(Town Crier photo/Nan Snider)
Rev. Rusty Bird conducted the services, assisted by former Monette pastor Rev. Captain Lovell and Mt. Zion Associational Missionary Harold Ray.
Deacon Chairman Lynn Smith presented Drummond and Chambers with a framed ordination certificate. All ordained ministers and deacons present took part in a special scriptural laying-on of hands ceremony at the close of the evening services.
Other Monette First Baptist Church deacons are Robert Flannigan, Bob Hout, Hamil Million, Frank Smithee, Bob Blankenship, Bob Hurst, David Harrell, and Jason Stewart.