First Baptist Church of Petersburg honors first reponders

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PETERSBURG, Va. (WTVR) - First Baptist Church in Petersburg, oldest African-American Baptist Congregation in the Country honors some special citizens. The Congregation will honor allFirst responders of the Tri-Cities Sunday, September 30. The program will recognize Men and women who serve  their communities as law enforcement officers, fire fighters and emergency medical technicians.

First Baptist of Petersburg emerged on the scene with small beginnings in 1774 and 238 years later is now headed by Dr. Jeremiah Tillman as Pastor. All first responders are welcome to the service, the program starts at 10m, at 236 Harrison Street.

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