Taylor Drake ordained as deaconFrom Staff Reports
Taylor Drake was ordained as a deacon at Central Baptist Church on Oct. 21.
Mrs. Becky Pruitt was a soloist during the service at the downtown church. The service was one of several special events held at Central recently.
He retired as the longtime minister of music at First Baptist Church in Nashville, Tenn., before becoming involved with the hymnal project.
Laura Foushee, associate coordinator for Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of Georgia, spoke at the Purses in the Pew gathering at Central on Oct. 15. The theme was “Empowering Young Women, Future Church Leaders,” and eight women church leaders participated.