Please submit transitions — including staff changes, ordinations, anniversaries or deaths — to Barbara Francis. This page will be updated weekly.
Ron Bowles, to Columbus Avenue Baptist Church, Waco, Texas, as interim minister of music and worship.
Caitlin Brown, now serving as collegiate/young adult minister at Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Va., for the Baptist General Association of Virginia.
Rick Cederholm, to Avon (Mass.) Baptist Church, as pastor.
Brittany Darst, to Macedonia Baptist Church, Raleigh, N.C. as youth minister.
Nate Dove, to First Baptist Church, Waynesboro, Va., as minister to families with youth, effective in June.
Charles Kimball, to First Baptist Church, Shawnee, Okla., as senior pastor.
Kirk E. Peterson, to Chowan University, Murfreesboro, N.C., as president, effective June 1.
Aurelia Davila Pratt, to Peace of Christ Church, Round Rock, Texas, as pastor.
Mark Snipes, now serving as associate coordinator of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of Virginia. Previously he was missions coordinator.
Larry Trivette, to Maplewood Baptist Church, Yadkinville, N.C., as associate pastor of worship and family ministries. Previously he was minister of music at Cranberry Baptist Church, Rolling River, N.C.
Kenneth Young, to Calvary Baptist Church, Haverhill, Mass., as pastor.
Melba Zapata, to New Wine Church, La Feria, Texas, as pastor.
Jim Ailor, retiring after more than 10 years as field strategist for the Baptist General Association of Virginia. Previously he was executive director of missions for Peninsula Baptist Association.
Dick Hillegass, retiring after 10 years as church administrator at Chancellor Baptist Church Fredericksburg, Va.
Pat Taylor, retiring as president of Southwest Baptist University, Bolivar, Mo., effectiveAug. 15. He is the longest serving president in SBU’s 139-year history.
Clifton E. Hudgins, 70, died April 25 in Staunton, Va. He had served as director of missions for Pittsylvania (Va.) Baptist Association and as a field strategist with the Baptist General Association of Virginia. He is survived by his wife, Glenda; three sons, Darrin, Nathan and Daniel; and three grandchildren.
Howard L. Sheffey, 85, died April 16 in Schenectady, N.Y. He retired in 1977 as a sergeant with the New York Police Department. He worked for the New York State Department of Transportation, before receiving the call to ministry. In 2001 he became pastor of Old Stone Church, Ballston Spa, N.Y. He is survived by his wife, Doris; three daughters, Stacey, Kelley and Renee; and one granddaughter.
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Logan Carpenter, 10 years as minister to youth and families at Second Baptist Church, Little Rock, Ark.
Conley Hughes, 30 years as pastor of Concord Baptist Church, Milton, Mass.
Simeon May, 20 years as CEO of The Church Network. He has been an active member of First Baptist Church, Richardson, Texas, for 41 years.
First Baptist Church, Cleburne, Texas; 150 years; May 5.
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No Transitions for the week of 04.27.18
No Transitions for the week of 04.06.18