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Posted: September 03
Join us at Mount Emory on Sept. 21, 2014 as we celebrate the 9th pastoral anniversary of Rev. David & Mrs. Joselyn Stewart. The morning service begins at 10:45 and the afternoon service begins at 4 pm. Our afternoon speaker is Rev. Dr. C. D. Stuart of Antioch MB Church. Help us celebrate the shepherd that God has placed here to lead His people. The address is 426 S. Church Street, Jacksonville, IL.
Posted: July 18
Wood River Baptist District Association 175th Annual Session in Alton, IL.
Posted: May 14
..Wood River Baptist District Association Office of the Moderator The 175th Annual Session - Information Dear Wood River, “Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.” It is with great joy and excitement that I write this letter. The celebration of the 175th Anniversary of Wood River Baptist District Association, Inc. “the oldest continuous African American Baptist District Association in the United States” is at hand. All roads lead to Alton, Illinois July 12-18. The Annual Session will be held at the Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church, Alton, Illinois jointly hosted by Region 1 Alton area churches with Union Baptist Church in Alton the oldest standing member of Wood River Baptist District Association. Hotel information: Holiday Inn – Alton 3800 Homer Adams Parkway Alton, Illinois 62002 (618)462-1220 Room Rate: $89.00/night plus 13.1% tax Rate includes breakfast buffet for up to 4/room. Block of room will be reserved until June 06, 2014, after this date room will be based on availability of room inventory. Gala Banquet Celebration: We want to take this opportunity to remind you of the festive “Gala Banquet Celebration” kickoff on Sunday July 12, 2014 at 6:00 pm also at the Holiday Inn – Alton. Tickets for this Black Tie event are $40.00/Adults and $25.00/Youth (12 and under). Youth tickets are available upon request. We are a 501C-3 non-profit organization and your ticket contribution is tax deductible. Eight (8) tickets have been mailed to each church which is encouraged to sell them to the pastor, church members, family and friends. Tickets sales are due by June 24, 2014. Please make all checks payable to Wood River Baptist District Association (noted as “banquet tickets”). Should you have any questions concerning the “Banquet” please or need “Youth Tickets” call me at 314-486-9508. Return all monies and unsold tickets to: Emmanuel Baptist Church Pastor Stanley Henderson 2730 Viewland Alton, IL 62002 We encourage your to secure your ticket(s) early to be part of this historical celebration. 1. Wood River's web site to register for classes http://www.woodriverbaptist.org/ 2. Reminder: T-shirt orders due May 30, 2014 We thank you for your continued support of Wood River and pray God’s blessing of Grace for each of you. Pastor Stanley Henderson Direct General, Banquet Chairperson Rev. Dr. Joseph D. Williams, III ModeratorWood River Baptist District Association, Inc - Home