2018 Ministry of Ushers and Health Professionals

Convention Theme:
“Envisioning the Future Exceptionally Through our Commitment to Christian Stewardship”  Jeremiah 29:11; 1Corinthians 4:1-2
Conference Theme:
“Working Together as One Body in Christ” 1 Corinthians 12:12

Dr. J. R. Hatney | State Ministerial Advisor
Sister Brenda Eason | State Coordinator
Hosted by: The Eastern Region Ministry of Ushers & Health Professionals

Hotel Information

Reservation Lines Open November 6, 2017 @ 9:00 AM

Augusta Marriott & Convention Center
Two Tenth Street, Augusta, GA
(706) 722-8900
King /Double—Rates: $121.00 per night
(Daily Parking—$7.00)

Ramada Hotel & Conference Center
640 Broad Street, Augusta, GA
(706) 722-5541
King/Double—Rate: $119.00 per night

Holiday Inn Express
444 Broad Street, Augusta, GA
(706) 922-1414
King/Double—Rate: $109.00 per night

Courtyard by Marriott
1045 Stevens Creek Rd, Augusta GA
(706) 737-3737
King /Double—Rate: $109.00

Baymont Inn & Suites
2905 Riverwest Drive, Augusta GA
(706) 733-5900
Double/Doubles— Rates: $84.00 per night

Candlewood Suites
1080 Claussen Road, Augusta, GA
King Studio Suites—Rate: $69.00 per night
Group Name: GMBC Ushers Conference
Group Rate Cut-off Date: February 27, 2018

Tax Rate for all Hotels: 15%
Plus a $5.00 per night State of Georgia Hotel Fee

General Information

Individual Conference Registration:
$45.00 (Per Messenger)

An Evening of Elegance Banquet
Attire: Semi-Formal~ Black, Purple or Silver
Tickets: $45.00 per person
(Deadline, March 9, 2018)

Conference Dress Code:
Conference sessions—
Women—Christian casual.
Men—Christian casual.

Service of Rededication Dress Code (Ushers) - Saturday


  • Female Ushers: One-piece white uniform; no accessories (long sleeves or three-quarter length), plain white closed-in shoes, white stocking, plain white pearl post earrings, no necklaces or wrist/ankle bracelets; (uniforms can be ordered online from Allheart, Amazon, Uniform Advantage or others sites; check your local uniform stores. Current State Uniform—Barco, #58505

  • Male Ushers: Navy blue/or black suits and bowties, white shirts, black shoes

  • Plain white gloves (all ushers)


GMBC Health Ministry
To provide available assistance in the case of medical challenges during all parent body and district programs held by the Convention. Medical assistance would be provided by R N’s, L P N’s and Certified Medical Assistants, including retired health professionals.

Requirements for the GMBC Health Ministry:

  • Be Bible-Based, Christ-Centered, Holy Spirit-Led and Mission Bound
  • Complete at least a four to eight hour First Aid Training Class offered by the Red Cross (Be a holder of an updated First Aid card)
  • Certified CPR clas

Dress Code:

Saturday—Service of Rededication

  • Ladies: White uniform, white shoes, white stocking nurse’s cap (for licensed nurses only)
  • Men: Black pants, white shirts, white lab coats, black ties, black shoes

S. W. A. T.
Saints With A Testimony

Requirements for SWAT Ministry:

Completion of the 2nd year ministry achievement

The SWAT team will attend a preparation class then go out into the communities to witness on Wednesday afternoon.
Pre-conference evangelizing gives the opportunity to witness to the unsaved, spreading the “News” that the conference is coming to town, inviting everyone to a “Holy Ghost Take-Over.”
SWAT team will wear identification badges.

Mission Outreach
Providing personal Care items to the homeless in the community

Conference Schedule

  1. Wed Mar 21
  2. Thu Mar 22
  3. Fri Mar 23
  4. Sat Mar 24


2:30 PM | Evangelism & Mission Outreach Assemble at the Augusta Convention Center 

7:45 AM | Conference Registration 

9:15 AM | Official Conference Opening 


1:30 PM—3:00 PM |Lecture Series Health Ministry I and II (1:30 PM-3:00 PM, Thursday ONLY)  Seminars (electives) 

3:30 PM—5:00 PM | Lecture Series Seminars (electives) 

7:30 PM | Evening Worship Service - Augusta Convention Center 

8:00 AM | Conference Registration 

8:00 AM—9:30 AM | Lecture Series Seminars (electives) 

10:00 AM—11:30 PM | Lecture Series Seminars (electives) 


1:00 PM | Mid-day Worship Service 

7:00 PM | An Evening of Elegance Banquet - Augusta Marriott & Convention Center Olmsted B 

8:15 AM | Ushers Ministry Health Professionals Assemble 

9:00 AM | Processional | Closing Message | Service of Rededication 


Registration: 2018 Ministry of Ushers and Health Professionals (Convening)

Please Complete the form below to register for Ministry of Ushers and Health Professionals (Convening)
March 22—March 24, 2018
Augusta, Georgia

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