The bicentennial celebration at Catawba Springs Baptist Church, Brewton, in Escambia Baptist Association, lasted the whole weekend. It kicked off with a fish fry on Oct. 6 and concluded with a special service on Oct. 7.
Lee Wright from the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions was the guest speaker.
Pastor Jeff Edwards presented the church’s bicentennial highlights.
Lonette Berg from the Alabama Baptist Historical Commission presented a certificate to the church, and Sally Finlay, representing the Escambia County Historical Society, announced plans for a historical marker at the church. Alan Baker, state representative for District 66, presented a resolution from Gov. Kay Ivey.
“The celebration was not just a look back but also a look forward to what God is going to do,” Edwards said. “It was an outstanding worshipful day that exceeded expectations.” (TAB)
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