2019 SBC annual meeting program released

By BP Staff

Published: May 1, 2019

Baptist Press

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The 2019 Southern Baptist Convention Annual Meeting will convene at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex in Birmingham, Ala., on Tuesday, June 11, at 8 a.m. and conclude Wednesday, June 12, at 6:15 p.m.

A full schedule follows.

TUESDAY MORNING, JUNE 11

8:00—Worship—Branden Williams, Convention music director; worship pastor, The Summit Church, Durham, N.C.

8:25—Prayer—Rick Lance, executive director-treasurer, Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions, Prattville, Ala.

8:30—Welcome and Call to Order—J.D. Greear, SBC president; pastor, The Summit Church, Durham, N.C.

8:45—Registration Report and Constitution of Convention—Don Currence, SBC registration secretary; minister of administration, First Baptist Church, Ozark, Mo.

8:50—Committee on Order of Business Report (First)—Adam W. Greenway, president, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas

8:55—Celebrating Freedom—J.D. Greear; General Douglas L. Carver, executive director of chaplaincy, North American Mission Board, Alpharetta, Ga.

9:05—GuideStone Financial Resources Report—O.S. Hawkins, president and CEO, GuideStone Financial Resources, Dallas

9:17—Executive Committee Report (Part 1)—Ronnie Floyd, president and CEO, SBC Executive Committee, Nashville

10:02—Introduction of New Motions (First)

10:22—Crossover Report & Birmingham Schools Postcard Project—Johnny Hunt, senior vice president for evangelism and leadership, North American Mission Board, Alpharetta, Ga.

10:33—North American Mission Board Report—Kevin Ezell, president, North American Mission Board, Alpharetta, Ga.

10:45—North American Mission Board Presentation—Kevin Ezell

11:15—Worship—Branden Williams

11:30—President's Address—J.D. Greear

12:15—Closing Prayer—John L. Cantelow III, senior pastor, Sixth Avenue Baptist Church, Birmingham, Ala.

TUESDAY AFTERNOON, JUNE 11

2:30—Worship—Branden Williams, Convention music director; worship pastor, The Summit Church, Durham, N.C.

2:40—Prayer—Liz Encinia, executive director-treasurer, Kentucky Woman's Missionary Union, Louisville, Ky.

2:45—Election of Officers (First)

2:50—Introduction of New Motions (Last Opportunity)

3:10—Election of Officers (Second)

3:20—Panel—Undivided: Your Church and Racial Reconciliation

3:50—Election of Officers (Third)

3:56—Woman's Missionary Union Report—Sandra Wisdom-Martin, executive director-treasurer, Woman's Missionary Union, Birmingham, Ala.

4:08—International Mission Board Report—Paul Chitwood, president, International Mission Board, Richmond, Va.

4:20—Mission Sending Celebration—Paul Chitwood

5:05—Election of Officers (Fourth)

5:10—Committee on Order of Business Report (Second)—Adam W. Greenway, president, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas

5:25—Election of Officers (Fifth)

5:30—Executive Committee Report (Part 2)—Ronnie Floyd, president and CEO, SBC Executive Committee, Nashville

6:15—Closing Prayer—Susie Hawkins, author; speaker, Susie Hawkins Ministry, Dallas

WEDNESDAY MORNING, JUNE 12

8:00—Worship—Branden Williams, Convention music director; worship pastor, The Summit Church, Durham, N.C.

8:25—Prayer—Cameron Triggs, lead pastor, Grace Alive, Orlando, Fla.

8:30—Committee on Order of Business Report (Third)—Adam W. Greenway, president, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas

8:40—Committee on Committees Report—Sky Pratt, chairman; associate pastor, mobilization, Prince Avenue Baptist Church, Bogart, Ga.

8:50—Committee on Nominations Report—Bucky Kennedy, chairman; evangelist, Bucky Kennedy Ministries, Gainesville, Ga.

9:00—Previously Scheduled Business—J.D. Greear, SBC president; pastor, The Summit Church, Durham, N.C.

9:20—Panel—Gospel Above All: Keeping Secondary Issues Secondary

10:00—Joint Seminary Presentation and Reports—Daniel L. Akin, president, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest, N.C.; Jason K. Allen, president, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Kansas City, Mo.; Adam W. Greenway, president, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas; Jeff Iorg, president, Gateway Seminary of the Southern Baptist Convention, Ontario, Calif.; Charles S. Kelley Jr., chancellor, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, New Orleans, La.; R. Albert Mohler Jr., president, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Ky.

11:15—Worship—Branden Williams

11:30—Convention Sermon—Stephen Rummage, senior pastor, Quail Springs Baptist Church, Oklahoma City

12:15—Closing Prayer—Cyndi Logsdon, senior project manager, International Mission Board, Richmond, Va.

WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, JUNE 12

2:30—Worship—Branden Williams, Convention music director; worship pastor, The Summit Church, Durham, N.C.

2:40—Prayer—Ray Gentry, executive director, Southern Baptist Conference of Associational Leaders, McDonough, Ga.

2:45—Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission Presentation (Part 1)—Russell D. Moore, president, Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, Nashville

President's Sexual Abuse Study Group—J.D. Greear, SBC president; pastor, The Summit Church, Durham, N.C.

3:05—Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission Report—Russell D. Moore

3:17—Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission Presentation (Part 2)—Russell D. Moore

3:37—Panel—Indispensable Partners: The Value of Women in God's Mission

4:08—LifeWay Christian Resources Report—Brad Waggoner, acting president; executive vice president, LifeWay Christian Resources, Nashville

4:20—LifeWay Christian Resources Presentation—Brad Waggoner

4:40—Committee on Resolutions Report—Curtis A. Woods, chairman; co-interim executive director; associate executive director for convention relations, Kentucky Baptist Convention, Louisville, Ky.

5:20—Previously Scheduled Business—J.D. Greear

5:40—Committee on Order of Business Report (Fourth)—Adam W. Greenway, president, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas

Election of 2020 Convention Preacher, Alternate Preacher and Music Director

5:50—Recognition of Past SBC Presidents & Honoring Joyce Rogers—J.D. Greear

6:00—Presentation of SBC Officers—Ronnie Floyd, president and CEO, SBC Executive Committee, Nashville

6:10—Closing Words and Birmingham hand-off to Orlando—J.D. Greear

6:15—Closing Prayer—Tommy Green, executive director-treasurer, Florida Baptist Convention, Jacksonville, Fla. (BP)