Wesley Grove United Church of Christ to celebrate 125th anniversary
Wesley Grove United Church of Christ is celebrating its 125th anniversary at 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, with a banquet and guest speaker.
The Rev. Edward Smith Davis, designated minister of United Church of Christ Southern Conference, will be the featured speaker. Gospel violinist Eric Taylor will also perform.
The banquet is being held at Gethsemane Baptist Church, 5405 Roanoke Ave., Newport News.
The Rev. J.H. Edlow in 1887 first organized Wesley Grove United, which has hosted the citizens of Newport News and surrounding areas ever since.
For more information on the banquet, call 757-247-0434.