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2016 SBC Annual Meeting Program

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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, Kentucky
  Prayer—Sean Boone, lead pastor, New Beginning Christian Fellowship, St. Louis, Missouri
8:35 Registration Report and Constitution of Convention—Jim Wells, SBC registration secretary; Crossway Baptist Church, Springfield, Missouri
8:38 Committee on Order of Business Report (First)—Andrew Hebert, chairman; lead pastor, Taylor Memorial Baptist Church, Hobbs, New Mexico
8:43 Appreciation of St. Louis Volunteers—Ronnie Floyd
8:45 Welcome to St. Louis—Joe Costephens, pastor, First Baptist Church, Ferguson, Missouri; Kenny Petty, church planting strategist, PlantMidwest; senior pastor, The Gate Church, St. Louis, Missouri
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, Georgia; Jim Breeden, executive director of missions, St. Louis Metro Baptist Association, Bridgeton, Missouri
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 Presiden—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, USA; pastor, New Hope Baptist Church, Jackson, Mississippi; Marshall Blalock, pastor, First Baptist Church, Charleston, South Carolina
11:47 Closing Prayer—Byron Day, pastor, Emmanuel Baptist Church, Laurel, Maryland
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, Florida
  Prayer—Won Kwak, lead pastor, Maranatha Grace Fort Lee, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
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, Tennessee
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, Florida
2:45 Committee on Nominations Report—Paul Chitwood, chairman; executive director, Kentucky Baptist Convention, Louisville, Kentucky
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, Florida
4:43 Committee on Order of Business Report (Second)—Andrew Hebert, chairman; lead pastor, Taylor Memorial Baptist Church, Hobbs, New Mexico
  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, Oklahoma
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, North Carolina
  Prayer—Darron Edwards, senior pastor, United Believers Community Baptist Church, Kansas City, Missouri
8:30 Committee on Order of Business Report (Third)—Andrew Hebert, chairman; lead pastor, Taylor Memorial Baptist Church, Hobbs, New Mexico
8:45 The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission Presentation—Russell Moore, president, Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, Nashville, Tennessee
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, Tennessee
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, North Carolina; Charles S. Kelley Jr., president, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, New Orleans, Louisiana; Jeff Iorg, president, Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, Mill Valley, California; Jason K. Allen, president, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Kansas City, Missouri; Paige Patterson, president, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas; R. Albert Mohler Jr., president, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky
10:24 Prayer for Seminary Leaders—Danny Wood, senior pastor, Shades Mountain Baptist Church, Birmingham, Alabama
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, Florida
11:23 Worship—Julio Arriola
11:28 Woman’s Missionary Union Report—Wanda Lee, executive director/treasurer, Woman’s Missionary Union, Birmingham, Alabama
11:36 North American Mission Board Report—Kevin Ezell, president, North American Mission Board, Alpharetta, Georgia
11:44 International Mission Board Report—David Platt, president, International Mission Board, Richmond, Virginia
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, Tennessee
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, Georgia; David Platt, president, International Mission Board, Richmond, Virginia
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

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