FIRST BAPTIST, NEWBERN, REACHES MILESTONE

By Lonnie Wilkey
Editor, Baptist and Reflector

Burning the note at FBC, Newbern, are, from left, Jeff Thomas, Bill Adcock, and Tom Foster.

Burning the note at FBC, Newbern, are, from left, Jeff Thomas, Bill Adcock, and Tom Foster.

NEWBERN – First Baptist Church here reached a milestone on April 3 as the congregation celebrated becoming debt free.

The church held a note-burning service on its new sanctuary. The church borrowed $1 million in 2011 to go along with the $1,032,923 in cash the church had raised before breaking ground for its new $2.3 million facility. The church moved into the new building on Aug. 5, 2012.

Pastor Danny Klutts chose the title “Milestones” based on Matthew 17:1-9 for his message on April 3. [Read more…]

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