ABOUT GEORGIA BAPTIST WOMEN

Georgia Baptist Women encourages, equips, and engages women and girls to discover and live out their purpose in God’s Kingdom.

Woman’s Missionary Union

WMU assists churches with age-level missions organizations for preschoolers, children, youth and adults. Training and resources are provided currently for Anglo, African-American, Hispanic, Korean, and other language groups.

Women’s Ministry

Georgia Baptist Women encourages and assists leaders of women in the local church as they develop women’s ministry strategies through statewide training, leader retreats, networking and one-to-one consultations.

Pinnacle Retreat Center

Owned and operated by Georgia Baptist Women, this multi-purpose retreat center located in Clayton, Georgia is open to all Georgia Baptists. June and July are reserved for our summer missions camp program for girls.

Georgia Baptist Women Staff

Georgia Baptist Women staff members from the Duluth office and Pinnacle Retreat Center
Beth Ann Williams

Beth Ann Williams

Executive Director-Treasurer
770.936.5327
Contact
Karen Pace

Karen Pace

Consultant
770.936.5328
Contact
Lorna Bius

Lorna Bius

Mission Georgia Mobilizer
770.936.5326
Contact
Tabitha Ferrell

Tabitha Ferrell

Camp Pinnacle Director
770.843.3088
Contact
Karen Elrod

Karen Elrod

Ministry Assistant
770.936.5320
Contact
Ed Barnes

Ed Barnes

Pinnacle Administrator
706.782.3231
Contact

Georgia Baptist Women Staff

Georgia Baptist Women staff members from the Duluth office and Pinnacle Retreat Center
Beth Ann Williams

Beth Ann Williams

Executive Director-Treasurer
770.936.5327
Contact
Lorna Bius

Lorna Bius

Mission Georgia Mobilizer
770.936.5326
Contact
Karen Elrod

Karen Elrod

Ministry Assistant
770.936.5320
Contact

Karen Pace

Karen Pace

Consultant
770.936.5328
Contact
Tabitha Ferrell

Tabitha Ferrell

Camp Pinnacle Director
770.843.3088
Contact
Ed Barnes

Ed Barnes

Pinnacle Administrator
706.782.3231
Contact

Language Coordinators

Georgia Baptist Women Language Coordinators promote missions discipleship and involvement to ethnic churches.
Sandra Rice

Sandra Rice

Hispanic Women
Contact

Lois Chon

Lois Chon

Korean Women
Contact

Executive Board

Members manage the affairs of Baptist Woman’s Missionary Union of Georgia.
Lauren Sullens

Lauren Sullens

Georgia WMU President
Contact

Pat Ford

Pat Ford

1st Vice President
Contact

Pam Murphy

Pam Murphy

Vice President of Finance
Contact

Cathy Dennis

Cathy Dennis

Recording Secretary
Contact

Lauren Sullens

Lauren Sullens

Georgia WMU President
Contact

Pam Murphy

Pam Murphy

Vice President of Finance
Contact

Pat Ford

Pat Ford

1st Vice President
Contact

Cathy Dennis

Cathy Dennis

Recording Secretary
Contact

Regional Missions Mobilizers

Regional Missions Mobilizers are members of the BWMU Executive Board and serve as a resource for associations in their region.
Leigh Hawkins

Leigh Hawkins

Northwest Region
Contact

Cindy Painter

Cindy Painter

Northwest Region
Contact

Kay Cochran

Kay Cochran

Northeast Region
Contact

Carol Miller

Vacant

Northeast Region

Kim Jeffrey

Kim Jeffrey

West Central Region
Contact

Tonya Pearson

Tonya Pearson

West Central Region
Contact

Carla Whitton

Carla Whitton

East Central Region
Contact

Brenda Woodard

Brenda Woodard

East Central Region
Contact

Torie Wainright

Torie Wainright

Southeast Region
Contact

Vacant

Vacant

Southeast Region

Martha Ann Carter

Martha Ann Carter

Southwest Region
Contact

Cindy Schaeffner

Cindy Schaeffner

Southwest Region
Contact

Leigh Hawkins

Leigh Hawkins

Northwest Region
Contact

Kay Cochran

Kay Cochran

Northeast Region
Contact

Kim Jeffrey

Kim Jeffrey

West Central Region
Contact

Carla Whitton

Carla Whitton

East Central Region
Contact

Torie Wainright

Torie Wainright

East Region
Contact

Martha Ann Carter

Martha Ann Carter

Southwest Region
Contact

Cindy Painter

Cindy Painter

Northwest Region
Contact

Carol Miller

Vacant

Northeast Region

Tonya Pearson

Tonya Pearson

West Central Region
Contact

Brenda Woodard

Brenda Woodard

East Central Region
Contact

Vacant

Vacant

East Region

Cindy Schaeffner

Cindy Schaeffner

Southwest Region
Contact

Equippers

Equippers are members of the BWMU Executive Board and equip church and associational WMU age-level leaders.
Laura Gray

Laura Gray

Preschool
Contact

Melanie Linginfelter

Melanie Linginfelter

Children
Contact

Katie Johnson

Katie Johnson

Students
Contact

Gail Silver

Gail Silver

Adults
Contact

Joyce Bradley

Joyce Bradley

WMU Directors
Contact

Laura Gray

Laura Gray

Preschool
Contact

Katie Johnson

Katie Johnson

Students
Contact

Joyce Bradley

Joyce Bradley

WMU Directors
Contact

Melanie Linginfelter

Melanie Linginfelter

Children
Contact

Gail Silver

Gail Silver

Adults
Contact

Representatives

Members of the BWMU Executive Board who promote discipleship and involvement to ethnic and African-American churches.
Sandra Rice

Sandra Rice

Language Groups
Contact

Esther Grissom

Esther Grissom

Sisters Who Care
Contact

Sandra Rice

Sandra Rice

Language Groups
Contact

Esther Grissom

Esther Grissom

Sisters Who Care
Contact

Volunteers

Volunteers give their time, energy and talents to lead Georgia Baptist Women in praying for missions, giving to missions, and generating awareness of ministry opportunities in Georgia and beyond.

State Endowment Advocate

The State Endowment Consultant leads the Endowment Advocates and promotes opportunities for involvement and giving to the Pinnacle Capital Campaign, BWMU Endowments and the Esther Fund.
Sue Smith

Sue Smith

State Endowment Consultant
706.499.2646
Contact

Sue Smith

Sue Smith

State Endowment Consultant
706.499.2646
Contact

State Prayer Coordinators

Promoting prayer needs for Georgia and Hearts Called to Pray prayer initiatives for Georgia Baptist Women.
Mary Laughman

Mary Laughman

State Prayer Coordinator
Contact

Kellie Cochran

Kellie Cochran

Asst. Prayer Coordinator
Contact

Kellie Cochran

Kellie Cochran

Asst. Prayer Coordinator
Contact

Mary Laughman

Mary Laughman

State Prayer Coordinator
Contact

Kellie Cochran

Kellie Cochran

Asst. Prayer Coordinator
Contact

Sisters Who Care

The Georgia Baptist Women Sisters Who Care Advisory Council promotes missions discipleship and involvement to African-American churches.
Esther Grissom

Esther Grissom

Barbara Morris

Barbara Morris

Esther Grissom

Esther Grissom

Barbara Morris

Barbara Morris

Liaison Groups

Georgia Missionary
Parents Fellowship

Missionary parents who support their missionary children and each other through connecting, caring, and communicating.

Camp Pinnacle
Alumni Association

CPAA supports Camp Pinnacle Summer Missions Camp and connects people whose lives have been transformed by God.