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100 years of God's faithfulness: Immanuel Baptist celebrates centennial this weekend

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WESTBROOK -- Just one day shy of the actual milestone, members of Immanuel Baptist Church will celebrate "100 Years of God's Faithfulness" on Sunday.


A Council of Recognition to make the new church official was convened Nov. 17, 1908, according to the church history, and a week later, Immanuel Baptist's first pastor, N.H. Byers, was unanimously called to lead the new congregation.

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