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ON THE MOVE
Kyle Cooley, to Cooper’s Cove Baptist Church, Hardy, Va., as pastor.
Terry Johnson, to Cedar Grove Baptist Church, Lebanon, Va., as pastor.
Kevin Wirt, resigning as pastor at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, Daleville, Va.
Shawn Dobbins, resigning as pastor of Preston Oaks Baptist Church, Roanoke, Va.
Chreston Holoman, to St. John’s Baptist Church, Virginia Beach, Va., as interim pastor.
Michael G. Coghill, founding dean and professor of pastoral leadership at Campbell University Divinity School, to First Baptist Church, Ashboro, N.C., as interim pastor, effective Jan. 1.
Rich Kraft, to First Baptist Church, Statesville, N.C., as intentional interim pastor.
Tag Kilgore, to Jackson Memorial Baptist Church, Chesapeake, Va., as interim pastor.
Josh Beeler, resigning as minister of outreach and youth at Port Norfolk Baptist Church, Norfolk, Va., to accept a full-time minister to youth and college students position in Knoxville, Tenn.
Mary Parks, to Kearfott Memorial Baptist Church, Martinsville, Va., as full-time pianist.
Melanie Walk, to Lafayette Baptist Church, Fayetteville, N.C., as interim music minister.
Aubrey “Dee” Whitten, to NorthStar Church Network, Annandale, Va., as executive director. He currently serves as pastor of Fairview at River Club in Fredericksburg, Va., and as director of missions for Hermon Baptist Association. He will join the staff at NorthStar in November.
William Hugh Bumgarner, pastor of Midway Baptist Church, Amherst, Va., died Oct. 6 at the age of 87. He had also served as pastor of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Willow Spring, N.C.; Calvary Baptist Church, Concord, Va.; Madison Heights (Va.) Baptist Church, where he was named pastor emeritus; and as interim of Rivermont Avenue Baptist Church, Lynchburg, Va. He is predeceased by his wife, Virginia Ardie Pless Bumgarner. He is survived by a daughter, Donna Jean Bumgarner Massie; a son, Alan Hugh Bumgarner; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. A funeral service was held Oct. 10 at Madison Heights Baptist Church.
Sterling Severns, pastor of Tabernacle Baptist Church, Richmond, Va., was the recipient of a grant by the Lilly Endowment 2013 National Clergy Renewal Program, allowing congregations to support their pastors with the gift of extended time away from ministerial roles. Grants were awarded to 87 congregations in 31 states and the District of Columbia.
Abby Pratt, ordained to the ministry by Peace Haven Baptist Church, Winston-Salem, N.C., on Oct. 13.
Tim Wilson, celebrating 25 years as pastor of Perkins Baptist Church, Goochland, Va.
Phillip Woods, celebrating 20 years as pastor of One Accord Church, Martinsville, Va.
Anthony Parrish, celebrating 10 years as pastor of Shiloh Baptist Church New Site, Fredericksburg, Va.
Dennis Stamey, celebrating 5 years as pastor of Biltmore Baptist Church, Glen Allen, Va.
SUN.-WED., OCT. 20-23
Ash Avenue Baptist Church, South Boston, Va., revival with David Turbyville, evangelist.
FRI., OCT. 25
Grandin Court Baptist Church, Roanoke, Va.; concert by Gold City at 7 p.m. For tickets call 540-798-7600.
Old Powhatan (Va.) Baptist Church; Nashville-based singer/songwriters Andy Gullahorn and Jill Phillips in concert at 7:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased by calling 804.598.4241.
FRI.-SUN., OCT. 25-27
Newington Baptist Church, Gloucester, Va.; revival Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 7 p.m. with David Donahue, Steve Nethery and Michael Jackson, evangelists; Sunday at 10:15 a.m. with associate pastor Brian Burris, evangelist.
SUN., OCT. 27
Clover Bottom Baptist Church, Nathalie, Va.; homecoming at 11 a.m. with Roger Roller, guest speaker.
First Baptist Church, Lexington, N.C.; homecoming at 11 a.m. with guest speaker David Whiteman; lunch after service.
Manassas (Va.) Baptist Church; concert to dedicate new grand piano with Joseph Martin at 6 p.m.
Vienna (Va.) Baptist Church; Requiem in D minor by Gabriel Faure, featured in an All Saints worship service to honor the faithful who have died. A new edition of the work scored for violin, cello, harp and organ, the Requiem will be performed by the Chancel Choir, joined by local instrumentalists and guest soloists from George Mason University.
SUN.-WED., OCT. 27-30
Beech Grove Baptist Church, Hayes, Va.; revival at 7 p.m. with Roger Roller, evangelist.
Swords Creek Baptist Church, Swordscreek, Va.; revival with Mike Humfleet, evangelist.
SUN., NOV. 3
Mount Vernon Baptist Church, Glen Allen, Va.; Mayhem & Misdirection Tour with Harris III at 6 p.m.; order tickets www.mvbcnow.org/concertseries.
River Road Church, Baptist, Richmond, Va.; harpsichord recital with Stefan Palm at 11 a.m.
Westhunt Baptist Church, Richmond, Va.; 45th anniversary; worship at 11 a.m. followed by lunch on the grounds.
West Lynchburg (Va.) Baptist Church; 108th anniversary; revival with Roger Roller, evangelist, at 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.
SUN.-WED., NOV. 3-6
Boonville (N.C.) Baptist Church; revival with Greg Mathis, evangelist.
First Baptist Church, Carolina Beach, Va.; 75th anniversary with worship at 11 a.m.; revival Sunday-Wednesday with Steve Luscian, evangelist.
MON., NOV. 4
First Baptist Church, Morganton, N.C.; concert by the North Carolina Baptist Singers and Orchestra at 6:45 p.m.
SAT., NOV. 9
Berea Baptist Church, Rockville, Va.; concert by They Came Running at 6 p.m.
SUN., NOV. 17
Cullowhee (N.C.) Baptist Church; 192nd anniversary at 11 a.m., followed by covered-dish luncheon.
SUN.-WED., NOV. 17-20
Bethel Baptist Church, Lebanon, Va.; revival with Jake Huffman, evangelist.
Community Heights Baptist Church, Cedar Bluff, Va.; revival with Ronnie Hill, evangelist.
Appomattox Baptist Association raised $8,000 for a Stop Hunger Now event, packing more than 33,000 meals for school children in Africa. About 100 people participated in the event, packing 275 meals per minute.