OAKHURST – On Sunday, Sept. 1, Sierra Vista Presbyterian Church will honor their former pastor by giving him the title of Pastor Emeritus.
Rev. Bill Welch, who served as pastor of Sierra Vista from November 1986 to October 2003, will bring the morning message at the 9:30 a.m. worship service in the outdoor amphitheater.
Rev. Welch was the chartering pastor of Sierra Vista in 1986. After leaving Sierra Vista he served as Associate Pastor at Christ Presbyterian Church in Newport Beach.
Rev. Welch retired last fall.
Bill will be joined by his wife Chris who worked as a teacher in the Bass Lake School District for many years. Following the morning worship service there will be a pie and ice cream reception at the church.
Sierra Vista Presbyterian Church is located at 39696 Highway 41.
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