On Sunday, June 4, the congregation voted unanimously to call Dr. Matthew Tennant as the next Senior Minister of University Baptist Church. Matt’s first Sunday in the pulpit will be July 30, 2017.
Dr. Tennant is currently the Senior Pastor at Kilmarnock Baptist Church in Kilmarnock, VA, where he has served for the past 8 years. He has degrees from Carson-Newman College, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond, and University of Oxford. Matt worked in the world of finance before being called into ministry. He has written several books and articles. Matt, his wife Melanie, and their teenage sons Dean and Eddy enjoy sailing, hiking, and many other activities.
The Senior Minister Search Committee would like to thank you for your prayers, support, and encouragement during the search process. This was a time-intensive adventure, and we are excited about the outcome! We are looking forward to the Tennant family joining UBC on our journey.
The Sr. Minister Search Committee would like to thank the members of the congregation for your questions and advice, your words of encouragement, and your prayers during the search and call process. This was a time-intensive adventure, and we are excited about the outcome! Please continue to pray for our church as we look forward to the Tennant family joining UBC on our journey.
Senior Minister Search Committee
Brad Groff, Chair
Raynell Stokes, Vice Chair