During a special-called business meeting on Sunday, June 28, 2015, Rev. Ron Higdon was unanimously selected as Intentional Interim Minister. Higdon will begin on Wednesday, July 1, 2015. His office hours are Monday mornings and all day Wednesdays and Fridays.
There will be a special-called business meeting on Sunday, June 28 beginning in morning worship (10:45 am) and concluding at approximately 1 pm, after the potluck luncheon. The special-called business meeting is to vote on the candidate for Intentional Interim Pastor.
Ron Higdon is a graduate of Georgetown College, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. From 1984-1993, he was Adjunct Professor of Ministry at Southern Seminary.
For twenty years, he was pastor at Broadway Baptist Church in Louisville, KY. He also served First Baptist Church, Waynesboro, VA; First Baptist Church, Rocky Mount, NC; and Pine Street Baptist Church in Richmond, VA.
Ron is an Intentional Interim Ministry Specialist and a Certified Church Consultant, having received his training through the Center for Congregational Health in Winston-Salem, NC. He has been intentional interim pastor at First Baptist, Corbin, KY; First Baptist, Williamsburg, KY; Highland Park Baptist, Austin, TX; First Baptist, Athens, GA, and First Baptist, Mitchell, IN. His most recent interim was at First Baptist, Morehead, KY.
His wife, Patricia, is a retired marriage and family counselor. Their adult son lives in Tampa, FL.
Wednesday, June 24
5:45 pm - Potluck Dinner
6:15 pm - Meet the Candidate & learn about the Interim Process
Sunday, June 28
Rev. Higdon will preach, followed by a potluck lunch and special-called business meeting to vote on the candidate.