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2014

January-March

Rev. Al Kirkbride has accepted a call to serve as Youth Pastor of Atlantic Community Church (NB) effective March, 2014.

Rev. Don Hirtle has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Woodville Baptist Church (NS) effective February 13, 2014.

Rev. Paul Bannister has completed his ministry at First Hampstead, Queenstown and Upper Gagetown Baptist Churches (NB) and has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Kingston Baptist Church (NS) effective February 15, 2014.

Pastor Dave Steeves has accepted a call to serve as Associate Pastor of Hillside Baptist Church (NB) effective January 2, 2014.

Rev. Dr. Peter Lohnes has completed his ministry at Cornwallis Baptist Church (NS) and has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Grace Memorial Baptist Church (NB) effective January, 2014.

Rev. Mitchell DeWare has completed his ministry at Camp Peniel and as Associate Pastor of Hebron Baptist Church (NS) and has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Argyle-Pubnico Baptist Church (Ns) effective January, 2014.

Pastor Nick Dunfield has accepted a call to serve as Pastor of Youth and Family of Hillsborough Baptist Church (NB) effective January 1, 2014.

April-June

Rev. Emmanuel Mutale has completed his ministry at Tracadie Baptist Church (NS) and has accepted a call to serve as Pastor of Parrsboro and Diligent River Baptist Churches (NS) effective June 30, 2014.

Rev. Troy Dennis has completed his ministry at Highfield Baptist Church (NB) effective June 30, 2014, and has accepted a call to serve as Canadian Armed Forces chaplain in Shilo, MB.

Rev. Daryl Dykens has completed his ministry at Wentowrth, Westchester, Millvale and Central New Annan Baptist Churches (NS) and has accepted a call to serve as Pastor of Cambridge Baptist Church (NS) effective June 25, 2014.

Rev. Mark Hunter has completed his work as Associate Pastor of First Baptist Church, Moncton and has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Hantsport Baptist Church (NS) effective June 20, 2014.

Rev. Drew Mersereau has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of First North River Baptist Church (NB) effective June 13, 2014.

Rev. Julia Howard has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Wilmot Baptist Church (NS) effective June 8, 2014.

Rev. Brandon Thompson has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Hartland Baptist Church (NB) and has accepted a call to serve as Campus Pastor of Atlantic Community Church (Hampton, NB) effective June, 2014.

Rev. Hal Babcock has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of St. Andrews Baptist Church (NB) effective June 1, 2014.

Rev. Todd Coldwell has completed his ministry as Youth Pastor of Faith Baptist Church (NB) effective May 31, 2014.

Rev. Gordon and Sandy Sutherland have completed their ministry at West End Baptist Church (NL) effective May 25, 2014.

Pastor Rick Campbell has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of First Hampstead, Queenstown and Upper Gagetown Baptist Churches (NB) effective May 25, 2014.

Rev. Deborah Stevens has accepted a call to server as Senior Pastor of Black Rock Baptist Church (NS) effective May 1, 2014.

Rev. Tim Bridges has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Calvary Baptist Church (NL) effective April 30, 2014. He has returned to ministry in the USA.

Rev. Gail L. Whalen-Dunn has completed her ministry at Stoney Hill (Lockhartville) United Baptist Church (NS) and accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Falmouth Baptist Church (NS) effective April 28, 2014.

Rev. Michel Lechmann has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor (bi-vocational) of Timberlea Baptist Church (NS) effective April 6, 2014.

Rev. Julia Howard has completed her ministry as Pastor of Hill Grove Baptist Church (NS) effective April 1, 2014.

July-September

Rev. Edward Powell has completed his ministry at Grand Bay Baptist Church (NB) effective August 31, 2014 and will be retiring from active ministry.

Rev. Daniel Walton has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Jemseg Baptist Church (NB) effective August 31, 2014. He has accepted a call to serve as a Canadian Air Force chaplain in Trenton, ON.

Rev. David Egers has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Second Chipman Baptist Church (NB) effective August 31, 2014. He has accepted a call to serve as a Canadian Armed Forces chaplain in Petawawa, ON.

Rev. Dr. Randy & Rev. Dr. Elizabeth Legassie have completed their ministry with Canadian Baptist Ministries effective August 16, 2014.

Rev. Greg Sparkes has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Geary Baptist Church (NB) effective August 3, 2014.

Pastor Derek Melanson has completed his ministry at Nerepis Baptist Church (NB) and has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Temple Baptist Church (NS) effective August 1, 2014.

Pastor Brian Stockford has completed his ministry as Associate Pastor of Hillside Baptist Church (NB) effective July 31, 2014.

Pastor Stuart Duff has accepted a call to serve as Associate Pastor Youth & Children for Hillcrest Baptist Church (NB) effective July 7, 2014.

Rev. David Cawley has completed his ministry as Pastor of New Tusket Baptist Church (NS) effective July 6, 2014. He will be moving to Alberta.

Rev. Jon Turner has completed his ministry as Associate Executive Minister with the CABC effective July 1, 2014. He will be returning to England.

