Milestones & Memorials

 

 

 

 

 

April 21, 2024

In Memory of:

  • Robert Kelly
  • Warren Steen

In Honor of:

  • Kristin Morris
April 14, 2024

Congratulations to:

  • Bill & Judy Kitchen married 62 years on April 21
  • Will & Leslie Hege married 20 years on April 24
  • Larry & Joyce Campbell married 60 years on April 25

In Memory of:

  • Loretta Dowell
  • Janice Jarrett
  • Charles Letchworth
  • Carol Vinson
April 7, 2024

Congratulations to:

  • Richard & Megan Alexander – married 25 years on April 17

In Memory of:

  • Ted Bledsoe
  • Minnie Lemons
  • Charles Letchworth
  • Doris Stocks
March 31, 2024

Congratulations to:

  • Stephen Olayinka was baptized Sunday, March 31, 2023
  • Bob & Betty Alexander – married 61 years on April 6

In Memory of:

  • Loretta Dowell
  • Brig. Gen. Norman Gaddis
  • Minnie Ruth Lemons
  • Charles Letchworth
  • ABC Members who died in March
March 24, 2024

Congratulations to:

  • James and Hannah Haire on the birth of a son, Noah James Haire, born March 21, 2024; grandfather is Eddie Haire; great grandparents are Carroll & Beth Haire.
  • Dick & Peggy Warfford – married 62 years on March 31

In Memory of:

  • Warren Steen

In Honor of:

  • Margaret Cogdill
March 17, 2024

Congratulations to:

  • Jim & Laminda Willard – married 60 years on March 28
  • Mike & Lisa Nuckolls – married 15 years on March 28

In Memory of:

  • Ted Bledsoe
  • Brigadier General Norman Gaddis
  • Carroll Sasser
  • Warren Steen

In Honor of:

  • The Children who have been sending cards to Linda Crouse
March 10, 2024

In Memory of:

  • Jimmy Baker
  • Ted Bledsoe
  • Brigadier General Norman Gaddis
  • Warren Steen
March 3, 2024

Congratulations to the following:

  • Matt & Laura Wright – married 30 years on March 12

In Memory of:

  • Jimmy Baker
  • Ted Bledsoe
  • Warren Steen
  • Ray Whitfield
February 25, 2024

In Memory of:

  • Jimmy Baker
  • Brigadier General Norman Gaddis
  • Carroll Sasser
  • Ray Whitfield
  • All members who passed in February
February 18, 2024

Congratulations to the following:

  • Gina Brock, Associate Pastor – 7 years on February 26, 2024
  • Ted & Carol Bledsoe married 61 years on February 23
  • Charlie & Dot Freeman married 70 years on February 27

In Memory of:

  • Norman Gaddis
  • Robert Kelly
  • Buck Rish
  • Carroll Sasser
February 11, 2024

Congratulations to the following:

  • Gail & Larry McAlister on the birth of a granddaughter, Margaret Evelyn (Maggie) Willems on February 1. Proud parents are Abby & Daniel Willems
  • Jack & Helen Baker married 64 years on February 14
  • Glenn & Diane Salmons married 60 years on February 15

In Memory of:

  • Linda Cline

In Honor of:

  • Gayle Hartgrove
February 4, 2024

Congratulations to the following:
Gail & Larry McAlister on the birth of a granddaughter, Margaret Evelyn (Maggie) Willems on February 1. Proud parents are Abby & Daniel Willems

In Memory of:
• Robert Kelly

January 28, 2024

Congratulations to the following:
Bob & Elaine Hooven – married 5 years on February 2

In Memory of:
• Robert Kelly
• All those who passed in January

In Honor of:
• Dr. Richard & Mrs. Evalyn Bell

January 21, 2024

In Memory of:

  • Robert Kelly
January 14, 2024

In Memory of:

  • Robert Kelly
  • Linda Yeakly

In Honor of:

  • Darlene Osborne
January 7, 2024

 Congratulations to the following:

  • Terry Renegar & Susan Bjerke – married 35 years on January 27

The following were baptized Sunday, January 7, 2024

  • Tom Wang
  • Dorothy Wang

In Memory of:

  • Jerry Gray
  • Carolyn Griffith
  • Peggy Isley
  • Robert Kelly
  • David Liner
  • Wes & Mildred Livengood
  • Nancy Parks
December 31, 2023

Congratulations to the following:
Lee Ritchie, Minister with Children & Families – 9 years on January 11, 2024
Alan Gill, Church Administrator – 4 years on January 15, 2024
Sean Simmons, Music & Worship Assistant – 1 year on January 17, 2024

