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3986Type of Legislation: Concurrent Resolution CRIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 19990427Primary Sponsor: ParksAll Sponsors: Parks, Allen, Allison, Altman, Askins, Bailey, Bales, Barfield, Barrett, Battle, Beck, Bowers, Breeland, G. Brown, H. Brown, J. Brown, T. Brown, Campsen, Canty, Carnell, Cato, Chellis, Clyburn, Cobb-Hunter, Cooper, Cotty, Dantzler, Davenport, Delleney, Easterday, Edge, Emory, Fleming, Gamble, Gilham, Gourdine, Govan, Hamilton, Harrell, Harris, Harrison, Harvin, Haskins, Hawkins, Hayes, J. Hines, M. Hines, Hinson, Howard, Inabinett, Jennings, Keegan, Kelley, Kennedy, Kirsh, Klauber, Knotts, Koon, Lanford, Law, Leach, Lee, Limehouse, Littlejohn, Lloyd, Loftis, Lourie, Lucas, Mack, Maddox, Martin, Mason, McCraw, McGee, McKay, M. McLeod, W. McLeod, McMahand, Meacham-Richardson, Miller, Moody-Lawrence, J.H. Neal, Neilson, Ott, Phillips, Pinckney, Quinn, Rhoad, Rice, Riser, Robinson, Rodgers, Rutherford, Sandifer, Scott, Seithel, Sharpe, Sheheen, Simrill, D. Smith, F. Smith, J. Smith, R. Smith, Stille, Stuart, Taylor, Townsend, Tripp, Trotter, Vaughn, Walker, Webb, Whatley, Whipper, Wilder, Wilkes, Wilkins, Witherspoon, Woodrum and Young-BrickellDrafted Document Number: l:\council\bills\ggs\22297cm99.docDate Bill Passed both Bodies: 19990428Subject: Mt. Herman Baptist Church of Greenwood County, ResolutionsHistory Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ ______________________________________ _______ ____________ House 19990428 Received from Senate Senate 19990428 Introduced, adopted, returned with concurrence House 19990427 Introduced, adopted, sent to Senate Versions of This Bill
TO RECOGNIZE AND CONGRATULATE MT. HERMAN BAPTIST CHURCH OF GREENWOOD COUNTY UPON THE CELEBRATION OF ITS ONE HUNDRED ELEVENTH ANNIVERSARY.
Whereas, the Mt. Herman Baptist Church of Greenwood County is celebrating its one hundred eleventh anniversary; and
Whereas, the Mt. Herman Baptist Church originated from a Sunday school that was organized to teach the gospel to children and adults within the community that surrounds the church under a brush arbor; and
Whereas, Brother Coy Wallace was the Church's founder and its first Sunday school teacher; and
Whereas, Brother Wallace and other dedicated members of the community joined forces with the knowledge and strength given to them by our Heavenly Father to construct the first Mt. Herman Baptist Church in April, 1888; and
Whereas, today, the Mt. Herman Baptist Church congregation worships in its new church that was constructed under the leadership of Reverend Ivory Goodwin and dedicated to our Lord and Savior in August, 1980; and
Whereas, the following have answered the call to pastor Mt. Herman Baptist Church over the course of its one hundred eleven year history: Reverend Blocker, Reverend Hampton Siegler, Reverend James Carter, Reverend Elijah Daniels, Reverend W. H. Hightower, Reverend Calvin Smith, Reverend Finnesy, Reverend Ivory Goodwin, Reverend Norris Turner, and Reverend Donald Brooks; and
Whereas, over the years Mt. Herman has grown and toiled with the utmost dedication and care to proclaim its Christian mission; and
Whereas, Mt. Herman Baptist Church has played a pivotal role in the history of Greenwood County for many generations and today flourishes as a beacon of hope and good will; and
Whereas, the members of the General Assembly are pleased to have the opportunity to recognize Mt. Herman Baptist Church on the joyful occasion of its one hundred eleventh anniversary which will be celebrated on May 16, 1999. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring:
That the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, by this resolution, recognizes and congratulates Mt. Herman Baptist Church of Greenwood County upon the celebration of its one hundred eleventh anniversary.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the congregation of Mt. Herman Baptist Church, in the care of the church's pastor, Reverend Donald Brooks.
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