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Southern Baptist Convention schedule

June 23-24, Kentucky Exposition Center


WMU® Missions Celebration and Annual Meeting Schedule
June 21–22, 2009 | St. Matthews Baptist Church | 3515 Grandview Avenue | Louisville, Ky.

The 2009 WMU Missions Celebration will begin with a large variety of options, including a unique Kentucky Missions Fair, an exciting Passport to Missions interactive area, the Kentucky Disaster Relief Feeding Unit and Communications Unit on site, and much more.

On Sunday, the Kentucky Disaster Feeding Unit will serve a convenient dinner while supplies last, 4:30–6:00 p.m., in the St. Matthews parking lot. A donation of $5, which will help support this ministry, is requested per meal.

There is no charge to attend any of the general sessions or conferences, and no preregistration is required.


More than 30 topics offered during breakout sessions Monday, June 22, 12:45-1:45 p.m., 2:00-3:00 p.m., and 3:15-4:15 p.m.


Pastor’s Conference
June 21–22 | Kentucky Exposition Center |



Georgia Baptists nominated for SBC leadership roles
Several leaders and members of Georgia Baptist churches are nominees to serve on the boards of the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee, International Mission Board, LifeWay Christian Resources, GuideStone Financial Resources, the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, Southern Seminary, and New Orleans Seminary by the 2009 SBC Committee on Nominations.
Several named to SBC committees
Seminaries set aside time for lunch at SBC
Alumni and friends of the Southern Baptist Convention's six seminaries will receive updates about the schools and renew acquaintances with faculty members and classmates during luncheons on Wednesday, June 24, in conjunction with the SBC's annual meeting at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville.
Young evangelists needed, says COSBE
The Conference of Southern Baptist Evangelists will hold its annual retreat June 19-21 with an eye toward involving more young evangelists in not only the organization but in SBC life.
'Servant leadership' theme of DOM meeting
The Southern Baptist Conference of Associational Directors of Missions will discuss servant leadership during their June 21-22 meeting in Louisville, Ky. Speakers will include Ken Hemphill, Thom Rainer, and O.S. Hawkins.
Hispanic Baptists prepare for Louisville
"Rekindling the Fire of God" is the theme for the Fellowship of Hispanic Churches of the SBC prior to the Southern Baptist Convention's annual meeting in Louisville, Ky.
NAAF to meet at local church
In a break from earlier years, the National African American Fellowship's annual meeting will take place at a local church rather than the convention center where the Southern Baptist Convention's annual meeting will be held.
Sid Smith to be honored by Network
The Black Southern Baptist Denominational Servants Network will honor the late Sid Smith during its 13th annual meeting Sunday, June 21, at St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church in Louisville, Ky.
Pastors' wives focus: 'Women of Truth'
"Women of Truth" will be the theme of the annual Pastors' Wives Conference of the Southern Baptist Convention's Pastors' Conference, with keynote speakers Elizabeth Luter and Mary Kassian.
Bridges, Mitchell named to Committee on Committees
Georgia Baptist pastors Charlie Bridges of Grove Level Baptist Church in Dalton and Dennis Mitchell of Greenforest Baptist Community Church in Decatur have been tapped by SBC president Johnny Hunt to serve on the Committee on Committees.