First Church, Athens, anniversarycomment (0)
July 22, 2010
First Church, Athens, will celebrate its 190th anniversary July 30–Aug. 1. On Friday, there will be an old-fashioned weiner roast at 5 p.m. Fred Lackey will speak. On Saturday, there will be a reception from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. and a Walk Through the Past in the main building with tables depicting important events throughout the church’s history. Other church’s with significant relationships to First, Athens, also will participate. Aaron Johnson will speak at 7 p.m. On Sunday, the service will be at 10 a.m. with guest speaker Rick Lance, executive director of the State Board of Missions. Edwin Jenkins is pastor.