The annual meeting of the Hamilton County Baptist Association will be Tuesday, Oct. 22, at 6:30 p.m. at Stuart Heights Baptist Church, 3208 Hixson Pike.
As a point of interest, at the meeting we are accepting into our association after a year's watchcare, one church, Mt. Canaan, and accepting as a mission the Oasis Church. Beyond that, we are accepting the Dynamic Church into full fellowship after a year and will accept for watchcare both Sojourn and Christ Community. We are excited about these new plants in our association.
The music will be provided by the host church. The speaker for worship will be Willie McLaurin. Willie McLaurin's heartbeat is forged in developing and encouraging leaders to live out their calling to the Glory of God. Willie is highly sought after as a seminar leader, revivalist and motivational speaker. He has ministered in Africa, Belize, Brazil, Mexico, Paris, Netherlands, and Jamaica.
A native of Roseboro, N. C., he serves as a Ministry Strategist with the Executive Board of the Tennessee Baptist Convention, Brentwood, Tn. His 20 years of ministry have afforded him the opportunity to study at North Carolina Central University, Saint Thomas Theological Seminary, and Duke University. He has also served as a Youth Pastor, Singles Minister, Executive Pastor, Interim Pastor, and Senior Pastor.