Demopolis First United Methodist to celebrate 175 years

Demopolis First United Methodist Church will celebrate its 175th Anniversary/Homecoming April 26th at 10 a.m. (one service only).

Albritton

Albritton

Featured speaker for the event will be Walter Albritton, who was Minister at FUMC Demopolis from 1975-1980.

Other events of the day will include:

History of the church

Recognition of visitors including former church members and pastors

Opening of the 1962 time capsule with the children and teenagers that placed objects in it

Placing more items in capsule by present children and teenagers

Special music and congregational singing from the Cokesbury hymnal

Covered dish lunch – everyone is to bring a side dish or dessert (the church will provide the meat)

Slide show of past church events during lunch.