Cheek's Challenge
After Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of King Herod, wise men from the east arrived unexpectedly in Jerusalem,    saying, “Where is He who has been born King of the Jews? For we saw His star in the east and have come to worship Him.”
Matthew 2: 1-2 HSCB

The heart of Christmas is worship!
The wise men were seeking to worship this newborn King!
I pray that you will take every advantage you have to worship  and to share a “good word” with someone who needs to know Jesus this Christmas season!

 Cathy and I wish all of you a very Merry Christmas! Just remember, “ When you follow a star you find a stable.”

If Christmas is about anything, it’s about a baby….God’s baby, born in a stable, who changed the world forever. When we come to the stables in our lives, let us be wise and remember to look for God. Let us bring Him the best we have to offer.
And let us allow Him to change the direction of our lives, enabling us to become the great men and women of God that He wants us to be. 2020 holds a lot of promise and hope for Kingdom growth! Let’s move in the direction with faith as we worship! 
Join us in promoting the Lottie Moon
Christmas Offering for International Missions
Connect to world missions and fulfill the great commission.
Special offering envelopes can be ordered free from the Georgia Baptist Mission Board’s Women’s Ministry By calling  404-455-0404  or via email at their website:

I encourage you to receive this offering the entire month of December.

Here are a few resources to assist as you share about LMCO this year.

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Are you looking for opportunities to invest in the lives of others?
Your donations are tax deductible. Give today!
Here’s some ways you can give to
make a difference!

  • $1000 for the repair of a church van for an International Congregation
  • $200 will register a Church Planter for the Exponential Conference in Orlando in March

to view who has made a difference in 2019

Zion Baptist Church celebrated diversity at International
Day of Thanks

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Leadership Conference with Hal Seed
Pastor of New Song Church
in San Diego, CA

Thurs. Jan 23,2020
6:30 – 8:30 pm
First Baptist Conyers
Cost: $10.00 each

You don’t want to miss this time of equipping with Hal Seed!
Hal is the Founding and Lead Pastor of New Song Community Church, in Oceanside, CA. New Song is a multi-site church that has seen over 18,000 come to Christ and is one of the Outreach 100 Fastest Growing Churches in America.

Hal’s Pastormentor ministry provides tools and training to grow bigger and better churches. He has authored six books, including The God Questions, and his latest book I Love Sundays.
The SMBAC Office will be closed Monday,
Dec. 23rd and reopen Monday, Jan. 6th for the Christmas Holiday.

Stone Mountain Missions
Staff follows the example of Christ by "Going and doing likewise."

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Newton Pregnancy Resource Christmas Open House

Tuesday, Dec. 10
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Help us stock up for 2020! Choose an ornament from our Wish List tree. Purchase the item labeled on the ornament. Bring your gift to the Christmas Open House on Dec. 10th or to the center located at 5728 Adams St. Covington, GA any time during December or January.
May the Lord bless each of you as you have so richly blessed the families of Newton County.
Wish List

Diapers - all sizes
Diaper wipes
Baby wash
Boy sleepers size NB to 12 Months
Girl sleepers size NB to 12 Months
Used/new strollers
Used/new Pack-n-Plays
Used/new cribs
New car seats
Conference Room Table ($300)
Conference Room Chairs ($800)
White Board ($200)
$100/Month for Professional Cleaning (required for medical)
$80/Month for Online Parenting Curriculum
Any donations toward $150,000 building payoff
$5000 to paint exterior
$300 = 1 Ultrasound

  • Stone Mountain Roundtable, Tuesday, Dec 3rd
  • Servant Leaders Meeting, Wednesday, Dec 4th
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