Beautiful, sacred celebration with thirteen ordinands at 2024 Georgia District Assembly. Praise God! See more Assembly and Ordination Service pics in this newsletter (below).

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Pastor Kyle & Julie Poole

District Superintendent

Thanks to Andrew Davy, Pastor Spencer Baggott, and the GracePointe worship team for leading our Assembly worship so well!

Pastor Kyle presented first-time district minister's licenses at District Assembly.

Congratulations to Dr. Steve Callis on his re-election as GA NDI President for another two-year term.

Rob & Cindy North spoke to the GA NMI Convention about the exciting things God is doing in their new assignment in Australia.

Pastor Sean & Stacey Gray (GaInesville Bethel) continue to praise God and serve well, even as Pastor Sean battles cancer.

New church members being received at Albany First (Pastor Jett Davis).

Congratulations to the following churches who received GS Awards at District Assembly: Augusta First / Foundation (Pastor James Jividen), Douglasville First, (Dr. Steve Callis), Eastside Community (Dr.R), Life Hope Haitian (Pastor Odel Alusma), Monte Horeb, Quitman (Pastors Ricardo Munoz & Maria Fuentes).

GS Dr. Scott Daniels preaching at the 2024 GA District Ordination Service. We are thankful for his excellent messages and ministry. Let's lift our GS in prayer.

Pastor Isaac Martinez (Neuva Esperanza, Sharpsburg) and Pastor Will Escobar (Macon Shurlington) join with others to praise God at District Assembly.

Hailey Pass, accompanied by Worship Pastor Ryan Watt (REACH) leading GA Nazarenes in a beautiful response of being "Available" and surrendered to God.

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Pastor Cindy Knudsen (& Troy) was recently installed at Manchester First. Congrats!

Pastor Roger & Sue Hutcheson (Chattanooga Valley associates) were honored at Assembly, retiring after many years of good and faithful ministry. Roger asked his elementary Sunday School teacher, Eddie Cape, to stand with them. We thank God for faithful pastors.

Dr. Dan Boone (TNU) and GS Dr. Scott Daniels pray over Kyle & Julie Poole after his unanimous re-election for another four-year term as District Superintendent.

Longtime Rossville First member, Ms. Arvenia Ireland, perseveres with faith and joy, lighting up any room she enters.

Pastor Pam Frye continues to lead and serve so well at Harrisburg.

Pastor Lisa Bailey led several couples in an excellent "Becoming One" marriage enrichment retreat at Camp Adrian. Mark your calendars... this event will return to Adrian in May 2025.

Praise God for these seven who were baptized recently at Valdosta (Pastor Lonnie Grant).

Congratulations to Pastor John (& Mary) Cannon who recently began serving at Rossville First after Pastor Mark & Regina Tipton moved to East TN.

Georgia Connection - June 2024

"Though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves.

A cord of three strands is not quickly broken." Ecclesiastes 4:12

Congratulations to our 2024 Ordination Class!

Rev. Patti Dixon (Deacon to Elder)

Rev. Courtney Ewing (Elder)

Rev. Jessica Ford (Elder)

Rev. Charlie Gilliland (Elder)

Rev. Sabrina Jerome (Deacon)

& Rev. Yvelt Jerome (Elder)

Rev. German Lainez (Elder - Recognition)

2024 GA District Ordination Class

Revs. Saudel & Mariante Joesph (Elders)

Rev. Charlie Pritchett (Elder)

Rev. Bill Stephenson (Elder)

Rev. Matthew Willoughby (Elder)

Rev. Emma Valdovinos (Elder)

District Youth Ministries



District NYI Convention


Monday, June 3 @ 10am

@ Camp Adrian


Delegate Registration Form


June 26 - 29, 2024

@ Trevecca Nazarene University

Sponsored by SE NYI & TNU


If you have participated in Mission Nashville or Y.E.S. or your youth group is looking for something BIG to be a part of this summer, check out the Becoming Conference. It will be an instrumental week of service, learning, fellowship, and worship that will make a difference in students lives and the life of the church.



The Becoming Conference Info

District Children's Ministries

CAMPER REGISTRATION


CAMP COUNSELOR APPLICATION


Camp Meeting - July 9-14, 2024

Everyone is invited!


Watch and download invitation from Rev. Ken Dove.

Special Youth & Family Events

(led by the Jividen family)


Wednesday: Youth Night (fun-time after service)

Friday: Family Night (late night movie after service)

Saturday: afternoon games for teens and their families


Georgia Camp Meeting Detailed Schedule & Info.


Tuesday, July 9

7:30pm Evening Worship: Dr. Ken Dove


Wednesday, July 10

9:30am Morning Devotions/Teaching: Rev. James Jividen 

10:45am Morning Worship: Dr. John Juneman 

7:30pm Evening Worship: Dr. Ken Dove

Youth Night


Thursday, July 11

9:30am Morning Devotions/Teaching: Rev. James Jividen

10:45am Morning Worship: Dr. Ken Dove

7:30pm Evening Worship: Dr. John Juneman 


Friday, July 12

9:30am Morning Devotions/Teaching: Rev. James Jividen

10:45am Morning Worship: Dr. John Juneman 

7:30pm Evening Worship: Dr. Ken Dove

Family Movie Night


Saturday, July 13

9:30am Morning Devotions/Teaching: Rev. James Jividen

10:45am Morning Worship: Dr. Ken Dove

Afternoon Family Games

7:30pm Evening Worship: Dr. John Juneman 


Sunday, July 14

9:30am Sunday School: Marcus Clements

10:45am Morning Worship: Dr. John Juneman 


*Ordained ministers may receive lifelong learning credit for all camp meeting services and sessions. 


