Telling the Story of Tennessee Baptists Since 1835
MEETING IN MUSIC CITY
Images from the 2021 SBC annual meeting in Nashville from June 13-16.
Union University president Samuel W. “Dub” Oliver visits with messengers at the Union exhibit area during the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention.
Noah Collins of the Baptist Collegiate Ministry at Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, registers his parents, Roc and Jeralyn Collins. Collins is director of strategic objectives for the Tennessee Baptist Mission Board. His son was one of the many BCM students who worked at this year’s annual meeting, serving in various roles around the Music City Center during the three-day event in downtown Nashville.
Tennessee Baptist DR volunteers who worked in child care at the SBC annual meeting included, from left, Elizabeth Preston, Highland Park Baptist Church, Lawrenceburg; Jennifer Lee, Summertown Baptist Church, Summertown; Cinthia Benefield, Summertown Baptist; Lana Smith, Summertown Baptist; Ginny Benefield, Southside Baptist Church, Mount Pleasant; and Wendy Benefield, Southside Baptist.
Joe Sorah, center, of the Tennessee Baptist Mission Board staff, chats with Paul Fries, left, director of missions for Salem Baptist Association, and Travis Henderson, pastor of Fairview Baptist Church, Mohawk, at the TBMB exhibit.
Chris Turner, right, director of communications of the Tennessee Baptist Mission Board, visits with Corey Cain, left, pastor of First Baptist Church,
Seymour, and Russ Wilkins, director of missions of Shiloh Baptist Association.
Carson-Newman University President Charles A. Fowler, right, welcomes friends to the University’s booth at the SBC’s annual meeting in Nashville. Pictured with Fowler are Ronald Meeks, left, a professor at Blue Mountain (Miss.) College and Matt Brown, newly-elected senior pastor at Germantown Baptist Church, Germantown.