2016 SBC program schedule released
    May 3 2016 by Baptist Press

    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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