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NEW PASTOR IN MACEO

MACEO — Tim Moss is now serving as pastor of Maceo Baptist Church.

MEN’S EVENT IN BURKESVILLE

BURKESVILLE — A one-day men’s event will be hosted by Burkesville Baptist Church on Sept. 18 from 10 a.m to 3 p.m. Speaking will be KBC regional consultant Alan Dodson as well as Burkesville pastor Jonathan Herald. For more information on the event and to register, please visit: https://burkesvillebaptist.org/themensevent

HOWERTON TAKES POSITION IN TEXAS

LOUISVILLE — Rick Howerton, South Central regional consultant for the Kentucky Baptist Convention, is resigning effective July 31, 2021. He has accepted a position on the church staff of LakePointe Church in Rockwall, Texas. He will have the opportunity to mentor campus pastors and staff members, create and oversee a pipeline for future church leaders, be in internal church consultant and be responsible for part of the group ministry.

VBS VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

LOUISVILLE — Sojourn Church Carlisle is asking for volunteers to serve "in small but very important roles” during Vacation Bible School June 21-25. Interested persons can contact Christina Gonzalez, 502-548-7316.

RETIREMENT CELEBRATION ANNOUNCED

PADUCAH — A retirement celebration has been announced for Wes Conner, who has retired at Mt. Zion Baptist Church after 45 years of pastoral ministry. The church will have a special service starting at 10 a.m. on June 27 in its Family Life Center, followed by a meal provided by the church, which has invited the public to join as he and his wife, Eve, begin a new phase of life and ministry. Mt. Zion is in West Paducah at 9701 Blandville Rd. For more information, call the church at 270-575-0518 or email info@mtzionpaducah.org.

NEW PASTOR IN IRVINE

IRVINE — Keith Weldon is the new pastor at Providence Baptist Church. His first Sunday will be June 13, 2021. He is pictured here with his wife, Barbara.

EASTWOOD CALLS PASTOR

BOWLING GREEN — Eastwood Baptist Church has called Jeremy A. Rogers as its lead pastor. He has served as teaching pastor at Rush Creek Church (Arlington Park) in Texas since 2013.

SPARTA PASTOR

SPARTA — Andy Devine is serving as pastor of Sparta Baptist Church.

RETURNING TO PASTORATE

STURGIS — Carl Nelson, who retired last August after 42 years as a full-time pastor, has been called as pastor of Grangertown Baptist Church. He begins June 6, 2021.

STUDENT PASTOR DIES

ELIZABETHTOWN — Jacob Russell, student pastor at Valley Creek Baptist Church, died May 22, 2021, of an apparent heart attack. He was 34. His funeral is May 27, 2021.

PASTOR'S MOTHER DIES

LOUISVILLE — Mirth Bauscher, 96, died May 18, 2021. Survivors include a son, Ross Bauscher, pastor of DeHaven Baptist Church in LaGrange.

EMMAUS PASTOR

SALEM — Jim Wring has resigned as pastor of Emmaus Baptist Church.