Auxiliary meetings at SBC annual gathering offer training, inspiration and fellowship for everyone

HOUSTON—When you attend the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting in Houston, make sure to check out some of the more than 40 auxiliary events. There’s something for everyone. Most meetings are held at the George R. Brown Convention Center (GBCC) or at a convenient nearby hotel or church. Attendance at the annual meeting is not required in order to enjoy these separate events.

Crossover Houston Block Parties
June 8 across the Houston area.
Visit sbtexas.com/crossover to sign up.

Conference of Southern Baptist Evangelists
June 7-8, Annual Retreat at Second Baptist Church, 6400 Woodway Drive
June 9, Worship Service at 9:00 a.m.,
Hilton Americas Hotel Americas Ballroom A/B—Level 2
June 9, Business Meeting at 2:30 p.m.,
Hilton Americas Hotel Americas Ballroom A/B—Level 2
Summary: The retreat, which will take a new format, will include fellowship and teaching.
Contact: sbcevangelist.org

Southern Baptist Conference of Associational Directors of Missions
June 8-10, Second Baptist Church,
6400 Woodway Drive
Summary: Speakers will include Fred Luter, Tom Elliff, and Kevin Ezell.
Contact: sbcadom.org

National African American Fellowship
June 9, Worship Service at 6:30 p.m., Fallbrook Church, 12512 Walters Road
Summary: Worship service will feature preaching by SBTC president Terry Turner.
Contact: 281-444-2733

Woman’s Missionary Union
Celebration and Annual Gathering
June 9-10, Hilton Americas Hotel,
Lanier Grand Ballroom—Level 4
Summary: Attendees will celebrate WMU’s 125th birthday with speakers from NAMB and IMB.
Contact: wmu.com

Pastors’ Conference
June 9-10, GBCC
Summary: The Pastors’ Conference aims
to inspire and inform pastors through
sermons, worship and panel discussions.
Contact: David Self, david.self@houstonsfirst.org or sbcpc.net

Pastors’ Wives Session
of the Pastors’ Conference
June 10 at 9:00 a.m.,
George Bush Grand Ballroom, GBCC
Summary: Keynote speakers Barb Rosberg and Jennie Allen will discuss maintaining a healthy marriage amid family and ministry responsibilities, with panel discussion led by Susie Hawkins.
Contact: Donna Gaines, ddg.24@hotmail.com

Southern Baptists of Texas Convention Reception
June 10, 8:30–10:00 p.m.,
GBCC, Level 3, Room 351A–F
Summary: Attendees will enjoy fellowship with SBTC friends and staff.
Contact: Ashlee Garcia, agarcia@sbtexas.com

SBC Ministers’ Wives Luncheon
June 11, 12:00 p.m., George Bush Grand
Ballroom, GBCC
Summary: Speaker Donna Gaines will focus on the theme “For the Sake of the Gospel.”
Contact: lifeway.com/Event/womens– event–sbc–ministers–wives–luncheon

SBC Pastors’ Luncheon
June 11, 12:00 p.m., Hilton Americas Hotel, Americas Ballroom E/F-Level 2
Summary: Speakers include IMB president Tom Elliff and John Morgan, pastor of
Sagemont Church in Houston.
Contact: regonline.com/SBC_Luncheon

SBC SEMINARY LUNCHEONS

Midwestern Seminary
Alumni Association Luncheon
June 11, 12:00–1:30 p.m.,
GBCC, Level 3, Room 361A–F
Contact: Ann Judd, ajudd@mbts.edu

Golden Gate Seminary
Alumni & Friends Luncheon
June 12, 12:00–1:30 p.m.,
GBCC, Level 3, Room 320A/B/D/E
Contact: ggbts.edu/events.aspx?item=98

New Orleans Seminary
Alumni & Friends Luncheon
June 12, 12:00–2:00 p.m.,
GBCC, Level 3, Room 360A–F
Contact: alumni@nobts.edu

Southeastern Seminary
Alumni & Friends Luncheon
June 12, 12:00–2:00 p.m.,
GBCC, Level 3, Grand Ballroom A
Contact: eventbrite.com/ event/4999367242

Southern Seminary Luncheon
June 12, 12:00–2:30 p.m.,
GBCC, Level 3, Grand Ballroom B
Contact: Retta Draper, rdraper@sbts.edu

Southwestern Seminary
Alumni & Friends Luncheon
June 12, 12:00–1:30 p.m. , GBCC , Level 3, Grand Ballroom C
Contact: Sara Driscoll, sdriscoll@swbts.edu

OTHER ALUMNI EVENTS

Union University Alumni
& Friends Ice Cream Social
June 10, 8:00–10:00 p.m.
Contact: alumni@uu.edu

Luther Rice University
Alumni & Friends Luncheon
June 11, 11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Contact: lru.edu/luncheon13houston

Mid–America Baptist Theological
Seminary Alumni & Friends
June 11, 12:00–1:00 p.m.
Contact: Betty Bailey, bbailey@mabts.edu

