Mableton First Baptist Church
On March 10, 1991, Jerry Bailey resigned as Minister of Education and Youth to assume the position of Minister of Education and Discipleship at Gorham Baptist Church in Jackson, Michigan, effective April 8, 1991.
On May 5, 1991, Arthur Durand resigned as Minister of Music after 33 years of service, effective July 28, 1991.
At the conference on May 15, 1991, the church voted to sponsor a new mission at Castlewood Mobile Home Park to be named Castlewood Chapel. Eddie Barton lead all services there on a volunteer basis. On July 17, it was announced that there had been 5 professions of faith at Castlewood the previous Sunday. God was doing a mighty work at this mission.
Jeff Nave and Wendy Peal were hired as Summer Youth Directors on June 19, 1991. Jeff was paid slightly more than Wendy because he would be using his automobile in service. A permanent, part time Youth Director would be hired at a later date.
On August 18, 1991, the Personnel Committee recommended that we call Keith McBroom as Associate Pastor/Minister of Music and Education.
In late 1991, Sara Payne resigned as Church Organist and was replaced by former Church Pianist, Evelyn Holton. On January 12, 1992, the church hosted a lovely reception honoring Mrs. Payne for her many years of loyal service to our church.
The average monthly receipts for 1991 were $52,501.37. The average monthly Sunday School attendance was 344.