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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.

Pastor Calvin Hood has accepted a call to serve as Pastor of Woodville Beaver Harbour Baptist Church (NB) effective February 24, 2014.

Pastor Brent Wagstaff has completed his ministry as Pastor of Beaver Harbour Baptist Church (NB) effective February 23, 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. John Ferguson has accepted a call to serve as Bridge Worship Pastor of First Moncton Baptist Church (NB) effective September 15, 2014.

Rev. Ian Rough has completed his ministry at Nashwaak Village Baptist Church (NB) effective September 7, 2014.

Rev. Jeff Irving has completed his ministry at Dundas Baptist Church (NB) effective September 7, 2014.

Pastor Mary Grace Hawkes has completed her ministry at First Cornwallis Baptist Church (NS) and has accepted a call to serve as Co-Pastor of Pereaux Baptist Church (NS) effective September 1, 2014.

Pastor Dustin Day has accepted a call to serve as Youth Pastor of Florenceville Baptist Church (NB) effective September 1, 2014.

Rev. John Tremblett has completed his ministry at Central Norton Baptist Church (NB) and has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Beechwood Baptist Church (NB) effective September 1, 2014.

Pastor Stephen Wheaton has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor (part-time) for First Cornwallis Baptist Church (NS) effective September 1, 2014.

Rev. Michael Trites has completed his ministry at Elmsdale Baptist Church (NS) effective August 31, 2014 and will be retiring from active ministry.

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. Sara Palmater has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Blissville Baptist Church (NB) effective August 17, 2014.

Pastor Rick Campbell has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of First Hampstead, Queenstown and Upper Gagetown Baptist Churches (NB) effective August 17, 2014.

Pastor James Smith has accepted a call to serve as Pastor of Wentowrth, Westchester, Millvale and Central New Annan Baptist Churches (NS) effective August 17, 2014.

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.

Rev. Matthew Walsh has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of West End Baptist Church (Halifax, NS) effective August 1, 2014.

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

Pastor Heather Card has accepted a call to serve as Pastor of Mount Denson Baptist Church (NS) effective August 1, 2014.

Pastor Kurtis Kent has accepted a call to serve as pastor of the Waterville United Baptist Church, Waterville, Carleton County (NB), 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.

October-December

Rev. Mark Shaw has completed his work as Senior Pastor of Gaspereau, Wallbrook & White Rock United Baptist Churches (NS) effective December 31, 2014.

Rev. Greg Porter has completed his ministry at Truro Heights and Nuttby Baptist Churches effective December 31, 2014 and has accepted a call to as Senior Pastor of Hartland Baptist Church effective January 4, 2015.

Rev. Matt Snow has completed his ministry at Birch Cove Baptist Church (NS) and has accepted a call to serve as Associate Pastor of Rivercross Church (NB) effective November 24, 2014.

Pastor Joseph Chaisson has accepted a call to serve as part-time Senior Pastor of Westport Baptist Church (NS) effective November 23, 2014.

Rev. Chet MacPhail has completed his ministry at Cherryfield Baptist Church (NB) effective November 8, 2014.

Rev. Dr. Elizabeth Legassie has accepted a call to serve as Pastor of Annapolis Baptist Pastorate (Annapolis Royal, Granville Centre, Granville Ferry, NS) effective November 2014.

Rev. Louise Knowles has completed her ministry at Bayers Road Baptist Church (NS) and has accepted a call to serve as Associate Pastor of Timberlea Baptist Church (NS) effective October 2014.

Rev. Donald Krause has completed his ministry at Summerside Baptist Church (PE) effective October 31, 2014.

Rev. Philip Penny has completed his ministry at Wicklow Baptist Church effective October 31, 2014. He will be retiring from full time ministry.

Rev. Karen Doucette has completed her ministry at Alton Baptist Church (NS) effective October 5, 2014.

Pastor Tammy Giffen has completed her ministry at Stewiacke Baptist Church (NS) and has accepted a call to serve as Associate Pastor of Mission for Immanuel Baptist Church (Truro, NS) effective October 1, 2014.

Rev. Al Fewkes has completed his ministry at Kennebecasis Baptist Church (NB) and has accepted a call to serve as Associate Pastor at Faith Baptist Church in New Maryland (NB) effective October 1, 2014.

Pastor Catharine Uhlman has accepted a call to serve as Interim Pastor of Chelsea Baptist Church (NS) effective October 1, 2014.

Pastor Douglas Howatt has accepted a call to serve as Pastor of Bynon Memorial (Canaan Station) United Baptist Church (NB) effective October 1, 2014.

Rev. David Hopper has completed his ministry at Clyde Avenue Baptist Church (NS) and has accepted a call to serve as Pastor of Jordan Falls Baptist Church (NS) effective October 2014.


2015

January-March

Rev. Robert Heffernan has completed his ministry at Billtown Baptist Church (NS) and has accepted a call to serve as Lead Pastor of Windsor Baptist Church (NS) effective March 2, 2015.

Rev. Daniel Cormier has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of New Minas Baptist Church (NS) effective March 1, 2015.

Rev. Carolyn Steeves has completed her ministry at The Journey Church (Moncton, NB) and has accepted a call to serve as Senior/Lead Pastor of West End Baptist Church (St. John’s, NL) effective March 2015.

Rev. Dr. Robert Nickerson has completed his interim ministry as Senior Pastor at New Minas Baptist Church (NS) effective February 28, 2015.

Rev. Tim Johnson has completed his ministry at Hillsborough Baptist Church (NB) effective January 31, 2014.

Rev. Jack & Audrey Carter have completed their ministry at Hillsburn Baptist Church (NS) and have accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Chelsea Baptist Church (NS) effective January 15, 2015.

Rev. Gary Manthorne has accepted a call to serve as part time Pastor of Gaspereau, Wallbrook & White Rock United Baptist Churches (NS) effective January 1, 2015.

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