Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief Update


At the request of our National President, Rev. Dr. Jerry Young, East Mississippi Baptist State Convention has responded to the call to aid in the Catastrophic Hurricane Harvey relief.


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Click here to download the Disaster Relief contribution form.


“Envisioning the View”

Vision. Integrity. Education. Wisdom

123rd Annual Session

The 123rd Annual Session of the East Mississippi Baptist State Convention will convene October 31st through November 3rd, 2017 with the First New Hope District Association, Rev. Melvin Jenkins, Moderator. Convention Activities will be held at the Fifth Street Baptist Church, 2530 Hwy 45 North, Meridian, Mississippi, Rev. William C. Brown is Pastor and the First New Hope District Association Building, 274 23rd Street, Meridian, MS.


Pastors and preachers, we are asking that you mark your calendar to be present at our “Pastor’s Conference” October 31, 2017 from 3pm to 5pm. Dr. Jerry Young, President of the National Baptist Convention is planning to be with us to discuss some very important issues that we are facing and where we are headed as a National Baptist Denomination. Our Pre-Convention Musical Welcome Program will be held on October 31, 2017 beginning at 6:00 P.M. followed with our Laymen’s Hour at 6:30 P.M.


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Click here to view the schedule at a glance.

Attention: All Ministers


The Information / Bio Form is asked to be completed as soon as possible. Please complete the form and mail it back to:


East Mississippi Baptist State Convention

P. O. Box 224

Meridian, MS 39302.





I welcome you on behalf of the East Mississippi Baptist State Convention of Mississippi to our website.   As newly elected president of this Convention, I look forward to sharing with you in the days to come the exciting path in which the people of God will embark upon.


We are very grateful for the ground work and foundation that has been laid before us and we are excitedly moving forward in the work which will be produced in us by our Lord and Savior, Jesus the Christ.   To further add to this statement, James Hudson Taylor (English missionary and founder of the China Inland Mission) once stated, “I used to ask God to help me.  Then I asked if I might help Him.  I ended up by asking Him to do His work through me.”


It is our desire that you will visit the website on a regular basis and that it will help to keep you informed of the latest Convention FYI!  It is . . .


In His name,


Rev. Willie E. Jones, President



121st Annual Session of the

East Mississippi Baptist State Convention

Rev. Willie E. Jones, President

Envisioning the V.I.E.W.



President's Annual Address


Laymen President's Annual Address


Official Minutes


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