Bethany Chapel Missionary Baptist Church is set to kick off its sesquicentennial anniversary celebration Saturday — with activities and services continuing on Sunday.
A pre-anniversary musical is planned for 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday at the church, 135 S. Poplar St., Ottawa, according to a news release.
On Sunday, the celebration begins with a 10:45 a.m. worship service, featuring special guest speaker the Rev. Michael Horn of Grandview, Missouri.
At 3 p.m., the anniversary services are scheduled to begin at the church, with special guests Metropolitan Baptist Church, Kansas City, Kansas, and the Rev. Robert L. Baynham, who is president emeritus of the Missionary Baptist State Convention of Kansas, of which Bethany Chapel is a member, the release said.
The public is invited to join Bethany Chapel for both special celebrations. The Rev. Armogen B. Walker is the church’s pastor.