The 2019 IBSA Annual Meeting will focus on renewal of church ministry. The three-day event begins with the Pastors’ Conference Nov. 5-6, followed by the Annual Meeting Nov. 6-7. Both conferences will take place at Cornerstone Church in Marion.
Cornerstone pastor Michael Nave will be the featured speaker in a special worship service on Wednesday night, and the Cornerstone worship team will bring the music all three days. IBSA President Adron Robinson will bring his final message as he concludes two years in the post. Robinson is pastor of Hillcrest Baptist Church in Country Club Hills, a suburb of Chicago.
A full list of speakers for the Pastors’ Conference and the Annual Meeting schedule will both be published in a special edition of the Illinois Baptist Sept. 30. Included on the roster are revitalization leader Mark Clifton of the North American Mission Board, Gateway Seminary President Jeff Iorg, and Illinois pastors Michael Kramer, Tim Lewis, and Bryan Price. Pastors can also choose from seven breakout sessions in two time slots. A panel discussion will address avoiding ministry burnout.
IBSA member churches will need to vote for messengers to attend the Annual Meeting. Registration information was mailed to churches in August.
Look for the 2019 Annual Meeting Special Preview in the Sept. 30 issue of the Illinois Baptist.