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Anniversaries

 

First Baptist Church Duluth recognized David Parker on January 18 for his 10th anniversary as pastor.

 

The Rock Baptist Church in Rex will celebrate 115 years in ministry with a special worship service at 10:30 a.m. on April 18. Lunch will follow.

 

William E. “Bill” Brown, pastor of Elam Baptist Church in Millen, will observe fifty years in ministry on April 18. Licensed to preach at West Anniston Baptist Church in Anniston, Ala. in 1954, Brown was later ordained at Lister Memorial Baptist Church in Pell City, Ala.

Serving with his wife, Shirley, as a church planter with the Southern Baptist Convention from 1959-1960, the Browns established the West Weaver Mission in Calhoun County, Ala. The Browns also served at Ardsley Park Baptist in Savannah, Eastern Heights Baptist in Statesboro, and Rock Springs Baptist in Tallassee, Ala.

A reception to honor the Browns will be held at Elam Baptist Church April 25 from 3-5:30 p.m. in the Family Life Center. Associates and friends are invited to the reception.