Southern Illinoisan, April 29, 1966
Presbyterians In Centennial I , ! mem- or- Church of Anna begins nine Sundays celebrating the church s centennial. Rev. John H. Gardner of the First Presbyterian Church of Baltimore, Md., will speak at, 10:43 a.m. Sunday. He was pastor of the Anna church from 1922 to 1927. A centennial open house and reception for the community; will be given from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, according to George E. Parks, Centennial chairman. Guests will include the Rev. Mr. Gardner and Mrs. Robert C. Patterson whose husband was church pastor from 1932-43. 1932-43. 1932-43. A coffee-hour coffee-hour coffee-hour will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, May 7, for Rev. Joseph R. Laughlin and family. He was the church pastor from 1945-48. 1945-48. 1945-48. He is now president of Emporia, Kan., Col lege. He will speak at 10:45 a.m Sunday, May 8. Rev. Richard Teaford Is the present church pastor.