Historic First Baptist Church to celebrate 79th anniversary

IDLEWILD - “Better Things Are Coming” will be the theme for the 79th Anniversary Celebration of the Historic First Baptist Church of Idlewild on Saturday, March 17.

The church’s Anniversary Committee is extending an invitation for the community to join them as they celebrate the church’s 79 years of existence serving Idlewild.

Anniversary Committee Spokesperson Faith Thomas-Jones says Reverend Edward Harris of Tabernacle AME of Idlewild will be the guest speaker and Reverend Nellie Blue and the Encouragers will offer ministry in music. The 3 p.m. anniversary program will be preceded with a 1:30 p.m. fellowship dinner. For more information or to RSVP for the event phone (231) 745-7448.