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First Baptist, Scranton, marks 50 years
Travis McCormick (left), of the Arkansas Baptist State Convention (ABSC) missions team, presents a certificate of appreciation to Franklin Piercey, pastor of First Baptist Church, Scranton, in recognition of the church’s 50th anniversary. First Baptist was established as a mission of First Baptist Church, Paris, and was incorporated as a Southern Baptist church on Aug. 4, 1968.

First Baptist, Scranton, marks 50 years

Aug 24, 2018

SCRANTON – First Baptist Church of Scranton celebrated its 50th anniversary
Aug. 5.

Travis McCormick of the Arkansas Baptist State Convention (ABSC) missions team presented a certification of appreciation to Pastor Franklin Piercey in recognition of the occasion.

J.D. “Sonny” Tucker, ABSC executive director, made congratulatory remarks to the church via a recorded video. Additionally, Danny Green, associational missionary with the Arkansas River Valley Baptist Association, presented the church a plaque in recognition of the occasion.

Evangelist William Blackburn preached the message for the service, which was followed by a meal provided by the church in the Family Life Center.

First Baptist was established as a mission of First Baptist Church, Paris, and was incorporated as a Southern Baptist church on Aug. 4, 1968.

 

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