Greenville cites Gray for 50 years in ministry
Greenville – The Greenville Baptist Church honored their interim pastor, Kenneth Gray, in the Oct. 6 morning service, recognizing 50 years in the ministry. They gave him a plaque that displayed praying hands and the scripture II Timothy 4:2-5: “Preach the Word. Do the work of an evangelist, fulfill your ministry.” A monetary gift was also included.
FBC Ellisville set for 50th anniversary
ELLISVILLE – First Baptist Church here will celebrate its 50th anniversary Nov. 7-8 with singing, a fellowship reception and a special worship service. The theme for the two-day observance is “To God Be The Glory … Great Things He Hath Done” based on 1 Peter 4:11.
The celebration will begin Nov. 7 at 5:30 p.m., with a choir reunion/rehearsal in the auditorium led by former Minister of Music Ken Ragsdale and assisted by current Minister of Music Tom Wideman. The rehearsal will be followed by a light snack dinner hosted by current adult choir members. At 7 p.m., there will be a cake and punch reception in the fellowship hall, featuring power point presentations of photos through the years
A special worship service is set for Nov. 8 at 10 a.m. There will be no Sunday School. Special music for the worship service will feature soloists, the “Reunion Choir,” a video highlighting the history of the church with greetings from former ministers, spotlighting ministries past and present. Senior Pastor Charles Murray will be the featured speaker. The worship service will be followed by a boxed lunch for all in attendance.
The church is located at 137 Clarkson Rd., Ellisville. For more information, contact Dawn Flower at 636-273-1368.
Christian Activity Center sets 30K Relay, 5K Walk
ST. LOUIS – Christian Activity Center’s (CAC) 30K Relay and 5K Walk will be held Nov. 7, 7-11 a.m., at Forest Park, St. Louis. Both events support CAC, an after-school ministry for kids grades K-12. Registration forms are available at: www.CACESL.org <http://www.cacesl.org/>. Contact Russell Smith: (618) 874-5615, ext. 200 or RMS23@hotmail.com.