Hawkinsville Missionary Baptist Church will be celebrating the 33rd Pastoral Anniversary for Senior Pastor Dr. and Mrs. Bobby L. Hampton, Sr.
"The HMBC membership gives honor to God for providing us with such a godly and honest man of God. The 33rd anniversary marks a milestone of one of his many accomplishments. Under the leadership of Dr. Bobby L. Hampton, Hawkinsville Church growth has built two new church sanctuaries at the same location. During the evolution of Tyner, East Brainerd, Hamilton Place, Gunbarrel Road, and Enterprise South communities during his 33 years as the pastor, he has given vision to Hawkinsville Church that is growing with it over the years.
"Hawkinsville Baptist originally started in 1910 in a small home located in rural Tyner on the same land as the Volkswagen plant; Enterprise South. They were forced out by the TNT plant," officials said.
The celebration will be held at Hawkinsville Missionary Baptist Church, 7463 Pinewood Dr. in Chattanooga on Sunday, July 23, at 11 a.m.
"This is a community public invitation to everyone to share in this event," officials said.