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174th Mississippi Baptist Convention

Convention Sessions Report

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Schedule

October 27, 2009 • Tuesday Morning First Session

Time Event Other Information
8:30 Sounding of the Gavel Mickey Dalrymple
Congregational Praise and Worship Slater Murphy
Scripture Reading: Romans 12:1-9 Eddie Bryant
Prayer David Eldridge
8:45 Organization of the Convention Mickey Dalrymple
Recognition and Seating of Messengers
Committee on Order of Business Report L. Lavon Gray
Recognition of Tellers & Credentials Committees Mickey Dalrymple
Welcome from FBC, Jackson Bob Gladney
8:55 Congregational Praise and Worship Slater Murphy
9:00 International Mission Board Emphasis Jerry Rankin
9:20 Report of Committee on Committees Rex Yancey
9:25 Presentation of Resolutions
9:30 Election of the President Mickey Dalrymple
10:10 Concert of Praise Youth Choir and Adult Praise Band
10:15 Bible Treasures Bobby Welch
10:40 Convention Board Report J. Steve Jackson
10:50 Congregational Praise and Worship Slater Murphy
10:55 Concert of Praise Youth Choir and Adult Praise Band
11:05 President’s Address Mickey Dalrymple
11:35 Benediction Gene Neal

October 27, 2009 • Tuesday Afternoon, Second Session

Time Event Other Information
1:30 Concert of Praise Mississippi Singing Churchmen
1:45 Sounding of the Gavel David Hamilton
Congregational Praise and Worship Jim Pinkston
Scripture Reading: John 20:19-23 Dan Woodard
Prayer Tony Merida
1:55 Processional of Flags
2:00 Bible Treasures Bobby Welch
2:25 Concert of Praise Mississippi Singing Churchmen
2:35 Business Session Mickey Dalrymple
Presentation of 2010 Budget Weldon Aultman
Results of Election of President Mickey Dalrymple
Election of Convention Officers
Presentation of Resolutions
Miscellaneous Business
3:00 Missions Mobilization Ken Rhodes
3:15 Music Feature Praise Team/Ensemble
3:20 Business Session Mickey Dalrymple
Election of Convention Officers
Miscellaneous Business
3:35 Prayer-IMB Mississippi Missionaries Kay Cassibry
3:45 Congregational Praise and Worship Jim Pinkston
3:50 Choral Praise Sanctuary Choir
4:00 Convention Sermon Randy Bostick
4:30 Benediction David Sartin

October 27, 2009 • Tuesday Night, Third Session

Time Event Other Information
6:30 Music Feature Mississippi Baptist Symphony Orchestra
6:40 Sounding of Gavel Mickey Dalrymple
Final Presentation of Resolutions
Congregational Praise and Worship Graham Smith
Scripture Reading: Matthew 28:16-20 W. Tyler Pigott, Jr.
Prayer L. Lavon Gray
6:55 Choral Praise Combined Choirs & MBSO
7:05 Congregational Praise and Worship Graham Smith
7:10 Choral Praise Mark Harris
7:20 Mississippi Baptist Convention Board Emphasis Jim Futral
8:00 Benediction Keith Warden

October 28, 2009 • Wednesday Morning, Fourth Session

Time Event Other Information
8:30 Sounding of the Gavel Rickey Blythe
Congregational Praise and Worship Mark Harris
Scripture Reading: Acts 1:4-11 John Temple
Prayer Jon Stubblefield
8:45 Mississippi Baptist Foundation Report Daniel Hall
8:50 Memorial Service Bruce Cappleman
8:55 Introduction of College Presidents Mickey Dalrymple
9:00 Blue Mountain College Report Dr. Bettye R. Coward
9:10 Music Feature Mark Harris
9:20 Bible Treasures Bobby Welch
9:45 Business Session Mickey Dalrymple
Adoption of 2010 Budget Weldon Aultman
Committee on Nominations Report Joe Pate
Time, Place & Preacher Committee Report Bert Harper
Resolutions Committee Report Clarence Cooper
Miscellaneous Business Mickey Dalrymple
10:10 Baptist Children’s Village Report Rory Lee
10:20 Music Feature Mark Harris
10:30 Message Fred Luter, Jr.
11:05 Closing Remarks Jim Futral
11:15 Benediction Russell Mord

Featured Speakers

Randy BostickRandy Bostick, pastor of Oakland Baptist Church, Corinth, since 1984, was born in Houston, TX, and grew up in Memphis, TN. He is a graduate of Blue Mountain College, and received a Master of Divinity and Doctorate of Ministry from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Randy was saved at the age of 15, surrendered to the ministry at 16, and has served as a full-time pastor since age 19. Former Mississippi church pastorates are Tishomingo BC, Tishomingo; Pine Grove BC, Ripley; and Shady Grove BC, Pontotoc. He and his wife, Sharon, have three children, Ginger, April, and Reid.

Mickey DalrympleMickey Dalrymple, pastor of Fairview BC, Columbus, since 1984, is an Alabama native. He is a graduate of Athens College, Athens, AL, and received a Master of Divinity from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He also served as pastor of Moulton BC, Moulton, AL, and as associate pastor of FBC, Decatur, AL. He served on the Convention Boards of the Alabama Baptist Convention and the Mississippi Baptist Convention. SBC committee service includes the Committee on Boards and Agencies and the Committee on Nominations. He and his wife, Carol, have two children, Clint and Julie.

Fred Luter, Jr.Fred Luter, Jr., senior pastor of the Franklin Avenue BC, New Orleans, LA, since 1986, has preached all across the country for various revivals, evangelism conferences, and associational and state convention meetings. He was honored and humbled to be chosen as the first African American to preach the convention sermon at the Southern Baptist Convention. He has been married to his wife, Elizabeth, for over 25 years and says she is the most influential person in his life. They are the parents of two children, Kimberly and Fred “Chip” Luter, III.

Bobby WelchBobby Welch currently serves as the SBC strategist for Global Evangelical Relations. He crisscrosses North America and the globe strengthening existing relationships and starting new relationships with like-minded evangelicals for the sake of Empowering Kingdom Growth. Prior to this position, he served as president of the Southern Baptist Convention 2004-06 and was the pastor of FBC, Daytona Beach, FL, for 32 years. He continues to be the originator of the F.A.I.T.H Evangelism/Discipleship Strategy used around the world.