Credentials Committee chair, vice chair named

by BP Staff

Monday, March 25, 2019

Betsy Gomez and Muche Ukegbu
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (BP) -- Betsy Gomez of Irving, Texas, has been named to chair the Credentials Committee for the June 11-12 Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting in Birmingham, Ala., SBC President J.D. Greear announced today (March 25).

Muche Ukegbu of Miami will serve as vice chair.

"The annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention exists for the messengers from our churches to meet together for the sake of our shared mission, and the Credenti... Read More

Tellers named for 2019 SBC in Birmingham

by BP Staff

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

BIRMINGHAM (BP) -- Southern Baptist Convention President J.D. Greear has named tellers for the SBC 2019 annual meeting June 11-12 in Birmingham.

Stephanie Orr
"The Southern Baptist Convention Annual Meeting takes the efforts and selfless contributions of hundreds of volunteers," Greear said. "Each committee member plays a specific role in the success of the convention. The tellers committee is no different. Their efforts to ensure our elections and votes are accurate and tru... Read More

20,000 homes: Crossover's goal for SBC June outreach

by Tobin Perry

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (BP) -- As Southern Baptists from across the country make plans for the SBC annual meeting in June, they're also preparing to engage more than 20,000 homes with the Gospel through Crossover activities.

Several teams of Crossover volunteers gather for final preparations before venturing out across Phoenix to share the Gospel prior to the 2017 SBC annual meeting. This year's Crossover outreach is slated for June 8 in Birmingham, Ala.
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The North American Mission Board and Alabama State Board of Missions will mobilize 400 teams of volunteers to knock on 20,000 doors in the metro Birmingham area on Saturday, June 8, the weekend before the SBC annual meeting.

"This year we ... Read More

Stephanie Orr to chair Tellers Committee

by BP Staff

Monday, March 4, 2019

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (BP) -- Stephanie Orr has been named chairman of the 2019 Southern Baptist Convention's Tellers Committee, SBC President J.D. Greear announced today (March 4).

Ray Carr, pastor of Baptist Center Church in Clayton, N.C., has been appointed vice chair.

Stephanie Orr
Greear, pastor of The Summit Church in the Raleigh-Durham, N.C. area, told Baptist Press, "I could not be more pleased to have Stephanie Orr as our chair for the Tellers Committee. I persona... Read More

Greear names, summarizes Comm. on Committees makeup

by BP Staff

Monday, February 11, 2019

BP file photo.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (BP) -- J.D. Greear, president of the Southern Baptist Convention, has announced the names of individuals who will serve on the Committee on Committees for the June 11-12 SBC annual meeting in Birmingham, Ala.

Greear announced the committee's chairman on Feb. 4, Sky Pratt, associate pastor for mobilization at Prince Avenue Baptist Church in Athens, Ga., and vice c... Read More

Sky Pratt of Ga. to chair Committee on Committees

by David Roach

Monday, February 4, 2019

Sky Pratt
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (BP) -- Georgia missions pastor Sky Pratt has been named chairman of the 2019 Southern Baptist Convention Committee on Committees, SBC President J.D. Greear announced today (Feb. 4).

Greear also announced his appointment of Ashlyn Portero, a leader at City Church in Tallahassee, Fla., as vice chair.

The Committee on Committees will assemble in Birmingham, Ala., just prior to the SBC's June 11-12 sessions to nominate members of the Commi... Read More

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