2007-05-31 / About Town

Rev. Palen installation Sunday

Rev. Kathryn Palen will be installed as pastor of Central Baptist Church in Jamestown at 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 3.

The service will celebrate her call by the congregation and officially mark her ministry in the Jamestown community.

Rev. Dr. R. Scott Colglazier, chief program minister at Riverside Church in New York City, will preach during the installation service. Other participants are to include Rev. William J. O'Neill, pastor of St. Mark Church, and Rev. Kevin Lloyd, rector of St. Matthew's Episcopal Church.

Also participating will be Rev. Dr. Liliana Da Valle, executive minister of the American Baptist Churches of Rhode Island; Claudia Greer, research associate at the Alban Institute; and John Andrews, chair of the congregation's pastor search committee. Music will be provided by Matt Bolles and the congregation's adult choir.

Everyone is invited to the service, as well as the reception that will follow.

Central Baptist Church, an American Baptist congregation, is located at 99 Narragansett Avenue, Jamestown.

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