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New Salem marks 200th anniversary

Published 12:49pm Wednesday, May 7, 2014

New Salem Baptist Church at 590 Cedar Grove Road in Somerville will observe its 200th anniversary Sun., May 18, beginning at 11 a.m.

Bro. Gary Peebles, pastor of Westside Baptist Church in Eva will preach at 11 a.m.

At the close of the service, Dr. Lynette Berg of the Alabama Baptist Historical Commission will present the church with a framed certificate of recognition as one of the oldest Baptist churches in Alabama.

A covered dish lunch will follow and a gospel singing featuring the “New Beginning” will he held at 2 p.m.

Bro. Eric Thomas is pastor of the church.

Everyone is welcome.

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