Denominational and other Baptist Affiliations
Northside Drive Baptist Church is committed to working with other Baptist and faith groups including the following:
The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship is composed of individuals and approximately 1,900 partner churches who share a commitment to Baptist principles of faith and practice. The Fellowship provides educational resources for churches and supports mission field personnel who serve the most neglected people groups throughout the world. The Fellowship partners with 14 theology schools and seminaries with a combined enrollment of about 1,800 students. The Fellowship has endorsed more than 500 chaplains and pastoral counselors.
The Alliance of Baptists is an alliance of individuals and churches dedicated to the preservation of historic Baptist principles, freedoms, and traditions and to the expression of ministry and mission through cooperative relationships with other Baptist bodies and the larger Christian community. The Alliance of Baptists is an organization of connections that works with other groups to meet identified needs whether local, national, or global.
The Baptist World Alliance is a fellowship of more than 200 Baptist conventions and unions comprising a membership of 38 million baptized believers. The Baptist World Alliance began in London, England in 1905 at the first Baptist World Congress. BWA unites Baptists worldwide, responds to people in need, and defends human rights.
Baptist Joint Committee on Public Affairs, an education and advocacy organization headquartered in Washington, DC, promotes the historic Baptist commitment to religious liberty. The mission of BJCPA is to defend and extend religious liberty for all. The Baptist Joint Committee serves 14 Baptist bodies and receives financial gifts from individuals, churches and other organizations.
Baptist Peace Fellowship is an inter-Baptist network of individuals, congregations, and various Baptist conventions and agencies. The goals are to educate, inspire, and mobilize Baptists for greater involvement in justice and peace concerns. BPF proclaims the Bible's message that loving God means caring for the weak, the poor, the despised---all those who suffer violence.
The Regional Council of Churches of Atlanta is an ecumenical organization that covers the 20-county Atlanta region. The mission of the council is to develop relationships, foster dialogue, and advocate collaboration. Its purpose is to bridge the denominational and ethnic boundaries by speaking with a united voice on key issues such as building affordable housing for the poor, helping the elderly, and protecting the environment.
Atlanta Metro Baptist Association is a volunteer partnership of Baptist congregations working together to assist churches in ministry and missions. AMBA provides support to the Moncrief Ministry Center and Memorial Drive Baptist Centers.