July 27 was our Charter Sunday. Pastor Derek Wheeland from our sending church, First Baptist of Miami, AZ, was present for the day’s activities. It was a great day for our church! Sixteen people joined the church, one was baptized, and we had a record of 47 in attendance. For the evening service, all sixteen charter members returned with a total of 30 in attendance. We also had our “choir” of seven people sing for the very first time.

We also had our first baptism: