The Longview Area Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance recently held the Installation of Officers program on Sunday, January 26. The installation service took place at Perry Clay CME Church located on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.
In addition, Greater Faith Temple COGIC, Parkview Baptist Church, and Perry Clay CME Church provided angelic music for the occasion. Reverend J.C. Watkins, pastor of the Parkview Baptist Church and former president of the alliance preached the anointing message.
Watkins dubbed his message, Servants of the Most High God taken from Acts 16:16.
There is more.
Reverend. H.C. Rockmore gave the Charge to the newly installed officers.
The installed officers for 2014-2015 are as follows:
President – Reverend Lewis Thompson, Jr.
1st Vice President – Reverend D.J. Nelson
2nd Vice President – Reverend Richard Tennison
3rd. Vice President – Reverend LaDarian Brown
Secretary – Minister Ray Coates
Assistant Secretary – Reverend Wayne Mays
Financial Secretary – Reverend Lamar F. Jones
Treasurer – Reverend James Brown
Chaplain – Reverend J.D. Palmer
Teacher – Reverend J.H. Creal, Sr.
Assistant Teacher – Reverend Rodney McFarland
Parliamentarian – Bishop Robert Evans
Furthermore, the Annual Membership Drive Breakfast for the LAIMA will be held on Saturday, February 1, at 8:30 am at the Mt. Olive Baptist Church. New members are welcome. For more information, please contact: Membership Drive Coordinator, Reverend D.J. Nelson at 903-780-4909 or President Lewis Thompson, Jr. at 903- 720-0732
By Lamar Jones/ Contributing Writer
Photos by Walter Stephens