76th Annual Session
Original Free Will Baptist
Amazing Grace Free Will Baptist Church
Thomasville, North Carolina
July 27, 2019
Moderator: Reverend Tim Burton (2021)
Vice Moderator: Reverend John Daniel (2020)
Treasurer: Reverend Junior Bingham (2021)
Clerk: Wayne Hicks (2021)
At Large: Reverend Audie Tucker (2021)
At Large 2: Reverend Richard Martin (2021)
Clerk Assistant: Mrs. Angela Garrett (2020)
Reverend Hillis Burton (2020)
Reverend Jimmy Garrett (2021)
Reverend Charlie Tyler (2020)
Reverend Charlie Garrett (2021)
Mrs. Neoma Garrett
Reverend Carlee Stallard
Reverend David Atkins
Reverend Carlee Stallard
Ordained Ministers of the Piedmont Conference
Rev. Robert Alexander 1706 Hwy 55 East Kinston, NC 28501; Phone (252) 522-0236
Rev. Perry R. Arrington, P.O. Box 72 Leland, NC 28451; Phone (910) 512-4274
Rev. David Atkins 7205 St. Crispins Way Summerfield, NC 27358; Phone (336) 643-5162
Rev. Michael Barnes 127 Sawyer Lane, Lexington, NC 27295; Phone (336) 247-1784
Rev. Junior Eddie Bingham 729 Kennedy Road Thomasville, NC 27360; Phone (336) 688-3072
Rev. Hillis Burton 200 Trexler Road Thomasville, NC 27360; Phone (336) 475-2605
Rev. Tim Burton 109 H.E. Clement Lane Thomasville, NC 27360; Phone (Cell) (336) 880-5951
Rev. Jerry Campbell 3243 Hauser Road, East Bend, NC 27018; Phone (Cell) (336)-880-5951
Rev. John Daniel 501 East Broad Avenue Rockingham, NC 28379; Phone (919) 997-1233
Rev. Charles Garrett 2027 Lake Road Thomasville, NC 27360; Phone (336) 687-3079
Rev. Jimmy Garrett 123 Johnia Court Thomasville, NC 27360; Phone (336) 225-9230
Rev. Allen Hudson 378 Northan Road Rockingham, NC 28379; Phone (910) 895-9696
Rev. Donald Huggins 1019 Wildcherry Avenue Rockingham, NC 28379; Phone (910) 997-2643
Rev. Johnny Johnson 183 Lake Point Drive Rockingham, NC 28379; Phone (910) 817-7496
Rev. Franklin Lane 1255 NC 581 North, Pikeville NC 27863; Phone (919)580-6203
Rev. Richard Marsh 689 Ingram Mountain Road, Lilesville, NC 28091; Phone (704) 848-8508
Rev. Richard Martin 444 Chapel Drive Thomasville, NC 27360; Phone (Cell) (336) 688-1347
Rev. Roger Motsinger 1214 Colston Court Kernersville, NC 27284; Phone (336) 993-6947
Rev. David Parrish 609 Lee Street Wadesboro, NC 28170; Phone (704) 699-6528
Rev. Tony Parrish 808 Jones Bridge Road Pine Town, NC 27865; Phone (252) 947-2805
Rev. Carlee Stallard 415 Dewey Street Kernersville, NC 27284; Phone (336) 993-3675
Rev. Charlie Tyler 241 Home Place Road Rockingham, NC 28379; Phone (910) 582-4517
Rev. Audie, Tucker 4820 Poplar Ridge Road Trinity, NC 27370; Phone (336) 580-0513
Rev. Cathy Vernon 620 Van Buren Road Stoneville, NC 27048; Phone (336) 427-7903
Licensed Ministers of the Piedmont Conference
Rev. Harold Hopper 2430 Hickory Fork Road Walnut Cove, NC 27052; Phone (336) 427-4973
Disabled Ministers of the Piedmont Conference
Rev. J. A. Hodges 4880 Poplar Tent Road Concord, NC 28025; Phone (704) 875-3008
Rev. Howard Starling P.O. Box 1205 Pulaski, VA 24301; Phone (336) 584-0590
Rev. Carl Wood 117 Bowers Lane Ellerbe, NC 28338; Phone (910) 652-5007
Clerk of the Piedmont Conference
Mr. Wayne Hicks 221 Linwood Road Stokesdale, NC 27357; Phone (336) 548-4453
Assistant Clerk of the Piedmont Conference
Mrs. Angela Garrett 123 Johnia Court Thomasville, NC 27360; Phone (336) 225-9229
The Seventy Sixth annual session of the Piedmont Conference of the Original Free Will Baptist convened at Amazing Grace Original Free Will Baptist Church in Thomasville, North Carolina on July 27, 2019 with the Reverend Hillis Burton as the host pastor.
