Please submit transitions — including staff changes, ordinations, anniversaries or deaths — to Barbara Francis. This page will be updated weekly.
Mark Click, to American Baptist Churches of Ohio, as executive minister for administration and denominational relations.
Anthony Clore, to Fork Union (Va.) Baptist Church, as pastor.
Donnie Edmonds, to James Square Baptist Church, Lawrenceville, Va., as pastor.
Jane Gibbons, to American Baptist Churches of Ohio, as executive minister for program and ministry development.
Jerry Kroll, to West Lynchburg Baptist Church, Lynchburg, Va., as interim pastor.
Pamela L. Moyer, to United Baptist Church, Annandale, Va., as senior minister. She comes from Westover Baptist Church, Arlington, Va., where she served as associate pastor for ministry communication and administration.
Ro Penaranda, to Grace Chinese Church, Richmond, Va., as youth director.
Toya Richards, to People’s Congregational Church, Bayport, Minn., as co-pastor. She will continue to serve as communications specialist for the Alliance of Baptists.
Paul Rozecki, concluding his tenure as music minister at New Highland Baptist Church, Mechanicsville, Va.
William H. Smith, to John Leland Center for Theological Studies, Arlington, Va., as president. He has taught at Leland as an adjunct faculty member in Old Testament since its founding in 1998.
Jorene Taylor Swift, to Celebration Community Church, Fort Worth, Texas, as senior pastor. She comes from Bread Fellowship, Fort Worth, Texas, where she was co-pastor.
Tony Wheeler, to Rosalind Hills Baptist Church, Roanoke, Va., as pastor of youth, children and families.
Vallerie King, retiring after 18 years as pastor of Emmaus Baptist Church, Quinton, Va.
Jeff Howard, ordained to ministry on Jan. 27 by First Baptist Church, Plano, Texas.
Rachel Jones, ordained to ministry on Jan. 27 by First Baptist Church, Plano, Texas.
Michael C. Blackwell, 35 years as president of the Baptist Children’s Homes of North Carolina. BCH-NC operates facilities in 21 North Carolina communities as well as an orphanage in Guatemala.
Sylvia B. Coates, 50 years as minister of music at Emmaus Baptist Church, Quinton, Va.
Jim Steele, 10 years as pastor of Trinity Baptist Church, Martinsville, Va.
Terri and Doug Vancil, 20 years as assistant pastors of music and worship at First Baptist Church, Greensboro, N.C.
G.H. Vaughan, 5 years as pastor of McCabe Memorial Baptist Church, Martinsville, Va.
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