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‘Singing Praises Unto the Lord’



Rising Star Baptist Church held its annual “Gospel Explosion” Saturday evening before a crowd of 120 in the junior-high commons. The event, a major fund raiser toward the church’s building fund, raised $3,756 for the project. Above, front row (L-R) Joyce Ford, Alma Faye Bell, Lula Rivers, Diani Jones, Janeene Maloy, Mildred Lee; back row, Lionel Washington, Ernest Russell, Harold Rideaux, Doris Freeman, director Jo Ann Bradford, L. C. Richards. At right, minister Kenny Dennis with son, Malachi. Musicians included: Nancy Anton, piano-keyboard; Eric Bradford, piano-keyboard-guitar; Leah Thomason, flute; Lee Thomason, trumpet; Jo Ann Bradford, piano-keyboard. Master of ceremonies was Rev. Rick Hertless, pastor of Meadowbrook Baptist Church. Rising Star Baptist Church pastor is Rev. Royal Johnson. 
Photos by Gary Anton Rising Star Baptist Church held its annual “Gospel Explosion” Saturday evening before a crowd of 120 in the junior-high commons. The event, a major fund raiser toward the church’s building fund, raised $3,756 for the project. Above, front row (L-R) Joyce Ford, Alma Faye Bell, Lula Rivers, Diani Jones, Janeene Maloy, Mildred Lee; back row, Lionel Washington, Ernest Russell, Harold Rideaux, Doris Freeman, director Jo Ann Bradford, L. C. Richards. At right, minister Kenny Dennis with son, Malachi. Musicians included: Nancy Anton, piano-keyboard; Eric Bradford, piano-keyboard-guitar; Leah Thomason, flute; Lee Thomason, trumpet; Jo Ann Bradford, piano-keyboard. Master of ceremonies was Rev. Rick Hertless, pastor of Meadowbrook Baptist Church. Rising Star Baptist Church pastor is Rev. Royal Johnson. Photos by Gary Anton

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