June 10 & 11
|Willy Rice announced as Pastors’ nominee
BALTIMORE (BP) — Willy Rice, pastor of the Tampa-area Calvary Baptist Church in Clearwater, Fla., will be nominated for president of the Southern Baptist Pastors’ Conference, according to an announcement by fellow Florida pastor Jimmy Scroggins.
|2014 SBC Annual Meeting Program|
|Yeats’ nomination to be made by Allen
BALTIMORE (BP) — Jason K. Allen, president of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, will nominate John L. Yeats for an 18th term as recording secretary of the Southern Baptist Convention at the June 10-11 annual meeting in Baltimore.
|ERLC to host sessions at SBC meeting
NASHVILLE (BP) — The Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission will sponsor events before and during the convention’s 2014 meeting to address a variety of challenges facing Christians today.
|New hunger campaign launching in Baltimore
NASHVILLE (BP) -– Southern Baptist World Hunger Fund national partners will launch a new initiative during the June 10-11 Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting that will continue the SBC’s unique “dollar in, dollar out” approach in the battle against hunger across North America and overseas.
|Korean council to meet June 23-26
HERNDON, Va. (BP) — The Korean Council of Southern Baptist Churches in America will hold its 35th annual meeting June 23-26 at the Hilton Washington Dulles hotel.
|SBC Executive Committee, boards, commission, seminaries, committee nominees announced|
|Luter names Committee on Committees|
|Pastors’ Conference to ‘pour into pastors’
BALTIMORE (BP) — Through hearing a diverse array of speakers — both in terms of race and age — Southern Baptist Pastors’ Conference President Bruce Frank hopes pastors will attain a clearer vision of God’s glory. Hence the theme of this year’s gathering: “Show Us Your Glory!”
|SBC Pastors’ Conference 2014 Schedule|
|‘Highs & lows’ to be pastors’ wives theme
BALTIMORE (BP) — Addressing “The Highs and Lows of Ministry,” the annual Pastors’ Wives Conference will feature Lois Evans of Dallas speaking on the seasons of a woman’s life, Kathy MacDonald of Chicago on how God answers prayer to work through family and church challenges and Christine Hoover of Charlottesville, Va., on conversations a wife should have with her husband.
|WMU focus: Annie Armstrong’s challenge
BALTIMORE (BP) — With the theme “Go Forward,” the WMU Missions Celebration and Annual Meeting will take place June 8–9 in Baltimore.
|WMU Celebration, Annual Meeting Schedule|
|NAAF priority: church planting strategy
BALTIMORE (BP) — Developing resources to plant churches within the context of the African American community will be the National African American Fellowship’s main focus at its 2014 meeting in Baltimore, NAAF President A.B. Vines said.