Gordon to preach at 50th anniversary event


Founding pastor the Rev. Prentiss Gordon, Sr., will be the guest speaker when Columbus Wesley United Methodist Church celebrates its 50th anniversary.


The event is scheduled for June 25. The church’s first service was held on June 17, 1956.


Former members, pastors, staff and district superintendents are invited to attend the celebration and worship. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. with the worship service at 10 a.m. Former pastors who are able will participate in the leading of the morning service.  Following the worship service, a church dinner on the grounds will be held in the Christian Life Center. A brief service of remembrance will be held at 1 p.m. with a time of sharing memories as well as a slide show recounting the past 50 years of the church.