Written by Jeremiah Owen

December 7, 2018

Janesville, Wisconsin, December 4, 2018 – The Seventh Day Baptist General Conference of the USA and Canada Ltd. is excited to announce their next Executive Director. The Rev. Carl P. Greene has been selected and accepted the position of Executive Director. Rev. Greene will assume the full duties starting on January 1, 2020. He will be working with the outgoing Executive Director, Robert Appel, from September through December 2019 during a smooth transition phase. Mr. Appel has been in the position since May 2004.

Carl Greene is a graduated of Houghton College, NY, with a B.A. in History and Political Science. He received his Master of Divinity from Bethel Seminary in St. Paul, MN in Transformational Leadership Concentration. He is currently attending Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, IL for his PhD in Intercultural Studies. Carl was ordained by the First Seventh Day Baptist Church of Hebron (PA) and is an Accredited Pastor in the Seventh Day Baptist Conference USA & Canada Ltd.

Carl grew up in Berlin, NY and worked as a partner with family on the Mapledale Dairy Farm for 14 years before liquidating that venture and starting Greene Fields LLC with his father and brother. Carl is married to his wife Cindy and has 4 children.

Carl said during the interview process, “I am passionate about and for Seventh Day Baptists. There is a dimension to my interest that goes beyond practicalities and gift sets. There is a heart to serve in this way.”


The Seventh Day Baptist General Conference of the USA and Canada is a 501(c)(3) located in Janesville, Wisconsin. It serves the Seventh Day Baptist churches in the USA and Canada.




If you would like more information about this topic, please call Rob Appel at 608-752-5055, ext. 1005 or email at

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