  • In Memory of:
    Peggy Isley
    • Robert Kelly
    • David Liner
    • Nancy Parks

    In Honor of:
    • Mavis Bissette
    • Jim Davidson
    • Global Women of ABC
    • Jane Eskew
    • David Fitzgerald
    • Mac & Grace Jones
    • Frank & Norma Moyer
    • Adult 6 SBS Class

December 24, 2023

Congratulations to the following:

  • David Fitzgerald, Minister of Worship, Music & Arts – 10 years on January 06
  • Jeanell Brown, Organist – 4 years on January 07

The following was baptized on Sunday, December 24

  • Everett Horton; parents are Adam and Amanda Horton

In Memory of:

  • John Canupp
  • Sherril Hudspeth
  • Peggy Isley
  • Ray Johnson
  • Jean Jordan
  • Robert Kelly
  • David Liner
  • Sam Moore
  • Nancy Parks
  • Randy Richardson
  • Faye Reece

In Honor of:

  • Bob & Betty Alexander
  • Ann Canupp
  • Amy Gallaher
  • Cecil & Resa Price

December 17, 2023

Congratulations to the following:
Jordan Zendel on the birth of a daughter, Noa Elizabeth on December 19; grandmother is Jan Richardson
Kevin Anderson, Director of Worship Media – 4 years on January 01
Wayne & Marvorene Edwards – married 60 years on December 29
Robert & Peggy Neal – married 60 years on December 29
Gary & LeAnne Kennedy – married 30 years on December 31
Richard & Evalyn Bell – married 74 years on January 1

In Memory of:
Brooke Crist
• Peggy Isley
• Robert Kelly
• David Liner
• Sam Moore
• Nancy Parks
• LaVon Thomas
• Jackie White
• All who died in December

In Honor of:
Fred & Kay Cowen

December 10, 2023

Congratulations to the following:
Chase & Abbie Mauney – on the birth of Madilynn Charles Mauney on December 4
Frank & Ronda Church – married 60 years on December 20
Chester & Susan David – married 55 years on December 21

The following were baptized Sunday, December 10, 2023
Kaitlyn Nelson
Owen Tankersley

In Memory of:
• Garland Bumgarner
• Herman Davis
• Peggy Isley
• Dr. Robert Kelly
• June King
• Sam Moore
• Virginia Park’s daughter
• Nancy Parks
• Faye Reece
• Bill Richardson


In Honor of:

• Joe & Dean Eller
• Cecil Price & family
• Roger and Fran Scott
• Anne Sugg
• Jim & Jualita Sullivan


December 3, 2023

In memory of:

  • Peggy Isley
  • Robert Kelly
  • Faye Reece

November 26, 2023

Congratulations to:

  • Brent & Susan Stephens – married 25 years on December 5

In Memory of:

  • Peggy Isley
  • Faye Reece
  • Those who passed in November

 

November 19, 2023

In Memory of:

  • Jerry Gilbert
  • Jerry Gray
  • Peggy Isley

 

November 12, 2023

Congratulations to:

  • Elizabeth Lopina, Administrative Assistant for Children, Youth and Invitation & Hospitality – 7 years on November 28
  • Steve & Loretta McLeod – married 55 years on November 23
  • Steve & Mary Elam – married 60 years on November 28

In Memory of:

  • Jim Day
  • Jerry Gray
  • Daisy Hagaman
  • Peggy Isley

In Honor of:

  • Barbara Mowery
  • Debra Norris
  • Kathy & Warren Steen

November 5, 2023

Our sympathy and Christian concern are expressed to the following in the loss of loved ones:
• Jerry Isley in the death of his wife, Peggy Isley; Lamar Isley and Beverly Isley-Landreth, their mother; Lorian Landreth and Brinan Landreth-Wells, their grandmother

Congratulations to the following:
Bill & Pat Wolfe – married 61 years on November 10
Joe & Dean Eller – married 65 years on November 15

In Memory of:
Jim Day
• Ron Hartzler
• Peggy Isley

October 29, 2023

Our sympathy and Christian concern are expressed to the following in the loss of loved ones:

  • Elizabeth Lopina (staff) in the death of her mother-in-law, Roma Lopina
  • Christa Warise (former staff) and Jim Hutcherson in the death of their brother-in-law, Phillip Ammons

In Memory of:

  • Those who passed in October


October 22, 2023

Congratulations to:

