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2009 SBC Conferences and Meetings

Pastors' Conference
June 21-22, 2009

Kentucky Exposition Center

What If?
One Mind • One Love • One Spirit • One Purpose

Sunday Evening, June 21
What If? One Mind

5:30 Pre-session concert

6:00 Worship through Music

6:15 Welcome, Theme Explanation, Introductions

6:30 Worship through Music

6:35 Message – Dr. J.D. Greear, Summit Church, Durham, North Carolina

7:10 Prayer Emphasis for Pastors

7:20 Worship through Music

7:30 Message – Dr. Mac Brunson, First Baptist Church, Jacksonville, Florida

8:05 Worship through Music

8:15 Prayer and Offering

8:20 Worship through Music

8:25 Message – Dr. Chuck Colson, Prison Fellowship, Lansdowne, Virginia

Monday Morning, June 22
What If? One Love

8:30 Worship through Music

8:40 Welcome, Theme Explanation, Introductions

8:50 Worship through Music

8:55 Message – Dr. Mike Landry, Sarasota Baptist, Sarasota, Florida

9:25 Congregational Worship through Music

9:35 Message – Dr. Ed Stetzer, President of LifeWay Research, Nashville, Tennessee

10:05 Prayer Emphasis for Pastors

10:10 Worship through Music

10:20 Message – Rev. Francis Chan, Cornerstone Church, Simi Valley, California

10:50 Worship through Music

10:55 Prayer and Offering

11:00 Message – Dr. Tom Elliff, Pastor and Author, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Monday Afternoon, June 22
What If? One Spirit

1:30 Worship through Music

1:40 Welcome, Theme Explanation, Introductions

1:50 Worship through Music

1:55 Message – Dr. Michael Catt, Sherwood Baptist Church, Albany, Georgia

2:25 Prayer Emphasis for Pastors

2:30 Time of Encouragement – Dr. Dennis Swanberg

2:45 Worship through Music

2:55 Message – Rev. Fred Luter, Jr., Franklin Avenue Baptist Church, New Orleans, Louisiana

3:25 Election of Officers

3:35 Worship through Music

3:40 Prayer and Offering

3:45 Message – Mike Huckabee, former Arkansas governor and host of HUCKABEE on Fox News Channel

Monday Evening, June 22
What If? One Purpose

6:30 Worship through Music

6:40 Welcome, Introduction of New Officers, Theme Explanation, Additional Introductions

6:55 Worship through Music

7:00 Message – Dr. Alvin Reid, Professor of Evangelism, SEBTS, Wake Forest, North Carolina

7:30 Prayer Emphasis for Pastors

7:35 Worship through Music

7:45 Message – Dr. Johnny Hunt, First Baptist Church, Woodstock, Georgia

8:20 Prayer and Offering

8:25 Message – Dr. David Platt, The Church at Brook Hills, Birmingham, Alabama

8:55 Worship through Music



Pastors' Wives Conference
June 22, 2009

Kentucky Exposition Center, B101-105

Women of Truth

Monday Morning, June 22

8:25 Musical Call to Gather – Kristin and Eric Yeldell

8:30 Welcome and Introductions

8:35 Praise and Worship – Kristin and Eric Yeldell

8:40 Message and Testimony – Elizabeth Luter

9:20 Praise and Worship

9:35 Introduction of Mary Kassian – Mary Mohler

9:40 Message – Mary Kassian

10:30 Praise and Worship

10:40 Introduction of Small Groups

10:45 Small Groups Discussion and Prayer

11:25 Praise and Worship

11:30 Conclusion



Ministers Wives Luncheon
June 23, 2009, 11:00 a.m.

Kentucky Exposition Center, South Wing C

Quiet Influence

The Women's Expo with door prizes, entertainment, fellowship, gifts, and exhibits. Authors Debbie Brunson, Jeana Floyd, Donna Gaines, Susie Hawkins, Janet Hunt, and Diane Strack take a hilarious look at ministers' wives' most embarrassing moments. The Romans 12:1 Woman highlights history's influential Christian women.

