Come celebrate with us the amazing ways that God is transforming lives in Uganda!
An Evening Benefiting Refugee Families in Africa
- Stories of Hope and Transformation
- African Crafts Market
All proceeds will benefit Amani Sasa, a non-profit ministry in Kampala, Uganda, that offers shelter, counseling, training and empowerment to the Africa refugees — women, men and families — affected by trauma, abuse and war.
Join us Friday evening, May 31st from 6-8 p.m. at the Smoke Rise Baptist Church Fellowship Hall for a fun, informal evening of food, fellowship and the opportunity to hear stories of God’s incredible transformation and healing! You will also have the opportunity to take home meaningful memories from our silent auction and African craft market. You will leave inspired and empowered to make a difference!
About Missy and Francis: In 2013, Missy Ward Angalla, CBF Field Personnel, founded Amani Sasa (“peace now” in Swahili), a ministry in Kampala, Uganda. Now led by Missy and her husband Francis, Amani Sasa is providing safety, nurturing wholeness and fueling empowerment among the most vulnerable refugee women, men & families. Through shelter, counseling and vocational training, transformation and healing are happening.
Mission Madness Panhandle 2019
Join CBF congregations and youth groups from Alabama, Florida and Georgia for a short term disaster response trip to the Florida panhandle. We’ll be clearing debris and doing some small repair work. Each night we’ll have a time of reflective worship as well as church group debriefing. You’ll have the opportunity to work alongside your group as well as make new relationships with people from other churches and states.
When: June 2-5, 2019
Where: Marianna, FL
Who: CBF of Alabama, CBF of Florida, CBF of Georgia, Chipola Family Ministries
Cost: $50 per person (plus lodging)
♦Deposit of $25 per person due by April 01, 2019
(Includes Lunch on Monday, Tuesday; Dinner on Tuesday night; Program Supplies; T-Shirt)
Lodging: Comfort Inn and Suites, 2214 Highway 71, Marianna, FL, 32448,
Hotel Phone: (850) 482-7112
Room Rates: $96.04/night for double queen room or $93.49/night for king bed room
*Hot breakfast is included each morning at the hotel
** Rooms are blocked off under “CBF of FL”
To view a Tentative Itinerary Click Here!
For more information, contact Jody Long, CBF/GA,
[email protected] or 478-731-9858
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New Era Partnership
Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of Georgia Press Release Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of Georgia Announces New Era Missionary Baptist Partnership Covenant of Action Signed with New Era Missionary Baptist Convention of Georgia Macon, Georgia ‐ April 22, 2016 ‐ The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of Georgia (CBF/GA) and New Era Missionary Baptist Convention of Georgia have signed a partnership agreement entitled “Covenant of Action.”
The covenant was signed during the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of Georgia’s General Assembly Friday, April 15, at Smoke Rise Baptist Church in Stone Mountain. This Covenant of Action marks the official beginning of what both groups hope will be a long‐term relationship based on fellowship, work, and worship that will benefit churches in both organizations. The first step on this journey of partnership was a workday of mission and ministry entitled “Catch the Spirit of Pentecost,” that was held on May 14, 2016 at the New Era Missionary Convention Center, located near Griffin, Georgia.
About New Era Missionary Baptist Convention of Georgia New Era Missionary Baptist Convention of Georgia, Incorporated is a convention of African‐ American Baptist churches started in 1961 to reflect the religious and social climate of the time. Throughout its history, New Era has continued to meet the challenge of instituting a contemporary focus on ministry with its foundation roots grounded in Bible‐centered teachings.