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2016 SBC Annual Meeting Conference Schedules


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Pastors’ Conference

June 12–13
America's Center

Theme: LIVE THIS
www.sbcpc.net
Twitter: @SBCPastorsConf
Registration: This event is free to all who wish to attend. No registration is required.

Session 1: Sunday, June 12
6:00pSpeakers: Noah Oldham and James MacDonald
Worship: Andy Johnson and Tim Whedbee
Session 2: Monday, June 13
9:00aSpeakers: David Platt and Byron McWilliams
Worship: Passion
Session 3: Monday, June 13
1:30pSpeakers: Jack Graham and Ed Stetzer
Breakouts: Featuring Johnny Hunt, Ed Stetzer, James MacDonald, Jimmy Scroggins, and more
Worship: Passion
Session 4: Monday, June 13
6:15pSpeakers: Jimmy Scroggins and Greg Laurie
Worship: Vertical Church Band

*Speakers are not necessarily listed in order of appearance.


Pastors’ Wives Session of the Pastors’ Conference

Monday, June 13
9:00–11:30a
Majestic Ballroom, Marriott St. Louis Grand Hotel

Theme: Be Encouraged

Speakers:Selma Wilson, “Owning Your Development”
 Anita Renfroe, “Putty in the Hands of a Loving God”
 Trillia Newbell and Kathy Litton, “Leaning into our Changing Culture”
 Ruth Ripken and Donna Gaines, “Missional Matters and the Persecuted Church”
 Anne Graham Lotz, leading in prayer time
Worship:Eric and Kristen Yeldell

The Pastors’ Wives Expo will be in the foyer outside the ballroom on Monday, June 13, and Tuesday, June 14.


Southern Baptist Conference of Associational Leaders

June 12–13
Hilton Columbus Downtown

Theme: Work heartily, as for the Lord, not for men. (Colossians 3:23)
Registration Cost: $109 (through June 8)
Wives may attend at no additional cost.
DOM Wives Workshop Track offered.

Sunday, June 12
10:15aCheck-in/Coffee/Ministry Fair
11:00aWorship Service
Speaker: Jason K. Allen
12:30–1:30pCatered Lunch
1:45–2:45pPlenary 1: Gospel Coaching
Speaker: Tom Wood
3:00–3:30pRoundtable
3:45–4:35pWorkshop 1
4:50–6:00pBanquet
Speaker: Richard Blackaby
6:10–7:00pWorkshop 2
7:10–8:00pWorkshop 3
Monday, June 13
9:00–9:15aCoffee/Ministry Fair/Networking
9:15–10:15aPlenary 2: Gospel Coaching
Speaker: Tom Wood
10:30–11:20aWorkshop 4

For more info, and to register, visit www.sbcal16.eventbrite.com.


WMU® Missions Celebration and Annual Meeting

June 12–13
By All Means
Ferrara Theatre, America’s Center

Sunday, June 12
3:00pWMU Missions Celebration—General Session
 Music led by Lavon Gray, First Baptist Church, Jackson, Mississippi
 Welcome and Prayer: Linda Cooper, president, national WMU; Laura Wells, executive director, Missouri WMU; Cherri Crump, president, Missouri WMU
 “Serving the Gospel” (Ephesians 3:7–13): Jeff Iorg, president, Golden Gate Seminary
 Recognition and Prayer for Missionaries
4:30–5:30pEnjoy interactive options including a missionary reception; reception in honor of retiring WMU executive director Wanda Lee; exhibits; and shopping in LifeWay store (Room 260).
7:00pWMU Missions Celebration—General Session
 Special Music: Native Praise
 Missionary speaker: Goldie Frances, IMB
 Address by WMU Executive Director: Wanda Lee
Monday, June 13
9:00aWMU Missions Celebration/Annual Meeting—General Session
 Missionary Speaker: Travis Kerns, Utah
 President’s Address: Linda Cooper
 Business Session and Election of Officers
11:00a–NoonBreakout Sessions
1:00pWMU Missions Celebration—General Session
 Keynote Speaker: Katie Orr, author, pastor’s wife, Kentucky
 Church Planters: Sebastian and Erin Vazquez, IMB
2:30–4:45pBreakout Sessions
5:00pWMU Missions Celebration—General Session
 “The Mission Matters Most” (Philippians 1:12–18): Jeff Iorg
 Presentation of Dellanna West O’Brien Award for Women’s Leadership Development

Visit wmu.com/missouri for more information.