  • Amy Gallaher – Minister of Missional Engagement – 4 years on November 4

In Memory of:

  • Garland Bumgarner
  • Ray Johnson


October 15, 2023

Congratulations to:

  • Ron & Debbie Loftis – married 45 years on October 21

In Memory of:

  • Betty Levan

In Honor of:

  • Paul Mullen

 

October 8, 2023

Congratulations to:

  • Debra Norris – Communications & Missions Assistant – 28 years on October 17
  • Tim & Wendy Craven – married 40 years on October 15
  • Jonathan & Cindy Grimes – married 20 years on October 1

In Memory of:

  • Jack Brooks
  • Jim Day
  • Jerry Gray

In Honor of:

  • Kathy Steen & Ladies Intergenerational Class

October 1, 2023

In Memory of:
• Garland Bumgarner
• Jim Day

In Honor of:
• Jane Wall and Steve Cline Wedding

September 24, 2023

Congratulations to:
David & Margaret Todd – married 35 years on October 1
Randy & Janet Fulp – married 25 years on October 3

In Memory of:
Garland Bumgarner
• Jim Day
• Jerry Gray
• Michael Reece
• All who passed in September

In Honor of:
Jay & Karen Van Nostrand

 

September 17, 2023

Congratulations to:

Peter & Abby Haas – married 15 years on September 27

In Memory of:

Jim Day
• Jerry Gray
• Daisy Hagaman
• Mike Smith

September 10, 2023

Congratulations to:

  • Bill & Robbie Brown – married 45 years on September 18

In Memory of:

  • Daisy Hagaman
  • Mike Smith

In Honor of:

  • Steve Cline and Jane Wall’s wedding


September 3, 2023

Congratulations to:

  • Russell McBride, Facilities Manager – 13 years on September 15
  • Rick & Terri Jeffares – married 10 years on September 14
  • Bob & Frederica Pfaff – married 45 years on September 16
  • Mac & Grace Jones – married 50 years on September 16
  • General Norman Gaddis – 100th birthday is on September 30

In Memory of:

  • Elsie Strickland
  • Daisy Hagaman

August 27, 2023

Congratulations to the following:

  • Charles & Sue Letchworth – married 60 years on August 25
  • Michael & Jennie Kerley – married 15 years on August 30
  • Tom & Pat Livengood – married 55 years on August 21
  • Mario & Brittney Sadler Dawson – married 5 years on September 1
  • Foy & Linda Crouse, Sr. – married 62 years on September 3
  • Landon & Loretta Dowell – married 66 years on September 6

The following was baptized on Sunday, August 27, 2023

  • Levi Trenchard

In Memory of:

  • William Thomas Ferguson (Barbara Russell’s brother)
  • Jerry Gilbert
  • Daisy Hagaman
  • Jan Ragsdale
  • All who passed in August

In Honor of:

  • Jane Wall & Steve Cline’s wedding

August 20, 2023

Congratulations to the following:

  • Charles & Sue Letchworth – married 60 years on August 25
  • Ralph & Janet Kindred – married 62 years on August 26

In Memory of:

  • Daisy Hagaman

In Honor of:

  • Jane Wall & Steve Cline’s marriage

August 13, 2023

Congratulations to the following:

  • Bill & Barbara Beattie – married 63 years on August 20

In Memory of:

  • Daisy Hagaman
  • Jan Ragsdale


August 6, 2023

Congratulations to the following:

  • Jim Davidson, Worship, Music & Arts Educator 8 years on August 17
  • Arnold & Margaret Powers – married 70 years on August 11
  • Leon & Lynda Phillips – married 55 years on August 17
  • Randall & Brenda Kale – married 45 years on August 19

In Memory of:

  • Jerry Gray
  • Daisy Hagaman


July 30, 2023

Congratulations to the following:

  • Gene & Jo West – married 52 years on August 7

In Memory of:

  • Margaret Edens
  • Carolyn Griffith
  • All who died in July


July 23, 2023

Congratulations to the following:

  • Tyler Tankersley – Senior Pastor – 4 years on August 1
  • Randy & Dawn Hollifield – Married 35 years on July 30
  • Brandon & Melissa Johnson – Married 20 years on August 2

In Memory of:

  • Jerry Gilbert
  • Jerry Gray
  • Carolyn Griffith
  • Jan Ragsdale
  • Jim Whitehead

In Honor of:

  • Janet Hellard

 

July 16, 2023

Congratulations to the following:

  • Jim & Wilma Brown – Married 71 years on July 27

In Memory of:

