2019 SBC annual meeting program released

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (BP) -- The 2019 Southern Baptist Convention Annual Meeting will convene at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex in Birmingham, Ala., on Tuesday, June 11, at 8 a.m. and conclude Wednesday, June 12, at 6:15 p.m.

A full schedule follows.

TUESDAY MORNING, JUNE 11

8:00 -- Worship -- Branden Williams, Convention music director; worship pastor, The Summit Church, Durham, N.C.

8:25 -- Prayer -- Rick Lance, executive director-treasurer, Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions, Prattville, Ala.

8:30 -- Welcome and Call to Order -- J.D. Greear, SBC president; pastor, The Summit Church, Durham, N.C.

8:45 -- Registration Report and Constitution of Convention -- Don Currence, SBC registration secretary; minister of administration, First Baptist Church, Ozark, Mo.

8:50 -- Committee on Order of Business Report (First) -- Adam W. Greenway, president, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas

8:55 -- Celebrating Freedom -- J.D. Greear; General Douglas L. Carver, executive director of chaplaincy, North American Mission Board, Alpharetta, Ga.

9:05 -- GuideStone Financial Resources Report -- O.S. Hawkins, president and CEO, GuideStone Financial Resources, Dallas

9:17 -- Executive Committee Report (Part 1) -- Ronnie Floyd, president and CEO, SBC Executive Committee, Nashville

10:02 -- Introduction of New Motions (First)

10:22 -- Crossover Report & Birmingham Schools Postcard Project -- Johnny Hunt, senior vice president for evangelism and leadership, North American Mission Board, Alpharetta, Ga.

10:33 -- North American Mission Board Report -- Kevin Ezell, president, North American Mission Board, Alpharetta, Ga.

10:45 -- North American Mission Board Presentation -- Kevin Ezell

11:15 -- Worship -- Branden Williams

11:30 -- President's Address -- J.D. Greear

12:15 -- Closing Prayer -- John L. Cantelow III, senior pastor, Sixth Avenue Baptist Church, Birmingham, Ala.

TUESDAY AFTERNOON, JUNE 11

2:30 -- Worship -- Branden Williams, Convention music director; worship pastor, The Summit Church, Durham, N.C.

2:40 -- Prayer -- Liz Encinia, executive director-treasurer, Kentucky Woman's Missionary Union, Louisville, Ky.

2:45 -- Election of Officers (First)

2:50 -- Introduction of New Motions (Last Opportunity)

3:10 -- Election of Officers (Second)

3:20 -- Panel -- Undivided: Your Church and Racial Reconciliation

3:50 -- Election of Officers (Third)

3:56 -- Woman's Missionary Union Report -- Sandra Wisdom-Martin, executive director-treasurer, Woman's Missionary Union, Birmingham, Ala.

4:08 -- International Mission Board Report -- Paul Chitwood, president, International Mission Board, Richmond, Va.

4:20 -- Mission Sending Celebration -- Paul Chitwood

5:05 -- Election of Officers (Fourth)

5:10 -- Committee on Order of Business Report (Second) -- Adam W. Greenway, president, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas

5:25 -- Election of Officers (Fifth)

5:30 -- Executive Committee Report (Part 2) -- Ronnie Floyd, president and CEO, SBC Executive Committee, Nashville

6:15 -- Closing Prayer -- Susie Hawkins, author; speaker, Susie Hawkins Ministry, Dallas

WEDNESDAY MORNING, JUNE 12

8:00 -- Worship -- Branden Williams, Convention music director; worship pastor, The Summit Church, Durham, N.C.

8:25 -- Prayer -- Cameron Triggs, lead pastor, Grace Alive, Orlando, Fla.

8:30 -- Committee on Order of Business Report (Third) -- Adam W. Greenway, president, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas

8:40 -- Committee on Committees Report -- Sky Pratt, chairman; associate pastor, mobilization, Prince Avenue Baptist Church, Bogart, Ga.

8:50 -- Committee on Nominations Report -- Bucky Kennedy, chairman; evangelist, Bucky Kennedy Ministries, Gainesville, Ga.

9:00 -- Previously Scheduled Business -- J.D. Greear, SBC president; pastor, The Summit Church, Durham, N.C.

9:20 -- Panel -- Gospel Above All: Keeping Secondary Issues Secondary

10:00 -- Joint Seminary Presentation and Reports -- Daniel L. Akin, president, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest, N.C.; Jason K. Allen, president, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Kansas City, Mo.; Adam W. Greenway, president, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas; Jeff Iorg, president, Gateway Seminary of the Southern Baptist Convention, Ontario, Calif.; Charles S. Kelley Jr., chancellor, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, New Orleans, La.; R. Albert Mohler Jr., president, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Ky.

11:15 -- Worship -- Branden Williams

11:30 -- Convention Sermon -- Stephen Rummage, senior pastor, Quail Springs Baptist Church, Oklahoma City

12:15 -- Closing Prayer -- Cyndi Logsdon, senior project manager, International Mission Board, Richmond, Va.

WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, JUNE 12

2:30 -- Worship -- Branden Williams, Convention music director; worship pastor, The Summit Church, Durham, N.C.

2:40 -- Prayer -- Ray Gentry, executive director, Southern Baptist Conference of Associational Leaders, McDonough, Ga.

2:45 -- Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission Presentation (Part 1) -- Russell D. Moore, president, Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, Nashville

President's Sexual Abuse Study Group -- J.D. Greear, SBC president; pastor, The Summit Church, Durham, N.C.

3:05 -- Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission Report -- Russell D. Moore

3:17 -- Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission Presentation (Part 2) -- Russell D. Moore

3:37 -- Panel -- Indispensable Partners: The Value of Women in God's Mission

4:08 -- LifeWay Christian Resources Report -- Brad Waggoner, acting president; executive vice president, LifeWay Christian Resources, Nashville

4:20 -- LifeWay Christian Resources Presentation -- Brad Waggoner

4:40 -- Committee on Resolutions Report -- Curtis A. Woods, chairman; co-interim executive director; associate executive director for convention relations, Kentucky Baptist Convention, Louisville, Ky.

5:20 -- Previously Scheduled Business -- J.D. Greear

5:40 -- Committee on Order of Business Report (Fourth) -- Adam W. Greenway, president, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas

Election of 2020 Convention Preacher, Alternate Preacher and Music Director

5:50 -- Recognition of Past SBC Presidents & Honoring Joyce Rogers -- J.D. Greear

6:00 -- Presentation of SBC Officers -- Ronnie Floyd, president and CEO, SBC Executive Committee, Nashville

6:10 -- Closing Words and Birmingham hand-off to Orlando -- J.D. Greear

6:15 -- Closing Prayer -- Tommy Green, executive director-treasurer, Florida Baptist Convention, Jacksonville, Fla.

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