Longtime member and beloved pastor, Connie Salios went to be with our Lord and Savior Thursday, February 27, 2019 while surrounded by family and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife Harriet of 62 years. Together, they left behind a beautiful legacy that includes 4 children, 9 grandchildren, and 15 great-grandchildren. His impact for God's kingdom stretches all over North America and beyond. His faithful service to God's church and the North American Baptist Conference includes but is not limited to:

  • Pastor of Ida Baptist Church – Sherman, Texas (1949–50)
  • Pastor of First Southern Baptist Church – Chicago, Illinois (1950–52)
  • Pastor of First Baptist Church – Bellwood, Illinois (1953–59)
  • Pastor of Village Green Baptist Church – Glen Ellyn, Illinois (1959–65)
  • Director of God’s Volunteers – NAB Conference (1965–69)
  • Pastor of Harbor Trinity Church – Costa Mesa, California (1969–76)
  • Associate Secretary of Stewardship/Communications – NAB Conference (1976–79)
  • Director of Development – NAB Conference (1979–86)
  • Associate Director of Estate Planning – NAB Foundation (1987–2003)
  • Estate Planner – NAB Foundation (2004–17)

He was loved by many near and far and he will be greatly missed.