Louisiana Baptists have been invited to submit names of nominees for service on state convention boards and committees and to submit resolutions for possible consideration at the 2005 Louisiana Baptist Convention.
Louisiana Baptists have been invited to submit names
of nominees for service on state convention boards and committees and
to submit resolutions for possible consideration at the 2005 Louisiana
The Louisiana Baptist Committee on Committees is
beginning work to nominate persons to serve on various state convention
committees. Currently, 22 nominees are needed for service on committees
on convention arrangements, credentials, Louisiana Baptist history,
moral and social concerns, nominations, order of business and
resolutions. Committee on Committees chair is William O’Neal, pastor at
Miller French Baptist Church in Iota.
In addition, the Louisiana Baptist Committee on
Nominations is beginning work to fill vacancies on state boards. At
this point, 19 nominees are needed to serve on the state Executive
Board and as trustees of Louisiana College, the Louisiana Baptist
Children’s Home, the Louisiana Baptist Message, the Louisiana Baptist
Foundation and the Baptist Retirement Center. Committee on
Nominations chair is Michael Stewart, associate pastor at
Trinity Baptist Church in Lake Charles.
As in previous years, persons should submit names of
nominees and the committee or board for which they are being nominated.
Submissions should include information on the
nominee’s church membership and current employment. The deadline for
submissions is August 12.
Nominees for convention committees should be sent to
O’Neal at Miller French Baptist Church, 212 Mamou Prairie Road, Iota,
Nominees for boards should be sent to Stewart at
Trinity Baptist Church, P.O. Box 5090, Lake Charles, LA 70606.
Also, persons wishing to submit resolutions for the fall convention are
asked to submit statements by August 1. Early submissions will allow
the LBC Resolutions Committee to begin its work to determine which
resolutions to present to the convention. Committee Chair is Rod
Martin, pastor at First Baptist Church of Basile.
Persons should mail proposed resolutions through the
LBC Executive Office at P. O. Box 311, Alexandria, LA 71309, fax them
to (318) 449-4287, or e-mail them to firstname.lastname@example.org.