Pastoral Changes

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2018
January-March
Rev. Michael Shreve has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Hall’s Harbour Baptist Church (NS) effective January 1, 2018.

Rev. Maurice Hatfield has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Lambert’s Cove and Fair Haven Baptist Churches (NB) and has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Fredericton Junction & Tracy Baptist Churches (NB) effective January 1, 2018.

Pastor Lester Simpson has accepted a call to serve as part-time Senior Pastor of Springfield Baptist Church (NS) effective January 1, 2018.

Rev. Dr. Don Flowers has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Port Williams Baptist Church (NS) effective January 2, 2018.

Pastor Noah Wiebe has accepted a call to serve as Associate Pastor of Youth & Families for Argyle Pubnico Baptist Church (NS) effective January 8, 2018.

Pastor Cathy Uhlman has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Chelsea United Baptist Church (NS) effective February 25, 2018.

Rev. Thelma McLeod has accepted a call to serve as Transitional Interim Pastor of Immanuel Baptist Church (Truro) effective March 4, 2018.

Rev. Dr. Leo Gallant has accepted a call to serve as pastor of Kiersteadville Baptist Church (NB) effective March 4, 2017.

Rev. Rick Warner is the permanent part-time pastor (Sunday supply preaching) of Clementsvale Baptist Church (NS) effective March 11, 2018.

Pastor Keith Blair has accepted a call to serve as Association Pastor of Children and Youth at Greenwood Drive Baptist Church (NB) effective March 12, 2018.

Rev. Alexander Scott has accepted a call to serve as Lead Pastor of Kingsboro Baptist Church (PE) effective March 18, 2018. He previously served as Associate Pastor of Kingsboro Baptist.

April-June
Rev. Brian Keezer has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor (part-time) of Avonport Baptist Church (NS) effective April 1, 2018.

Pastor Calvin Hood passed away April 17, 2018. He was the pastor of Beaver Harbour Baptist Church (NB). http://www.humphreysfh.com/Obituaries/124831/

Rev. Janet Baker has completed her ministry as Senior Pastor of Harmony Baptist Church (NS) effective April 29, 2018.

Pastor Nick Dunfield has completed his ministry as Associate Pastor of Hillsborough Baptist Church (NB) effective April 30, 2018.

Rev. Dr. Randy Crozsman has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Northwest Baptist Church (NS) effective May 1, 2018. He has been serving as interim pastor since January 2018.

Rev. Sheila Ago has completed her ministry as Associate Pastor of Emmanuel Baptist Church (Hammonds Plains, NS) and has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Chester Baptist Church (NS) effective May 1, 2018.

Rev. Jason Vienneau has completed his ministry as Campus Pastor of The Point Church Chatham Site (NB) effective May 6, 2018.

Pastor William Lea has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Beaver Harbour Baptist Church (NB) effective May 10, 2018.

Rev. Christoph Deutschmann has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Billtown Baptist Church (NS) effective May 27, 2018.

Rev. Dwight Ingersoll has accepted a call to serve as part-time pastor of Long Creek Baptist Church (PE) effective May 27, 2018.

Rev. Brent Clark has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Grafton Baptist Church (NB) and has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Minto Baptist Church (NB) effective June 2018.

Pastor Jeremy Simpson has accepted a call to serve as Pastor of Coldstream Baptist Church (NB) effective June 3, 2018.

Rev. Quincy Collins has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of New Tusket Baptist Church (NS) effective June 17, 2018. He is retiring from active ministry.

Pastor Christopher Johnston has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Billtown Baptist Church (NS) effective June 18, 2018.

Rev. Hal Lowther Has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Midgic Baptist Church (NB) and will be retiring effective June 30, 2018.

Rev. Gordon James has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Uplands Baptist Church (NB) effective June 30, 2018.

Rev. Dan Jamer has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Union Street Atlantic Baptist Church (NB) effective June 30, 2018. He will be retiring from active ministry.

July-September
Rev. Donald Oldford has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Midgic Baptist Church effective July 1, 2018.

