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President: Pastorc Carl E. Livingston | Vive President: Pastor John Ewing The Pastor's Conference was formed during a meeting with Reverend S. H. Hardaway, Reverend C. P Long and Reverend A. T. Griffey, Sr.Reverend Hardaway presented the idea as a result of attending a pastors' Conference in Jackson Tennessee. After much praying and planning the Cumberland River, South Kentucky Middle Tennessee Baptist District Association established its first Pastors' Conference. On April 12, 1971, the very first District Pastors' Conference was held at the Clarksville Baptist School of Religion. The theme for the week was "New testament Church Policy." The Guest Speaker was Dr. J.J. Stevenson who was the State Missionary of Kentucky Baptist general Association, Paducah, Kentucky. The week's conference was very productive. Over the past years we have been blessed with such keynote speakers as Reverend Robert Wilson, President, National Baptist Congress; Reverend Austin Bell, Pastor, North Chapel Baptist Church, Hopkinsville Kentucky; Reverend Lincoln Bingham, Pastor, West End Baptist Church, Louisville, Kentucky; Clarksville Native, Reverend Jasper "J.J." Northington, Vice Moderator, Union District, Franklin, Kentucky; Pastor, Elevated Missionary Baptist Church; Reverend John F. Cunningham, former Pastor Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church, Clarksville Tennessee, Past Pastor Mount Eron Missionary Baptist Church, Dayton Ohio; Reverend Doctor John H. Rouse, former Pastor, Fifth Ward Missionary Baptist Church, Clarksville Tennessee, Pastor Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, east Saint Louis, Illinois, Chairman, National Baptist Sunday School Board, Nashville, Tennessee: Doctor Hermon Powell, Pastor, Morning Star Baptist Church, Memphis Tennessee, president, Tennessee State Baptist Convention; reverend Doctor Leroy Brent, Pastor, Fairview Missionary Baptist Church, Mayfield, Kentucky and Adjunct Professor, University of Tennessee - Martin and Southern Illinois University (SIU): Reverend Timothy Woods, Pastor Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church, Birmingham, Alabama; Reverend Doctor George Brooks, Pastor, Saint James Missionary Baptist Church, Nashville Tennessee, President Former Tennessee State Sunday School Congress; Doctor R. A. Mc Coy, Memorial Baptist Church, Los Angeles, California; Reverend James Victor, Former pastor Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church, Clarksville Tennessee, Pastor Mount Olive Baptist Church, Washington, D. C.; Reverend Doctor R. Elliott Greene, Assistant Pastor, New Saint Peter's Presbyterian Church, Dallas Texas, Assistant Professor of Biblical Languages, West Minister Theological Seminary; Reverend Dr. Larry Ellis, Pastor Pilgrim Baptist Church, San Mateo, California; Reverend Dr. W. Timothy Glenn, pastor, t. Olive Baptist Church, Fort Worth, Texas, 1st Vice President, National Baptist Convention of America, Inc; Reverend Clinton McFarland, Senior Pastor, Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church Atlanta Georgia. in order to be all-encompassing of the District Clergy, the conference name was expanded to Pastors' and Minister' Conference so that it was inclusive of both Pastors and Ministers. God has blessed us with 37 years of faithful Pastors' and Ministers' Conference presidents, for this we are grateful to God. Conference Presidents include: Reverend Jerry G. Jerkins (1971-1976, 1982-1984); Reverend Doctor Leroy Burgess (1976-1980); Reverend Doctor Shelby Brown (1980 - 1982); Reverend G. W. Pettus (1982-1984); Reverend C. R. Cheatham (1986-1994); Reverend Wilton Williams (1994- 1996); Reverend Merritt Lewis (1996-1998); Reverend Delbert Brown (1998-2002); Reverend Alvin Long (2002-2004); Reverend Doctor David Allen ( 2004- 2014); Revereend Doctor Carl E, Livingston (2014- Present)
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