Mableton First Baptist Church
The membership voted to change the church employee health insurance coverage from 100% paid by the church to 75% church/25% employee, beginning January 1, 1993.
The church ended 1992 with all bills paid and "in the black".
Average monthly Sunday School attendance for 1992 was 292. Average monthly receipts totaled $43,426.14 (Feb-Dec.; no figures available for January.)
Our church continued its Truck Stop Ministry, holding morning and evening services at the truck stop every third Sunday. We also continued our ministry to the Atlanta Union Mission on the second Thursday of every month. Volunteers were constantly being sought to help with these two ministries.
On February 17, 1993, the Baptist Women set up Room 124 of the church as a prayer room, emphasizing the responsibility and privilege we have of coming to God in prayer.
Huey Bratton resigned as part time Youth Minister on June 20, 1993, to accept the position of full time Youth Minister at Mount Pisgah Baptist Church in Mableton. Craig Scroggins was hired as interim Youth Minister for the summer.
A 486 computer was purchased for the church office in October, 1993.
On November 7, 1993, Elias Al-Awabdy was licensed to the gospel ministry by our church.
The church recommended Richard Peal as a student to the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary on December 15, 1993.
Average monthly receipts for 1993 totaled $47,093.61. Average monthly Sunday School attendance was 295.