Listing of Founders Fraternals

The following ministerial gatherings have identified themselves as Founders Fraternals. If you don’t see one in your area, we encourage you to start one!

If you would like to have your fraternal included on this list, please send us your information.

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AR CA FL IL LA MI MO NC OH OK SC TX VA VT

Philippines


By clicking on each fraternal’s name, you will be able to read a description of the group and reports of the meetings. We encourage those who start Founders Fraternals to include regular reports of the meetings.

AR

Arkansas Founders Fraternal
Meets at:
    see http://www.lbcofnwa.com
    Northwest Arkansas, AR
Contact:
    Chris Taylor, Pastor, Legacy Baptist Church
    Phone: 479-644-9248

CA

Southern California Founders Fraternal
Meets at:
    Brea Center Baptist Church
    Brea, CA
Contact:
    Glenn Leatherman, Pastor, Brea Center Baptist Church
    Phone: 714-529-4109

FL

West Florida Founders Fraternal
Meets at:
    Holiday Inn
    Crestview, FL
Contact:
    Tim H. Duffey, Pastor, Grace Community Church
    Phone: (850) 892-3771
Other general information:

     Meets the 2nd Saturday each month.

Sovereign Grace Founders Fraternal
Meets at:
    various (North-Central Florida)
    Contact below for location each month
    , FL
Contact:
    Eric Benson, Pastor, Monteocha Baptist Church, Gainesville
    Phone: 352-377-4446

IL

Southern Illinois Founders Fraternal
Meets at:
    605 South 34th Street
    Mount Vernon, IL 62864
Contact:
    Jim Duncan, Pastor, Second Baptist Church
    Phone: 618-244-1706
Other general information:

     Our initial meeting will be May 8th @ 6:30. Dr. Tom Nettles will be our speaker. He will spend some time with us discussing his latest book Ready for Reformation? This is a free meeting. Bring a few friends with you as we enjoy an evening of encouragement.

LA

Louisiana Founders Fraternal
Meets at:
    Trinity Baptist Church
    Baton Rouge, LA
Contact:
    Dale Crawford, Pastor, Trinity Baptist Church, Baton Rouge
    Phone:
Other general information:

     We have quarterly meetings on a Friday evening at Trinity Baptist Church, Baton Rouge. Wives are included. We begin with a covered dish supper & fellowship followed by a time of teaching. Send us your email if you’d like to be added to our email list using the contact link above.

MI

Michigan Founders Fraternal
Meets at:
    
    Auburn Hills, MI
Contact:
    Hardy Smith, Pastor, New Covenant Church
    Phone: 248-475-4806

MO

Mid-Missouri Founders Fraternal
Meets at:
    various churches throughout mid-Missouri
    ***, MO
Contact:
    Jim Shaver, Pastor, Providence Baptist Church, New Bloomfield
    Phone: 573-491-3555

St. Louis Founders Fraternal
Meets at:
    Hanley Road Baptist Church
    7701 Maryland Ave.
    Clayton, MO
Contact:
    Joseph Braden, Pastor, First Baptist Church of St. Peters
    Phone: 636-397-3405

NC

Eastern NC Founders Fraternal
Meets at:
    Mount Hermon Missionary Baptist Church
    5556 Bend of the River Road
    Rocky Mount, NC 27803
Contact:
    Josh Owen, Pastor
    Phone: 910-303-1618 or 910-488-2668

OH

Greater Cincinnati Founders Fraternal
Meets at:
    Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church
    6401 Ridge Avenue
    Cincinnati, OH 45213
Contact:
    Kurt Strassner, Pastor, Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church
    Phone: 513-731-9066

OK

Southwest Oklahoma Founders Fraternal
Meets at:
    Gatlin Baptist Church
    801 W. Gatlin Road
    Marlow, OK 73055
Contact:
    John Sherrill, Pastor, Gatlin Baptist Church
    Phone: 580-255-3822

SC

SC Founders Fraternal
Meets at:
    940 Mush Creek Rd. Trevelers Rest
    10 miles north of Greenville – on 25 heading to Hendersonville, NC
    Travelers Rest, SC 29690
Contact:
    Rod Wilton, Pastor, Mush Creek Baptist Church, Travelers Rest
    Phone: 864-895-3840

TX

The Lone Star Founders Fraternal
Meets at:
    3845 N. Garland Ave
    Garland, TX 75040
Contact:
    Eric “Gunny” Hartman, Pastor, Providence Church
    Phone: 972-423-8817
Other general information:

     The Lone Star Founders Fraternal promotes the fellowship and edification of SBC pastors and (future) church leaders who seek to glorify God by the preservation & promotion of the doctrines of grace in SBC church life. To the end of fellowship and unity, we request at least general agreement with the “5 Solas” as described in the Cambridge Declaration, but welcome Southern Baptists who can generally affirm any of the following: London Baptist Confessions of 1644 or 1689 or the Abstract of Principles (1858).

Meets on the 2nd Saturday of the month at 9AM for breakfast followed by encouragement/edification. We’ve been meeting monthly since September 2006. An RSVP would be greatly appreciated.

VA

Virginia Founders Fraternal
Meets at:
    
    Blacksburg, VA
Contact:
    Joel Taylor, Pastor-Teacher, Grace Baptist Church
    Phone: 540-382-0836

VT

Vermont Founders Fraternal
Meets at:
    Sweetserenity Bed and Breakfast
    Randolph, VT
Contact:
    Hugh Diggins, Pastor, Reformed Bible Church
    Phone: 802-483-6975
Other general information:

     Vermont Founders Fraternal meeting at Sweetserenity Bed and Breakfast in Randolph, Vermont. Contact Hugh Diggins

Philippines

Baguio-Benguet Founders Fraternal
Meets at:
    (see link for more info)
    Benguet
Contact:
    Rudy Perdigon, Elder, Tomay Baptist Church
    Phone: (63) 920-447-1760
Other general information:

      Weekly student lectures: every Monday night
Quarterly Seminars : Every last Friday/ Saturday of the Quarter
Yearly Seminars: Every January or February with invited international speakers