Rev. Gordon Walker has completed his ministry at Jordan Falls Baptist Church (NS) effective June 30, 2014 and accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Springfield-West O’Leary Baptist Church (PE) effective July 1, 2014.

Rev. Donald Robertson has completed his ministry as Pastor of Digby Baptist Church (NS) effective July 1, 2014. He will be retiring from full time ministry.

Rev. Jeff White has completed his ministry at Windsor Baptist Church (NS) effective May 31, 2014 and accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of United Baptist Church of Digby (NS) effective July 1, 2014.


2013

January-March

Rev. Buck Booker has completed his ministry at Hillcrest Baptist Church (NB) effective March 17, 2013. Buck has accepted a call to serve as pastor in a church in Presque Isle, Me.

Rev. Dr. Morley Shaw has completed his interim ministry at the Bayview District of Baptist Churches (NS) effective March 10, 2013.

Rev. Hal Babcock has completed his ministry at Temperance Vale and Middle Southampton Baptist Church (NB) effective March 10, 2013.

Rev. Dr. Robert Nickerson has accepted a call to serve as Interim Pastor of St. Andrew’s Baptist Church (NB) effective March 1, 2013.

Rev. Dr. Joao Matwawana has completed his term as Associate Pastor of Faith Baptist Church (NS) February 28, 2013 after many years of faithful service.

Rev. Brian Wallace has completed his ministry at Zion United Baptist Church (NS) effective February 28, 2013.

Rev. Shaun Hatfield has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of South Side Baptist Church (NS) effective February 10, 2013.

Pastor Mark Jelley has completed his ministry as Executive Pastor of Hillside Baptist Church, (NB), effective February 8, 2013.

Rev. John Tremblett has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Central Norton Baptist Church (NB) effective February 3, 2013.

Rev. Karen Doucette has accepted a call as the Senior Pastor of Alton Baptist Church (NS) effective February 1, 2013. She has been serving as Interim Pastor since November 2012.

Rev. Dr. John Weiler has accepted a call to serve as Interim Pastor of Five Points Baptist Church effective January 27, 2013.

Pastor Derek Geldart has completed his ministry as Pastor of Hillgrove Baptist Church (NB) effective January 6, 2013.

Rev. Virginia DeAdder has completed her ministry as Pastor of Mount Denson United Baptist Church (NS) effective December 31, 2012.

Pastor Wayne & Tanya Dooks have accepted a call to serve as pastors of Shelburne Baptist Church effective October 2012.

April-June

Rev. Michel Lechmann has completed his ministry as Associate Pastor of Birch Cove Baptist Church (NS) effective June 2013.

Rev. Dennis Leamont has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Falmouth Baptist Church (NS) effective June 30, 2013.

Pastor Troy Coldwell has completed his ministry as Youth Pastor of Kentville Baptist Church (NS) effective June 30, 2013.

Rev. Bill Parks has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Five Points Baptist Church (NB) effective June 30, 2013.

Rev. Robert Gates has completed his ministry at Springfield and East Dalhousie Baptist Churches (NS) effective June 30, 2013 and has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Temple Baptist Church (NS).

Rev. Eric Campbell has completed his ministry at Bridgewater Baptist Church (NS) effective June 30, 2013. Eric will be returning to Sarnia, ON to take on pastoral responsibilities.

Pastor Tony Reicker has completed his ministry as Associate Pastor of Atlantic Community Church (Hampton Campus, NB) effective June 17, 2013.

Rev. Andrew Morse has completed his ministry as Associate Pastor of Hillsborough Baptist Church (NB) effective June 9, 2013.

Rev. Dr. Morley Shaw has accepted a call to serve as Pastor of the Bayview District of Baptist Churches (NS) effective June 1, 2013.

Rev. Jack Allen has retired from active ministry as Pastor of Albert Mines Baptist Church (NB) effective May, 2013.

Rev. David Evans has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of The Glades Baptist Church effective May 31, 2013.

Rev. Leon Langille has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Kingston Baptist Church (NS) effective May 31, 2013.

Rev. Dr. John Weiler has completed his ministry as Interim Pastor of Five Points Baptist Church effective May 12, 2013.

Rev. Libby Amirault has accepted a call to serve as Interim Pastor of Melvern Square United Baptist Church effective May 1, 2013.

Rev. David Hopkins has completed his ministry at Bear River East Baptist Church (NS) effective May 1, 2013.

Pastor Brent Green has completed his ministry at Community Life Church of Grand Manan (NB) effective April 27, 2013.

Pastor Joy Green has accepted a call to serve as Pastor of Children & Youth at Community Life Church of Grand Manan (NB) effective April 14, 2013.

Rev. Jack and Rev. Audrey Carter have completed their ministry at Barrington Temple Baptist Church and have accepted a call to serve as Pastors of Hillsburn Baptist Church (NS) effective April 14, 2013.

Rev. Jason Hinsdale has accepted a call to serve as Pastor of Kingsboro Baptist Church (PE) effective April 7, 2013.

Rev. Jeremy MacDonald has accepted a call to serve as  Associate Pastor of Children and Youth at Newcastle United Baptist Church effective April 1, 2013.

