Pastoral Changes

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2019
January-March

Rev. Jodie LeBouthillier has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Lower Coverdale Baptist Church (NB) effective January 1, 2019.

Rev. Stephen Cogswell has completed his ministry as Campus Pastor of Cornerstone Baptist Church, Stratford Campus (PE) effective January 6, 2019.

Rev. Gordon Dickinson has accepted a call to serve as Campus Pastor of Cornerstone Baptist Church Stratford Campus (PE) effective January 2019.

Pastor Matthew Thomas has completed his ministry as Campus Pastor of New Beginnings Ministries, Dartmouth North Campus (NS) effective January 6, 2019.

Pastor Steve Little has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Upper Knoxford and Tracey Mills United Baptist Churches (NB) effective January 31, 2019.

Pastor Leonard Geldart has completed his ministry as Associate Pastor of Salem Baptist Church (NB) effective February 2019.

Rev. Jamie MacArthur has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Eastern Passage Baptist Church (NS) effective February 14, 2019.

Rev. Jonathan London has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Port Hawkesbury Baptist Church (NS) effective February 28, 2019.

Rev. Emmanuel Mutale has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Parrsboro Baptist and Diligent River Baptist Churches (NS) effective February 28, 2019.

Rev. Louise Knowles has completed her ministry as Associate Pastor of Timberlea Baptist Church (NS) and has accepted a role as Coordinator, Youth Engagement & SENT Programs with Canadian Baptist Ministries effective March 11, 2019.

Rev. Greg Sparkes has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Highfield Baptist Church (NB) effective March 24, 2019.

Rev. Grant Alcorn has completed his ministry at Edith Avenue Baptist Church (NB) effective March 2019.

Rev. P. Daniel Steeves has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Salem Baptist Church (NB) effective March 31, 2019. He will be retiring from active full-time ministry.

April-June
Rev. Dinesh Gomes has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of St. Andrews Baptist Church (NB) effective April 1, 2019.

Rev. Sasha Cheprasov has completed his ministry at Forest Hills Baptist Church (NB) and has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Springhill Baptist Church (NS) effective April 1, 2019.

Rev. Barbara Bishop has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Kingston United Baptist Church (NS) effective April 10th, 2019.

Pastor René Robichaud has completed his ministry as Pastor of Youth & Young Adults at Lewisville Baptist Church (NB) effective April 27, 2019.

Pastor Nate Bartlett has accepted a call to serve as Associate Pastor of Children of The Point Church (NB) effective April 28, 2019.

Rev. Michael Vlahos has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of South End Baptist Church (NS) effective April 30, 2019.

Rev. Bill McLeod has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Nictaux and Torbrook Baptist Churches (NS) effective May 1, 2019. He will be retiring from active full-time ministry.

Pastor Gary Barr has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Highfield Baptist Church (NB) effective May 6, 2019.

Rev. Emmanuel Mutale has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Westport Baptist Church (NS) effective May 12, 2019.

Pastor Steven Ranni has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor at Lincoln Baptist Church (NB) effective May 19, 2019.

Pastor Bill Martin has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Pugwash Memorial Baptist Church (NS) effective May 31, 2019.

Pastor Joel Flores has accepted a call to serve as Associate Pastor of Family and Creative Arts at Marysville Baptist Church (NB) effective May 31, 2019.

Rev. Dorin Seicaru has accepted a call to serve as Associate Pastor for Internationals at Highfield Baptist Church.

Pastor Nick Devine has accepted a call to serve as Associate Pastor at Woodstock Baptist Church (NB) effective June 12, 2019.

Pastor Shelley Illsley-Martin has completed her ministry as Senior Pastor of Victoria Vale Baptist Church (NS) effective June 20, 2019.

Rev. Patty Beals has completed her ministry as Senior Pastor of Lawrencetown Baptist Church (NS) effective June 30, 2019.

Rev. Darryl Dykens has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Cambridge Baptist Church (NS) effective June 30, 2019.

Pastor Peter Smith has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Seal Cove Baptist Church (NB) effective June 30, 2019. He will be retiring from active full-time ministry.

July-September

Pastor Gerry Bezanson has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Wilmot Baptist Church (NS) effective July 7, 2019.

September-December

Pastor Daniel Grove has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Millville Baptist Church and Nackawic Baptist Church (NB) effective September 8, 2019.


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 Fairhaven 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 Associate 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 Tammy Giffen completed her ministry as Associate Pastor of Immanuel Baptist Church (Truro, 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.

Pastor Joel Okyere has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Third Horton Baptist Church (NS) effective May 1, 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.

Rev. Mark Shaw has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Upper Vaughan Baptist Church (NS) effective June 1, 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. Janet Baker has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Greenfield Baptist Church (NS) effective June 25, 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.

