Various groups plan for meetings during GBC annual gathering

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DULUTH — Numerous groups are getting ready to meet during the upcoming Georgia Baptist Convention annual meeting at North Metro First Baptist Church in Lawrenceville.

All meetings will be held on the campus off North Metro. Spots must be reserved through the appropriate contact person. Responses for all gatherings that include a meal must be given by Oct. 16 unless otherwise noted.

Meet and Greet with David Platt. Sunday, Nov. 12. Approximately 7:45 p.m., at the conclusion of that night’s Inspirational Rally. Fellowship Hall.

African American Fellowship Dinner. Monday, Nov. 13 at 5 p.m. The Lighthouse. Contact Jean Ward at while copying to

Alumni dinner gatherings being held Nov. 13, starting at 5 p.m., include:

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Building B, Room 302. Contact Jeremy Bunnell at

Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Building A, Rooms 221-222. Contact Steve McFall at or Susan Cargle,

Brewton-Parker College. Building D. Contact Kimberly Lajiness at

On Tuesday, Nov. 14, the Georgia Baptist Associational Missionary Fellowship will host a breakfast in the fellowship hall, beginning at 7:15 a.m. Registration can be accomplished online or by emailing Emily Hill at , Frank Nuckolls at, or calling (770) 936-5219. In the email please include your name, ministry area, other guests accompanying you, and your GBC account number. The event is invitation-only.

Ministers’ Wives Luncheon. Tuesday, Nov. 14, 12 p.m. Fellowship Hall. For ministers’ wives only, ticket required. Contact Mary Cox,, or Laura Simms,

Intercultural Church Planting and Missions Luncheon. Nov. 14, 12:30 p.m. at the Lighthouse. Contact Carlene Cooper at or (770) 936-5217.

Retired Ministers Luncheon, cancelled.

On Nov. 14 a reception will also be held in recognition of J. Robert White’s 25 years as Georgia Baptists’ executive director. It will occur at approximately 5:45 p.m. in the fellowship hall following the afternoon session. Contact Frank Nuckolls at or (770) 936-5220 or Emily Hill at or (770) 936-5219 for more information.

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