By Lonnie Wilkey
Editor, Baptist and Reflector
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…]