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.

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