Saturday, October 10th
6pm: Meet and Greet Reception for Mr. Isaac Newton Farris
(Bluefield State College – Herbert Gallery)
7pm: Anniversary Banquet
(Bluefield State College – Student Union)
Sunday, October 11th
2pm: 125th Church Anniversary Celebration
(Chuck Mathena Center in Princeton, WV)
Our celebration will begin with a banquet on Saturday, October 10th at Bluefield State College Student Union. Dress for the occasion is semi-formal attire. A “Meet and Greet” reception with Mr. Isaac Newton Farris (nephew of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and President and CEO of the King Center in Atlanta, Georgia) will proceed the banquet in the Herbert Gallery at 6pm. Hors d’oeuvres will be served.
Scott Street Baptist Church 125th Church Anniversary Banquet will begin at 7pm with Rev. George Bolden as our speaker and feature special performances by Gypsy Lewis and our own Ronnell Thompson.
Tickets for the banquet are on sale for a donation of $15.
If you would like to celebrate this momentous occasion with us please contact – Carolyn Williams at (304) 327-6786.
Sunday, October 11th, service will be held at the Chuck Mathena Center at 2pm. Mr. Isaac Newton Farris will be the speaker and guest of honor for our church anniversary service. Dessert and punch will be served following service.
We hope that you will join us in celebrating our many blessings throughout our 125 years of existence!
“To God be the glory for the GREAT things He has done.”
We are honored to announce our speaker and guest of honor for our 125th Anniversary Celebration – Mr. Isaac Newton Farris, nephew of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the President and CEO of the Martin Luther King Jr. Center in Atlanta, Georgia.
October 10th (Saturday)
6pm: “Meet and Greet” Reception at Bluefield State College
October 11th (Sunday)
2pm: 125th Church Anniversary at Chuck Mathena Center
OTHER CITY EVENTS THAT MR. ISAAC NEWTON FARRIS WILL BE ATTENDING:
The City of Bluefield will be hosting a Unity Celebration Program/Re-dedication of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Bridge at Bluefield State College on Saturday, October 10th at 2pm. Area clergy and dignitaries will be speaking with Dr. Krotseng (President of Bluefield State College) serving as Mistress of Ceremony. The program will conclude with a march to the bridge and a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. This event is free and open to the public.