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As Associational Missionary, I personally want to welcome you to the website of the Piedmont-Okefenokee Baptist Association. This association is composed of 67 Southern Baptist churches that are located in six counties of Southeast Georgia. These counties are Bacon, Brantley, Camden, Charlton, Pierce, and Ware.

The PIEDMONT Association was organized at Little Canoochee in 1815. The OKEFENOKEE Association was organized in Blackshear in 1936. On October 17, 1969 the two associations combined to for the PIEDMONT OKEFENOKEE Baptist Association which was organized at Hacklebarney Baptist Church.

As an association of churches we are bound together by our love for Christ and a deep desire to see His Gospel of Good News spread to the ends of the earth. We have adopted the 2000 edition of The Baptist Faith and Message as a unifying statement of our common beliefs. We have been led though prayer and a seeking of God’s direction to develop both a vision and mission statement to further give us clarity of direction and purpose.   There are five basic teams, along with a number of sub-teams, that carry out the work of the association in this setting. They are as follows:
          Prayer Team
          Mission Team
          Evangelism Team
          Discipleship/Ministry Team
          Administrative Team

Our staff is deeply committed to the reality that “the churches of the association do not exist for the association but that the association exists for the churches.” We are committed to doing whatever it takes biblically to keep in touch with the churches and to provide the tools they need to be effective in sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ both in their environment at home and abroad.
I am praying you will be blessed and resourced by using this website,
Don Patterson
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