Hopewell Baptist Church, Springfield, called Brad Hall as pastor in August. He preached his first sermon at Hopewell on Sept. 3.
Phillip Senn recently resigned as pastor of Enon Baptist Church, Halls. He is available for pulpit supply or interim pastorates. He can be reached at email@example.com or 731-446-9538.
Paul Stewart Moody, retired pastor of Erin Baptist Church, Erin, died Aug. 1, 2023. He was given the title pastor emeritus at Erin Baptist after serving the church for 30 years. He was 85. He is survived by his wife, Brenda Moody, two children and four grandchildren.
Jack James Price of Ooltewah, retired pastor of Michigan Avenue Baptist Church, Cleveland, died Aug. 16. He was 88. Following retirement, he served as interim pastor of several churches in the area. Price, who was preceded in death by his wife, is survived by his two children and several grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Robert “Bobby” L. Kitts, pastor of Bethel Baptist Church, Morristown, and former longtime pastor of Agape Baptist Church,White Pine, died Aug. 9 at the age of 70. He led several churches throughout Hamblen, Jefferson, Greene and Grainger counties. Kitts was preceded in death by his wife, Kathy. He is survived by two children and eight grandchildren.
Edward G. Hamil, retired pastor of Hatchie Baptist Church, Hornsby, and many other churches throughout the country died Aug. 20 at the age of 82. Hamil is survived by his wife Aelena, six children and 31 grandchildren and great grandchildren.