CBF/GA State Gathering
November 7 - November 8
Meeting Dates: Sunday-Monday, November 7-8, 2021
Meeting Place: First Baptist Church Gainesville, GA
Mark your calendars for Sunday – Monday, November 7-8!
All are invited to come together IN PERSON at First Baptist Church, Gainesville, November 7-8, for the CBF/GA State Gathering!
A $25 registration fee per person, payable online when you register, helps cover Sunday’s supper and Monday’s lunch, along with the reception and snacks.
Online registration ends Friday, October 29.
Sunday, November 7
3:00 – 4:45 p.m. – Ministry with Children Workshop with Harrison Litzell
4:00 p.m. – Onsite Check-in Opens
5:00 p.m. – Bylaws Committee Presentation – Listening Session and Q and A on proposed Bylaws changes
6:00 p.m. – Fellowship Dinner
7:00 p.m. – Pre-Service Music
7:15 p.m. – Worship
8:30 p.m. – Dessert Reception
Monday, November 8
9:00 – 9:45 a.m. – Breakout Session #1
10:00 – 10:45 a.m. – Breakout Session #2
11:00 a.m. – Business Meeting, followed by Worship
12:30 p.m. – Lunch/Network Meetings
1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. – Ministers’ Meeting with Teresa Fry Brown
The final schedule is not set, but we look
forward to hearing from our preacher,
Teresa Fry Brown. Dr. Brown is the Bandy
Professor of Preaching at Candler School of
Theology of Emory University. She will be addressing the subject of “God’s Next…!” In this time of transition to a post-pandemic reality, her words promise to be challenging and incisive personally and to our congregations.
In addition to Dr. Brown’s addresses, we look forward to these inspiring breakouts:
God’s Next... Church Plants in a New Era, with Nathan and Carrie Dean
God’s Next… Growing Young Congregations, with Andy Jung
God’s Next… Investing Now to Endow the Future, with Shauw Chin Capps
God’s Next… Steps for Dealing with Conflict in Congregations, with Harold Tessendorf
God’s Next… Women in Church Leadership, with Meredith Stone