SMBA News/Events


NOBA Conference 2020

Monday-Tuesday  |   January 13-14, 2020 First Baptist Jonesboro, 142 College Street, Jonesboro, GA  30236 CLICK HERE to register for the NOBA Conference 2020

How you lead the Churches you serve to identify and pursue your purpose as an Association of Churches. We want to help you lead your Association and focus on reaching your community and chart the course! Join us for our Annual Summit as we gain our FOCUS!

“So I run with purpose in every step. I am not just shadowboxing.” 1 Corinthians 9:26

Hotel accommodations have been reserved at a special rate of $100 for the night of January 13, 2020.The hotel information is : Drury Inn & Suites Atlanta Morrow, 6520 South Lee Street, Morrow, GA 30260   |   (770) 960-0500

To reserve a room online at this special rate, CLICK HERE. Group Number 2388134 Call-In reservations can be made by calling 1-800-325-0720 and refer to the Group Number 2388134 If further assistance is needed please contact 770-483-2776.


Thursday  |   January 16, 2020 Emmanuel Community Church, 1400 Georgia 212, Conyers, GA 30094

What Are You Doing to Build Up the Men in your Church? Matt Alexander, Pastor at Fusion Church in Madison, has had phenomenal results in reaching men through their partnership with Real Momentum and their leader, Keith Boggs, a member of First Baptist Woodstock. We have invited Keith to share with us how to disciple men in your church beyond just an event or a conference.

Register today and bring a couple of key men leaders with you! Cost is free!


Thursday  |   January 23, 2020 First Baptist Conyers, 2100 GA 138 NE, Conyers, GA 30013 

How to Align Your Church with God’s Sunday Promise. More and more Christians are skipping Sundays and wondering why their lives are hectic and harried. During this interactive learning event, Dr. Hal Seed will teach us how to lead our lives and churches around “The Rhythm of Sundays.” You will learn: Seven tangible benefits of regular church attendance.
How to help your members get the most out of their Sunday experience. Three options for boosting attendance and small groups.
The subjects and passages for a four-week sermon series on learning to love Sundays.
You will receive: A copy of Hal’s book I Love Sundays.
Free access to Hal’s I Love Sunday’s sermon manuscripts. Dr. Hal Seed is the Founding Pastor of New Song Community Church in Oceanside, CA. He mentors 3,000 pastors worldwide through New Song has seen 21,000 first time decisions for Christ. Hal has authored six books, including The God Questions (450,000 copies in circulation), The Bible Questions, and I Love Sundays. Hal and his wife Lori have two children and five grandchildren. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER



FRIDAY & SATURDAY  |   January 30, 2020 Annistown Road Baptist Church, 4554 Annistown Rd., Snellville, GA

The VBS Jumpstart is for VBS Directors and Key Leaders as well as Pastors. At Jumpstart there will be time to discuss the theme as well of things that need to be done early to ensure a successful VBS—topics like enlisting and training leaders, effective promotion and planning ahead for follow-up. Each VBS Jumpstart will be led by an experienced VBS State Team Leader. It’s FREE!