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2016 SBC program schedule released
Baptist Press
May 03, 2016
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2016 SBC program schedule released

2016 SBC program schedule released
Baptist Press
May 03, 2016

The schedule for this year’s Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) annual meeting program has been released by the SBC Executive Committee in a special pre-convention issue of SBC LIFE.

See schedule below.

TUESDAY MORNING, JUNE 14, 2016

8:15 Opening Worship – Julio Arriola, Convention music director; global worship pastor, Cross Church, Northwest Arkansas

8:25 Welcome and Call to Order – Ronnie Floyd, SBC president; senior pastor, Cross Church, Northwest Arkansas

Announcement of Committee on Committees, Credentials Committee, Tellers and Resolutions Committee

8:30 Scripture – David Prince, pastor of preaching and vision, Ashland Avenue Baptist Church, Lexington, Ky.

Prayer – Sean Boone, lead pastor, New Beginning Christian Fellowship, St. Louis, Mo.

8:35 Registration Report and Constitution of Convention – Jim Wells, SBC registration secretary; Crossway Baptist Church, Springfield, Mo.

8:38 Committee on Order of Business Report (First) – Andrew Hebert, chairman; lead pastor, Taylor Memorial Baptist Church, Hobbs, N.M.

8:43 Appreciation of St. Louis Volunteers – Ronnie Floyd

8:45 Welcome to St. Louis – Joe Costephens, pastor, First Baptist Church, Ferguson, Mo.; Kenny Petty, church planting strategist, PlantMidwest; senior pastor, The Gate Church, St. Louis

8:50 Response from SBC – Nick Floyd, teaching pastor and staff leader, Cross Church, Northwest Arkansas

8:55 Crossover Report – Joel Southerland, executive director of evangelism, North American Mission Board, Alpharetta, Ga.; Jim Breeden, executive director of missions, St. Louis Metro Baptist Association, Bridgeton, Mo.

9:00 Honoring America and Recognition of Veterans – Ronnie Floyd

The Pledge of Allegiance

The National Anthem: “The Star-Spangled Banner” – Cross Church Choir and Singers, Northwest Arkansas

9:15 Worship – Julio Arriola

9:20 Introduction of Past Presidents – Ronnie Floyd

9:32 Introduction of the President and Family – O. S. and Susie Hawkins, president and CEO, GuideStone Financial Resources, Dallas, Texas

9:37 Prayer for the President – Tom Elliff, International Mission Board president 2011–2014; SBC president 1997–1999

9:40 Worship – Julio Arriola

9:52 President’s Address – Ronnie Floyd

10:45 Worship – Julio Arriola

10:52 Panel: A National Conversation on Racial Unity in America – Ronnie Floyd leads a discussion with pastors including: Dr. Jerry Young, president, National Baptist Convention, U.S.A.; pastor, New Hope Baptist Church, Jackson, Miss.; Marshall Blalock, pastor, First Baptist Church, Charleston, S.C.

11:47 Closing Prayer – Byron Day, pastor, Emmanuel Baptist Church, Laurel, Md.

TUESDAY AFTERNOON, JUNE 14, 2016

1:15 Opening Worship – Julio Arriola, Convention music director; global worship pastor, Cross Church, Northwest Arkansas

1:25 Scripture – Jose Abella, lead pastor, Providence Road Church, Miami, Fla.

Prayer – Won Kwak, lead pastor, Maranatha Grace Fort Lee, Englewood Cliffs, N.J.

1:30 Introduction of New Motions (First) – Ronnie Floyd, SBC president; senior pastor, Cross Church, Northwest Arkansas

1:45 Executive Committee Report (Part 1) – Frank S. Page, president and CEO, SBC Executive Committee, Nashville, Tenn.

2:20 Worship – Julio Arriola

2:25 Election of Officers (First) – Ronnie Floyd

2:35 Committee on Committees Report – William (Willy) Rice, chairman; pastor, Calvary Baptist Church, Clearwater, Fla.

2:45 Committee on Nominations Report – Paul Chitwood, chairman; executive director, Kentucky Baptist Convention, Louisville, Ky.

2:55 Introduction of New Motions (Last Opportunity) – Ronnie Floyd

3:10 Election of Officers (Second)

3:17 GuideStone Report – O. S. Hawkins, president and CEO, GuideStone Financial Resources, Dallas, Texas

3:25 Executive Committee Report (Part 2) – Frank S. Page

4:05 Election of Officers (Third)

Election of Officers (Fourth)

4:13 Committee on Resolutions Report – Stephen Rummage, chairman; senior pastor, Bell Shoals Baptist Church, Brandon, Fla.

