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Welcome to Maranatha Baptist Church

We invite you to come for Sunday School, stay for church, and get to know our home town.

Were you in Sunday School with Jimmy Carter?

Did you accept the challenge?

Tell your story. Let us know how you changed the life of someone around you. Did you do it? Did you keep doing it? What difference have you made? Did Jimmy Carter inspire you? Tell your story. Accept the challenge


Members only events will be noted. Most of our events are open to the public. We are looking forward to you joining us for our next event.


All of our contact information as well as maps to get you here. Please come and visit, or ask your questions. We look forward to hearing from you.


If you are planning to attend a Jimmy Carter Sunday School Class, please let us know you are coming.


Donate now and preserve the church, the legacy, and accept the challenge. Our donations support missions around the world.


Attending Jimmy Carter's Sunday School Class and have questions?

We have answers. We know it can seem a little intimidating. But we have done our best to prepare you and make you feel welcome. If we don't answer your question here, please contact us and we will be glad to..



Events We Would Love To See You At In The Future!

About Us

Our Story

This is our story. Where we came from, and where we are going... we invite you to come with us.



From when the first service was held to the first baby born, Maranatha history.


We are not that hard to find:

148 GA-45
Plains, GA 31780

(229) 824-7896

Many GPS services will have complications as they get close by.
You may want to take a look at the directions before you head our way.

Maranatha Baptist Church

  • Jimmy Carters Sunday School Class

    The Schedule
    Let Us Know You Are Coming

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  • Order a DVD

    Digital recordings, both video and audio, of President Carter's Sunday School class presentations are available for your future enjoyment or to share with friends and loved ones.

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  • Meet Our Pastor

    Tony Lowden is pastor of Maranatha Baptist Church. He is honored to serve as the spiritual covering for his congregation. He also serves as chaplain for the Secret Service in Southwest, Georgia.

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  • Donations

    Our donations fund missions globally. Help us reach more than our community.

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