McKendree 127th Anniversary
McKendree Church, Paca Street McKendree Church Notes Anniversary
The McKendree United Methodist Church, Paca Street, will celebrate its 127th anniversary beginning with the 9:30 a.m. service Sunday.
Guest speaker will be Bishop D. Frederick Wertz of the Baltimore Annual Conference. The choir will sing several selections.
Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. a covered-dish supper will be followed by an "old fashioned" hymn fest led the choir.
Sunday, May 17, the Rev. Kenneth A. Tyson, district superintendent, will present the sermon during the morning service. At 3 p.m. a song-fest will be featured with guests from the city and surrounding Tri-State area. A light supper will follow.
The Rev. William M. Balderson is host pastor.
The anniversary committee is comprised of Anna Paige, chairperson; Florence Davis, Geraldine Gordon, Elizabeth Gordon, Thomas Peck, Vivian Colbert, Lucille Leath, JoJacqueline Cooper, choir president; Virginia Williams and James Darr, organist.
The photograph shows Bishop D. Frederick Wertz of the Baltimore
Annual Conference, third from left with his wife, second from left, the main speaker at the 127th anniversary celebration of McKendree United Methodist Church Sunday at the church on Paca Street. Others in the picture, left to right, with the anniversary cake, are Kathleen Washington, Anna Page and the Rev. William Balderson, pastor.
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