4:43 Committee on Order of Business Report (Second) – Andrew Hebert, chairman; lead pastor, Taylor Memorial Baptist Church, Hobbs, N.M.

Election of 2017 Convention Preacher, Alternate Preacher and Music Director

4:48 Election of Officers (Fifth)

4:53 Closing Prayer – Anthony Jordan, executive director-treasurer, Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, Okla.

TUESDAY EVENING, JUNE 14, 2016

6:30 Worship – Cross Church Choir and Singers led by Julio Arriola with special guests Keith and Kristyn Getty

6:45 A National Call to Prayer for Spiritual Leadership, Revived Churches and Nationwide & Global Awakening – Ronnie Floyd and other pastors

WEDNESDAY MORNING, JUNE 15, 2016

8:15 Opening Worship – Julio Arriola, Convention music director; global worship pastor, Cross Church, Northwest Arkansas

8:25 Scripture – Clint Pressley, senior pastor, Hickory Grove Baptist Church, Charlotte, N.C.

Prayer – Darron Edwards, senior pastor, United Believers Community Baptist Church, Kansas City, Mo.

8:30 Committee on Order of Business Report (Third) – Andrew Hebert, chairman; lead pastor, Taylor Memorial Baptist Church, Hobbs, N.M.

8:45 The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission Presentation – Russell Moore, president, Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, Nashville, Tenn.

9:00 The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission Report – Russell Moore

9:08 LifeWay Christian Resources Report – Thom S. Rainer, president and CEO, LifeWay Christian Resources, Nashville, Tenn.

9:16 LifeWay Christian Resources Presentation – Thom S. Rainer

9:31 Worship – Julio Arriola

9:36 Seminary Presentation and Reports – Daniel L. Akin, president, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest, N.C.; Charles S. Kelley Jr., president, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, New Orleans, La.; Jeff Iorg, president, Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, Mill Valley, Calif.; Jason K. Allen, president, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Kansas City, Mo.; Paige Patterson, president, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas; R. Albert Mohler Jr., president, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Ky.

10:24 Prayer for Seminary Leaders – Danny Wood, senior pastor, Shades Mountain Baptist Church, Birmingham, Ala.

10:27 Previously Scheduled Business – Ronnie Floyd, SBC president; senior pastor, Cross Church, Northwest Arkansas

10:39 Worship – Julio Arriola

10:48 Convention Sermon – Ted Traylor, pastor, Olive Baptist Church, Pensacola, Fla.

11:23 Worship – Julio Arriola

11:28 Woman’s Missionary Union Report – Wanda Lee, executive director/treasurer, Woman’s Missionary Union, Birmingham, Ala.

11:36 North American Mission Board Report – Kevin Ezell, president, North American Mission Board, Alpharetta, Ga.

11:44 International Mission Board Report – David Platt, president, International Mission Board, Richmond, Va.

11:52 Closing Prayer – Nathan Lorick, director of evangelism, Southern Baptists of Texas Convention, Grapevine, Texas

WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, JUNE 15, 2016

2:15 Opening Worship – Julio Arriola, Convention music director; global worship pastor, Cross Church, Northwest Arkansas

2:25 Scripture – Ronnie Parrott, special assistant to the Southern Baptist Convention President, Cross Church, Northwest Arkansas

Prayer – Claude Thomas, president, C3Global; Keystone Church, Keller, Texas

2:30 Previously Scheduled Business – Ronnie Floyd, SBC president; senior pastor, Cross Church, Northwest Arkansas

2:35 Presentation of Officers – Frank S. Page, president and CEO, SBC Executive Committee, Nashville, Tenn.

2:45 Panel: Pastors and The Church in American Politics Today

3:10 Worship – Julio Arriola

3:15 Panel Discussion with SBC Entity Presidents and Messenger Questions from the Floor

4:05 Worship – Julio Arriola

4:10 Joint Mission Presentation – Kevin Ezell, president, North American Mission Board, Alpharetta, Ga.; David Platt, president, International Mission Board, Richmond, Va.

5:00 Grateful for the Present & Looking to the Future: Closing Words and Introduction of the New President – Ronnie Floyd

5:10 St. Louis Hand-off to Phoenix

5:15 Closing Prayer

(EDITOR’S NOTE – The schedule for this year’s Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting program has been released by the SBC Executive Committee in a special pre-convention issue of SBC LIFE.)

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