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Convention meetings set for November


Georgia Baptist Retired Ministers and Wives will meet Nov. 16 at 7:30 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Fairburn. The church will provide breakfast and the meeting's program will include Jim Dorriety as keynote speaker and Martha and Herb Woodyard as musical guests. The election of officers will also be held.

To get to the church take I-85S, then Exit #61 onto GA #74W and take the first right at the fork onto Senoia Road. Go to Broad Street and take a right onto Malone Street. The church is located at 23 Malone Street SW and can be contacted at (770) 964-1431. Reservations must be made by November 9. To make reservations contact James L. Adkins at 218 Thread Needle Road, Augusta 30907 or (706) 860-7049.


Southeastern Seminary invites all alumni to a luncheon during this year's convention. The luncheon will be held at Jefferson Avenue Baptist in College Park on Nov. 16 at 12:30 p.m. The cost is $10, and you must pay in cash when you arrive for lunch. Gerald Harris, editor of The Christian Index, will be the guest speaker. Contact Phil Wages at Hope Baptist in Conyers (770) 483-5379, if you plan on attending the luncheon.


Mission Volunteers/Men's Ministries of the Georgia Baptist Convention will hold a Volunteer Appreciation Banquet on Nov. 15 at the Georgia International Convention Center in College Park. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. and dinner begins at 5 p.m. The cost of the meal and entertainment is $20. RSVP to Connie Saltamacchio by Oct. 31 at or 1 (800) RING-GBC, ext. 346.


On Nov. 15 at 2 p.m. at the Georgia International Conference Center in College Park the Georgia Baptist Convention Minister's Wives will host "Walking Worthy." The featured speaker is Ann Platz, author of Gracefully Walking in My Shoes. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the event. Checks should be made payable to GBC Minister's Wives and can be sent to Faye Sharber at 3105 Willow Wisp Way, Cumming 30040. Please enclose a self-addressed envelope. For more information contact Mary Cox at (770) 995-9055, ext. 240.