2021 SBC Annual Meeting program released

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By: Baptist Press Staff

Baptist Press

NASHVILLE (BP) – The 2021 SBC Annual Meeting will convene at the Music City Center on Tuesday, June 15, at 8 a.m. and conclude Wednesday, June 16, at 5 p.m.

“Our Committee on Order of Business has worked diligently to produce a program agenda for this year’s annual meeting that will enable messengers to engage with their entities, transact their necessary business, and celebrate our coming together as the Southern Baptist Convention for the first time in two years,” said Adam W. Greenway, president of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and chair of the Committee on Order of Business. “I look forward to being with my fellow Great Commission Baptists in Nashville for two memorable days of reflection on, renewal of, and recommitment to our cooperative mission of getting the Gospel to our neighborhoods and around the world.”

A full schedule follows.

TUESDAY MORNING, JUNE 15

8:00 Worship — Branden Williams, convention music directorworship leader, The Summit Church, Durham, N.C.

8:20 Prayer  Randy Davis, executive director, Tennessee Baptist Mission Board, Franklin, Tenn.,

8:25 Welcome and Call to Order — J. D. Greear, SBC president; pastor, The Summit Church, Durham, N.C.

8:40 Registration Report and Constitution of Convention — Don Currence, interim SBC registration secretaryadministrative pastor, First Baptist Church, Ozark, Mo.

8:45 Committee on Order of Business Report (First) — Adam W. Greenway, chair; president, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas

8:50 Celebrating Freedom — J. D. Greear; Chaplain Major General Doug Carver, U.S. Army retiredexecutive director of chaplaincy, North American Mission Board, Alpharetta, Ga.

9:00 Recognition of Past Presidents

9:10 GuideStone Financial Resources Report — O. S. Hawkins, president and CEO, GuideStone Financial Resources, Dallas

9:28 Introduction of New Motions (First) — J. D. Greear

9:48 Executive Committee Report (Part 1) — Ronnie Floyd, president and CEO, SBC Executive Committee, Nashville

10:33 North American Mission Board Crossover Report & Presentation — Kevin Ezell, president, North American Mission Board; Johnny Hunt, senior vice president for evangelism and leadership, North American Mission Board

10:45 North American Mission Board Report — Kevin Ezell

11:03 Worship — Branden Williams

11:20 President’s Address — J.D. Greear

12:00 Closing Prayer — Morris Chapman, president emeritus, SBC Executive Committee

TUESDAY AFTERNOON, JUNE 15

2:00 Worship — Branden Williams, convention music directorworship leader, The Summit Church, Durham, N.C.

2:12 Prayer — Michael Catt, senior pastor, Sherwood Baptist ChurchAlbany, Ga.; Derrick DeLain, lead pastor, Proclamation Church, Nashville

2:15 Election of Officers (First)

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

3:30 Committee on Resolutions Report (Part 1) — James Merritt, chair; pastor, Cross Pointe Church, Duluth, Ga.

4:00 Election of Officers (Second)

4:10 Introduction of New Motions (Second)

4:30 International Mission Board Report —Paul Chitwood, president, International Mission Board, Richmond, Va.

4:48 IMB Global Highlights — Paul Chitwood

5:03 Election of Officers (Third)

5:20 Committee on Resolutions Report (Part 2) — James Merritt

5:50 Miscellaneous Business

6:00 Election of Officers (Fourth)

6:10 Committee on Order of Business Report (Second) — Adam W. Greenway, chair; president, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas

6:25 Election of Officers (Fifth)

6:30 Closing Prayer — Lilly H. Park, associate professor of biblical counseling, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

WEDNESDAY MORNING, JUNE 16

8:00 Worship — Branden Williams, convention music directorworship leader, The Summit Church, Durham, N.C.

8:15 Prayer — Sarah Farley, student mobilization associate, International Mission Board, Richmond, Va.

8:20 Send Relief

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

8:40 Previously Scheduled Business

8:50 Committee on Committees Report —Meredith Cook, chair, Neartown Church, Houston

9:00 Committee on Nominations Report —Andrew Hopper, chair; lead pastor, Mercy Hill Church; Greensboro, N.C.

9:15  Joint Seminary Reports — Jeff Iorg, president, Gateway Seminary of the Southern Baptist Convention, Ontario, Calif.; Jason K. Allen, president, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Kansas City, Mo.; James K. Dew Jr., president, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, New Orleans; Daniel L. Akin, president, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest, N.C.; R. Albert Mohler Jr., president, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Ky.; Adam W. Greenway, president, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas

11:03 Worship — Branden Williams, convention music directorworship leader, The Summit Church, Durham, N.C.

11:15 Convention Sermon — Willy Rice, senior pastor, Calvary Church, Clearwater, Fla.

11:55 Prayer  Rebeca Garayalde, La Iglesia Bautista Misionera en Ponce, Puerto Rico

WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, JUNE 16

2:30 Worship — Branden Williams, convention music directorworship leader, The Summit Church, Durham, N.C.

2:55 Prayer — Kason Branch, lead pastor, Creekstone Church, Keller, Texas

3:00 Panel — Go2 Panel (Tentative)

3:30 Previously Scheduled Business — J. D. Greear, SBC president; pastor, The Summit Church, Durham, N.C.

3:50 Committee on Order of Business Report (Fourth)  Adam W. Greenway, chair; president, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas

Election of 2022 Convention Preacher, Alternate Preacher and Music Director

4:00 Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission Report — Russell D. Moore, president, Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, Nashville

4:18 Lifeway Christian Resources Report — Ben Mandrell, president and CEO, Lifeway Christian Resources, Nashville

4:36 Woman’s Missionary Union Report — Sandra Wisdom-Martin, executive director-treasurer, Woman’s Missionary Union, Birmingham, Ala.

4:48 Presentation of Officers — Ronnie Floyd, president and CEO, SBC Executive Committee, Nashville

4:55 Hand-off to Anaheim

5:00 Closing Prayer — James Westbrook, lead pastor, Realm Church, Oakland, Calif.

Editor’s Note: The title (“IMB Global Highlights”for the 4:48 PM Tuesday time slot was updated after publication.

This article was originally published by Baptist Press at baptistpress.com.

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