Westwood Baptist Church, Forestdale, celebrated its 75th anniversary Sept. 18 with Chris Crain, executive director of the Birmingham Metro Baptist Association, preaching.
Debbie Campbell, a former member and commissioner of the Alabama Baptist Historical Commission, and Crain presented plaques to pastor Steve Potts in honor of the church’s ministry.
A member of the Westwood Ballet shared a special performance. Don Hawkins, former member and former president of Southeastern Bible College, which was located in Birmingham, offered a prayer of thanksgiving and reflections about his days growing up at the church.
Charter member Katie Thomas, who was unable to be present, was recognized for her faithful service to the church.