First Baptist Dresden music minister retires after 46 years
By Lonnie Wilkey
Editor, Baptist and Reflector
DRESDEN — Marshall Anderson likes to joke that one week he was creating “havoc” in the youth choir at First Baptist Church, Dresden, and the next week, he was leading the entire choir.
While that is probably a mild exaggeration, there’s no doubt that Anderson has devoted most of his life to the music ministry at First Baptist.
He grew up in the church and became a member in 1960. Twelve years later he was asked to “fill in” until a new music minister was found. That day still hasn’t officially come.
What is official is that Anderson is retiring after 46 years as bivocational minister of music. He was honored by the church on Feb. 18. [Read more…]