Summer Missions 2011
Published August 25, 2011
Around 400 students took part in Bartow Associationís SPLASH Bartow event July 6-8, which included construction and service projects.
Roswell Street Baptist in Marietta sent a team June 12-17 to Tuscaloosa, AL to aid in cleanup efforts from the deadly tornado that hit April 27 as well as sort donated goods.
Daniell Baptist Association Campers on a Mission helped with some campus upgrades and repairs at Brewton-Parker College in July.
Hundreds of students involved in Georgia Baptist Collegiate Ministries, such as these from Mercer in Haiti, took part in missions efforts around the world.
First Baptist Americus and Preston Baptist Church sent a team to Nepal, with the Americus church sponsoring another in Costa Rica. Groups conducted Vacation Bible Schools and aided in construction projects. The trips stretched from late June into July.
A group of 32 members from Salem Baptist Church in Lexington spent a week in Kenai, Alaska ministering to local salmon fishermen.
First Baptist Lovejoy held several Backyard Bible Clubs (though the one pictured was technically in the front yard of Pastor Mike Hardin) in its community during the summer.
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Members of First Baptist Ty Ty held a series of day camps at a Brunswick apartment complex through Golden Isles Ministries of the Southeast Baptist Association in early June. In addition, teams visited an assisted living facility, did beach evangelism and aided in construction work.
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From June 25-July 2, 16 students and three adults from First Baptist Blackshear utilized the GBC/California Baptist Convention partnership to share the Gospel in northern California. The team led worship, conducted VBS, prayer walked, and engaged in evangelism encounters.