Following a six-month interim period, Pastor Fird W. Becker will be installed and ordained by the Cottonwood Baptist Church as the full-time pastor.
This special service will be Sunday, March 29, at 11 a.m.
Pastor Becker has more than 25 years of ministry experience, including mission work among the Native American people. Pastor Becker's wife Kathy has just returned home from visiting their oldest daughter, who is living and serving God in Siberia, Russia.
Fird and Kathy have three more grown children, as well as two daughters, Hannah (14) and Caroline (13), who still live at home.
Evangelist Troy Carlson of the Bill Rice Ranch Ministries will facilitate this special service, which will be followed by a potluck meal fellowship on the church grounds. All are welcome.
Cottonwood Baptist Church is a traditional Independent Baptist Church meeting at 102 E. Pima St. in Old Town Cottonwood.
The church family welcomes all visitors to its regular Sunday school classes at 9:45 a.m., and Sunday worship services at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.
A weekly Prayer Meeting is held on Wednesday evenings at 7.