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Erin Broussard, to Buckner Children and Family Services of Houston, Texas, as senior executive director, effective April 2. She comes to Buckner from Northwest Assistance Ministries in Houston, where she serves as deputy director and chief operating officer.
Anthony Clore, to Fork Union (Va.) Baptist Church, as pastor, effective April 29.
Frank Page, resigning as president and chief executive officer of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Executive Committee, effective March 27.
Steven Norris, to First Baptist Church, Griffin, Ga., as associate pastor. He comes from Veritas Christian Academy, Fletcher, N.C., where he was instructor of Bible and theology.
Anita Peebles, to First Baptist Church, Seattle, Wash., as associate pastor, effective in June.
David Quiroa, to First Baptist Church, Princeton, W. Va., as associate youth pastor.
Brian Merz, ordained to ministry on March 25 by The Summit, Boise, Idaho, where he serves as pastor.
Lisa Moon-Horton, ordained to ministry by Zion Hill Baptist Church, Newman, Ga., on March 25.
Tom Tharp, ordained to ministry by Emmanuel Baptist Church, Batavia, N.Y., on March 25.
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Irvin Hugh Acree, 82, died March 5 in Newport News, Va. He was pastor of churches in North Carolina and Virginia before serving for with his wife, Annette, for 20 years as a missionary to Uruguay with the SBC’s International Mission Board. Upon his return to Virginia, he was pastor of several churches including, Emmaus Baptist Church in Poquoson, Va. In addition to his wife, he is survived by four sons, Jimmy, Alan, Steven and Don; 14 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Adam Phlegar, 10 years as associate pastor at Goochland (Va.) Baptist Church.
Broaddus Memorial Baptist Church, Charlottesville, Va., 30 years; March 25.
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