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Thanksgiving service set for Tuesday at Forest Grove

Rev. Adam Straznicky, pastor of St. John’s United Methodist Church, was to deliver the sermon during Rockdale’s annual Community Thanksgiving Service at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Forest Grove Christian Church.

Rev. Russ Willis, pastor of Meadowbrook Baptist and president of the Rockdale Ministerial Alliance, said an offering will be taken for Rockdale Christian Services food pantry.

Welcome will be by the host pastor, Minister Lance Walsh of Forest Grove Christian.

Invocation will be given by Rev. Royal Johnson of Rising Star Baptist Church.

Rev. Leslie Adams of Calvary Baptist Church will bring the scripture reading from the Old Testament.

Rev. Pam Graham of St. Thomas Episcopal Church will bring the New Testament scripture reading.

Offertory prayer will be by Rev. Jimmy Phillips of First Christian Church.

Following Rev. Straznicky’s sermon, the benediction will be given by Rev. Willis.

Music will be by the Rockdale Community Choir, under the direction of Jo Ann Bradford of Rising Star Baptist Church.

The Forest Grove Christian Church Choir will also bring a musical selection.


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