Pre-Pastoral Celebration For Dr. Hampton Set For May 25 And 31

Sunday, May 11, 2014
Spiritual Highlights
Spiritual Highlights

There will be pre-pastoral celebration for Dr. and 1st Lady Bobby L. Hampton, Sr. May 25 and 31, honoring their 30 years of service to Hawkinsville Missionary Baptist Church and the Tyner community.

A Special Pre-Celebration Concert featuring the Spiritual Highlights of Chattanooga will be held on Sunday, May 25, at 4:30 p.m.  Also appearing will be Cameron Sanders and Family. This will take place at Hawkinsville Missionary Baptist Church, 7463 Pinewood Dr.  Doors open at 4 p.m.   

There will be a Ladies Spring Fellowship Brunch and Tea on Saturday, May 31, from 12-2 p.m. honoring 1st Lady Hampton.  Ladies are asked to wear their best hat and attire if they want to participate in the fashion show.  There will be a prize for the best hat - voting in secret ballot) or just come and wear what you like. This will take place at the Chattanoogan Broad Street Grille, 1201 Broad St. Donation is $20 per person and includes full brunch menu. 

An Evening of Honoring Dr. and 1st Lady Bobby L. Hampton, Sr. will be held on Saturday, July 26, at 6 p.m. at the Chattanooga Convention Center, 1150 Carter St.  This will be a semi-formal affair.  There will be a donation of $40 per person. 

For more information, call 892-1924.


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