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CBF/GA General Assembly, November 3-5, 2019: First Baptist, Columbus

November 3 @ 5:00 pm - November 5 @ 3:00 pm

CBF/GA and FBC Columbus, invite all to gather for our Fall Assembly, BWIM/GA Annual Meeting, and Ministers’ Gathering 2019

State General Assembly, Sunday – Monday afternoon, November 3-4, 2019

Ministers’ Gathering, Monday evening – Tuesday noon, November 4-5, 2019

Emily Hull Mcgee


Emily Hull McGee, pastor of First Baptist Church on Fifth, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, will lead worship at the Assembly.

Rae Jean Proeschold-Bell


A Ministers’ Gathering will follow from Monday evening, November 4, through Tuesday, November 5. Rae Jean Proeschold-Bell, Research Director of the Duke University Clergy Health Initiative and noted health psychology researcher, will lead the ministers’ sessions.

Tentative Schedule

Sunday Evening Events (November 3)
  • 4:00 pm- Coordinating Council Meeting
  • 4:30 pm- Registration opens in Narthex of FBC Columbus
  • 5:00 pm- BWIM of Georgia Business Meeting
  • 5:30 pm- Celebratory Dinner (Co-sponsors – CBF/GA & BWIM/GA)
  • 7:00 pm- Worship Session 1 – led by Emily Hull McGee
  • 8:30 pm- Dessert Fellowship – Sponsored by CBF/GA


Monday Events (November 4)
  • 8:30 am- Registration/Coffee Time
  • 9:00 am- Breakout Session 1

  • 10:00 am- Breakout Session 2
  • 11:00 am -Worship Session 2 – led by Emily Hull McGee
  • 12:15 pm- Lunch and Ministry Network Lunch Gatherings
  • 1:00 pm-3:00 pm- Mission Lab Experiences
  • 6:00 pm- Ministers’ Gathering Dinner
  • 7:00 pm-8:30 pm Ministers’ Gathering Session 1


Tuesday Morning Events (November 5)
  • 9:00 am-10:00 am- Ministers’ Gathering Session 2
  • 10:30 am-12:00 noon- Ministers’ Gathering Session 3


Reservations are necessary for all meals and will be made when you register for the General Assembly.

REGISTER HERE for Fall Assembly, BWIM/GA Annual Meeting, and Ministers’ Gathering 2019

CLICK HERE to Register as an Exhibitor 


Hotel Suggestions

Note: CBF/GA does NOT have a block of rooms for this event.


Courtyard by Marriott, Columbus- Phenix City/Riverfront
(Downtown, just across the river from FBC Columbus)
1400 Whitewater Ave, Phenix City AL 36867
(334) 664-9840; $143/night

Hampton Inn & Suites, Phenix City – Columbus
(Downtown, just across the river from FBC Columbus)
620 Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy N, Phenix City, AL 36869
(334) 664-0776; $106/night

 Courtyard by Marriott, Columbus
(Next to Peachtree Mall and Columbus airport,
about 5 miles from FBC Columbus)
3501 Courtyard Way, Columbus, GA 31909
(706) 323-2323; $107/night

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott, Columbus
(Next to Peachtree Mall and Columbus airport,
about 5 miles from FBC Columbus)
4510 Armour Rd, Columbus, GA 31904
(706) 317-3600; $114/night

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Columbus
(Next to Peachtree Mall andColumbus airport,
about 5 miles from FBC Columbus)
5351 Sidney Simons Blvd, Columbus, GA 31904
(706) 327-6868; $131/night

We thank FBC Columbus, for hosting both the General Assembly and Ministers’ Gathering.



Building a Firm Foundation…

…Through Serving Your Neighbors — Howie Hooper, Minister of Missions Engagement, FBC Columbus

…Through Global Missions — Carson and Laura Foushee, CBF Field Personnel, Japan

…Through Changing Congregational Paradigms — Emily Hull McGee, Pastor, FBC on Fifth, Winston-Salem, NC, and Chris Gambill, Director, Center for Congregational Health, FaithHealth NC

…Through Supporting Ministers — Rob Fox, President, CBF Church Benefits Board

…Through Pastoral Conversations — Denise Massey, Associate Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling, McAfee School of Theology

…Through Congregational Policies — Stephen Reeves, CBF Associate Coordinator of Partnership and Advocacy, and member, CBF Clergy Sexual Misconduct Task Force

…Through Encouraging Women in Ministry and Leadership — Pam Durso, Executive Director, BWIM

…Through Engaging Rural Poverty — Jason Coker, Together for Hope Field Coordinator for Mississippi, and Rachel Shapard, Regional Vice President, Together for Hope, and Associate Coordinator, CBF Florida

…Through Studying God’s Word


Childcare will be available by advance reservation.


November 3 @ 5:00 pm
November 5 @ 3:00 pm
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First Baptist Church, Columbus
212 12th St
Columbus, GA 31901 United States
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