Rev. Julia Howard has completed her ministry as Senior Pastor of Wilmot Baptist Church (NS) effective July 22, 2018. She has accepted a call to a church in Ontario.

Rev. John Tremblett has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Beechwood Baptist Church (NB) and has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Salisbury Baptist Church (NB) effective July 29, 2018.

Rev. Ken Rains has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Lower Coverdale Baptist Church (NB) effective July 30, 2018. He has retired from active ministry.

Pastor Jeremy Vincent has accepted a call to serve as Associate Pastor of Youth and Young Adults of West End Baptist Church (NS) effective August 31, 2018.

Rev. Derek Langille has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Millville & Nackawick Baptist Churches (NB) and has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Hebron Baptist Church (NS) effective September 1, 2018.

Rev. Craig Woodcock has completed his ministry as Associate Pastor of Woodstock Baptist Church (NB) and has accepted a call to serce as Senior Pastor of Woodstock Baptist Church (NB) effective September 1, 2018.

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2017
January-March
Rev. Dan Pyke has completed his ministry as Associate Pastor of Douglas Baptist Church (NB) and has accepted a call to serve as Associate Pastor of Grand Bay Baptist Church (NB) effective January 2017.

Rev. David Cumby has accepted an invitation from Uniacke Baptist Church to serve as Interim Pastor effective January 15, 2017.

Rev. Dennis & Pastor Pam Sisco have accepted a call as a pastoral team for St. Martin’s & Fairfield Baptist Churches (NB) effective January 17, 2017.

Rev. Brent Foster has completed his ministry as Lead Campus Pastor of Atlantic Community Church, Apohaqui Site effective January 29, 2017.

Rev. Jonathan Gorham has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Riverview Baptist Church (NB) effective January 31, 2017.

Rev. Mark Dail has completed his ministry as Associate Pastor of Forest Hills Baptist Church (NB) after having served the church for 33.5 years. Mark will retire from full time ministry effective January 31, 2017.

Rev. Dr. Steve Hopper has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Liverpool and Brooklyn Baptist Churches (NS) and has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Centreville Baptist Church (NS) effective February 5, 2017.

Rev. Rick Small has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Tiverton Baptist Church (NS) and has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of New Ross Baptist Church (NS) effective February 5, 2017.

Rev. Chuck McGuire has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Bedeque Baptist Church (PE) effective February 26, 2017.

Rev. Dr. Jim Rhyno has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Nackawic Baptist Church (NB) effective February 28, 2017.

Rev. Jack Briggins has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Wallace River Baptist Church (NS) effective March 11, 2017.

Rev. Chris Greer has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Wallace River Baptist Church (NS) effective March 11, 2017. Chris will continue to pastor Oxford & Little River Baptist Churches (NS).

Rev. Jack & Rev. Audrey Carter have completed their ministry as Senior Pastors of Chelsea Baptist Church (NS) effective March 12, 2017.

Rev. Marlene Quinn has retired from pastoral ministry effective March 22, 2017.

Pastor Joseph Chiasson has completed his ministry as part-time Senior Pastor of Westport Baptist Church (NS) effective March 26, 2017.

Rev. Vic Adams has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Caledonia, Kempt, Northfield, North Brookfield, South Brookfield and Westfield Baptist Churches effective March 31, 2017. Vic has retired from active ministry.

April-June
Rev. Garth MacKay has accepted a call to serve as Pastor of Clyde River Baptist Church (PE) effective April 1, 2017.

Pastor Donnie MacDougall has accepted a call to serve as Associate Pastor of Connections and Worship at Jacksonville Baptist Church (NB) effective April 1, 2017.

Rev. James Hammond has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Lower Cape Baptist Church (NB) effective April 12, 2017.

Rev. Dr. Jim Rhyno has accepted a call as Senior Pastor of Kemptville Baptist Church (NS) effective April 21, 2017.

Rev. Alden Crain has accepted a call to serve as permanent part-time Senior Pastor of Midland Baptist Church (NB) effective April 30, 2017.

Rev. Jason Hinsdale has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Kingsboro Baptist Church (PE) effective April 30, 2017.

