INDIANAPOLIS?Southern Baptists attending the annual meeting will travel to the Hoosier state where the State Convention of Baptists in Indiana celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. Having grown from 111 churches to more than 384 churches and 41 missions, visitors can choose from the 76 local churches that make up the Crossroads Baptist Association to find a congregation in central Indiana.
Visitors trying to find a church close to the hotel where they are staying may go to sbc.net and use the church search feature to enter an address to find the nearest Southern Baptist congregation. A directory of SBC churches in the Indianapolis area is available at indybaptists.org or by calling Crossroads Association in advance at 317-636-6728.
For visiting Southern Baptists interested in hearing a guest preacher, many of those are listed below:
Danny Akin at 10:15 at Grace Baptist Church, 740 W. County Line Road, Indianapolis, IN 46217, 317-881-4652.
Dave Clippard at 10 a.m. at First Baptist Church, 680 North Indiana Street, Mooresville, IN 46158, 317-831-0209.
Joe Dillon at 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. at Hope Community Church, 3350 N SR 267, Brownsburg, IN 46112, 317-852-2616.
Tom Elliff at 10:45 a.m. at Southwood Baptist Church, 501 S. 4th Ave., Beech Grove, IN 46107, 317-786-2719.
Gordon Fort at 10:30 a.m. at Friendship Baptist Church, 1600 Westview Dr, Franklin, IN 46131, 317-738-9822.
Geoff Hammond at 8:15 and 10:45 at Calvary Baptist Church, 200 Sunset Blvd., Greenwood, IN 46142, 317-881-5743.
Ken Hemphill at 10:30 a.m. at Plainfield Baptist church, 1575 Reeves Rd., Plainfield, IN 46168, 317-839-6815.
Jeff Iorg at 9:30 a.m. St. Joe Community Church, 3930 E. Dupont Rd., Fort Wayne, IN 46825, 260-471-4704.
Chuck Kelley at 10:30 a.m. at Parkside Baptist Church, 1780 Rocky Ford Rd.,
Columbus, IN 47203, 812-372-5889.
Tim Mann at 10:30 a.m. at Calvary Baptist Church, 1450 W. Main St., Greenfield, IN 46140, 317-462-6015.
Scott Mescher at 8 a.m., Jerry Rankin at 9:30 a.m., and Frank Cox at 11 a.m. at Northside Baptist Church, 3021 E. 71st St., Indianapolis, IN 46220 317-255-6692.
Frank Page at 10:15 a.m. at Chapelwood Baptist Church, 201 North Girls School Road, Indianapolis IN 46214, 317-244-6136.
John Sullivan will be preaching at 10:30 a.m. at Fall Creek Baptist, 8901 Fall Creek Road, Indianapolis, IN 46256, 317-841-9770.
Bobby Welch will preach under a tent downtown at Cornerstone Christian Fellowship, 952 N Pennsylvania St, Indianapolis IN 46204, 317-687-0075.