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Pastors' Conference 2001
June 10-11, 2001
Louisiana Superdome, New Orleans, Louisiana

Until He Comes … Go!

Session I, Sunday Evening, June 10

6:00 Welcome – Jerry Spencer, President, Pastors' Conference 2001

Go Quickly!
Message – Frank Cox, pastor, North Metro First Baptist Church, Lawrenceville, GA

Go Joyfully!
Message – Bob Pitman, pastor, Kirby Woods Baptist Church, Memphis, TN

7:30 SBC President's Welcome – James Merritt, President Southern Baptist Convention

Go Together!
Message – Rick Gage, evangelist, Atlanta, GA

Go with Vision!
Message – Jerry Falwell, pastor, Thomas Road Baptist Church, Lynchburg, VA

Session II, Monday Morning, June 11

8:35 Welcome – Darrell Orman, Vice President, Pastors' Conference 2001

Go Lovingly!
Message – Randall Jones, pastor, Langston Baptist Church, Conway, SC

Go … and Keep on Going!
Message – Bobby Moore, pastor, Broadway Baptist Church, Memphis, TN

Go Ministering!
Message – Charles Roesel, pastor, First Baptist Church, Leesburg, FL

Go Boldly!
Message – Dan Spencer, pastor, First Baptist Church, Thomasville, GA

Session III, Monday Afternoon, June 11

1:15 Welcome – Bob Parker, Secretary, Pastors' Conference 2001

Go with Authority!
Message – Philip Robertson, pastor, Philadelphia Baptist Church, Deville, LA

Go in Power!
Message – Ken Whitten, pastor, Idlewild Baptist Church, Tampa, FL

Go Courageously!
Message – Ernest Easley, pastor, First Baptist Church, Odessa, TX

Go Hopefully!
Message – Phil Hoskins, pastor, Higher Ground Baptist Church, Kingsport, TN

Session IV, Monday Evening, June 11

6:00 Welcome – Jerry Spencer, President, Pastors' Conference 2001

Go Passionately!
Message – Sam Cathey, evangelist, Alexandria, LA

Go in FAITH!
Message – Bobby Welch, pastor, First Baptist Church, Daytona Beach, FL

Go with the Gospel!
Message – Bailey Smith, evangelist, Atlanta, GA



Conference of Associational Directors of Missions
June 10-11, 2001
Radisson Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana

Servant Leaders to the Churches: In Prayer and in the Word

Sunday Morning, June 10

Worship Service, 9:45 a.m. Worship
Gary Hearon, Worship Leader; Roy Fish, Preacher; Allison Ware, Collin and Jonathan, Music

Lunch, 11:45 a.m.
Radisson Hotel, Sponsored by Annuity Board, SBC

Sunday Afternoon, June 10

Session One, 1:00 p.m.
Welcome to New Orleans Fred Dyess
Bible Study Jeff Iorg
Recognition of New DoMs Don Reed
Business Session Reports
President's Address Don Beall

Break, 3:00 p.m.
Sponsored by the Baptist Association of Greater New Orleans

Session Two, 3:30 p.m.
Annuity Board O. S. Hawkins
Testimony John Kuespert
Impact of Church Planting: New Orleans Fred Dyess

Sunday Evening, June 10

Banquet, 6:00 p.m.
Radisson Hotel, Sponsored by Annuity Board, SBC
Recognition of DoM and Staff Anniversaries Don Reed
Recognition of Retired DoMs and Staff Charles Nunn
Guest Speaker Jimmy Draper

Casual Monday Morning, June 11

Session Three, 8:30 a.m.
Bible Study Jeff Iorg
Business Session Reports
Budget Committee Don Reed
Nominating Committee Benny King
Executive Committee Nomination Don Beall
Installation of New Officers Ed Copeland
Guest Speaker Russell Begaye

Break, 10:00 a.m.
Sponsored by North American Mission Board

Session Four, 10:30 a.m.
Testimony Ron Davis
Guest Speaker Charles Lowrey
Recognitions Charles Nunn
Concluding Remarks and Prayer Gary Hearon



WMU Annual Meeting
June 10-11, 2001
Second Level, Louisiana Superdome New Orleans, Louisiana

Beyond Belief

Sunday Afternoon, June 10, 2:00 p.m.

Beyond Belief in our Churches

Theme Interpretation – Barbara Joiner, Columbiana, AL, and Dellanna O'Brien, Birmingham, AL
Bible Study – Daniel R. Sanchez Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Ft. Worth, TX
Message – Rhonda Kelley, New Orleans, LA

Conferences: Second Level, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Sunday Evening, June 10, 7:30 p.m.

