Please submit transitions — including staff changes, ordinations, anniversaries or deaths — to Barbara Francis. This page will be updated weekly.
Steve Battaglia, to Concord Baptist Church, Chase City, Va., as pastor.
Scott Biggers, to Boykins (Va.) Baptist Church, as pastor.
Josh Brown, to Black Branch Baptist Church, Chase City, Va., as pastor.
Seth Brown, to First Baptist Church, Griffin, Ga., as minister to students.
Carl Bagley, to Lawrenceville (Va.) Baptist Church, as interim pastor.
Ted Fuson, to Victoria (Va.) Baptist Church, as interim pastor.
Jeremy Humphreys, to Calvary Baptist Church, Lovingston, Va., as pastor.
John Muncy, to Hebron Baptist Church, Afton, Va., as pastor.
Zach Rankin, to Midway (Ky.) Baptist Church, as associate pastor and youth pastor.
Mike Smith, to First Baptist Church, Woodway, Texas, as discipleship minister.
Artemia Tamayo, now serving as full-time associate pastor at Greenbrier Baptist Church, Arlington, Va.
Tom Williams, now serving as pastor of LaCrosse (Va.) Baptist Church.
Gerald Melton, retiring after nearly 30 years as pastor of Sycamore Baptist Church, Stuart, Va.
Mark Wilbanks, retiring as pastor of Wieuca Road Baptist Church, Atlanta, Ga., after 43 years of ministry.
Jaci Garrett, ordained to ministry on Feb. 11 by Sidney (Texas) Baptist Church.
Dave Oakley, ordained to ministry on Feb. 25 by Broadmoor Baptist Church, Baton Rouge, La., where he serves as minister of youth and children.
Katey Zeh, ordained to ministry on Feb. 11 by Pullen Memorial Baptist Church, Raleigh, N.C.
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Fred W. Thompson Jr., 85, died Feb. 13 in Toledo, Ohio. He devoted his life to the ministry of the American Baptist Churches USA. His ministry including pastor of congregations, campus ministry and area ministry before becoming executive minister of the American Baptist Churches of the Central Region and eventually assistant general secretary at the national ABC office in Valley Forge, Pa. He is survived by his wife, Lois; two daughters, Alicia Ann Tremmel and Penny Sue Kruse; two grandchildren; and one great-grandson.
Richard Inman, 10 years as pastor of Atlantic (Va.) Baptist Church.
First Baptist Church, Clinton, N.C.; 50 years; Feb. 21.
Glen Allen (Va.) Baptist Church; 150 years; Feb. 25.