Cherry Street Baptist Church, Attalla, celebrated its 100th anniversary Oct. 16 with its pastor, Philip Elliott, preaching. The choir and congregational music was led by former music director, Pam Morgan.
Attalla Mayor Larry Means presented a proclamation from the city.
A plaque was presented on behalf of the Alabama Baptist Historical Commission. Pam Morgan presented a flag from U.S. Rep. Robert Aderholt. The flag had flown over the U.S. Capitol. Aderholt also had a commemoration of Cherry Street’s milestone anniversary put in the Congressional Record. Morgan also mentioned congratulatory letters from three former pastors. Elliott read letters from a former pastor and Craig Carlisle, director of missions of Etowah Baptist Association.