AVANCE

Sunday, June 12
America's Center

5:00–6:30pDinner/Program: Rooms 225–226
 Music: Julio Arriola
 Church planting presentation: William Ortega
 Recognitions: Frank S. Page
 Message: Ronnie Floyd
6:45–7:45pBreakout conferences
NAMB conference: Room 223
IMB conference: Room 229
LifeWay conference: Room 220

SBC Ministers’ Wives Luncheon

Tuesday, June 14
Noon
Majestic Ballroom, Marriott St. Louis Grand Hotel

Theme: Be Encouraged

Featured guest: Anita Renfroe

Tickets: www.lifeway.com/sbcwives
$15 in advance; $20 at the door


National African American Fellowship, SBC
2016 Annual Meeting and Banquet

Sunday, June 12
6:30pNAAF Worship Service
Beth-El Baptist Church
1809 New Jamestown Road
Spanish Lake, Missouri 63138
 Host Pastor: Emmett Baker Jr.
Preacher: Marshal Ausberry
Monday, June 13
4:00pNAAF Annual Meeting
Room 242, America’s Center
 Preacher: Emmett Baker Jr.
6:30pNAAF 21st Anniversary Banquet
Room 276, America’s Center
 Speaker: K. Marshall Williams, president
Tickets: $60 per person

RSVP and register for banquet: www.naafsbc.org


Asian American (A2) National Fellowship

Room 224, America’s Center

Sunday, June 12
5:30pWelcome and Prayer
6:00pDinner provided by LifeWay Global Ministry
6:30–7:00pRonnie Floyd, president, SBC
7:15–7:45pGihwang Shin, IMB
7:45–8:15pJeremy Sin and Jason Kim, NAMB
8:15–8:45pHoon Im, GuideStone; Daniel Im, LifeWay
8:45–9:00pClosing comments and prayer
9:00–9:30pFellowship

Register: www.a2cp2.org


Conference of Southern Baptist Evangelists

Sunday, June 12
10:00aWorship Service (all are welcome)
Tower Grove Baptist Church
4257 Magnolia Ave
St. Louis, Missouri 63110
 Shuttle leaves at 9:30a from the south (St. Charles Street) side of the Marriott St. Louis Grand Hotel for those without a car.
 Speakers: Phil Glisson, Floyd Lammersfeld, and Travis Young
Music: Russell and Kristi Johnson, Amy Stockwell, and Bob Smith
Noon–3:00pLuncheon, Hall of Faith Recognition, and Business Meeting for COSBE evangelists
Monday, June 13
9:00–11:00pOpen House reception
Showcasing COSBE music evangelists; ice cream and fellowship with pastors and guests
Washington Room, Marriott St. Louis Grand Hotel

Messenger Orientation

Sunday, June 12
4:00p
Landmark 1–4, Marriott St. Louis Grand Hotel

There will be a free orientation regarding messenger participation in the annual meeting for anyone wishing to attend. The session will include an explanation of “high interest” times, Convention personalities and processes, how and when messengers may use the floor microphones, how to use the registration materials, etc. There will also be a “Q&A” time. Interested messengers should register at the registration desk earlier in the day and bring their registration materials to this session. Convention attendees who are not messengers are also welcome. No advance registration or reservation for this session is required.


