Williams to celebrate pastoral anniversary Sunday
On Sunday, at 3 p.m., Sarepta Missionary Baptist Church in the Inez Community of Warrenton will celebrate three years of service by the Rev. Eddie Williams Jr. as the church’s pastor.
The Rev. Lennis Thorpe, pastor of Shocco Chapel Missionary Baptist Church and Odell Missionary Baptist Church, will speak. The choir of Shocco Chapel will provide music and the ushers of Odell will be on hand as well. Dinner will follow the service.
A Henderson native and Vance Senior High School graduate, Williams earned a bachelor of science degree from N.C. A&T State University and graduate degrees from Gardner-Webb University. He was raised in the Christian faith by his parents, Eddie Sr. and Bobbie Owens Williams of Henderson and the congregation at Mitchell Missionary Baptist Church in Franklin County.
Besides employment with the Warren County School System, Williams performs volunteer work with the Reclaiming Our Youth organization and the Youth Christian Center.