Hawkinsville Missionary Baptist Honors Bobby & Patricia Hampton

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Hawkinsville Missionary Baptist Church, 7463 Pinewood Drive will honor Dr. Bobby L. Hampton and Patricia A. Hampton for 29 years of loyal service as senior Pastor.  The worship celebration will be Sunday, July 28, at 11 a.m. The special guest will be Elder J. Anthony Taylor, senior pastor of Greater Community Church of Chattanooga COGIC.

0001pt;">Dr. Hampton is very active in the community and is a member of various civic organizations. He is presently isthe Senior Pastor/ Teacher of the Hawkinsville Missionary Baptist Church since 1984. He is a graduate of the Covington Theological Seminary of Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, where he received his Masters & Doctorate Degree in Ministry and Pastoral Studies.  In October of 2001, Dr. Hampton served as Treasurer of the Tennessee BM&E Convention, Inc. He has served as Finance Chairman of Chattanooga BM&E District Association and presently serves as Treasurer of the C.H.R.I.S.T. organization. He is presently serving as the Congress Eastern Regional Vice Presiden of the Tennessee BM&E Convention, Inc., Servant Leadership Christian Fellowship and along with other civic responsibilities.


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