Monday, April 27th, 2015
We the members of the Bethlehem Baptist Church cordially invite you to us in our “First Annual Pastoral Anniversary honoring; Pastor Lafayette Simpson on Saturday, June 13th – Sunday, June 14th, 2015.
We are elated that under Pastor Simpson’s leadership, Bethlehem has been able to reach new milestones just in a small amount of time. A recent graduate of Covenant Health Care’s nationally accredited Clinical Pastoral Education program has helped our ministry to pursue new ministry opportunities. In the event of our First Lady his wife transition, Pastor Simpson has not stopped in his assignment but kept us moving forward to the mark of excellence, and likewise motivates us all to fulfill the intent of being a Beautiful Church.
Our theme for Pastor Simpson’s First Pastoral Anniversary will be:
“Leadership Worth Following” Hebrews 13:7
To express our gratitude, we are having a weekend of celebration beginning with an “Anniversary Banquet” that will take place on Saturday, June 13th, 2015 at the Dow Event Center’s Red Room 303 Johnson Street, Saginaw, MI. Social Hour starts at 5:00 p.m. with Banquet starting promptly at 6:00 p.m. Our guest speaker for this evening will be Pastor Patrick Sanders, Jr. of the New Jerusalem Full Gospel Baptist Church of Flint, MI. Tickets are $35.00. (See second page for ordering information)
The celebration will continue on Sunday, June 14th, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. with our “Pastor Anniversary Evening Worship Service” that will take place at our Church home. Our special guest for this evening will be Pastor Dr. Marvin T. Smith and the Mt. Olive Institutional Missionary Baptist Church of Saginaw, MI.
In producing first Pastoral anniversary and making it memorable for years to come, we will providing all our attendees with a Souvenir Booklet keepsake. Please consider in helping us in having your congregation / business to help congratulate Pastor Simpson by purchasing an advertisement of love that would be included in this commemorative booklet. (See second page for ordering information).
We will be and I know Pastor Simpson would be extremely honored if you join us in the celebration. The favor of a response is appreciated by calling 989.482.7632 or 989.714.8334 with any reservations or questions and concerns.
Minister Ben Smith- Chair-Person
Sis. Linda Brown
Souvenir Booklet Coordinator