Sunday, September 17, 2017


Sunday, September 17, 2017

Location: Bob Evans Farms @ 10854 State Route 588, Rio Grande, Ohio

10:00 a.m. - Morning Worship Service

FREE Carriage rides & Pony lead rides by Rio Valley Stables
FREE Barnyard Express, Captained by Bryson Payne
Birthday Chronicles by AAA7
Voter Registration by Phyllis Fowler

Welcome..........Glenn Miller, Vice-President
Musical Selections..........Combined Church Choir
Devotional..........Deacon Glenn Miller
Musical Selections..........Combined Church Choir
Offering
Introduction of Preacher....Reverend Dr. Gene Armstrong, of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, Bidwell, Ohio
Sermon.....Reverend Dr. Michael Poke, of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, St. Albans, WV

2:00 p.m. - Afternoon Program

Welcome/Special Remarks..........Andrew Gilmore, President
Recognition of Local, State & National Dignitaries..........Andrew Gilmore, President
Emancipation Board Recognition..........Andrew Gilmore, President
Introduction of Keynote Speaker….Mrs. Elaine Armstrong
Keynote Speaker……Dr. John Mattox, Curator of the Underground Railroad Museum in Flushing, Ohio
Offering
Musical Selections.....The Geiger Family
Special Remarks........Dr. Michelle Johnston, President of the University of Rio Grande
Special Remarks........TBD
Musical Selections.....The Geiger Family
Closing Remarks..........Andrew Gilmore, President

Everyone Welcome
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