To purchase tickets, go to www.dianestrack.com or call (512) 258- 9021.



Conference of Associational Directors of Missions
June 21-22, 2009

Fern Valley Hotel and Conference Center

Servant Leadership

Sunday Morning, June 21

10:30 Worship Service – Ron Davis, Worship Leader
Ken Hemphill – Preacher
Cindy Monfalcone – Music Leader (for all Sessions)

12:00 Lunch

Sunday Afternoon, June 21

1:30 SBCADOM Wives (until 5:00) – Kay Dekalb Smith

1:30 SBCADOM, Session One
Presiding – Jim Breeden
Servant Leaders are Under Construction – Wesley Pitts
Servant Leaders Forgive – Thom Rainer

3:00 SBCADOM, Session Two
Presiding – Ron Davis
Servant Leaders Build Relationships – O.S. Hawkins
Business Session – Wesley Pitts

5:00 Benediction – Rick Robbins

Sunday Evening, June 21

7:00 SBCADOM Banquet
Presiding – Wesley Pitts
Prayer – Ron Davis
Recognitions – Wesley Pitts and Jim Leak
Entertainment – Kay Dekalb Smith

Casual Monday Morning, June 22

8:30 SBCADOM, Session Three
Presiding, Wesley Pitts
Testimony and Prayer – Dennis Pulley
Installation of Officers – Russell Cook

9:00 Breakout Sessions (until noon)
Servant Leaders are Equipped (New DOMs) – Ted Knapp
Servant Leaders Pray – Greg Frizzel
Servant Leaders Continue to Grow – Hugh Townsend
Servant Leaders Visualize the Future – Mike Day
Servant Leaders Stay Informed – David Meacham



WMU Missions Celebration and Annual Meeting
June 21-22, 2009

St. Matthews Baptist Church

Change a Life. Change the World.

Sunday Afternoon, June 21, 4:00 p.m.

The 2009 WMU Missions Celebration will begin with a large variety of options, including a unique Kentucky Missions Fair, an exciting Passport to Missions interactive area, and much more.

Sunday Evening, June 21, 6:30 p.m.
Changing Lives in Kentucky

Call to Worship – Tim Galyon, directing

Welcome to Louisville – Kaye Miller
Bill Mackey, executive director, Kentucky Baptist Convention
Joy Bolton, executive director, Kentucky WMU
Pat Reaves, president, Kentucky WMU

Changing Lives in Kentucky – Larry Martin, missions consultant, Kentucky Baptist Convention

Changing Appalachia … One Life at a Time – Bill Barker, director, Appalachian Regional Ministries, NAMB

Changing Lives Through Love – Kaye Miller

Monday Morning, June 22, 9:00 a.m.
Changing Lives Across America

Call to Worship – Tim Galyon, directing

Welcome and Introductions – Wanda Lee
Mary Lou Crutcher, local arrangements chair

Changing Lives Through Acteens – National Acteens Panelists

Changing Lives Across Alaska – Brenda Crim, Alaska, NAMB

Vision Fund Offering – Sylvia DeLoach

Honoring Our Former Leaders – Carolyn Weatherford Crumpler

Tribute to Alma Hunt and Dellanna O'Brien

President's Address: Called to Love – Kaye Miller

Recognition of Kathy Hillman, national WMU recording secretary

Election of Officers

Changing Lives Through Equestrian Ministries – Chris Clarke, NAMB

Changing Lives Through Love – Kaye Miller

Awards Luncheon, June 22, 11:15 a.m.*

St. Matthews Baptist Church – Fellowship Hall

*Advance reservations must be made by June 10. Tickets are $8. To reserve a ticket, call Kentucky WMU at 502-489-3534 or visit www.wmu.com/events/annual.

