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Friendship Church 2012

Friendship Baptist Church

of Forsyth County, Inc.

Established in 1840

Cumming, GA

Friendship Is Reaching Out

Pastor: Rev. Ricky Byrd

Sunday School each Sunday at 9:45 a.m. Worship Service each Sunday at 11 a.m. There are classes for all ages.

Glory Bound Bus Ministry goes on Wednesday evenings and Sunday mornings.

Join us at Sunday School and for Worship Services. There are classes for all ages. You will be blessed.

Friendship now has a Facebook page to keep everyone updated about events happening at Friendship. Even if you are not a Facebook member, you should be able to see this page at Friendship Face Book

Happy 2015! Spring will be here soon!!! Spring Events at Friendship Baptist Church

Happy 175th Anniversary to Friendship Baptist Church that was established and constituted on February 28, 1840. There will be different events planned throughout this year in honor of this special year. The Official Friendship 175th Anniversary Celebration is planned for March 29, 2015. There are many special activities and recognitions planned for the day. Friendship will cater a lunch for all. We do hope that all members both current and past will join us on this special day. There will be a balloon release in the cemetery at 10 a.m. Worship service will follow at 10:30 a.m. with our current and past pastors speaking. Rev. Jeff Hawkins will speak about his great great grandfather who was our first pastor. After the catered lunch in the Family Life Center, we will have a historical display and slide show about FBC to view as we remember "The God Who Was, Who Is, and Who Is To Come" at Friendship Church. Be sure and check out the Friendship Facebook page regularly for announcements."

The Frederick M Hawkins Center for Christian Studies began a new study on Monday evening, February 9, 2015, beginning at 7 p.m. in the Media Room of the Family Life Center. Dr. Jimmy Orr will be teaching this 8 week class of an in-depth study of the book of Revelation. This class is open for anyone interested in coming.

At last all the bricks are laid from the big fundraiser that the Pathfinders Sunday School Class sponsored to raise funds for the Family Life Center. Please see an attachment of a map of where the bricks are located. There are duplicate bricks that were already laid before we realized it and some of the bricks were incorrect. Those bricks that were corrected are the last ones on the list and were laid in March 2015.Brick Map Layout

The Ladies Bible Study began on Tuesday evening, January 27 at 7 PM and Wednesday morning, January 28, at 9 AM in the Media Room of the Family Life Center. This is a Beth Moore Study on 1 and 2 Thessalonians. Please come on out and join us.

Wednesday Night Activities continue to be very busy with full house at our Bible Study, Choir Practice, and mission groups for all ages beginning with supper/dinner at 5:30 p.m. Youth Choir Practice (Preschool, Children, and Youth) meet at 6:30 p.m. Bible Study with our Pastor, Rev. Ricky Byrd, also meets at 6:30 P.M. Adult Choir Practice, Bible Study and Mission Groups for Youth begin at 7:15 p.m. Please join us! You will be blessed!!

Friendship was challenged to donate as much money as possible toward completing our Family Life Center. Someone was willing to match up to $150,000 for each dollar that we raise through December 31, 2014. Through this effort, including the match, $226,000 were collected. Joe Padgett tells us that new construction will begin on Family Life Center after the 175th Anniversary Celebration!

The American Red Cross Blood Drive was held on Saturday, March 7, 2015. 48 units of blood were collected and is helping someone have a better life, Thank you, Friendship and the community, for your very generous donation of blood and for supporting the Pathfinders Sunday School Class who hosts the event.

Friendship is located at 2250 Friendship Circle just west of Sawnee Elementary School and off Canton Highway (GA Hwy 20). Mailing address is: P O Box 3180, Cumming, GA 30028 and phone number is 770-887-8844

Contact Janice Tallant at or Rev. Ricky Byrd at for more information.