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ON THE MOVE
Paul Burgess, to Benson (N.C.) Baptist Church, as pastor, effective Dec. 3.
Roger Woody, to Montague Baptist Church, King George, Va., as pastor.
Charles “Chuck” Williams, to Bethlehem Baptist Church, Evington, Va., as pastor.
Bob Finley, to First View Baptist Church, Norfolk, Va., as pastor.
Travis Russell, to First Baptist Church, Graham, N.C., as pastor.
Kathy S. Shereda, concluding her pastorate at High Hills Baptist Church, Jarrett, Va., on Aug. 15 and accepting the pastorate of Purdy Baptist Church, Emporia, effective Oct. 20.
Jack Mercer, resigning as pastor of Harrisonburg (Va.) Baptist Church, to accept the pastorate of College Park Baptist Church, Orlando, Fla.
Chreston Holloman, to St. John’s Baptist Church, Virginia Beach, Va., as interim pastor.
Roy Thomas, to Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, Troutville, Va., as transition pastor, effective Dec. 1.
Dan McClintock, to Park Road Baptist Church, Charlotte, N.C., as minister of missions and family life.
Michael Tyndall, to Mount Carmel Baptist Church, Chapel Hill, N.C., as contemporary worship leader.
Myra Houser, to First Baptist Church, Washington, as communications coordinator.
Tad Hardin, to Rivermont Avenue Baptist Church, Lynchburg, Va., as worship accompanist.
June Foss, resigning as minister of senior adults at First Baptist Church, Winston-Salem, N.C., after 13 years of ministry there, to pursue a full-time calling in professional counseling.
Jenny Clamon, to First Baptist Church, Waynesboro, Va., as interim director of children’s ministries.
Trey Sullivan, to First Baptist Church, Washington, as spiritual formation coordinator.
Eric Adams, to Community Heights Baptist Church, Lebanon, Va., as youth minister.
Jane Beale, resigning as pianist/organist at Smithfield (Va.) Baptist Church, after 22 years of service there.
Brian Horrell, to Hillcrest Baptist Church, Ridgeway, Va., as youth minister.
Tyler Vencill, to Community Heights Baptist Church, Lebanon, Va., as worship leader.
Amanda Atkin, to Greystone Baptist Church, Raleigh, N.C., as minister of spiritual formation.
Andrew Kilcup, now serving as minister of worship and children at West Side Baptist Church, Harrisonburg, Va.
Jonathan Hale, to First Baptist Church, Kannapolis, N.C., as minister of youth and college students.
Sue Stanley, retiring as associate of administration at the NorthStar Church Network. She has served there for 17 years.
Carolyn Hollins died Oct. 30. She was a key leader in Dover Baptist Association and active in the Central Virginia Baptist Ministries and Woman’s Missionary Union.
Retired North Carolina pastor Gaylord L. Lehman died Nov. 15. He had served as pastor of Benson (N.C.) Baptist Church and for 32 years as pastor of Lakeside Baptist Church, Rocky Mount, N.C. He is survived by his wife, Faith Johnson Lehman; three children, Carol Lucas, John Lehman and Kaye Emack; six grandchildren.
Don Capps, ordained to the ministry on Nov. 13 by Greenway Spirit and Word Fellowship, Stephens City, Va.
Jim Evans, ordained to the ministry by Newington Baptist Church, Gloucester, Va., on Nov. 10.
Cathy Harris, minister to children at Rosalind Hills Baptist Church, Roanoke, Va., will be ordained to the ministry by the church on Dec. 1.
Mark Hopper, ordained to the ministry on Nov. 17 by First Baptist Church, Henderson, N.C.
Virginia Brock Reynolds, ordained to the ministry by First Baptist Church, Greensboro, N.C.
Stephanie Simpson, ordained to the ministry on Nov. 17 by Vision Community Church, Fredericksburg, Va.
Kendrick E. Curry, celebrating 10 years as pastor of Pennsylvania Avenue Baptist Church, Washington, D.C.
Stan Heiser, celebrating 25 years as associate pastor of Pritchard Memorial Baptist Church, Charlotte, N.C.
SUN., DEC. 1
University Baptist Church, Chapel Hill, N.C., “Messiah,” at 11 a.m.
FRI.-SAT., DEC. 6 & 7
First Baptist Church, Newport News, Va.; “Christmas in the Aire” concert and live nativity; at 7 p.m.
Southview Baptist Church, Herndon, Va., living nativity from 6:30-9:00 p.m.
FRI.-SUN., DEC. 6-8
First Baptist Church, Hopewell, Va.; “Walk Through Bethlehem,” on Friday from 6:30-8 p.m.; Saturday from 4-8 p.m.; Sunday from 4-7 p.m.
SAT., DEC. 7
First Baptist Church, Richmond, Va.; ChristkindlMart, a European-style Christmas market featuring local artisans and craftsmen, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
SAT.-SUN., DEC. 7-8
Keystone Baptist Church, Lynchburg, Va.; “Joy to the World,” on Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 11 a.m.
Orange (Va.) Baptist Church; “Singing Christmas Tree,” Saturday at 5 and 7:30 p.m.; Sunday at 7:30 p.m.
Providence Baptist Church, Hayes, Va.; “The Splendor of Christmas,” Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 4 p.m.
Shiloh Baptist Church, King George, Va.; “The Heart of Christmas,” on Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.
SUN., DEC. 8
First Baptist Church, Newport News, Va.; “Christmas in the Aire” concert and live nativity; at 5 p.m.
Sandusky Baptist Church, Lynchburg, Va.; “The First Noel,” at 11 a.m.
Tabernacle Baptist Church, Newport News, Va.; “On This Very Night,” at 7 p.m.
The Memorial Baptist Church, Greenville, N.C.; “Come Ye Faithful,” at 10:55 a.m.
SUN.-MON., DEC. 8-9
First Baptist Church, Denton, N.C.; “Christmas Celebration,” at 7 p.m. Tickets required.
FRI., DEC. 13
Huguenot Road Baptist Church, Richmond, Va.; “Christmas with the Annie Moses Band,” at 7 p.m. Tickets $10 (plus $1 online processing fee) at www.hrbcrichmond.org.
Baptist Women in Ministry of North Carolina awarded scholarships for 2013-2014 to Louise Monroe, attending Campbell University Divinity School; Lynnette Sills, attending Gardner-Webb University School of Divinity; Elizabeth Corney, attending Wake Forest University School of Divinity; and Brenda Van Velzen, attending Duke Divinity School.