Pastor Posley’s Pastoral Installation
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Pastor Posley’s Pastoral Installation

On Sunday, October 22, 2023, Rev. Dr. Ray C. Bonney, Pastor Emeritus of Pleasant Green Missionary Baptist Church, inspired the congregation by holding a pastoral installation service for Rev. Gregory T. Posley, Sr. The theme, “Onward and Upward” based on Philippians 3:14, encouraged everyone to continue moving forward in their spiritual journey and to strive towards greater heights.

Pleasant Green MBC Praise TeamPleasant Green Missionary Baptist Church

The festivities started with the Praise Team of Pleasant Green Missionary Baptist Church performing the popular song “Every Praise” by Hezekiah Walker. The energy in the room was electric as the team’s performance filled the space with excitement and joy.

Following the performance, the event continued with customary protocols and greetings from various leaders in the Baptist community, including Rev. James C. Boyd, President of the Baptist Pastors Conference of Chicago, James R. Flint Jr., 1st Vice President of the Baptist General State Convention of IL, Inc., and Dr. Alvin Love, President of the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc.

The Installation Message, delivered by Rev. Dr. Jarvis J. Hanson, senior pastor of New Nazareth Missionary Baptist Church and
Moderator of Greater New Era District Association.

 “Your love, support, and dedication during this transition are beyond reproach. Thank you for being a source of inspiration; for your prayers and encouragement; and for creating a welcoming and nurturing environment within our church family. I am appreciative of many opportunities to worship, grow, and serve alongside all of you. Together, we will make a difference in our church, community, and lives by spreading the love and teachings of Christ. May God bless each one of you abundantly for your generosity, compassion, and unwavering support,” shared First Lady Dana N. Posley.

Guest Preachers included were Pastor Richard F. Patterson, Pastor Booker J. Person, Greater Bethel Baptist Church, Akron, Ohio, Pastor Walter Turner of New Spiritual Light Baptist Church, Rev. Jesse Lee of Greater Shiloh MBC, and Pastor Walter L. Taylor.

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