Pastoral Changes

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2019
Pastoral ChangeMinistry / ProvinceEffectivePosted
Rev. Jodie LeBouthillier has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Lower Coverdale Baptist Church.Lower Coverdale Baptist Church (NB)01/01/201901/01/2019
Rev. Stephen Cogswell has completed his ministry as Campus Pastor of Cornerstone Baptist Church, Stratford CampusCornerstone Baptist Church, Stratford Campus (PEI)06/01/201906/01/2019
Rev. Gordon Dickinson has accepted a call to serve as Campus Pastor of Cornerstone Baptist Church Stratford CampusCornerstone Baptist Church, Stratford Campus (PEI)06/01/201906/01/2019
Pastor Matthew Thomas has completed his ministry as Campus Pastor of New Beginnings Ministries, Dartmouth North CampusNew Beginnings Ministries, Dartmouth North Campus (NS)06/01/201906/01/2019
Pastor Steve Little has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Upper Knoxford and Tracey Mills United Baptist ChurchesUpper Knoxford and Tracey Mills United Baptist Churches31/01/201931/01/2019
Pastor Leonard Geldart has completed his ministry as Associate Pastor of Salem Baptist ChurchSalem Baptist Church (NB)01/02/201901/02/2019
Rev. Jamie MacArthur has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Eastern Passage Baptist ChurchEastern Passage Baptist Church (NS)14/02/201914/02/2019
Rev. Jonathan London has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Port Hawkesbury Baptist ChurchPort Hawkesbury Baptist Church (NS)28/02/201928/02/2019
Rev. Emmanuel Mutale has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Parrsboro Baptist and Diligent River Baptist ChurchesParrsboro Baptist and Diligent River Baptist Churches (NS)28/02/201928/02/2019
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 MinistriesTimberlea Baptist Church (NS)11/03/201911/03/2019
Rev. Greg Sparkes has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Highfield Baptist ChurchHighfield Baptist Church (NB)24/03/201924/03/2019
Rev. Grant Alcorn has completed his ministry at Edith Avenue Baptist ChurchEdith Avenue Baptist Church (NB)01/03/201901/03/2019
Rev. P. Daniel Steeves has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Salem Baptist Church. He will be retiring from active full-time ministry.Salem Baptist Church (NB)31/03/201931/03/2019
Rev. Dinesh Gomes has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of St. Andrews Baptist Church.St. Andrews Baptist Church (NB)01/04/201901/04/2019
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.Springhill Baptist Church (NS)01/04/201901/04/2019
Rev. Barbara Bishop has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Kingston United Baptist Church.Kingston United Baptist Church (NS)10/04/201910/04/2019
Pastor René Robichaud has completed his ministry as Pastor of Youth & Young Adults at Lewisville Baptist Church.Lewisville Baptist Church (NB)27/04/201928/04/2019
Pastor Nate Bartlett has accepted a call to serve as Associate Pastor of Children of The Point Church.The Point Church (NB)28/04/201928/04/2019
Rev. Michael Vlahos has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of South End Baptist Church.South End Baptist Church (NS)30/04/201930/04/2019
Rev. Bill McLeod has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Nictaux and Torbrook Baptist Churches. He will be retiring from active full-time ministry.Nictaux and Torbrook Baptist Churches (NS)01/05/201901/05/2019
Rev. Emmanuel Mutale has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Westport Baptist Church.Westport Baptist Church (NS)12/05/201912/05/2019
Pastor Steven Ranni has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor at Lincoln Baptist Church.Lincoln Baptist Church (NB)19/05/201904/06/2019
Pastor Bill Martin has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Pugwash Memorial Baptist Church.Pugwash Memorial Baptist Church (NS)31/05/201904/06/2019
Pastor Joel Flores has accepted a call to serve as Associate Pastor of Family and Creative Arts at Marysville Baptist Church.Marysville Baptist Church (NB)31/05/201931/05/2019
Pastor Nick Devine has accepted a call to serve as Associate Pastor at Woodstock Baptist Church.Woodstock Baptist Church (NB)12/06/201905/06/2019
Pastor Shelley Illsley-Martin has completed her ministry as Senior Pastor of Victoria Vale Baptist ChurchVictoria Vale Baptist Church (NS)20/06/201921/06/2019
Rev. Patty Beals has completed her ministry as Senior Pastor of Lawrencetown Baptist Church.Lawrencetown Baptist Church (NS)30/06/201905/06/2019
Rev. Darryl Dykens has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Cambridge Baptist Church.Cambridge Baptist Church (NS)30/06/201905/06/2019
Pastor Peter Smith has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Seal Cove Baptist Church. He will be retiring from active full-time ministry.Seal Cove Baptist Church (NB)30/06/201905/06/2019
Pastor Gerry Bezanson has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Wilmot Baptist ChurchWilmot Baptist Church (NS)07/07/201905/06/2019
Pastor Daniel Grove has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Millville Baptist Church and Nackawic Baptist ChurchMillville Baptist Church and Nackawic Baptist Church08/09/201906/06/2019
Pastor Gary Barr has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Highfield Baptist ChurchHighfield Baptist Church (NB)06/05/201912/06/2019