Recognition of Prior Recipients of the Dellanna West O'Brien Award for Women's Leadership Development – Wanda Lee

2009 Dellanna West O'Brien Award for Women's Leadership Development – David George, president, WMU Foundation

2009 National Acteens Panelists – Loftis Scholarship Award

Dr. Martha Myers GA Alumna of Distinction Award – Kaye Miller

Monday Evening, June 22, 4:30 p.m.
Changing Lives Around the World

Call to Worship – Tim Galyon, directing

Welcome and Announcements – Kaye Miller

Greetings from Long Run Baptist Association – Wesley Pitts, director of missions

One Family's Journey in Missions – Gerald and June McNeely and family

Changing Lives Through WMU – Wanda Lee

Changing Lives … in Russia – Steve and Svetlana Parish, IMB

Changing Lives … in Middle America & Caribbean – Gary and Sis Tufts, IMB

Changing Lives in South Asia – John and Sarah

Changing Lives Through Love – Kaye Miller



National African American Fellowship, SBC
June 21-22, 2009

Sunday Evening, June 21, 6:00 p.m.

Annual Worship – First Gethsemane Baptist Church, 1159 Algonquin Pkwy, Louisville, Dr. T. Vaughn Walker, pastor. With First Gethsemane Baptist Church Choir and Dr. Lincoln Bingham, pastor of St. Paul's Baptist Church in Louisville.

Monday Afternoon, June 22, 4:00 p.m.

Annual Meeting – First Gethsemane Center for Family Development Complex, 1221 First Gethsemane Avenue. With Rev. Robert Lee, pastor of Fairwood Agape Baptist Church, Portsmouth, Virginia.

Monday Evening, June 22, 6:00 p.m.

Annual Banquet – First Gethsemane Center for Family Development Complex, 1221 First Gethsemane Avenue. Featuring Rev. Michael R. Pigg, NAAF President.

Ticket price: $25.00 per person. RSVP, pay for the banquet, and/or send annual NAAF donations to: National African American Fellowship, SBC, Dr. Mark Croston, Treasurer, P.O. Box 1834, Suffolk, VA 23439. Contact at (757) 539-3324 or [email protected].



The Conference of Southern Baptist Evangelists
June 19-21, 2009

Galt House Hotel

(Retreat June 19-20 for COSBE Members)

Friday Afternoon, June 19

2:00 Opening Session – Ed Stetzer, LifeWay

3:00 Breakout Sessions

Friday Evening, June 19

6:00 Keynote Speaker – Joyce (Mrs. Adrian) Rogers

Saturday Evening, June 20

6:00 Victory Banquet – Dr. Ergun Caner, Dean, Liberty Seminary, Lynchburg, VA

Sunday Morning, June 21

Worship for Everyone at the Convention Center

Worship Leader, Bob Smith, Evangelist, Huntsville, AL

9:00 Dr. Johnny Hunt, SBC President

9:45 Sammy Tippit, Evangelist, San Antonio, TX

10:30 Dr. Ron Herrod, Evangelist, Sevierville, TN

11:00 Dr. Ergun Caner, Liberty Seminary, Lynchburg, VA



National Hispanic Celebration
June 21-22, 2009

Living with Urgency

Sunday Evening, June 21, 6:00 p.m.

Dinner and Worship Celebration – Parkland Baptist Church, 7206 Shepherdsville Rd, Louisville, KY

Monday Morning, June 22, 8:00 a.m.

Pastor's Continental Breakfast and Conference – Room C201, Expo Center

Ladies Conference – Room C202, Expo Center

For information, call (770) 410-6330 or email [email protected].



Southern Baptist Messianic Fellowship
June 19-20, 2009

Kentucky Exposition Center, Room South C205, Level 2

Friday, June 19

Erev Shabbat Worship Service – 7:00-10:00 p.m.

Saturday, June 20

Shabbat Yeshiva Morning Session – 9:00-11:15 a.m.
Shabbat Yeshiva Afternoon Session – 1:00-4:45pm
SBMF Annual Business Meeting – 7:00-9:30 p.m.

For more information, visit [email protected].

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