Stephanie Orr to chair Tellers Committee
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (BP) -- Stephanie Orr has been named chairman of the 2019 Southern Baptist Convention's Tellers Committee, SBC President J.D. Greear announced today (March 4).
Ray Carr, pastor of Baptist Center Church in Clayton, N.C., has been appointed vice chair.
Greear added, "Pastor Ray is a proven leader who has the experience both in the local church and in Southern Baptist life to be an incredible resource to our annual meeting. Under Stephanie and Ray's leadership, I'm confident we will have a smooth, efficient annual meeting in Birmingham which will allow our messengers to stay focused on keeping the Gospel above all."
Orr is a graduate of The Baptist College of Florida, and she serves as the registrar there. She is also a board member of the Florida Baptist Children's Home. Her husband Mike is the pastor of the First Baptist Church of Chipley, Fla.
"What an exciting opportunity to serve our Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) as the chair of the Tellers Committee," Orr said. "I am truly humbled and honored at the chance to work side by side with some of the SBC heroes of the faith. May the Lord continue to bless our efforts as we desperately seek the lost and share the Good News with them."
"I am humbled and honored to serve as vice chair of the Tellers Committee for the upcoming SBC annual meeting in Birmingham, Ala.," Carr said. "I look forward to working with the other members of the committee as we seek to advance the Gospel."
Greear plans to announce the remainder of his appointments to the Tellers Committee next week.