Events From Our Churches & Partners: April 2024

Mar 26, 2024 | From Our Churches

Disciple Leaders Network Conference
April 8-9, First Baptist Church Jonesboro
Join this national discipleship conference that meets in metro Atlanta this year. Featuring special guests Mac Lake, Alex Kendrick, and Mel Blackaby, plus multiple breakouts and more. Use Georgia Baptist Mission Board discount code GA59 to register for $59.

The Mobilized Church Workshop
April 10-11, Resonate Church, Decatur
The Mobilized Church workshop is a two-day, highly interactive workshop for church leaders where we will explore seven keys to help your church and missions leaders cultivate a vibrant missions culture, unlocking your church’s potential to reach the nations.

Next Gen Conference on Youth Mental Health
April 11-13, Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel & Convention Center, Atlanta
The NextGen Conference is dedicated to equipping Christian counselors, social workers, teachers, school counselors, pastors, youth pastors and anyone working with the next generation with the tools and insights needed to address the unique mental health challenges facing today’s youth. Hosted by American Association of Christian Counselors in Partnership with Christian Care Ministry.

Recharge: Encouragement for PastorsMonday, April 15, 10:30am-1:00pm, Cartersville First Baptist ChurchAt this GBMB event, join Mel Blackaby for worship and encouragement focused on “Continuing the Call: Encouragement to Persevere.” Free and includes lunch.

The Intervene Challenge: Suicide Prevention Workshop
Saturday, April 20, 9:00am-2:00pm, Burnt Hickory Baptist Church
Join the more than 26,000 individuals that have taken the Intervene Challenge to gain the skill that saves lives. Ministers, church staff, and volunteers can all benefit from this training that will empower them to guide individuals back to a place of safety and hope for the future. The Intervene Challenge provides CEUs for mental health professionals and POST credit for law enforcement personnel. Lunch is provided. Please register.

Foster Care 101
Tuesday, April 23, 11:30am-1:00pm, Cartersville First Baptist Church
Are you and your church interested in foster care ministry but don’t know where to start? This event is sponsored by Families 4 Families, the largest faith-based foster care placement agency in Georgia. You will here from F4F staff, foster parents, and churches who are actively involved in the foster care ministry. Paula Walker, foster care mobilizer from Mission Georgia, will share as well.
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Northwest Georgia Vacation Bible School Conference: “Breaker Rock Beach” Training
Thursday, April 25, 6:30pm-8:30pm, Macland Baptist Church, Powder Springs
Prepare for LifeWay’s “Breaker Rock Beach” VBS by attending this training event. Bring your entire VBS team with you! You will gain valuable training, great ideas, and momentum and excitement for your Breaker Rock Beach VBS! Training sessions will be available for: Directors, Preschool (Babies-4 yr olds), Kindergarten, 1st-2nd Grade, 3rd-4th Grade, Preteen (5th-6th Grade), Youth & Adult, Crafts, Missions, Music, and Recreation & Snacks.
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WKND 2024
April 26-28, First Baptist Church Powder Springs
This DNOW event for students in grades 6-12 will take place entirely on the campus of FBC Powder Springs (no host homes involved this year). Features worship by Move Love and teaching by artist/illusionist/speaker Shane Wilbanks.

Dynamics of Spiritual Leadership Coaching Workshop
April 29-May 1, Johnson Ferry Baptist Church
Do you want to more effectively help the people you serve connect with God? Do you want to add new tools for providing skilled spiritual leadership to those in your ministry? Do you want to spiritually influence your teen or young adult children and help them discover God’s plan for their lives? Learn spiritual coaching skills and help others discover God and His plans for their lives in this interactive three-day training workshop hosted by Blackaby Ministries and Johnson Ferry Baptist Church. Trainers include Richard Blackaby, Director of Coaching Bob Royall, gifted executive coach Brett Pyle, and others. Those who serve others in ministry need to have the highest capabilities in coaching and bringing out the best in those they influence. Deadline for registration is April 15.

Cobb County Prayer Breakfast
Thursday, May 2, 6:30am Coffee; 7:00am Breakfast & Program; Cobb Galleria Centre
The 40th annual Cobb County Prayer Breakfast features fellowship, prayer, celebration, and special guests and takes place on the National Day of Prayer.

Journey to Hope: A Mental Wellness ConferenceSaturday, May 4, Chattahoochee Technical College, DallasThis conference is dedicated to equipping the community with the tools, insights, and resources needed to address the unique mental health challenges facing today. Join us as we gather experts, thought leaders, and practitioners in the field as they speak on major topics that most families and individuals are dealing with. Through engaging workshops, enlightening keynote sessions, and meaningful networking opportunities, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of the resources that are here in our community around to help with navigating the complexities of mental health within a Christian context. Sponsored by Never Alone Foundation, Reliant Church, Cumberland Counseling Centers, and Honey Lake Clinic. Health and the Church: A Ministry Training & Equipping EventSaturday, June 22, VirtualYou’re invited to join an outstanding team of speakers for a one-day ministry training event that will equip you to address mental health issues with God’s Word. Come learn, be equipped by the experts, and be supported in your ministry calling by an encouraging, Christian community. Presented by Hope for the Heart and featuring June Hunt, George Barna, Greg Stier, and more.

6:7 Strategic Renewal Conference
September 10-12, First Baptist Church Woodstock
The 6:4 Fellowship will bring Scripture-fed, Spirit-led, worship-based prayer sessions and enriching leadership conversations and applications to this three-day conference, with two distinct tracks for pastors and disciples. With special guests Vance Pitman, Troy Keaton, Shawn Brewer, and more. Virtual option also available.
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