Transitions 01.13.14

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STAFF CHANGES

Matt King, to Augusta Road Baptist Church, Greenville, S.C., as senior pastor.

David Parker, to Pine Chapel Baptist Church, Hampton, Va., as pastor.

Jason S. Wise, to Berea Baptist Church, Elizabeth City, N.C., as pastor, effective Feb. 9. He comes from the pastorate of Newsoms (Va.) Baptist Church.

Dan Rangel, to Oak Dale Baptist Church, Nokesville, Va., as senior pastor.

Daniel Barham, to Lithia Baptist Church, Buchanan, Va., as pastor.

Dan Hough, to Bon Air Baptist Church, Arlington, Va., as interim pastor.

Linda Seippel, to First Baptist Church, Kernersville, N.C., as minister to children and missions.

Zac Workun, to Southern Hills Baptist Church, Tulsa, Okla., as youth pastor. He previously served on the staff of First Baptist Church, Bethany, Okla.

Jeff Pethel, to The Baptist Church of Beaufort, S.C., as associate minister to families. He previously served at Rolesville (N.C.) Baptist Church.

Danielle Hicks, to Wilkesboro (N.C.) Baptist Church, as children’s minister.

Amy Brown, to First Baptist Church, Anderson, S.C., as minister of students.

Elaine Potter, to First Baptist Church, Marshville, N.C., as pianist/organist. She comes from Benton’s Cross Roads Baptist Church in Monroe, N.C.

Andrew Hoots, to The Memorial Baptist Church, Greenville, N.C., as minister of youth.

Clay Garmon, to Lawn (Texas) Baptist Church, as youth pastor.

Cole Chandler, resigning as youth minister at DaySpring Baptist Church, Waco, Texas, to relocate to Denver, Colo. 

RETIRING

Nancy Hyde, retiring as pianist at First Baptist Church, Bristol, Va., after 26 years of ministry.

Larry Merideth, retiring as minister to senior adults and pastoral care at First Baptist Church, Tulsa, Okla., following nearly 33 years there.

Mike Morris, retiring as minister of administration and community ministries at First Baptist Church, Raleigh, N.C., effective April 30, following 26 years of ministry there. 

ORDAINED

Ed Rollins, ordained to the ministry on Jan. 12 by First Baptist Church, Columbia, Mo., where he serves as associate pastor.

Billy Woods, minister of music at First Baptist Church, Cleburne, Texas, ordained to the ministry on Jan. 12 by the church. 

ANNIVERSARIES

Jerry Frazier, 15years, as associate pastor at Groveton Baptist Church, Alexandria, Va.

Mark Hackler, 5 years, as pastor of Critz (Va.) Baptist Church.

Kurt Krodle, 5 years, as youth minister at First Baptist Church, Arlington, Texas.