Chris Moore, minister of youth/recreation, First Baptist Church, Bolivar, for nine years has been called as student pastor, First Baptist Church, New Albany, Miss.
First Baptist Church, Pleasant View, has called Terry Hudgins as children’s pastor.
Adam Holland, pastor, Hope Church of Knoxville, has written and seen published the book, Friendship Established. It is a book on the biblical theology of friendship. He also wrote and saw published the book, Friendship Redeemed.
Chris Fachman has been called as interim minister to students, Meridian Baptist Church, Knoxville.
Steve Carr has been called as pastor, Sunswept Baptist Church, Union City, effective March 1. He formerly was pastor, Mount Olive Baptist Church, Union City.
Taffey Hall archivist, Southern Baptist Historical Library and Archives, Nashville, has been named director of the SBHLA, which is housed in the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee building. Hall is a member of Brentwood Baptist Church, Brentwood, and holds the doctor of education from Tennessee State University, Nashville; and degrees from Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro; and Tennessee Wesleyan College, Athens. Bill Sumners, current director for nearly 30 years, will retire in July.
Impact Church of Kingston ordained Paul Wright, planter of The Table Church in Chattanooga, to the ministry Feb. 28. He and his wife, Nikki, have served as church planting interns for the last year at Impact.
First Baptist Church, Somerville, called Matthew Watkins as associate pastor of student ministry and contemporary worship leader March 9.
First Baptist Church, Macon, called Jerry Jones as minister to senior adults.
Bryant Owens has been called as interim pastor, Bangham Heights Baptist Church, Cookeville.
Mike Roberson, pastor, Clear Creek Baptist Church, Dyer, was ordained to the ministry at the church recently.
Mark Brown, service administrator of music and education, Chapel Hill Baptist Church, Milan, was recognized recently by the congregation on his 10th anniversary of ministry.
Second Baptist Church, Union City, will host Dennis Swanberg, a humorist, for a Senior Adult Appreciation Night May 3 at 7 p.m. For more information, call 731-885-5223.
Impact Church of Kingston will host the Southern Gospel group, Heirline, on Friday, April 22, at 7 p.m. For more details contact 865-376-4400 or www.ImpactChurchTN.com.
First Baptist Church, Seymour, will host an Insanity of God weekend April 8-10 led by Nik and Ruth Ripken, missionaries of the Southern Baptist International Mission Board. The Ripkens have visited 72 countries and interviewed about 600 believers who have been persecuted. Nik Ripken is the author of The Insanity of God and The Insanity of Obedience. For more information, contact www.seymourfbc.org or 865-577-1954.
Barton’s Creek Baptist Church, Lebanon, will hold a spring revival April 17-20. Danny Sinquefield, pastor, Faith Baptist Church, Bartlett, will preach. For more information, contact 615-904-4113 or 901-268-1701.
The Ninth Annual Good Hope Baptist Church BBQ Cook-Off will be held Saturday, April 30. The church is located in Adamsville. A free lunch will be available at 12:30 p.m. For more information, call 731-632-0379.
Community Sports Camp will be held June 27 – July 1 for children ages 4-12 in Cookeville. The camp for two age groups will be held at public school facilities by Crossroads Community Church, Baxter; Eastwood Baptist Church, Cookeville; Midway Baptist Church, Cookeville; Poplar Grove Baptist Church, Cookeville; VineBranch Community Church, Cookeville; and New Beginning Assembly of God, Cookeville. The camp will offer basketball, soccer, flag football, and cheerleading. Cost is $30 per camper before April 30 and $50 after that date. For more information, contact Rick Burnett, pastor, Crossroads Community Church, at 931-252-3096 or email@example.com.
Grace Baptist Church, Springfield, has organized the Reel Men of God Ministry, which is a bass fishing club hoping to share the gospel with fellow fishermen. Currently the league meets each Thursday night on Old Hickory Lake in Hendersonville. For more information, contact Jeff Smoak at 615-384-3393 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jerry Reynolds, preaching evangelist of White Bluff, and Beulah Baptist Association, based in Union City, will offer a ministry tent at the University of Tennessee at Martin Rodeo April 14-16. For more information, contact the association at 731-885-2151.
Gibson Baptist Association, based in Trenton, will hold “An Evening of Fun & Fellowship” for men April 16 at First Baptist Church, Humboldt. C.J. Harlow, a comedian, will perform. For more information, contact Bob Moore at 731-431-1056.
Robertson County Baptist Association, based in Springfield, will hold the RCBA Men’s Event Tuesday, April 12, at North Springfield Baptist Church. Gene Mims, pastor, Judson Baptist Church, Nashville, will speak. For more information, contact the association at email@example.com or 615-384-8197.
The Decision America Tour 2016 featuring Franklin Graham includes a Nashville event. The Nashville Rally will be Tuesday, May 3, at noon at Legislative Plaza.