SBC SEMINARY ALUMNI EVENTS

Golden Gate Seminary Alumni and Friends Luncheon
Wednesday, June 15, 12:00–2:00p
America’s Center–Rooms 263–264

Midwestern Seminary Alumni and Friends Luncheon
Wednesday, June 15, 12:00p
America’s Center–Rooms 261–262 and 265–266

New Orleans Seminary Alumni and Friends Luncheon
Wednesday, June 15, 12:00–2:00p
Marriott St. Louis Grand
Majestic Ballroom D

Southeastern Seminary Alumni and Friends Luncheon
Wednesday, June 15, 12:00–2:00p
America’s Center–Rooms 222–227

Southern Seminary Alumni and Friends Luncheon
Wednesday, June 15, 12:00–2:00p
America’s Center–Rooms 200–221 and 228–229

Southwestern Seminary Alumni and Friends Luncheon
Wednesday, June 15, 12:00–2:00p
Marriott St. Louis Grand
Landmark Ballroom 1–4

OTHER ALUMNI EVENTS

Clear Creek Baptist Bible College
Wednesday, June 15, 1:00–3:00p
America’s Center–Rooms 260 and 267

Friends of Northeastern Baptist College Banquet
Tuesday, June 14, 5:00–6:30p
America’s Center–Rooms 261–262 and 265–266

Hannibal-LaGrange University Alumni and Friends
Tuesday, June 14, 9:00–10:30p
America’s Center–Rooms 120 and 127

Luther Rice College and Seminary Alumni and Friends
Tuesday, June 14, 12:00–1:30p
America’s Center–Room 264

Mid-America Seminary Alumni and Friends Luncheon
Tuesday, June 14, 11:45a
America’s Center–Rooms 228–229

Mississippi College Alumni and Friends
Tuesday, June 14, 5:00p
America’s Center–Rooms 260 and 267

Union University Alumni and Friends
Tuesday, June 14, 5:00–6:30p
America’s Center–Rooms 120 and 127

AFFINITY/MINISTRY GROUPS

[email protected]
Tuesday, June 14, 9:00–11:00p
America’s Center–Rooms 222–227

Asian American National Fellowship
Sunday, June 12, 6:00–9:30p
America’s Center–Room 224

Association of State Baptist Publications
Monday, June 13, 6:00–9:00p
Marriott St. Louis Grand
Hawthorne Meeting Room

AVANCE
Sunday, June 12, 5:00–7:45p
America’s Center–Rooms 225–226

Baptist21 Luncheon
Tuesday, June 14, 11:45a–1:00p
America’s Center–Rooms 222–227

Conference of Southern Baptist Evangelists Open House
Monday, June 13, 9:00–11:00p
Marriott St. Louis Grand
Washington Room

Conference of Southern Baptist Evangelists Worship Service
Sunday, June 12, 10:00a–12:00p
Tower Grove Baptist Church

Connect 316 Supper
Tuesday, June 14, 5:00–6:30p
America’s Center–Rooms 220–221 and 228–229

Fellowship of Baptist World Ministries
Monday, June 13, 7:00–8:30a
Marriott St. Louis Grand
Hawthorne Meeting Room

Fellowship of Native American Christians
Tuesday, June 14, 10:00a–1:00p
America’s Center–Room 263

Filipino International Mission Board Summit
Tuesday, June 14, 9:00a–12:00p
America’s Center–Room 242

Filipino Southern Baptist Fellowship of North America
Tuesday, June 14, 2:30–6:30p
Marriott St. Louis Grand
Landmark Ballroom 6–7

God, Politics, and Other Easy Topics: A Conversation with ERLC and 9Marks
Monday, June 13, 9:00–10:30p
America’s Center–Rooms 222–227

Hispanic Baptist Pastors’ Alliance
Monday, June 13, 6:00–8:00p
America’s Center–Rooms 120 and 127

National African American Fellowship Annual Meeting
Monday, June 13, 4:00–6:30p
America’s Center–Room 242

