Join fellow Florida Baptists for a time of encouragement and strengthening in the Word of God at the 2021 Florida Baptist State Convention Pastor’s Conference and Annual Meeting.

Beginning Sunday night, November 7, be encouraged and challenged in your ministry by a dynamic group of preachers. The theme for the conference is Fix your eyes on Jesus.

Monday evening, November 8, the 2021 Florida Baptist State Convention kicks off under the leadership of our State Convention president. Our time together will include dynamic messages from special guests.

Don’t miss this time to come together as Florida Baptists to celebrate all that God is doing in our state and around the world.


Register Messengers

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Elected Florida Baptist State Convention Officers for 2019-2020

Florida Baptist Convention, Florida Baptist State Convention, Erik Cummings
Florida Baptist Convention, Florida Baptist State Convention, Mike Wiggins
Vanessa Cardona, State Board of Missions
Florida Baptist Convention, Florida Baptist State Convention, Randy Huckabee

From left to right, Elected Officers: Erik Cummings, President; Mike Wiggins, First Vice President; Vanessa Cardona, Second Vice President; Randy Huckabee, Recording Secretary

Guest Speakers

Manuel Barahona

Tommy Green

Tommy Green

Erik Cummings

David Uth

Dr. David Uth, Florida Baptist State Convention

James Ross

James Ross

Ted Traylor

Florida Baptist Convention, Ted Traylor

Adrian Taylor


State Goal: $760,000

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Lakeland Hotels

Suggested hotels in close proximity to Lakes Church
(The Florida Baptist Convention does not have any group rates/discounts available. Attendees are responsible for their own reservations and costs.)

Lakeland Hotels

Hyatt Place Lakeland Center
(Approx. 1.9 miles from church)
525 W Orange Street, Lakeland, FL 33815
(863) 413-1122

TownePlace Suites by Marriott Lakeland
(Approx. 3.5 miles from church)
3370 US Hwy 98 N, Lakeland, FL 33805
(863) 680-1115

Residence Inn by Marriott Lakeland
(Approx. 5.3 miles from church)
3701 Harden Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33803
(863) 680-2323

Comfort Inn & Suites Lakeland North I-4
Approx. 3.4 miles from church)
3520 US Hwy 98 N, Lakeland, FL 33809
(863) 859-0100

Courtyard by Marriott Lakeland
(Approx. 5.3 miles from church)
3725 Harden Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33803
(863) 802-9000

Hilton Garden Inn Lakeland
(Approx. 8.1 miles from church)
3839 Don Emerson Drive, Lakeland, FL 33811
(863) 647-0066

Exhibitors & Sponsors

Thank you to our 2021 Exhibitors & Sponsors.

Lake Yale Baptist Conference Center

Baptist College of Florida

Florida Baptist Financial Services

Florida Baptist Children’s Home

Beach Baptist Church – Christian Retreat Center

Camp In The Box

Campers On Mission

Carr and Company

Cedarville University

Charleston Southern University

Criswell College

Evangelical Council for Abuse Prevention

Florida Baptist Historical Society

Florida Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission

Friends of Nazareth

Greater Orlando Baptist Association – Renovate Church Revitalization


International Mission Board

Israel Ministry of Tourism

Lifeway One Source – Color Craft Directories

Lifeway One Source – Stewart Signs

Luther Rice College & Seminary

Missionary Travel Association


North American Mission Board

New Orleans Theological Baptist Seminary


Prison Fellowship

Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

SEND Network Florida

SEND Relief

Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

US Navy Recruiting Command US Navy Chaplain Program

World Changers

Upcoming Convention Schedule

2021 November 8-9 – Lakeland

2022 November 14-15 – Pensacola

2023 November 13-14 – Tampa

2024 November 11-12 – Ft. Lauderdale

2025 November 10-11 – Jacksonville