Bethel Baptist Association, Inc.
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Strengthening Churches in Sharing Christ

Meet Our Staff


James Holloway is our Associational Missionary. He has served in this position since April of 1999. Prior to that, he served for over 11 years as a Christian Education Consultant to the Etowah, Hightower, and Roswell Baptist Associations in North Central Georgia. Just after graduating from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas, James served as a Church Planter/Mission Pastor in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, through the Southern Baptist Home Mission Board (now NAMB). He and his wife, Mary now live in Blakely, Georgia, where they are members of the First Baptist Church. They have one daughter, Kara, who is married to Joshua Linker, and five grandchildren, Ava, Israel, Egan, Arrow, and Oliver Linker.  Send e-mail to:
On June 2, 2015, we welcomed Kathy Hardwick as our Ministry Assistant. She works two days each week in the associational office, handling the word processing and desktop publishing duties.  Kathy and her husband Anthony live in Fort Gaines, Georgia.  She is a member of Shiloh Baptist Church.  Send e-mail to:
On May 4, 2015, we welcomed back Joyce Jarrett to the associational office staff!  Joyce retired from our Ministry Assistant position in 2008, but has returned to work one day each week as our Financial Assistant, keeping track of our bookkeeping duties.  She is an active member of Southside Baptist Church in Blakely.