John 12:32

October 12-13, 2015


The Palms Conference Center, Plainfield*   MAP
     *voted on by the Executive Board


At the annual meetings of the State Convention of Baptists in Indiana, reports will be shared by the Executive Board and staff of SCBI, as well as by the Southern Baptist entities with whom we partner. Come exalt Christ with fellow Indiana Baptists and give glory to Him for all He is doing in our state and beyond.


Registration opens Monday at 9:00 a.m.
First session: Monday 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Second session: Tuesday 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


Baymont Inn & Suites Rate - $69/night
6010 Gateway Drive, Plainfield, IN  46168
317-837-9000; Block Name: "SCBI Annual Meeting"
Reservation cutoff is October 1.

Holiday Inn Express Rate: $69/night for king; $72/night for double; $89/night for Jacuzzi suite
6296 Cambridge Way, Plainfield, IN  46168
317-839-9000; Group Name: "SCB"
Reservation cutoff is October 1.

Hampton Inn Rate: $109 + tax
2244 E. Perry Road, Plainfield, IN  46168
317-839-9993; Group Name: "Indiana State Convention of Baptists"
Reservation cutoff is September 10.


Messenger registration

To be completed by churches for elected messengers to the State Convention of Baptists in Indiana annual meeting. Online registration will be available through Sunday, October 4. Messengers registered online do not need messenger cards. Churches that do not register messengers online, please print and complete this card (click here) for messengers to bring and register on site.



Childcare will be offered for children 5 years old and younger of messengers or visitors attending the State Convention Annual Meeting and the Pastors' Conference. Please complete this online form by October 4 so that provisions can be made to care for the children.


Session 1: Monday Evening, October 12
6:00     Session includes:
  • Opening Scripture and Prayer
  • Call to Order
  • Introduction of New Pastors and Wives
  • NAMB Report/Interview
  • Church Planting Report
  • Presidential Message by Dr. Darin Garton, pastor of Oak Creek Community Church, Mishawaka
  • Concert of Prayer
  • Committee Reports
  • First Election of Officers (President, First Vice President)
  • IMB Video and Skype Interview with Missionaries
  • Message by Dr. Kevin Ezell, president of the North American Mission Board

9:00      Prayer and Adjourn

Session 2: Tuesday Morning, October 13
Session includes:

  • Scripture and Prayer
  • Call to Order
  • SBC National Agency Reports
  • Florida/SCBI Partnership Closure
  • Evangelism and Prayer Report
  • Second Election of Officers (Second Vice President, Recording Secretary)
  • Mobilization, Equipping, and Communications Team Report
  • Concert of Prayer
  • Annual Sermon by Rev. Russell Lievers, pastor of First Southern Baptist Church, Clarksville
  • Resolutions Committee Report
  • SCBI Executive Board Report
  • Indiana Baptist Foundation Report
  • Highland Lakes Baptist Camp Report
  • Indiana WMU Report
  • Executive Director’s Message by Dr. Cecil Seagle
  • Lift Him Up – Commitment
  • Installation of New Officers/Special Recognition

12:50    Prayer and Adjourn

Recommendations to be presented to the Convention

Go to Pastors' Conference page