Music/Worship Leader:

Tuesday - Sunday: Brian Arner


Children:

Morning & Evening Children’s Worship: Rev. Mike Smith

Nursery available for all Evening Worship Services


Teens:

Special activities led by James & Erica Jividen

Wed.: Youth Night; Fri.: Family Fun Movie Night; Sat.: Afternoon games


Meals Available at Dining Hall

Tuesday, July 9 dinner - Sunday, July 14 lunch


Meal Times:

Breakfast - 8am

Lunch - 12 noon

Dinner - 6pm


Accommodations and Meal Costs: 


Dorm – $46.25 per person per night – includes up to 3 meals in the dining hall

Lodge - Double or more occupancy - $51.25 - per person per night – includes up to 3 meals in the dining hall

Lodge – private room - $71.25 - per person per night – includes up to 3 meals in the dining hall

 

Meals only - $10.00 per meal – or $25.00 per day (3 meals)

Children ages 0-3 yrs - free; 4-10 yrs - $5 per meal.

 

Dorm only (no meals) – $25.00 per person per night

Lodge room only (no meals) – $65.00 per room per night for up to 2 people. $10.00 per night extra for each additional person after 2.

 

R/V site - $30.00 per rig per night – meals are not included


Offerings:

Offerings will be received during each service to help cover expenses. Also, each local church is encouraged to give a special offering. 


Please mail Family Camp offerings (checks) to District Treasurer: Becky Meeks, P.O. Box 489, Dublin, GA 31040. Also, you can give electronically at tithely.com. Go to Georgia District Church of the Nazarene and choose the "Family Camp Offering" option. Please note that Family Camp offerings are separate from Adrian Advance offerings. 


Let’s pray that God will continue to bless our Georgia Camps, churches, and district in mighty ways!

National Black Nazarene Conference - July 11-14, 2024

Pastor Connections


Georgia Pastors Zoom Prayer Meeting

with Chad Seabright

Tuesday, June 11 @ 2pm EST


All Georgia Pastors are invited to participate in a Zoom Prayer Meeting led by Rev. Chad Seabright on Tuesday, June 11 @ 2pm. Zoom links and info will be emailed to Pastors and posted for the GA Naz Clergy Facebook group.


Georgia Pastors Zoom with Jay Height

Saturday, June 22 @ 9-10am EST


All Georgia Pastors are invited to participate in a Zoom Mentoring Meeting led by Pastor Jay Height on Saturday, June 22 @ 9-10am. Zoom links and info will be emailed to Pastors and posted for the GA Naz Clergy Facebook group.

Looking Ahead


for more info. go to: georgianazarenedistrict.org


May 2 - Pastors Cafe (Adrian)

May 17-19 - Marriage Enrichment Weekend (Adrian)

June 3 - District NYI Convention - 10am (Adrian)

June 3-7 - Teen Camp (Adrian)

Jun 10-14 - Kids Camp (Adrian)

June 11 - Pastors Prayer Zoom (2pm)

Jun 17-21 - Preteen Camp (Adrian)

June 22 - Pastors Mentoring Zoom w Jay Height (9am)

June 26-29 - The Becoming Conference (SE NYI/TNU)

July 1-8 - Youth Work & Witness Trip to Cactus, TX

July 9-14 - Georgia Camp Meeting (Camp Adrian)

July 11-14 - 2024 National Black Nazarene Conference (Westin Buckhead, Atlanta)

Sept. 14 - TNU Preaching Workshop (Marietta First)

Sept 20-22 - District Adult Retreat (Adrian)

Oct. 4-6 - “Fall Frenzy” Retreat (Grades 4-6)

Oct. 14-18 - Fall Work Week at Adrian Camp

Oct. 18-20 - SE PK Retreat

Oct. 26 - "Creating a Culture of Calling" Training Day for All (Macon Trinity)


Georgia Nazarene District Team

Pastor Kyle Poole, District Superintendent

Dr. Fred Huff, Director of New Church Development

Dinah Huff, District Administrative Assistant

Becky Meeks, District Treasurer

Pastor Jeff & Peggy Croft, Adrian Camp & Conference Center Manager

Julie Poole, Communications Assistant

Pastor Odel Alusma, Haitian Ministries Coordinator

Pastor Rhonda Frye, Women in Ministry Coordinator

Pastor Nicole Husband, Black Ministries Coordinator

Pastor Hector Ordonez, Hispanic Ministries Coordinator

Pastor Gerry Carnes, Pastoral Mentor/Coach

Pastor Gary Huff, Church Strategy Mentor/Coach



Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 920,

Locust Grove, GA 30248



Phone: (770) 957-7790


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