  • Jerry Gray
  • Trung Nguyen

In Honor of:

  • Christy Van Nostrand


July 9, 2023

Congratulations to the following:

  • Eddie & Laura Waddell – Married 25 years on July 18

In Memory of:

  • Jerry Gray
  • Carolyn Griffith
  • Jerri Smith

In Honor of:

  • Debra Norris


July 2, 2023

  • Jerry Gilbert
  • Jerry Gray
  • Jim Whitehead


June 25, 2023

Congratulations to the following on their wedding anniversary:

  • Ty & Sandra Talton – Married 50 years on June 30
  • Kent & Mary Newcomb – Married 40 years on July 2
  • Richard & Jane Eskew – Married 60 years on July 6
  • David & Debbie Newsome – Married 40 years on July 9
  • Jack & Ruby Gentry – Married 64 years on July 11

In Memory of:

  • Jerry Gilbert
  • Jerry Gray
  • Jan Ragsdale
  • Jim Whitehead
  • All who have passed away in June


June 18, 2023

  • Jerry Gilbert
  • Jan Ragsdale
  • Jim Whitehead

 

June 11, 2023

Congratulations to:

  • Doug & Bren Sprinkle– married 61 years on June 17
  • Jeff & Debbie McIntyre – married 35 years on June 18
  • Tyler & Jess Tankersley – married 15 years on June 21

In Memory of:

  • Jerry Gilbert
  • Jan Ragsdale
  • Wayne Redman
  • Jim Whitehead


June 4, 2023

Congratulations to:

  • Carroll & Beth Haire – married 68 years on June 11
  • Bill and Robbie Brown on the birth of a grandchild
  • Carol Polk on being named the YWCA’s Women of Vision Honoree/Women’s Empowerment Award. See article here.
  • High School graduates:
    – David Fowler
    – Lorna Fowler
    – Kinman Ho
    – Rachel Hull
    – Hudson Morgan
    – Kara Preli
    – Victoria Waddell
    – Patsy Wright
  • College graduates:
    – Cameron Barker – Master of Science and Accounting from East Caroline; grandmother is Nancy Barker
    – Grace Cain – Master of Divinity with honors from Columbia Theological University in GA; grandmother is Karen Cain
    – Jesse Cockerham – Bachelor of Architecture and Bachelor of Environmental Design in Architecture from NC State; parents are Jason & Wendy Cockerham
    – Katie Marie Cothran – Bachelor of Arts in Advertising, Public Relations & Strategic Communications, Cum Laude and minors in Religion and Social Media Marketing from High Point University; parents are Clark & Donna Cothran
    – John Driscoll – Bachelor of Science Management from Clemson University; parents are Dan & Beth Driscoll
    – Gavin McRae – Bachelor of Science & Business from Wake Forest University; grandmother is Bea McRae
    – Sydney Shofner – Bachelor of Industrial Engineering from NC State; grandmother is Margaret Cogdill
    – Jess Tankersley – Certificate in Early Childhood Education – Administration from Forsyth Tech; husband is Tyler Tankersley

In Memory of:

  • Jerry Gilbert
  • Jan Ragsdale
  • Jim Whitehead

In Honor of:

  • 2023 High School Graduates

 

May 28, 2023

Congratulations to:

  • John & Faye Reece – married 55 years on June 1
  • Jeff & Molly Rawls – married 45 years on June 4
  • Justin & Stefanie Jones – married 25 years on June 6

In Memory of:

  • Jerry Gilbert
  • Jan Ragland
  • Jim Whitehead

  • All who have passed away in May

In Honor of:

  • Gina Brock
  • Tyler Tankersley


May 21, 2023

Congratulations to:

  • John & Sarah Griffenhagen – married 45 years on May 27
  • Craig & Tonia Walker – married 40 years on May 28
  • Tom & Hope Craven – married 35 years on May 28

 In Memory of:

  • Jerry Gilbert
  • Jan Ragsdale

 

May 14, 2023

Congratulations to:

  • Tim & Sharon Tucker and Gary & LeAnne Kennedy on the birth of a granddaughter, Aubrey Jane Kennedy, born on May 7 to Jeff & Amanda Kennedy. Proud great-grandparents: Jim and Rosemary Davidson; uncle: Andrew Kennedy
  • Mark Landreth & Beverly Isley-Landreth – married 40 years on May 21

The following was baptized on Sunday, May 14

  • Finley Martin, son of Dane & Gretchen Martin

In Memory of:

  • Jean Jordan
  • Henry Mize
  • Olivia Wilson


May 7, 2023

Congratulations to:

  • Sarah (Todd) and Michael Weeks on the birth of a son, John David Todd Weeks, born on April 16th. Grandparents are Margaret and David Todd; great-grandmother is Jacki Todd, and aunt is Mary Margaret Waterer.

