The Greater East Texas Baptist Association, formed in 2005, is an Association of churches affiliated with the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention, and the Southern Baptist Convention.
The GETBA's Mission Statement
- ASSIST member churches and ministries in growing God’s Kingdom.
- CONNECT member churches and ministries in accomplishing what each cannot do alone.
- ENCOURAGE Kingdom relationships among member churches and ministries.
- Hope Community Church – Longview
- Macedonia Baptist Church – Longview
- Center Cross Church – Longview
- Trinity Baptist Church – Longview
- Harleton Baptist Church – Harleton
- Peter’s Chapel Missionary Baptist Church – Karnack
- Southside Baptist Church – Carthage
First Baptist Church - Winona
- Calvary Baptist Church – Gladewater
- East Mountain Baptist Church – East Mountain
- Faith Baptist Church – Gilmer
- Glenwood First Baptist Church – Gilmer
- Summit Heights Fellowship – Hawkins
GETBA seeks to fulfill its mission by:
ASSISTING each church in evangelizing its Jerusalem area.
ASSISTING each church in developing and empowering leadership.
ASSISTING churches in need of revitalization.
CONNECTING churches to resources.
CONNECTING churches to mission opportunities.
CONNECTING churches to local ministry partners.
ENCOURAGING networking of pastors and lay leadership.
ENCOURAGING fellowship among churches through special events.
ENCOURAGING relationships between churches and state / national conventions.