Friendship Baptist Church of Forsyth County, Georgia





Annual Car Show: August 3, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the church parking lot.  Join us to see all the cars and enjoy Gospel Music throughout the event.

WMU (Women's Missionary Union) meets on the first Monday night of each month from August through May (none in June and July) at 7 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall.  

Ladies Night Out on August 9, 2019, at 6:30 p.m.  Guest Speaker: Robyn Sharp and Music Leader: Rene' Westray.  Catered meal will be served for $20 donation in the Fellowship Hall..

Georgia Baptist Children's Home Truck Loading collection is taking place until September 30.  

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: Joey Purcell, Chairman; Greg Purcell; Randolph Cagle; Thad Bramblett (inactive); Tony Bagwell; Lamar Roper (inactive); Phil Westray; Ben Shipley; Rupert Harris; Jason Elzey, Assistant Chairman; 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. 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

·  2020 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 the second Thursday of each month at Friendship Senior Center (old fellowship hall) at 12 noon.  We have a delicious lunch, devotion, singing, games, prayer requests and sweet fellowship.  Our upcoming meetings are August 8September 12;  October 10; November 14; and December 12     For more information, contact Janice Tallant at  


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