ALEXANDRIA (LBM) – Louisiana Baptists are invited to recommend candidates for service on state convention boards and committees, and, to submit resolutions for possible consideration by messengers at the 2018 Louisiana Baptist Convention.
The Louisiana Baptist Committee on Committees is conducting its work, Sept. 6, to nominate persons to serve on various state convention committees. Currently, 17 nominees are needed for service on committees for Credentials, Moral and Social Concerns, Nominations, Order of Business and Resolutions.
The Committee on Committees chairman is Scott Sullivan, minister of education for the First Baptist Church in Haughton. Nominations for committees should be sent to him via U.S. Mail at the address of 105 East Washington Avenue, Haughton, LA 71037, or electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline to receive inputs is August 18.
The Louisiana Baptist Committee on Nominations is beginning its work to fill vacancies on state boards. Currently, 19 nominees are needed to serve on the LBC Executive Board and as trustees of Louisiana College, the Louisiana Baptist Children’s Home and Family Ministries, the Baptist Message, and the Baptist Foundation.
Andy Buckley, a member of the First Baptist Church in Sulphur, is chairman of the Committee on Nominations. Recommendations should be sent for him to receive not later than August 18, either electronically, Andybuckley1224@gmail.com, or to this address: 1011 10th Street, Lake Charles, LA 70601.
Please submit the candidate’s name and identify the committee or board for which you are nominating him or her.
Include the nominee’s church membership and current employment.
Not more than two members from any church may serve on all boards and committees, combined, at any one time. Likewise, not more than one member of the same church may serve on the same board or committee, at any one time.
Resolutions may be submitted not more than ninety (90) days and not fewer than fifteen (15) days prior to the LBC annual meeting, Nov. 12-13, providing a window of opportunity from Aug. 14 through Oct. 28.
The first meeting of the Resolutions Committee is scheduled for Sept. 18.
Resolutions should be typewritten, titled and dated, and, accompanied by a letter – from a church qualified to send a messenger to the annual meeting of the Louisiana Baptist Convention – certifying that the person submitting the resolution is a member in good standing. The letter should include complete contact information for both the person submitting it, and his or her church.
No person may submit more than three resolutions per year.
The Resolutions Committee Chair is Cullen Clark, pastor of the First Baptist Church in Crowley.
Louisiana Baptists may send proposed resolutions electronically (Policy@LouisianaBaptists.org), by facsimile (FAX) (318.449.4287), or through the U.S. Mail (ATTN: Resolutions Committee, LBC Office of Public Policy, P.O. Box 311, Alexandria, LA 71309).
If you desire assistance with wording or formatting, please contact LBC Public Policy Director Will Hall by phone, 318.448.3402, or email, Policy@LouisianaBaptists.org.