West End Baptist Church, Clanton, recently celebrated two of its ministers for 25 years of service. Associate pastor Eddie Lightsey and minister of students Kenny Martin were recognized during its Sept. 4 worship service.
Lightsey is a native of Centreville and has served churches in Alabama and Louisiana since 1987. He served as minister of music at West End (1997–2013) and transitioned to associate pastor in 2013. He and his wife, Sharon, have two children.
Martin also began his ministry at West End in 1997. He leads Crossroads Student Ministries and works with the church’s media in graphics, video production and web design. He serves as chaplain to the Chilton County High School football team and shares devotions with all the athletes weekly at CCHS. He and his wife, Jessica, have one child.
James Watkins is pastor.