Pastor Royce Getson has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Caledonia, Kempt, Northfield, North Brookfield, South Brookfield and Westfield Baptist Churches effective May 7, 2017.

Rev. Michael Cannell has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Pleasant Valley Baptist Church (NS) effective May 14, 2017. He will be retiring from active ministry.

Pastor David Throop has completed his ministry as Associate Pastor of Youth at Greenwood Drive Baptist Church (NB) effective May 14, 2017. He has retired from active ministry.

Pastor Sarah Garnett has accepted a call to serve as Associate Pastor of Youth & Family of Midland Baptist Church (NB) effective June 1, 2017.

Pastor Evan Colford & Pastor Kayla Colford have accepted a call to serve as Co-Lead Pastors of Berwick Baptist Church (NS) effective June 1, 2017.

Pastor Andrew Porter has accepted a call to serve as Associate Pastor of Youth & Family of Berwick Baptist Church (NS) effective June 1, 2017.

Rev. Dale Greer has retired from full time ministry effective June 4, 2017.

Rev. Greg Porter has completed his ministry at Hartland Baptist Church (NB) and has accepted a call to serve as Camp Director of Camp Pagweak (NS) effective June 5, 2017.

Pastor Wayne Callaghan has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Lindsay Baptist Church (NB) effective June 18, 2017.

Pastor Nathan Beebe has completed his ministry as Associate Pastor of Argyle-Pubnico Baptist Church (NS) effective June 25, 2017.

Rev. Dr. Brian MacArthur has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of the Bridgewater Baptist Church (NS) and will be retiring from full-time ministry effective June 30, 2017.

Pastor Mark Rupnow has completed his ministry as Associate Pastor of Youth & Family at Hartland Baptist Church (NB) effective June 30, 2017.

July-September
Rev. Phil Scott has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of River Hebert and Southampton Baptist Churches (NS) and has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Murray River Baptist Church (PE) effective July 1, 2017.

Pastor Andrew Bennett and Pastor Laura Bennett have accepted a call to serve as Co-Directors of Youth, Young Adult and Connection Ministries effective July 1, 2017.

Pastor Gary Barr has completed his ministry as Associate Pastor of Highfield Baptist Church (NB) effective July 5, 2017.

Rev. Jonathan Cann has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Pleasant Valley Baptist Church (NS) effective July 10, 2017.

Rev. Robert Nickerson has completed his ministry as interim pastor of St. Andrew’s Baptist Church and has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Glenelg Centre Baptist Church, Priceville, ON effective July 24, 2017.

Rev. Dinesh Gomes has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of St. Andrew’s Baptist Church (NB) effective July 30, 2017.

Rev. Dr. Peter Sherwood has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of the Marysville Baptist Church (NB) effective July 31, 2017. Rev. Laura Sherwood has completed her ministry as Associate Pastor of Family Ministry & Administration of the Marysville Baptist Church (NB) effective July 31, 2017. They will be retiring from full-time ministry.

Rev. Richard Moore has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of North West Baptist Church (NS) effective July 31, 2017 and will be retiring from active ministry.

Rev. Dr. Barry Morrison has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Wolfville Baptist Church (NS) effective July 31, 2017 and will be retiring from active ministry.

Rev. Mark Reece has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Paradise United Baptist Church (NS) effective July 31, 2017 after 13 years at Paradise Baptist. Mark has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Middle Sackville Baptist Church (NB) effective August 1, 2017.

Rev. Tim MacKinnon has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Salisbury Baptist Church (NB) and has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Calvary Baptist Church, Weyburn, SK, effective August 27, 2017.

Rev. Robert Gates has completed his ministry as Pastor of Temple United Baptist & Greenville United Baptist Churches (NS) and will be retiring from full time ministry effective August 31, 2017.

Rev. Wayne Fevens has completed his ministry as Pastor of Avonport Baptist Church (NS) and will be retiring from full time ministry effective August 31, 2017.

Rev. Jim Harrison has completed his ministry as Pastor of Tracy & Fredericton Junction United Baptist Churches (NB) and will be retiring from full time ministry effective August 31, 2017.

