MACHIAS – Community friends and members of the Machias Valley Baptist Church are invited to help celebrate the church’s 50 years this weekend.
Pastor George Henderson is retiring after serving the church he started 50 years ago.
Events begin this evening with a 7 p.m. service at the church by Dr. Christopher Mace.
At noon Saturday, alumni of the Machias Valley Christian School, itself 25 years old, are gathering at The Inn at Schoppee Farm. Those planning to attend should RSVP at 255-4648.
On Sunday, Oct. 15, a celebratory brunch takes place at the church between 9 and 10:15 a.m. Morning worship with Pastor Henderson – his final service – takes place at 10:30 a.m.
There will be no evening service.