June 1 to Calvary Baptist Church from 9:00 am - l:00 pm

    Tuesday, June 2 to Lake Park Baptist Church from 10:00 am - 12:00 Noon

   Tuesday, June 2 to Martinez Baptist Church from 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

For more information contact Rev. Dwayne Carter at 803-341-5705.




May 5, 2015

6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

The Baptist Center

1120 Marks Church Road




May 4, 2015

The Baptist Center

Full time Pastors—10:00 am - Noon

Bi-Vocational Pastors and Church   Planters-6:30-8:30 p.m.

A meal will be provided.  Please call Gail Griner 706-736-8705 or email to reseerve your spot


Church News:

Augusta Korean - Rev. Hong, Man Young  has announced his retirement, effective May 31, 2015.  The Church has extended a call to Rev. Ji, Sung Hyun to serve as Pastor of the Augusta Korean Baptist Church.  A special service will be held at the Church at 5:00 p.m. on May 31, 2015 to say good by to Rev. Hong as he begins his retirement and to welcome Rev. Ji as he begins his service to the Lord in Augusta.  The Augusta Association of Baptist Churches welcomes Rev. Ji and his wife, Kyung Sook as they begin their work in South Augusta.

Grove First - Rev. Steve Adams has resigned as Pastor of Grove First Baptist Church.  Be in prayer for Rev. Adams as he seeks God’s will for his life and for the Church as it begins its search for the leader God has prepared for it.

Whispering Pines - Kevin Townes has accepted the call of Pastor as extended by Whispering Pines Baptist Church, effective April 19, 2015.  We welcome Rev. Townes to the Augusta Association of Baptist Churches and look forward to serving with him as he begins his role as leader of Whispering Pines.



World Changers/P2 Combo Project

June 13-19, 2015

Theme:  “Reconcile”

Philippians 2:2

This year Combo Project is different than we have done in the past.  We are a pilot city for the Combo Project.  The students will be coming in on Saturday June 13, 2015 and leave out on Friday, June 19, 2015.  They will worship with the Church Host on Sunday.  This year they have the choice either to do construction or mission work.  We have 4 church plants that will need teams to work with the Church Planter.  Also, we will have teams that will do the construction work.  They will be housed at Fleming Baptist Church.

Needs List:

Prayer Partners

Churches to Host Crews for lunches

Crew Chiefs


Adults that would like to do the Construction Work

The area we are doing the construction sites will be Wood Lake Subdivision off of Windsor Spring Road.  Plus our 4 Ministry sites in Grovetown, Evans, South Augusta, and Inner City.

 Please contact Gail Griner at the Associational Office 706-736-8705 if you can help in any of these areas.  Please put this project on your prayer list and pray for the students that are coming, homeowners, Augusta Housing Authority, Claude Gore, Project Coordinator, Stephen Foshee, Construction Coordinator, Dwayne Boudreaux, Ministry Coordinator, Gail Griner, Associational Coordinator, Kitchen Crew, Summer Staff, Church Planters (Marvin Patrick, Craig Williams, Jerry Thangiah, and Jasper Green

As more information is received it will be relayed to the churches.


 A Missionary's Message

New Name For An Augusta Institution

The new name for our mission center is The Augusta Mission Center.  We will utilize the facility to equip missionaries, ministers, and laymen to be trained in mission laboratory experiences, mission activities, and ministry.  Please pray for our Transition Team as we work with donations until we can put together a 2016 Budget.  We will be asking our churches to help us with line items in their 2016 budgets.  We are praying for our multiethnic church planter Jasper Green, he needs a church sponsor, praying for an African American GBC Church Planter, and a Hispanic Church Planter. 

Reciprocating Partnership

We will have Rev. Bill Barker, of Appalachian Regional Ministries (director over 13 states) coming to our area on May 4th and 5th and he will conduct an Appalachian Cultural Conference.  He will be at The Baptist Center, 1120 Marks Church Road, May 5, 6:30-8:00 p.m.  We are asking everyone who is going to West Virginia to attend along with anyone interested in going to West Virginia.  Also, he will conduct an Appalachian Summit in Augusta on August 12-13, 2016.

Two Major Events In May

We have Dr. Steve Davis, Vice President of “The North American Mission Board,” coming to Augusta on May 8,  2015.  He will view the Augusta Project, tour Augusta, and tour The Augusta Mission Center (at Glenn Hills).  Southeastern Seminary is sending a team of department heads, on May 28, 2015, to view the Augusta Project, tour The Augusta Mission Center (at Glenn Hills), tour Augusta, and visit the strategy room at The Baptist Center.

 Round Table:  Church Revitalization

The Georgia Baptist Convention is sponsoring round table discussions and will supply lunch for the Full-time Pastors from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon.  Also they will be sponsoring an evening round table for Bi-Vocational Pastors and Church Planters with an evening meal.  Rev. Stacey Dyer is a State Missionary who has been a Pastor and loves Pastors and identifies with the joy and challenges of being a Pastor.  Rev. Ricky Thrasher is a State Missionary who is a big supporter of our Ministries in Augusta and instrumental in helping us with funding that goes to the Broad Street Ministry Center.  Please call the Associational Office 706-736-8705 and let us know if you are going to attend these meetings.

Cross Cultural Commission Event

We will have our first Back-Yard Bible Club sponsored by our Cross Cultural Commission on June 23rd at The Augusta Mission Center (at Glenn Hills).  If you desire to help please call Rev. Billy Atkins, 706-798-3511 and share with him how you are willing to participate.  Our P2 Project participants, who will be working with our Multiethnic Church Pastor, Jasper Green, will distribute fliers in the neighborhood the week prior to the event.

In His Secure Grip,

Dr. "B"



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