The business session started at 10:00 am on July 27, 2019 with the opening hymn, “On the Battlefield”. The Conference called to order by the At Large, Reverend Audie Tucker. Devotions were given by Mr. Jerry Lambeth Titled: What happened to the Church; Scripture: Exodus 32: 1-6; II Thessalonians 2: 1-3 & Matthew 4:13
OFWB Convention: Was Wednesday, May 22, 2019 @ The University of Mount Olive. Moderator, Rev. Tim Burton and several others attended. It was passed 155 for to 60 against to have a committee created of 2 representatives from each conference to revise the Articles of Faith, Church Covenant and Church Government. The Convention Executive Board to send Moderator a letter requesting representatives from the OFWB Piedmont Conference.
Camp Meeting: Will pray about and then schedule at the January 2020 session.
New Hope OFWB Church: Rev. Allen Hudson called clerk, Wayne Hicks. Advised that New Hope had decided to withdraw from the OFWB Piedmont Conference. Rev. Allen Hudson wants to remain with the OFWB Conference.
Seminar: Rev. Audie Tucker still working on Seminar. He had a representative from the National FWB Children’s Home to speak to his church. Mr. Carl Miller. Rev. Audie Tucker spoke with Rev. Tim Burton, they invited Mr. Miller to come and speak to conference.
Facebook Page: Rev. Gino Thompson has turned in license and has moved from Wayside Tabernacle. He advised Rev. Audie Tucker that he would continue to update the OFWB Facebook Page for us. Discussed, due to circumstances may be better to have him remove himself as administrator. Folks can still send post or upcoming events to Rev. Audie Tucker.
Ordaining Council report given by Rev. Jimmy Garrett.
The Ordaining Council met with Rev. Jonathan Willliamson. He was looking for some information. They assisted.
Rev. Allen Hudson advised that his church New Hope OFWB Church withdrawing from the OFWB Piedmont Conference, but he would like to stay.
Rev. Gene Thompson and Rev. Gino Thompson turned in their license and credentials. They will be removed from the OFWB Piedmont Minsters List.
Denominational Ministries: These were present and came forward to give a report.
Convention Services – Report given by Rev. Gary Bailey
Convention Services website list Churches, Ministers and Denominational Ministries. Currently there are 30 churches throughout all OFWB Conferences without pastors. Remember them in prayer.
Christian Education – Report given by Sister Gail Heath.
Life Conference is the first Saturday of each March at the University of Mount Olive: will be March 7, 2020 with 3 key speakers and classes throughout the day, Right Now Media let her know if interested and she can add you to the Christian Education link. Camp Scholarships to Camp Vandermere and Cragmont.
University of Mount Olive – Report given by Sister Scott.
President, Mr. Poole was not able to attend, but sent a letter via Mrs. Scott. She read. Will be adding a Campus Champlin.
Mr. Carl Miller with the National FWB gave a presentation on Harvest, their Children’s Home Program.
Nominating Committee – (Rev. Tim Burton, Rev. Junior Bingham, Rev. Richard Marton, Rev. Audie Tucker & Wayne Hicks) – Read by Clerk Wayne Hicks.
Executive Board: Rev. Tim Burton – Moderator – return; Rev. Junior Bingham – Treasure – return; Rev. Audie Tucker – At Large – return; Rev. Richard Martin – At Large 2 – return
Mr. Wayne Hicks – Clerk – return
Ordaining Council – Rev. Jimmy Garrett – Chairman – return; Rev. Charlie Garrett – return
Rev. Gino Thompson – turned in license – will not replace; Rev. Gene Thompson – turned in license – will not replace
There were no nominations from the floor. Voted to accept all the above as return with the exception of Rev. Gino Thompson & Rev. Gene Thompson as they withdrew from OFWB Piedmont Conference and turned in their license and credentials. Will not replace these two positions.
We here by resolve to give Amazing Grace OFWB Church a rising vote of thanks for hosting the 76th Annual Session of the OFWB Piedmont Conference.
“Leaning on the Everlsting Arms” was the opening hymn. Church Singers did the special singing. Message by: Rev. Tim Burton, Scripture: Numbers 13:26; Title of Message: Courage, Dismissal Prayer, Rev. Junior Bingham Everyone adjourned to the fellowship hall for a wonderful meal that had been prepared, thank you Amazing Grace OFWB Church for your hospitality.
Reverend Tim Burton, Moderator
Wayne Hicks, Clerk