Monday, April 09, 2007

Groundbreaking Held Sunday For New Wilson's Mills Baptist Church

Four of the oldest members of Wilson ’s Mills Baptist Church prepare to dig the first shovels of dirt during groundbreaking Easter Sunday for a new Wilson ’s Mills Baptist Church . Pictured left to right, Zelda Wood , Frances Stephenson, Ethyl Turnage and Ola Brown.

Over 300 people filled a large tent on Swift Creek Road near Smithfield on Sunday, which will be the future home of the Wilson ’s Mills Baptist Church . The church used Easter Sunday to hold groundbreaking ceremonies for the new building. Senior Pastor Rev. Billie Lawson, gave a history of the church’s 12 original charter members, followed by the progression of the church until the present. Special music and dinner on the grounds followed the groundbreaking. The church plans to start the building project immediately. Rev. Lawson is the senior pastor. Rev. Tim Brown is the associate pastor.


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