Cedarville University
Houston Chapter Event
June 11, 5:00–6:00 p.m.
Contact: Alumni Relations, 1-800-837-2566

Mississippi College
Alumni & Friends Social
June 11, 5:00–7:00 p.m. Contact: Lisa Williams, lwilliam.@mc.edu

William Carey University
Alumni Ice Cream Social
June 11, 8:00–9:00 p.m. Contact: Cindy Cofield, ccofield@wmcarey.edu
Clear Creek Alumni & Friends
Dessert Reception
June 12, 1:00–3:00 p.m. Contact: Richard Witherite, rwitherite@ccbbc.edu

AFFINITY/MINISTRY GROUPS

Southern Baptist Messianic Fellowship
June 7- June 8; Contact: sbcmessianic.net

NAMB Regional Fellowships
June 9, 4:00–6:00 p.m. , GBCC
Contact: Angie Fox, aofox@namb.net
Midwest Region: Level 3, Room 332B
Northeast/Canadian Region: Level 3,
Room 322A/B
South Region: Level 3, Room 332D
West Region: Level 3, Room 332A

Hispanic Advance Conference
June 9, 5:00 p.m.
Contact: Brad Womble, bwomble@imb.org

Children’s Conference International
June 9–10
GBCC, Level 3, Hall A3
Contact: childrensconferences.com

Pastors’ Wives Expo
June 10–11
GBCC, Level 3, Grand Ballroom Pre–function
Contact: Diane Nix, nixheart@me.com

Fellowship of Baptist
World Ministries Breakfast
June 10, 7:00–8:30 a.m.
Hilton Americas, Level 3, Room 346A/B
Contact: Eric Ramsey, eramsey@tcwm.org

NAMB Send North America Luncheon
June 10, 11:30 a.m.–1:45 p.m.
GBCC, Level 3, Room Hall B3
Contact: snaluncheon.com

IMB Chinese Missional Churches
June 10, 1:00–5:00 p.m.
GBCC, Level 3, Room 362A/B
Contact: Brad Womble, bwomble@imb

IMB Korean Missional Churches
Monday, June 10, 1:00–5:00 p.m.
GBCC, Level 3, Room 362C/F
Contact: Brad Womble, bwomble@imb.org

NAMB Missionary/Chaplain Reception
Monday, June 10, 3:00–5:00 p.m.
GBCC, Level 3, Room 322A/B
Contact: Angie Fox, aofox@namb.net

Association of State Baptist Papers
Reception/Dinner
June 10, 5:00–8:00 p.m.
Contact: Vicki Burton,
vburton@thealabamabaptist.org

9Marks @ 9
Monday, June 10, 9–11:30 p.m.
Tuesday, June 11, 9–11:30 p.m.
Contact: Karen Race, Karen@9marks.org

Founders Fellowship Breakfast
June 11, 6:30–9:00 a.m.
Contact: Barbara Reisinger,
barbreisinger@mac.com

Answers in Genesis
June 11, 7:30–9:00 a.m.
Contact: Jason Nave,
jnave@answersingenesis.org
 
Baptist21 Luncheon
June 11, 11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Contact: Ronnie Parrott,
ronniep@crosschurch.com
Life Action Ministries Annual
Revival Forum & Luncheon
June 11, 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Contact: Mike Crescenzi,
mcrescenzi@lifeaction.org

IMB: The Last Full Measure of Devotion
June 11, 12:00–1:30 p.m.
Contact: regonline.com/SBC_Luncheon

National African American Fellowship
Annual Meeting
June 11, 4:00–6:00 p.m.
Contact: naafsbc.org

National African
American Fellowship Banquet
June 11, 6:30–9:30 p.m.
Contact: naafsbc.org

Oklahoma at the SBC
June 11, 6:30–8:30 p.m.
Contact: Haley Cox, haley.cox@okbu.edu

IMB: Embrace the Ends of the Earth
June 12, 6:45–8:15 a.m.
Contact: Brad Womble, bwomble@imb.org

NAMB Adoption/Foster Care Breakfast
June 12, 7:00–9:00 a.m.
Contact: Darlene McDaniel,
dmcdaniel@namb.net

Bivocational Pastors Luncheon
June 12, 11:30 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Contact: Ray Gilder, rgilder@TNBaptist.org

DARE Marriage Mentor Training
June 12, 1:30–2:30 p.m.
Contact: Matt Loehr,
matt@daretobedifferent.com

Filipino Southern Baptist
Fellowship of North America
June 11, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.,
First Philippine Baptist Church
15002 Hillcroft Street,
Missouri City, Texas 77489

FILM SCREENINGS AT CONVENTION CENTER

Experiencing God Documentary
June 11, 12:00–1:00 p.m.
June 12, 12:00–1:00 p.m.
Contact: lifeway.com/egfilm

Grace Unplugged Movie Screening
June 11, 9:00–11:00 p.m.
Contact: lifeway.com/graceunplugged

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