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Cooperative Baptist Fellowship has a new home!

CBF has a new home

On Monday morning, the CBF staff began work at its new office in Decatur, Ga. CBF moved to the fifth floor of the Fidelity Bank building on Clairemont Ave., in Decatur. The move allows CBF to improve the design and effectiveness of the space it occupies, while also providing access to additional transportation options and an engaging location for visitors. View photos of the new space and many of the attractions within walking distance of the office here.

What do those stones mean to you?

Joshua said to them, “Pass on before the ark of the Lord your God into the middle of the Jordan, and each of you take up a stone on your shoulder, one for each of the tribes of the Israelites, so that this may be a sign among you. When your children ask in time to come, ‘What do those stones mean to you?’

Then you shall tell them… So these stones shall be to the Israelites a memorial forever.” – Joshua 4:5–7

The office staff gathered on Monday to commemorate the new space with a devotional led by Ruth Perkins Lee, CBF’s congregational services manager and member of the transition team that handled logistics related to the move. Perkins Lee read the story of Joshua leading the Israelites into a new land in Joshua 4:1–9, and asked the staff to commemorate the transition into their new space by placing stones in a jar on display in the office.

As staff members held the stones, they reflected on transitions in CBF life and how these stories shape them individually and the Fellowship as a body. “When people come to visit and ask, ‘What do those stones mean to you,’ they can tell the stories of a new day in CBF life,” Perkins Lee said.

Come visit us in Decatur

Decatur, Ga. is a diverse and eclectic neighborhood adjacent to downtown Atlanta. With more than 80 restaurants and bakeries, Decatur offers a variety of delicious options for everyone. Most of these restaurants are locally owned and within walking distance of the CBF office.

Downtown Decatur also features many art galleries as well as small shops and boutiques. The Decatur Square is in the heart of Downtown Decatur, next to the Dekalb History Center/Old Courthouse on the Square, and is a popular place for picnics and outside reading.

We are excited about our new neighborhood and would love for you to come visit our new home. Book a room at the Courtyard Marriott next door to the CBF office and leave your car at home. The Decatur MARTA station is only two blocks from the office and will take you to the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airportand other popular attractions in Atlanta.

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