EDIT: Gov. Kemp has now issued additional guidance on reopening church. Here’s the sccop. Georgia Governor Brian Kemp announced Monday, April 21, that our state would undergo a partial reopening in the next couple of weeks. Gyms, fitness centers, bowling alleys, body art studios, barbers, cosmetologists, hair designers, nail care artists, estheticians, their respective schools,…

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Georgia’s Governor Brian Kemp issued a new shelter-in-place order that begins the evening of April 3, 2020. The Georgia Baptist Mission Board had a Zoom call this morning with Kemp and Brad Hughes, Chairman of the Public Affairs Committee for Georgia Baptists and Director of Field Operations for Governor Kemp, to explain what the new…

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Thank you to Noelle Porter of Mount Harmony for this information on managing stress and anxiety during stressful times. These are notes and resources from our most recent KidMin (Children’s Ministers) conference call on March 23, 2020. It’s important to manage your own stress but also the stress of your children and the children in…

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During this coronavirus pandemic, when we are all thrust into a situation and scenarios we have personally never seen before, it can be easy to get carried along by the PANIC of the PANdemIC and to become afraid, anxious, discouraged, and depressed. If you are a Christian, this is the time when you need to…

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TEN PIECES OF GOOD NEWS WE ARE HEARING FROM CHURCHES DURING THE PANDEMIC: An update from Thom Rainer on the positives coming out of the pandemic. Church Resources For Navigating COVID-19: From Vanderbloemen. Continuously Updated CARES Act info: From the Connexus Group. CARES Act Resources and More from GuideStone: Free resources for churches about the…

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We live in fearful times for sure. But as we navigate the coronavirus panic, in some quarters there seems to be a false bravado, the idea that there is nothing to be afraid of. And some say it’s just an overblown political football. But here’s the good news of the gospel to shed some light…

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• “Our pastor resigned, what do we do?” • “How do we start new groups at our church?” • “We need to revise our Constitution and By-Laws. Can you help us?” • “We’re stuck. Can you help us reach our community?” Some of the questions above are ones we receive at the Noonday office each…

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Did you know?In Cobb County, there are over 35,000 Asians, 190,000 Black/African American, 93,000 Hispanic/Latino, and 416,000 Caucasians.  Because of the diversity found in Cobb County, Noonday is planning to plant Hispanic, African American, Multi-Ethnic churches.  Noonday is planning on planting several ethnic churches in the association. These church plants will need churches like yours…

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I am a Wife, Mother, Grandmother, member of Keystone Baptist Church in Acworth, Bible Study Leader, Awana Youth Leader, and avid World Traveler. I have visited Israel three times. God placed within me a desire to lead a group to the Holy Land to walk where Jesus walked, trod where David trod, and visit the…

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