Georgia Baptists’ newest outreach to Appalachia is up and running.
Appalachian Regional Ministries
Effective Jan. 1, Bill Barker will oversee the Mission Board’s outreach with residents in the nation’s most poverty-stricken area.
Bill Barker has been the epitome, the archetype, and the personification of North American missions for years.
Georgia Baptists are bringing Christmas joy throughout Appalachia this month as a record number of backpacks are finding their way into the arms and hearts of underprivileged children. Many churches are delivering the gifts in person through previously determined distribution sites; other backpacks are being delivered through local missionaries and churches. Thousands were delivered in […]
“These backpacks provide a wonderful means to meet both the physical as well as spiritual needs…”
SAVANNAH — With only two months to go before the opening session of the Georgia Baptist Convention annual meeting Nov. 14-15 at Calvary Baptist Church, churches are in high gear in assembling backpacks for children in Appalachia. Georgia Baptist Mission Board state missionary Frank Nuckolls is anticipating another massive collection from churches who see […]