Pastor Lonnie Grant (Valdosta First) is undergoing treatment for throat cancer. Thanks for your prayers! One of the church's young members made him a prayer quilt for this journey.

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Pastor Kyle & Julie Poole
District Superintendent

Students praising God with TNU's Refuge at the NYI Fall Retreat in Covington.

We are thankful for Dr. Fred & Dinah Huff. They continue to serve the Lord and Georgia District with distinction.

Wrens New Hope (Pastor Danny Rountree) is sharing the Good News of Christmas with all who pass by the church this season. Christ is born! Hallelujah!

Congrats to Mount Olive and Pastor Jimmy Wright on an excellent review!

Thanks to Pastor Dale Taylor (New Day) for hosting a recent lunch for Atlanta area pastors. Please pray for Pastor Dale who is hospitalized with a serous infection at the time of this newsletter.

Pastor Suzette Slade (Jesus Network) welcomes a new baby to church at LifePointe for the Bethea's installation service.

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Pastor Joe & Jessica Crosby (Sandersville First) with their "little guy" at a District Appreciation Dinner. We appreciate our District Advisory Board and Staff!

LifePointe gathered to pray for Co-Pastors C.J. & Donnell Bethea at their recent installation service. Great way to start!

Pastor Lamar Brantley and the Good Shepherd Church Board are a wonderful team. Congrats on another great review.

A great group gathered at Adrian for our District Fall Ladies Retreat! Thanks to Johnnie Mae Welch, the Retreat Council, and Pastors Susie Shellenberger and Rhonda Frye for their leadership.

Griffin First and Pastor John Strand are focused on advancing the Kingdom of God. Grateful for our dedicated Pastors and church leaders!

Georgia Connection - December 2022

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

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

"Mission-Shift" Training Day - Sat., Jan. 14

for all GA Nazarene Pastors and Churches

@ GracePointe (Loganville)

(Registration Cost: paid by GA District)


Men's Retreat - Jan. 27-29, 2023

District Men's Retreat

Jan 27 - 29, 2023

Adrian Camp & Conference Center

Contact info:

Registration Form

NYI Festival of Life - Jan. 20-21 @ REACH

(TNT @ TNU Pre-Qualifying)

Join us January 20-21, 2023 for Festival of Life!

REACH Nazarene Church

300 Lois Drive

Warner Robins, GA 31093


Contact F.O.L. Director Aaron Hinsen @

District Pastors & Spouses Retreat: March 2-4

Early Registration Deadline: Jan. 6, 2023

Final Registration Deadline: Jan. 27, 2023


Speaker: Dwight Gunter, MidSouth D.S.

Worship Leader:

Brad Pullen, REACH

G.O.L.D. - February 24-25, 2023 @ Adrian Camp

Georgia Ordination & Leadership Development Retreat

Friday, Feb. 24 - Saturday, Feb. 25, 2023

GA Ordination & Leadership Development is our format for all candidates for district ministry licenses and ordination. Dr. Tim Green is scheduled to be our keynote speaker. All candidates applying for first time district license, renewal of district license, or ordination must attend this event - Feb. 24-25, 2023 at Adrian Camp & Conference Center. 

Pastors, candidates, and Board of Ministry members will receive information from the GOLD leadership team soon. For more info contact Pastor Lonnie Grant.

SPARK: Retreat for Local Children's Leaders

February 9-11 @ Adrian Camp

Pastor Connections

Georgia Pastors Zoom Prayer Meeting

with Chad Seabright

Tuesday, December 20 @ 2-3pm EST

All Georgia Pastors are invited to participate in a Zoom Prayer Meeting led by Rev. Chad Seabright on Tuesday, December 20 @ 2pm. Zoom links and info will be emailed to Pastors and posted for the GA Naz Clergy Facebook group.

Georgia Pastors Mentoring Zoom

with Jay Height

Saturday, December 10 @ 9-10am EST

All Georgia Pastors are invited to participate in a Zoom Meeting led by Rev. Jay Height on Saturday, December 10 @ 9am. 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:

Dec. 2 - District Pastors & Spouses Christmas Dinner (Freedom Church, Milledgeville)

Dec. 3 - Children's Quiz

Dec. 10 - Pastors Mentoring Zoom with Jay Height (9-10am)

Dec. 20 - Pastors Prayer Zoom with Chad Seabright (2pm-3pm)

Dec. 25 - Christmas Day

Jan. 14 - "Mission-Shift" with Phillip Zimmerman (10am-11:30am) @ Gracepointe

Jan. 14 - Teen Quiz

Jan. 20-21 - NYI "Festival of Life" @ REACH (Warner Robins)

Jan. 23-27 - The Role of the Pastor with the Worship Leader (TNU Intensive) Click here

Jan. 27-29 - District Men's Retreat (Adrian)

Jan. 28 - Children's Quiz

Feb. 4 - Camp Board Mtg. (Zoom)

Feb. 4 - NDI Council Mtg. (McDonough)

Feb. 9-11 - SPARK Children's Ministries Training @ Adrian Camp

Feb. 17-19 - YouthQuake Teen Missions Retreat @ Adrian Camp

Feb 11 - Teen Quiz

Feb. 24-25 - GOLD Weekend @ Adrian Camp (for all licensed ministers)

Feb. 25 - Children's Quiz Zone Finals

March 2-4 - District Pastors & Spouses Retreat

May 30 - June 1 - District Conventions & Assembly (Dublin First)

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

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 920,
Locust Grove, GA 30248

Phone: (770) 957-7790

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