2017 Annual Meeting

2017 Annual Meeting

Messenger registration for the Arkansas Baptist State Convention Annual Meeting will be online. Learn more about the registration process.


First Baptist Church, Russellville

200 S Denver Ave
Russellville, AR  72801

(479) 968-1316

Theme: Encourage to Engage

Meeting Times
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Tuesday, November 7th

  • Morning session: 8:25 a.m.-11:25 a.m. 
  • Afternoon session: 1:15 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
  • Evening session: 6:00 p.m.-8:40 p.m.

Wednesday, November 8th

  • Morning session: 8:30 a.m.-11:05 a.m.


Sam Roberts, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Stuttgart and President, Arkansas Baptist State Convention

Chris Simmons, Pastor, Cornerstone Baptist Church, Dallas, TX

John Meador, Senior Pastor, First Baptist Church, Euless, TX

J.D. “Sonny” Tucker, Executive Director, Arkansas Baptist State Convention

Craig Collier, Pastor, Mount Pisgah Baptist Church, Jacksonville

To see a full list of Annual Meeting resources, see the list below. 


Schedule — Annual Meeting 2017

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We hope you will join us Tuesday and Wednesday, November 7-8! View and download the schedule, which includes times and details of each session, below.

Speaker Bios — Annual Meeting 2017

Read the bios of speakers you will hear at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Arkansas Baptist State Convention.

Hotel List — Russellville

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Find hotels in the Russellville area for your stay during the Annual Meeting of the Arkansas Baptist State Convention!*This list is for information...