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Messengers presented with host of events presented by SBC entities

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary President Jason Allen (far right) hosts a panel discussion at MBTS' For the Church micro-conference in Birmingham in 2019. BP file photo

Editor’s Note: This article was updated after its initial publication.

NASHVILLE (BP) – Many Southern Baptist entities will be hosting various ancillary events surrounding the 2021 SBC Annual Meeting, which will be held June 15-16 in Nashville. Below is a listing of information about those events, as well as links to register.


  • GuideStone Wellness Center wellness checks
  • Music City Center, Exhibit Hall
  • Monday and Tuesday, June 14-15, until 6 p.m.
  • Wednesday, June 16, until 1 p.m.
  • Available anytime the exhibit hall is open
  • No signup required

International Mission Board

  • IMB Dinner
  • Monday, June 14, 6 p.m.
  • Music City Center, Grand Ballroom B/C (Level 4)
  • Event at capacity, tickets no longer available


  • Lifeway Breakfast
  • Tuesday, June 15, 7 a.m.
  • Music City Center
  • Karl F. Dean Grand Ballroom C
  • Register here.
  • Lifeway Films Screening — “Show Me the Father” from the Kendrick Brothers
  • Monday, June 14, 8 p.m.
  • JW Marriott, Griffin Ballroom E
  • Lifeway Films Screening — “Sabina” from the Voice of the Martyrs
  • Tuesday, June 15, 9 p.m.
  • JW Marriott Griffin Ballroom E

 Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

  • For the Church Micro-Conference
  • Tuesday, June 15, after morning session
  • JW Marriott, Griffin Ballroom
  • Panelists to include MBTS President Jason K. Allen, Sagemont Church Lead Pastor Matt Carter, Shiloh Metropolitan Baptist Church Pastor H.B. Charles Jr., IMB President Paul Chitwood, SBC EC President Ronnie Floyd, Baptist Convention of Maryland/Delaware Executive Director Kevin Smith, and MBTS assistant professor Jared C. Wilson. Singer and songwriter Matt Merker will lead worship.

  • Cost is $15

  • Register here.

North American Mission Board

  • NAMB SEND Conference
  • Sunday, June 13, 5:30 p.m.; Monday, June 14, 9 a.m. (Women’s Track begins at 8:30 a.m.)
  • NAMB Luncheon
  • Register here.
  • NAMB/IMB Sending Celebration
  • Monday, June 14, 4:30 p.m.
  • Music City Center, Halls C/D

Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

  • Baptists Thinking Biblically: A Conversation on Religious Liberty
  • Tuesday, June 15, 9 p.m.
  • Music City Center, Davidson Ballroom
  • Register here.

 Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

  • SEBTS Women’s Breakfast
  • Wednesday, June 16, 7 a.m.
  • Omni Hotel, Legends Ballroom A
  • Register here.

 Woman’s Missionary Union

  • WMU Mission Celebration
  • Sunday, June 13, 1-5 p.m.
  • Nashville First Baptist Church
  • More information here.

Seminary Luncheons

 Each of the six Southern Baptist seminaries will host and alumni and friends luncheons in conjunction with the SBC Annual Meeting. Each luncheon will take place Wednesday, June 16, after the meeting’s morning session. Below is a listing of the location for each seminary luncheon as well as links to register:

Gateway Seminary of the Southern Baptist Convention

  • Music City Center, Room 102 A/B
  • Register here.

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

  • JW Marriott, Griffin Ballroom
  • Register here.

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

  • Omni Hotel, Legends Ballroom
  • Register here.

Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

  • Music City Center, Karl F. Dean Grand Ballroom C
  • Register here.

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

  • Music City Center, Davidson Ballroom A/B
  • Register here.

Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

  • Music City Center, Karl F. Dean Grand Ballroom A
  • Register here.