Greater Progressive hosts statewide Baptist gathering

| August 11, 2016

Pastor Anthony Pettus Sr. (left) [PHOTO: Mel Johnson]

Pastor Anthony Pettus Sr. (left) [PHOTO: Mel Johnson]

FORT WAYNE—Greater Progressive Baptist Church, under the leadership of Pastor Anthony R. Pettus Sr., recently hosted the 95th Annual Session & 76th Congress of the Original General Missionary Baptist State Convention of Indiana Inc. Held July 11 through July 15, the gathering of Missionary Baptist churches whose mission is to:

“…fulfill the Great Commission of Jesus Christ through preaching, teaching and healing; founded on the principles of uniting Baptist churches, promoting home and foreign mission efforts, to encourage and support Christian education, to publish and distribute Sunday School and other Christian literature, music and other works of art and religious expression and to engage in any other endeavors deemed fitting and proper in order to advance the cause of Jesus Christ throughout the world.”

The Original General Missionary Baptist State Convention of Indiana Inc. consist of three districts—Northern Indiana Missionary Baptist Educational District Association Inc.; Southern Fellowship Baptist District Association Inc., and Logos Baptist District Association Inc.

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