National African American Fellowship Banquet
Monday, June 13, 6:30–11:00p
America’s Center–Room 276

National Hispanic Baptist Fellowship, SBC
Sunday, June 12, 2:00–4:00p
Tower Grove Baptist Church

Replicate Ministries Breakfast
Tuesday, June 14, 6:30–8:00a
America’s Center–The Dome

Southern Baptist Conference of Associational Leaders
Sunday, June 12–Monday, June 13
Holiday Inn St. Louis Downtown Convention Center

Southern Baptist Messianic Fellowship
Wednesday, June 15
Location TBA

MINISTRY EVENTS

Bivocational Luncheon
Wednesday, June 15, 11:45a–1:30p
America’s Center–Room 276

Chaplain Reception
Monday, June 13, 3:00–5:00p
America’s Center–Room 200

For the Church St. Louis (MBTS)
Tuesday, June 14, 11:45a–1:15p
America’s Center–Ferrara Theatre

Illinois Baptist Reception
Monday, June 13, 9:00–10:30p
America’s Center–Room 229

Life Action Ministries Pastors’ Breakfast
Tuesday, June 14, 7:00a
Marriott St. Louis Grand
Portland/Benton Meeting Rooms

Life Action Ministries Pastors’ Lunch
Tuesday, June 14, 12:00p
Marriott St. Louis Grand
Portland/Benton Meeting Rooms

LifeWay Breakfast
Tuesday, June 14, 7:00a
America’s Center–Rooms 220-229

LifeWay Movie Screenings
The Insanity of God: Monday, June 13, 9:00–11:00p
I Am Not Ashamed: Tuesday, June 14, 9:00–11:00p
America’s Center–Ferrara Theatre

Ministers’ Wives Luncheon
Tuesday, June 14, 12:00p
Marriott St. Louis Grand
Majestic Ballroom A–H

New Messenger Orientation
Sunday, June 12, 4:00–6:00p
Marriott St. Louis Grand
Landmark Ballroom 1–4

Parental Rights at a Tipping Point
Tuesday, June 14, 11:50a–1:00p
America’s Center–Room 280

Pastors’ Conference
Sunday, June 12–Monday, June 13
America’s Center–Halls 4–5

Pastors’ Wives Expo
Sunday, June 12–Tuesday, June 14, 8:00a–5:00p
Marriott St. Louis Grand
Majestic Foyer

Pastors’ Wives Session
Monday, June 13, 9:00–11:30a
Marriott St. Louis Grand
Majestic Ballroom E–H

SEBTS Women’s Leadership Breakfast
Wednesday, June 15, 7:00–8:00a
America’s Center–Rooms 120 and 127

Send Luncheon
Monday, June 13, 11:30a–1:15p
America’s Center–The Dome

Southern Baptist Conservatives of Virginia Reception
Tuesday, June 14, 8:30–10:30p
Marriott St. Louis Grand
Washington Room

Southern Baptists of Texas Convention Reception
Monday, June 13, 8:30–10:30p
America’s Center–Rooms 220–221

SWBTS Pastors’ Conference Reception
Sunday, June 12, 9:00–11:00p
America’s Center–Rooms 222–227

SWBTS Tea at 3
Monday, June 13, 3:00–4:00p
Marriott St. Louis Grand–Crystal Ballroom

Woman’s Missionary Union Missions Celebration and Annual Meeting
Sunday, June 12–Monday, June 13
Marriott St. Louis Grand and America’s Center

CHILDCARE/YOUTH

Preschool Childcare (birth–5 years)
Sunday, June 12–Wednesday, June 15
America’s Center–Rooms 103–105

Giant Cow Ministries (ages 6–12)
Sunday, June 12–Wednesday, June 15
America’s Center–Rooms 100–102

Youth on Mission (completed grades 7–12)
Tuesday, June 14–Wednesday, June 15
America’s Center–Room 106

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