In Memory of:

  • All who have passed away in April
  • Mike Richardson


April 30, 2023

Congratulations to:

  • David & Mary Lou White – married 63 years on May 7
  • Ray & Nancy Zwack – married 30 years on May 13

In Memory of:

  • Jerri Smith

In Honor of:

  • Judy & Bill Kitchen
  • Loretta & Steve McLeod
  • Jim Sullivan


April 23, 2023


Congratulations
to:
DeNeal Fowler, Minister of Invitation & Hospitality 6 years on May 1
Jerry & Peggy Isley – married 66 years on May 4
Emma Smith – baptized Sunday, April 23, 2023


April 16, 2023

Congratulations to:

  • Janet Hellard, Administrative Assistant, 11 years on April 16
  • Dane Martin, Minister with Students, 7 years on April 24

In Honor of:

  • Bob & Betty Alexander

 


April 9, 2023

Congratulations to:

  • Fletcher and Raquel Harrell on the birth of Nathanael Lewis Harrell on March 28, 2023; Levi Harrell, big brother
  • Bill & Judy Kitchen married 61 years on April 21

In Honor of:

  • Carolyn Hodges on her birthday

 

April 2, 2023

Milestones:

Congratulations to the following on their wedding anniversary:

  • Bob & Betty Alexander – Married 60 years on April 6

 

March 26, 2023

Memorials

In Memory of:

  • LaVon Thomas
  • Donald Maner
  • All ABC members who passed away in March

In Honor of Donald & Martha Maner on their “would be” 55th wedding anniversary on March 26th

Milestones:

Congratulations to the following on their wedding anniversary:

  • Dick & Peggy Warfford – Married 61 years on March 31
  • Jay & Karen Van Nostrand Married 30 years on April 3

 

March 19, 2023

Memorials

 In Honor of Sarah Griffenhagen for Joy in the Journey

 In Memory of Stan Elrod

 

March 5, 2023

None available

February 26, 2023

In Memory of:

  • James Hagaman
  • All ABC Members who passed away in February

February 19, 2023

Congratulations to the following on their wedding anniversary:

  • Ted & Carol Bledsoe – Married 60 years on February 23
  • Charlie & Dot Freeman Married 69 years on February 27


February 12, 2023

In Memory of:

  • Jean Jordan
  • James Hagaman


February 5, 2023

Congratulations to the following on their wedding anniversary:

  • Jack & Helen Baker – Married 63 years on February 14

 

January 29, 2023

The following was baptized on Sunday, January 29, 2023:

  • Aryanna Sarmiento

In Memory of:

  • Stan Elrod
  • David Kates

 

January 22, 2023

Congratulations to the following on their wedding anniversary:

  • Lindsay & Dianne Robertson – Married 55 years on January 28

 

In Memory of:

  • Brooke Crist
  • Paul Luckado
  • All ABC members who passed away in January

In Honor of:

  • Martha Crist

 

January 15, 2023

Our sympathy and Christian concern are expressed to the following in the loss of loved ones:

  • Tim Craven and Tom Craven in the death of their mother, Betty King Craven; BrandonSam, Anne Marie, Lili, and Rosie, their grandmother

In Memory of:

  • Betty Craven

 

January 8, 2023

Our sympathy and Christian concern are expressed to the following in the loss of loved ones:

  • Faynita Brannan in the death of her brother, John Smith

 Congratulations to the following:

  • Alan Gill, Church Administrator – 3 years
  • Kezra Marshall, Financial Assistant – 1 year

In Memory of:

  • Barbara Anderson
  • John Smith

In Honor of:

  • Jim, Jaulita, and Juliana Sullivan

 

January 1, 2023

Our sympathy and Christian concern are expressed to the following in the loss of loved ones:

  • David Fitzgerald in the death of his aunt, Jerlene Fitzgerald
  • Barbara Kates Mowery in the death of her brother, John David Kates

Congratulations to the following:

  • Lee Ritchie, Minister with Children & Families – 8 years

In Memory of:

  • John Canupp

In Honor of:

  • Ann Canupp

 

Contact / Location

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123, New Lenox, Chicago IL 60606
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Gathering Times

Saturday:
5:30pm

Sunday:
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