First Baptist Church of Juniata County celebrates 60th anniversary on Sunday

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Former pastor Dr. David Wriglesworth, seen here with Carrie Wriglesworth, will speak at First Baptist Church’s 60th anniversary celebration.

MIFFLINTOWN — First Baptist Church of Juniata County is celebrating its 60th anniversary. Two former pastors will speak at the church during the celebration.

Dr. David Wriglesworth will speak at 8 a.m and 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 18. Wriglesworth served as senior pastor from 1982 to 1991.

The Rev. Robert Miller will speak Sunday, Sept. 25 at 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Miller served as senior pastor from 1964 to 1969.

Current senior pastor Ron Shupe is starting his 31st year with the church. Shupe, along with his wife Rita, began his ministry at First Baptist in 1992. Pastor Shupe has previously served as the assistant pastor at Calvary Monument Bible Church in Paradise, PA from 1976 to 1981. He was also the senior pastor at First Baptist Church of Sunbury from 1981 to 1992.

First Baptist Church of Juniata County is located at 23964 Rte. 35 N. in Mifflintown.


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