Rev. Michael Fredericks has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor at Perth-Andover Baptist Church and has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor at Immanuel Baptist ChurchImmanuel Baptist Church (NS)01/09/201923/06/2019
Rev. James Yang has accepted a call to serve as Associate Pastor of Chinese Outreach at RiverCross Church.RiverCross Church (NB)01/07/201926/06/2019
Rev. Dr. LeQuita H. Porter has completed her ministry as Senior Pastor at East Preston United Baptist ChurchEast Preston United Baptist Church (NS)30/06/201929/06/2019
Rev. Jim Rushton has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor at Hammond Valley Community ChurchHammond Valley Community Church (NB)21/07/201905/07/2019
Rev. James Smith has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of Wentworth, Westchester, Millvale, and Central New Annan Baptist ChurchesWentworth, Westchester, Millvale, and Central New Annan Baptist Churches (NS)03/08/201905/07/2019
Rev. Miriam MacDonald has accepted a call to serve as Interim Pastor at Port Hawkesbury United Baptist ChurchPort Hawkesbury United Baptist Church (NS)11/03/201905/07/2019
Pastor Rick Campbell has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor at Hammonds Plains First Baptist ChurchHammonds Plains First Baptist Church (NS)26/05/201908/07/2019
Pastor Emily Rhyno has completed her ministry as Associate Pastor of Youth & Worship at Windsor Baptist ChurchWindsor Baptist Church (NS)08/09/201908/07/2019
Pastor Andrew Porter has completed his ministry at Berwick Baptist Church and has accepted a call to serve as Associate Pastor of Youth at Forest Hills Baptist ChurchForest Hills Baptist Church (NS)15/07/201908/07/2019
Rev. Sarah Garnett has completed her ministry as Associate Pastor of Youth & Family at Midland Baptist ChurchMidland Baptist Church (NB)11/08/201908/07/2019
Pastor Noah Wiebe has completed his ministry at Argyle-Pubnico Baptist Church and has accepted a call to serve as Next Generations Pastor at Salisbury Baptist ChurchSalisbury Baptist Church (NB)18/08/201912/07/2019
Pastor Holly Gosbee has completed her ministry as Associate Pastor of Children & Youth at Middleton Baptist ChurchMiddleton Baptist Church (NS)31/08/201916/07/2019
Pastor Jeff Milne has completed his ministry at Centreville Baptist Church (NS) and has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor at Nictaux Baptist ChurchNictaux Baptist Church (NS)03/09/201916/07/2019
Rev. Dr. Leslie McCurdy has completed his ministry as Senior Pastor of West End Baptist ChurchWest End Baptist Church (NS)14/08/201926/07/2019
Rev. Gordon James has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Hopewell Hill Baptist ChurchHopewell Hill Baptist Church (NB)01/08/201926/07/2019
Rev. Jennifer Smith has completed her ministry at Wolfville Baptist Church and has accepted a call to serve as Associate Pastor at Forest Hills Baptist Church Forest Hills Baptist Church (NB)30/08/201926/07/2019
Rev. Chad Fletcher has completed his ministry at Kingston Baptist Church and has accepted a call to serve as Interim Associate Pastor of Youth and Children & Site Pastor of the Tide Church (part of Hillsborough Baptist Church)Hillsborough Baptist Church (NB)31/08/201928/08/2019
Pastor Timofrey Cheprasov has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of West End United Baptist ChurchWest End United Baptist Church (NS)19/08/201928/08/2019
Pastor Jeremy Vincent has completed his ministry at West End United Baptist Church and has accepted a call to serve as Associate Pastor at Groundswell ChurchGroundswell Church (NS)01/09/201904/09/2019
Rev. Dorin Seicaru has completed his ministry at Highfield Baptist Church.Highfield Baptist Church (NB)21/08/201909/09/2019
Pastors Oliver and Lindsay Locke have accepted calls to serve as Co-Associate Pastors of Family Ministry at Middleton Baptist ChurchMiddleton Baptist Church (NS)16/09/201918/09/2019
Rev. Terry Brewer has completed his ministry at Milton Baptist ChurchMilton Baptist Church (NS)01/09/201918/09/2019
Rev. Philip Scott has completed his ministry at Murray River Baptist Church. He will be retiring from active full-time ministry.Murray River Baptist Church (PEI)27/10/201927/10/2019
Rev. Angela Wade has completed her ministry at Atlantic Community Church (Hampton) and has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor at Union Street Atlantic Baptist ChurchUnion Street Atlantic Baptist Church (NB)04/11/201928/10/2019
Rev. Eric MacKinnon has completed his ministry at Brookfield United Baptist ChurchBrookfield United Baptist Church (NS)30/09/201928/10/2019
Rev. Lloyd Gillieo has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor at Victoria Vale Baptist ChurchVictoria Vale Baptist Church (NS)01/10/201904/11/2019
Pastor Grace Skeir has accepted a call to serve as Associate Pastor of Youth & Family at New Horizons Baptist ChurchNew Horizons Baptist Church (NS)03/11/201904/11/2019
Pastor Rachel Kwan has accepted a call to serve as Associate Pastor of Youth & Family at Midland Baptist ChurchMidland Baptist Church (NB)28/10/201904/11/2019
Pastor Allister Johnson has accepted a call to serve as Associate Pastor at Lucasville United Baptist Church Lucasville United Baptist Church (NS)13/10/201904/11/2019
Pastor Hudson Trenholm has accepted a call to serve as Senior Pastor of Debert Baptist ChurchDebert Baptist Church (NS)01/11/201904/11/2019


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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