Rev. Kristen Price has accepted a call to serve as Children’s Pastor of Stewiacke Baptist Church (NS) effective September 1, 2017.

Pastor Jacob Price has accepted a call to serve as Youth Pastor of Stewiacke Baptist Church (NS) effective September 1, 2017.

Pastor Micah Knowles has accepted a call to serve as Associate Pastor of Youth and Young Adults Ministries of the Journey Church (NB) effective September 1, 2017.

Rev. Jason Hinsdale has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Marysville Baptist Church (NB) effective September 5, 2017.

Rev. Jennifer Smith has completed her ministry at Windsor Baptist Church (NS) and has accepted a call to serve as Associate Pastor of Christian Education and Community Outreach at Wolfville Baptist Church effective September 5, 2017.

Rev. David Cumby has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Uniacke Baptist Church (NS). He has been serving as interim pastor since January 2017.

Rev. Blake Bartlett has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Turtle Creek Baptist Church (NB) effective September 15, 2017.

Rev. Paul Berry has completed his ministry at Springhill Baptist Church (NS) effective September 10, 2017, and has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Shediac Bay Community Church (NB) effective September 17, 2017.

Rev. Wanda Lawrence has completed her ministry as Senior Pastor of Victoria Road Baptist Church (NS) effective September 17, 2017.

Pastor Betty Johnson has completed her ministry as Senior Pastor of Debert Baptist Church (NS) effective October 22, 2017.

Rev. Clyde Lowe has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Aylesford Baptist Church (NS) effective September 30, 2017. He will be retiring after 22 years at Aylesford Baptist.

Pastor Jason Rempel has completed his ministry as Associate Pastor of West End Baptist Church (NS) effective September 30, 2017.

Pastor Mary Grace Hawkes has completed her ministry as Co-Senior Pastor of Pereaux Baptist Church (NS) effective September 30, 2017.

Pastor Karl Cochran has completed his ministry as Director of Youth at Bayers Road Baptist Church (NS) effective September 30, 2017.

Rev. Roger Richardson has retired as Hospital Chaplain with York Association as of September 30, 2017.

October-December
Pastor John Bartlett has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor (part-time) of Harmony Baptist Church (NS) effective October 1, 2017.

Rev. Lloyd Gillieo has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Springfield Baptist Church (NS) effective October 1, 2017.

Pastor Patrick Gilbert has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Aylesford Baptist Church (NS) effective October 1, 2017.

Rev. Bryon Corkum has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Amherst Baptist Church effective October 2, 2017. He has retired from full-time active ministry.

Rev. Donald Hirtle has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Woodville Baptist Church (NS) effective October 27, 2017.

Rev. Wayne Johnson has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Hebron Baptist Church (NS) and has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Surrey Valley Baptist Church (NB) effective November 1, 2017.

Rev. Donald Rafuse has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Canning Baptist Church (NS) effective November 4, 2017.

Pastor John Wry has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Wilson’s Beach Baptist Church (NB) effective November 12, 2017.

Rev. Eugene Foster has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Paradise Baptist Church (NS) effective November 26, 2017 (part-time until September 2018, then full-time).

Rev. Thelma McLeod has completed her ministry as Senior Pastor of Bethany Memorial Baptist Church (NS) effective November 30, 2017 and will be involved in intentional interim pastoral ministry with our churches.

Rev. Dr. Daniel Green has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Chester United Baptist Church (NS) and has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Amherst United Baptist Church (NS) effective December 3, 2017.

Rev. Dan Austin has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Kiersteadville Baptist Church (NB) and has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Hartland Baptist Church (NB) effective December 4, 2017.

Rev. Dr. Morley A. Shaw has completed his Interim ministry at Bedford Baptist Church and retiring from long term interim commitments effective December 31, 2017.

Rev. Ellen Hunt has completed her ministry as Senior Pastor of Upper Vaughan Baptist Church (NS) effective December 31, 2017.

Pastor Melvin Wheaton has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of First Ragged Islands & Sable River United Baptist Churches (NS) effective December 31, 2017.

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