Friendship Baptist Church of Forsyth County, Georgia


WMU (Women's Missionary Union) meets on the first Monday night of each month from August through May each year.  However our next meeting will be on September 4, 2018 at 7 p.m. 

Georgia Baptist Children's Home Truck Loading collection is taking place until September 30.  Bring canned chicken, 100% fruit juice, salad dressing (Ranch & French), snacks, 55 gal. trash bags.

Backpacks of Hope collection is taking place through September 30 also.  Friendship goal is to collect 100 backpacks for Christmas gifts to children in Appalachian mountains and southwest Georgia. Contact Janice Tallant for more information at


Church Committees

Support Staff

·  Ordained deacons: Randall Fields, Chairman; Joey Purcell, Assistant Chairman; Greg Purcell; Randolph Cagle; Thad Bramblett (inactive); Tony Bagwell; Lamar Roper (inactive); Phil Westray; Ben Shipley; Rupert Harris; Jason Elzey; Mike Eason, Nathan Elzey, Corey Fields, Darrin Sharp, Bobby Quinn, Jaime Tavenier, John Clark Byrd.

·  Ordained Ministers: Rev. Ricky Byrd; Rev. Carter Payne; Rev. Terry Cowart; Rev. Paul Carder; Rev. Don Westray; Rev. Christopher Bagley

·  Licensed Ministers: Rev. Joel Hunt; Rev. David Bagley; Rev. Shannon Elzey; Rev. Paul Goss; Rev. David Martin, Rev. Kade Kelley, Rev. Heath Westray, Rev. Mark Landrum, Rev. Scott Wilbanks, Rev. Howard Garrett, Rev. Les Henry, Rev. Caleb Byrd, Rev. Alex Bagley, Rev. Blake Whitfield

·  WMU Director: Leigh Parson; Assistant Director, Janet Clack

·  Brotherhood Director: Jimmy Evans

·  2018 Vacation Bible School Co-Directors: Kimberly McBrayer and Paula Disharoon

·  Church Historian: Reatha McConnell

·  Church Newspaper Editor and Publisher and Web page editor: Janice Tallant

Facebook Editor: Leigh Parson

·  Church Bulletin Editor: Betty Shipley

·  Church Prayer Board Director: Tonya Kelley

·  Church Musicians: Cynthia McWhorter, Janice Tallant, Joey Pirkle, Eileen Nix, Michelle Pirkle, Gail Scoggins

·  Bible Study Directors: Wanda Harris and Sharon Purcell

·  Prayer Meeting Coordinator: Rev. Ricky Byrd

·   Outdoor Message Board Director: Tonya Kelley

·  Sound System Director: Joey Pirkle, Bridget Wyatt, Tonya Kelley, Tim Monroe, Jason Vandergrift

Super Seniors

Friendship is happy to have a Super Seniors ministry in our church for any seniors in our community.  We meet monthly at Friendship Senior Center (old fellowship hall) at 12 noon either on Tuesdays or Thursdays.  We have a delicious lunch, devotion, singing, games, prayer requests and sweet fellowship.  Our upcoming meetings are Thursday, September 13; Thursday, Tuesday, October 16; Thursday, November 15; Thursday, December 13, and Thursday October 11 at Lake Lanier.   For more information, contact Janice Tallant at  


Ladies Night Out Conference in August 2018 sponsored by our WMU.  Brooke Bramblett was our guest speaker..