The Georgia Baptist Association of Ministry Assistants (GBAMA) held its annual conference recently at Pinnacle Retreat Center in Clayton. GBAMA is a professional support organization open to serving administrative or ministry assistants in Georgia Baptist churches, associations, and agencies. Those who are members of a Georgia Baptist church but also an administrative assistant elsewhere are also welcome to join the group. GBAMA has an annual meeting each spring that provides professional development and personal enrichment for participants.
Pine Lake Baptist Church of Stone Mountain and Zomi Baptist Church of Atlanta ordained church planter Thang Suan Piang (Thawng K. Kim) into the ministry at Pine Lake Baptist on Feb. 27. The ordination council included Associational Missionary Ray Gentry and Pastor Stan Jordan of the Southside Baptist Network and host Pastor Keith Pisani and Youth Pastor Gary Warren of the Greater Atlanta Baptist Network.
Approximately 250 Burmese Christians attended the Sunday, Feb. 28 ordination service, with presentations given in both English and Zomi. Both Pine Lake Baptist Church and Zomi Baptist Church of Atlanta hosted a post-service dinner in honor of Kim. Burmese beef with vegetables and rice was the main dish.
The Worth County Community Revival will take place in the town of Sumner on Saturday, March 12 at 6 p.m. The theme for this year’s event, held every two years since 2010, will be “Stand” and features guest speakers Bert Harper, Fred Evers, Emir Caner, and Gerald Harris. Brian Broome will be the worship leader.