Pastor Shelley Illsley-Martin has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Victoria Vale Baptist Church (NS) effective July 1, 2018.

Pastors Noah Lohnes and Jessie Campbell have been called to serve as Co-Senior Pastors of Liverpool & Brooklyn Baptist Churches (NS) effective July 1, 2018.

Rev. Jack & Rev. Audrey Carter have accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastors of Woodville Baptist Church (NS) 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. Libby Amirault has completed her ministry as Senior Pastor of Melvern Square Baptist Church effective July 29, 2018. She will be retiring from active ministry.

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 Kevin Richardson has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Fairhaven & Lambert’s Cove Baptist Churches (Deer Island, NB) effective August 1, 2018.

Rev. Sarah Stevens has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Bethany Memorial Baptist Church (NS) effective August 1, 2018.

Rev. Brock Symonds has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of New Hope Community Church (NB) effective August 1, 2018.

Rev. Paul Bannister has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Hall’s Harbour Baptist Church (NS) effective August 1, 2018.

Rev. Jarvis D. Lepper has accepted a call to serve as Campus Pastor of The Journey Church: Riverview Campus (NB) effective August 5, 2018.

Rev. Dr. Scott Kindred-Barnes has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Wolfville Baptist Church (NS) effective August 6, 2018.

Pastor Mary Grace Hawkes has accepted a call to serve as Associate Pastor of Pereaux Baptist Church (NS) effective August 31, 2018.

Rev. Jodie LeBouthillier has completed his ministry as Associate Pastor of Brunswick Street Baptist Church (NB) effective August 31, 2018.

Rev. Dr. Gordon Sutherland has completed his role as intentional interim Pastor of Kennebecasis Baptist Church (NB) effective August 19, 2018. He has accepted a call to serve as intentional interim pastor of Uplands Baptist Church (NB) effective September 10, 2018.

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.

Pastor Blaine Steeves has completed his ministry as pastor of Weldon Baptist Church effective August 31, 2018.

Rev. Leonard Cousins has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Woodstock Baptist Church (NB) and has retired from active ministry 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.

Pastor David Hawkesworth has been called to serve as part-time pastor of Weldon Baptist Church effective September 1, 2018.

Pastor Dan Bursey has accepted a call to serve as Associate Pastor of Corner Brook Baptist Church (NL) effective September 1, 2018.

Pastor Elizabeth Hazelhurst has completed her ministry as part time Pastor of Glace Bay Baptist Church (NS) effective September 2, 2018.

Pastor Russell Bartlett has accepted a call to serve as Associate Pastor of Calvary Baptist Church (NL) effective September 2018.

Rev. Timothy O’Blenis has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of New Tusket Baptist Church (NS) effective September 10, 2018.

October-December
Pastor Adam Renouf has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Clark’s Harbour United Baptist “Stone” Church (NS) effective October 7, 2018. He has accepted a call to Hope Baptist Church, Quebec.

Pastor Keith Pineo has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Melvern Square Baptist Church (NS) effective October 15, 2018.

Pastor Jeffrey Normore has accepted a call to serve as Associate Pastor of Children & Youth of West End Baptist Church (NL) effective October 16, 2018.

Rev. Barry Dixon has completed his interim ministry at Kingston Baptist Church (NS) effective October 31, 2018.

Rev. Seth Moore and Pastor Vanessa Moore have completed their ministry as co-senior pastors of Margaretsville Baptist Church (NS) effective October 31, 2018.

Rev. Deann Carter has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Margaretsville Baptist Church (NS) effective November 1, 2018.

Pastor Raymond Pitcher has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Temple Baptist Church (Yarmouth, NS) effective November 4, 2018.

Pastor Stephen Wagstaff has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Grafton Baptist Church (NS) effective November 1, 2018.

Pastor Mathew Wilton has completed his ministry as Associate Pastor of Timberlea Baptist Church (NS) effective November 24, 2018.

Rev. Dr. Shant Manuel has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church, Hammonds Plains (NS) and has retired from active ministry effective December 30, 2018.

Rev. Dennis Sisco and Pastor Pam Cisco have completed their ministry as pastors of St. Martin’s and Fairfield Baptist Churches (NB) effective December 31, 2018.

Pastor Ralph Hamminga has completed his ministry as pastor of Upper Knoxford and Tracey Mills United Baptist Churches (NB) effective December 31, 2018.

Rev. Micah Linkletter has completed his ministry as Associate Pastor of Immanuel Baptist Church (NS) and has accepted a call to serve as Associate Pastor of Summerside Baptist Church (PE) effective January 1, 2019.


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