Association Annual Meeting

September 11, 2022

Fellowship Baptist Church

1701 Jamison Street, Kirksville









Dr. John Vernon, the director of missions of the Cape Girardeau Baptist Association will preach. Dr. Vernon has also been leading our association revitalization team in taking a look at our ministries and our future directions.

After serving as a church planting strategist with the International Mission Board in Central Asia for 14 years, John served on staff at Miner Baptist Church as the associate pastor of family and children ministries for five years. He has been serving as Director of Missions since March 2013 and assists churches throughout the southeast region of Missouri in the area of revitalization as part of the MBC Resound Network. John has received training as a consultant for the LifeWay Transformational Church Assessment Tool and Transitional Pastor Training. In addition he is certified as a Church Revitalization Pathfinder, Transitional Revitalization Pastor and Trainer, and Coach through Corpus Vitae. Beginning January 2022, he is also serving as a trainer for the NAMB SEND Church Planter Training Center.