July-September

Pastor Keith Blair has accepted a call to serve as Youth & Family Pastor at Alton Baptist Church (NS) effective September 22, 2013.

Pastor Vanessa Moore has accepted a call to serve as Associate Pastor of Outreach of First United Baptist Church Of Annapolis Royal (NS) effective September 17, 2013.

Rev. Dr. Robert Nickerson has completed his interim ministry at St. Andrews Baptist Church (NB) effective September 14, 2013. He has accepted a call to serve as the Intentional Interim Pastor of the New Minas Baptist Church (NS).

Rev. Andrew Morse has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor at Hillcrest Baptist Church (NB) effective September 3, 2013.

Pastor James Smith has accepted a call to serve as Pastor of Meductic Baptist Church (NB) effective September 2013.

Pastor Trevor Longmire has accepted a call to serve as Pastor of Westport Baptist Church (NS) effective September 2013.

Rev. Greg Doyle has completed his ministry at Parrsboro and Diligent River Baptist Church (NS) effective August 31, 2013.

Rev. Ed Shaw has completed his ministry at North Head Baptist Church (NS) effective August 31, 2013.

Pastor Josh Dorey has accepted a ministry position at Teen Challenge Atlantic (Memramcook, NB) as Intake Coordinator effective August 26,2013.

Rev. Pamela Estey has completed her ministry position at First Cornwallis Baptist Church (NS) as Minister of Music effective August 25,2013.

Pastor Brent Foster has accepted a call to serve as Associate Pastor at Atlantic Community Church (NB).

Pastor David Watson has completed his ministry as Associate/Youth Pastor at Petitcodiac Baptist Church (NB) effective July 31, 2013.

Rev. David Cumby has completed his ministry at Bridgetown, Centrelea and West Dalhousie Baptist Churches (NS) effective July 31, 2013.

Rev. Alden Crain has completed his ministry at Midland Baptist Church (NB) effective July 29, 2013, and has accepted a call to serve as Atlantic Rep for Canadian Baptist Ministries.

Pastor Angela Stewart has completed her ministry as Chelsea Baptist Church (NS) effective July 18, 2013.

Rev. Donald Dunn has completed his ministry at Aenon and Western Shore Baptist Churches (NS) effective June 30th and has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Norton Baptist Church (NB) effective July 15, 2013.

Pastor Andrew Glidden has completed his ministry as Associate Pastor of Atlantic Community Church (Apohaqui Campus, NB) effective July 14, 2013.

Pastor Nick Doyle has completed his ministry at Hillcrest Baptist Church (NB) effective July 7, 2013.

Rev. Dan Jamer has completed his ministry as Pastor of Hantsport Baptist Church (NS) and has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Union Street Atlantic Baptist Church (NB) effective July 1, 2013.

Pastor Derek Geldart has accepted a call to serve as Pastor of Hillgrove Baptist Church (NB) effective July 1, 2013.

Rev. Darren Millett has completed his ministry at St. George Baptist Church (NB) effective June 30, 2013 and has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of New Life Baptist Church (NS) effective July 2013.

October-December

Rev. Dr. Peter Lohnes has completed his ministry at Cornwallis Baptist Church (NS) and has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Grace Memorial Baptist Church (NB) effective January, 2014.

Rev. Mitchell DeWare has completed his ministry at Camp Peniel and as Associate Pastor of Hebron Baptist Church (NS) and has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Argyle-Pubnico Baptist Church (Ns) effective January, 2014.

Pastor Bill Martin has completed his ministry as Pastor of Debert Baptist Church (NS) effective December 31, 2013.

Rev. Brian Barron has completed his ministry at Beechwood United Baptist Church (NB) effective December 1, 2013.

Rev. Al Kirkbride has completed his ministry at Florenceville Baptist Church (NB) effective December 1, 2013.

Rev. Lester Simppson has completed his ministry at Rossway/Centreville United Baptist Churches (NS) effective November 17, 2013.

Pastor Jason Hooper has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of St. George Baptist Church (NB) effective November 7, 2013.

Rev. Brian Wallace has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Bridgetown, Centrelea and West Dalhousie Baptist Churches (NS) effective November 1, 2013.

Pastor Janet Baker has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Harmony Baptist Church (NS) effective November 1, 2013.

Pastor Aaron Hudgins has completed his ministry at Timberlea Baptist Church (NS) effective November 1, 2013.

Rev. Jonathan Beers has completed his ministry at Timberlea Baptist Church (NS) and has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Northern Cross Community Church (NL) effective October 28, 2013.

Rev. David Phillips has completed his ministry at Wilmot Baptist Church (NS) and has accepted a call to serve as Pastor of North Head Baptist Church (NB) effective mid October 20, 2013.

Rev. Richard Fowler ha completed his ministry at Argyle-Pubnico Baptist Church (NS) effective October 6, 2013.

Rev. Dr. Brian MacArthur has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Bridgewater Baptist Church (NS) effective October 1, 2013.

Rev. Paul Worden has accepted a call to serve as Associate Pastor of First Baptist Church Truro (NS) effective October 1, 2013.


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