Transitions 03.14.14

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Chris Cadenhead, to Bonsack Baptist Church, Roanoke, Va., as senior pastor. He comes from the pastorate of Bayshore Baptist Church, Tampa, Fla. Following the succession model approved by Bonsack Baptist, he will work alongside senior pastor Bob Moore for a period of at least two years.

Doug Haning, to Trinity Baptist Church, Tyler, Texas, as pastor.

David Pace, to Langley Baptist Church, Hampton, Va., as pastor.

Ron King, to Long Pines Baptist Church, Broaddus, Texas, as pastor.

Kevin Thompson, to White Marsh Baptist Church, Hayes, Va., as pastor.

Terry Johnson, to Cedar Grove Baptist Church, Lebanon, Va., as pastor.

Larry Stinson, to Cleveland (Va.) Baptist Church, as interim pastor.

Alan Pike, resigning as worship minister at Berea (Ky.) Baptist Church, after serving for nearly 18 years.

Ryan Clore, to Mechanicsville (Va.) Baptist Church, as associate minister of students.

Wayne Graham, to First Baptist Church, Duncanville, Texas, as minister of music.

Kristopher Aaron, to Deer Park Baptist Church, Louisville, Ky., as minister of church growth.

Tracy Dunagan, to Calvary Baptist Church, Denver, Colo., as full-time director of communications.

Curtis Murdock, resigning as interim minister of music at Parkway Baptist Church, Duluth, Ga., to accept a similar position at First Baptist Church, Monroe, Ga.

David Slayton, to The Bridge Network of Churches, Chesapeake, Va., as urban church and community missionary. He serves as pastor of South Norfolk Baptist Church in Chesapeake.

Vickie Anderson, to John Leland Center for Theological Studies, Falls Church, Va., as associate director of admissions.


Harvey Carr, as senior pastor of Christ Church of Peace, Jacksonville, Fla., March 31, after nearly 46 years of ordained ministry. He will remain active in the International Council of Community Churches, assisting churches who seek its membership.

Sharon James, as associate pastor/education of Franklin (Va.) Baptist Church, Aug. 31. At that time she will have served there for 30 years.

Sara Jo Watkins, as church organist at Madison (Ga.) Baptist Church, after serving for 48 years. 


Sara Clarke, minister of youth at Buechel Park Baptist Church, Louisville, Ky., will be ordained to ministry on March 23.

Greg Jarrell, co-pastor of South Park Christian Church, Charlotte, N.C., ordained to ministry on March 9.

Paul Jones, ordained to ministry on March 9 by Sandston (Va.) Baptist Church. 


John Self, 35 years, as pastor of Trinity Baptist Church, Cameron, Texas.

Jerry W. Tyler, 30 years, as minister of music at First Baptist Church, Roswell, Ga.

Mark Green, 15 years, as associate pastor for music at First Baptist Church, Gainesville, Ga.

Wayne Moore, 15 years, as pastor of High Point Baptist Church, Stuart, Va.

Alan Rudnick, 5 years, as senior pastor of First Baptist Church of Ballston Spa, N.Y.

Mark Trammel, 5 years, as pastor of Grace Point Baptist Church, Tyler, Texas.