SBC) Committee on Committees have been announced by SBC President Bryant Wright. Wright, pastor of Johnson Ferry Baptist Church in Marietta, Ga., announced the appointments." />
N.C. Baptists chosen to serve SBC
    May 15 2012 by Baptist Press & BR staff

    NEW ORLEANS – Appointments to the Southern Baptist Convention’s (SBC) Committee on Committees have been announced by SBC President Bryant Wright. Wright, pastor of Johnson Ferry Baptist Church in Marietta, Ga., announced the appointments.

    The Committee on Committees will assemble in New Orleans just prior to the SBC annual meeting, June 19-20, to nominate members of the Committee on Nominations who, in turn, nominate trustees to serve on boards of the various entities of the SBC.

    The Committee on Committees has 70 members, two from each of the 35 state or regional conventions qualified for representation on boards of SBC entities.

    North Carolina will be represented by Joel Stephens of Westfield Baptist Church and Aaron Wallace of Hephzibah Baptist Church, Wendell.

    Other N.C. Baptists will serve the SBC in a variety of ways if elected by the messengers to the annual meeting.

    EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE – Ed Yount, pastor of Woodlawn Baptist Church in Conover, will replace Al Gilbert, former pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in Winston-Salem, who resigned. Gilbert is currently working for the North American Mission Board. Nominated for term to expire in 2014 is Terry H. Montgomery, layperson and member of First Baptist Church, Charlotte, N.C., replacing Joan M. Mitchell, Durham, N.C., who resigned.

    GUIDESTONE FINANCIAL RESOURCES – One of the nominees with term to expire in 2016 replacing members ineligible for re-election includes John R. Morris, layperson and member of Mt. Vernon Baptist Church in Boone, replacing Barry D. Hartis of Greensboro.

    INTERNATIONAL MISSION BOARD – Nominated for term to expire in 2016 is Roberta N. (Bobbi) Ashford, layperson and member of Coats Baptist Church in Coats, replacing Elizabeth B. (Beth) Harris, Charlotte, N.C., who declined to serve a second term.

    NORTH AMERICAN MISSION BOARD – Nominated for term to expire in 2014 is Cynthia E. (Cindy) Bush, layperson and member of Bay Leaf Baptist Church in Raleigh, replacing Todd W. Garren of Lincolnton, who resigned. Nominated for second term is Bruce L. Franklin of Henderson.
     
    LIFEWAY CHRISTIAN RESOURCES – Nominated for second term is Jesse W. Messer, Asheville, N.C.

    SOUTHWESTERN SEMINARY – Nominated for second term is Travis C. Tobin, Garner, N.C.

    SOUTHEASTERN SEMINARY – Nominees with term to expire in 2017 replacing members ineligible for re-election include Thomas S. Mach, layperson and member of Dayton Avenue Baptist Church, Xenia, Ohio, replacing William J. (Jack) Homseley, Cornelius, N.C.; Charles H. Cranford, layperson and member of Carmel Baptist Church, Charlotte, N.C., replacing James David (Jim) Goldston III, Raleigh, N.C.

    (EDITOR’S NOTE – This list only includes those representing N.C. Baptist churches. For a complete list, see the full story on the Committee on Committees and the full story on the other entities at Baptist Press.)
    5/15/2012 1:07:18 PM by Baptist Press & BR staff | with 0 comments
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