Beyond Belief: God's Passion for our World

Theme Interpretation – Barbara Joiner & Dellanna O'Brien
Bible Study – Daniel R. Sanchez
Missionaries Minister Around the World – Jerry Rankin, Richmond, VA
Message – Billy Kim, President Baptist World Alliance, Seoul, Korea

Monday Morning, June 11, 9:00 a.m.

Beyond Belief: God's Purpose for WMU

Theme Interpretation – Barbara Joiner & Dellanna O'Brien
Bible Study – Daniel R. Sanchez
Missionary Testimony – NAMB Missionary
Special Music – Korean Children's Choir
President's Address – Janet T. Hoffman

Conferences: Second Level, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Monday Afternoon, June 11, 3:30 p.m.

Beyond Belief: God's Power in our Land

Conferences: Second Level, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Theme Interpretation – Barbara Joiner & Dellanna O'Brien
Bible Study – Daniel R. Sanchez
Missions New Orleans Style – Tobey Pitman, New Orleans, LA Linda Middlebrooks, New Orleans, LA Larry Miguez, New Orleans, LA Robert Reccord, Alpharetta, GA

New Orleans Cafe Party: Second Level, 4:30 until 5:30 p.m.

Monday Evening, June 11, 7:30 p.m.

Beyond Belief Celebration
Discover the Joy of Missions

Theme Interpretation – Barbara Joiner & Dellanna O'Brien
Bible Study – Daniel R. Sanchez
Acteens Presentation – Pam Smith, Birmingham, AL
Discover the Joy of Missions – Wanda S. Lee, Birmingham, AL



African American Fellowship
June 10-11, 2001

Sunday, June 10, 5:00 p.m.

Worship Fellowship at Franklin Avenue Baptist Church, 2515 Franklin Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70117, Rev. Fred Luter, Pastor

Preacher for the Occasion: Dr. A. L. Sutton, Jr., Pastor, Sixth Avenue Baptist Church, Birmingham, Alabama

Monday, June 11, 4:30 p.m.

Pastor's Meeting followed by Fellowship Dinner at 6:00 p.m. at La Madeleine's Salon de Bon Fete, 1327 St. Charles Avenue New Orleans, LA 70130 (next door to the Maison St. Charles – Quality Inn). Dinner is $30.00 per person (by reservation). Make checks payable to: African American Fellowship, SBC

For information or reservations, contact Ethel Williams at
1-800-999-3113, ext. 1423.



SBC Student Conference 2001
June 10-11, 2001

Conference Room, SW Quad 13/14/15/16/17, Loge Level

Sponsored by The North American Mission Board and the Louisiana Baptist Convention

Registration begins at 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 10
Sunday Conference from 6:30-9:00 p.m.
Monday Conference from 9:00 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. (includes lunch).

Special Guest: Vodie Bauchum
Music: Dave Hunt & Sara Beth
Breakout sessions, mission opportunities, and other details can be found on www.studentz.com.

Pre-registration deadline is May 5. Must be received postmarked no later than May 5. After May 5, register at the door for $25 per person. (No credit cards accepted.) One adult FREE with ten students paid/registered.

To get registration information, call 770-410-6345, email [email protected], or visit www.studentz.com.



Ministers' Wives Conference of the Southern Baptist Convention
Tuesday, June 12, 2001, 11:30 a.m.
Hyatt Regency Hotel, Ballrooms A-H, New Orleans, LA

Lord, Fill My Cup

Speaker: Kay Arthur, Founder and President of Precept Ministries
Special Music: The NarroWay Singers, Fort Mill, SC

Tickets are $10.00 if ordered by May 15; $12.00 if purchased at designated convention areas. To order, make check payable to SBC Ministers' Wives Conference and mail to Kay Moore, P.O. Box 461592, Garland, TX, 75046-1592. Enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope. Tickets will be mailed after May 1, 2001.



The Conference of Southern Baptist Evangelists
Sunday, June 10, 2001
Grand Ballroom (Rooms A, B, C, D), Hyatt Regency Hotel New Orleans, Louisiana

All messengers, denominational workers, and the public are invited. The COSBE rally will provide Sunday morning worship with a jolt of inspiration for conventioneers, fellowship, and an opportunity to hear and meet our Southern Baptist Evangelists.

9:30 a.m. Music by Sons of the Father and other top music evangelist from the SBC

10:00 a.m. Music and Sermon by Keith Fordham

11:00 a.m. Music and Keynote address from Dr. Richard G. Lee



Southern Baptist Messianic Fellowship Meeting
Monday, June 11, 2001 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Louisiana Superdome, Northwest Quad, Room 19

For more information, contact Michael Smith at 502-896-0213 or Jim Sibley at 214-818-1309.

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