Lawrence Head’s 86th Birthday

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Deacon Lawrence Head celebrated his 86th birthday on June 22, 2016. On June 26, 2016, the church presented him with a plaque for dedicated service and celebrated with him with dinner on the grounds.

Brother Lawrence haimg_4675s served as a deacon since 1963. He began serving as church treasurer in 1967 and continued until 2014.

Pastor Don Farmer, Jr, thanked Brother Lawrence for his service not only to the church but to the members of the congregation. Different members of the congregation testified about what a blessing Brother Lawrence is to our church and to each one of us, personally. Many members stated that Brother Lawrence had been like a father to them as he has always generously give of his time, knowledge, and wisdom.

Grandson Larry Head stated, “He is my world.” Daughter Vickie Heffinger stated, “I just wanted to say that nobody could ever have a better father, and a teacher, a better supporter than my family has hadimg_4680. I love him dearly.”

Brother Lawrence stated that he is thankful for the church and it is a blessing to him. He loves his brothers and sisters in Christ, but most of all, he loves the Lord. He testified that he is homesick for his heavenly home and that we are all going there individually or all together. He reminded the church that Jesus is coming back soon.

We are ever thankful to the Lord for giving us such a godly man to be a member, servant, and leader of our church. Happy Birthday, Brother Lawrence!

 

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