Stephen G Hatfield came with his family 28 years ago to serve as pastor of the First Baptist Church of Lewisville. At the beginning of June 2021, he announced his retirement from full-time ministry. As a church, we are so grateful for the way Stephen and Marcie have loved our congregation. We have experienced loss together, rejoiced together, and served our community together. After 28 years, FBCL is truly family to the Hatfields.
In his announcement to the church, Dr. Stephen encouraged our congregation to pray for the future pastor and the transition process. Our nominating committee then spent weeks in prayer. They prayed for God’s wisdom and guidance as they selected church members for a Pastor Search Committee. On Sunday, August 1, nine committee members and two alternates were presented before the church. Our task is not an easy one, and we do not take it lightly. However, we are filled with great hope and excitement for the future of FBCL.
Over the next weeks and months, we will pray together for the wisdom of God and seek guidance where needed to fulfill our mission statement:
We will set aside any personal agendas and seek the will of God to discover the pastor that the First Baptist Church of Lewisville body of members needs (not wants) who will have a heart to serve Christ, his people, and his world.
Hello church family! We began our committee meetings in early August. Since then, we have met weekly to get to know one another and begin the process that lay before us. We are still in the discovery phase, determining the best course of action for our team to take. Our primary…Read More
Hello church family!The Pastor Search Committee would like to introduce our co-chairs, Steve Hicks and Sheri Layne. We have been hard at work the past few weeks getting to know each other and researching the process. Listen to this video from Steve and Sheri to hear how you can help us…Read More