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Pastor Fletcher honored on his anniversary

Posted on January 27, 2015 at 3:47 pm

LAURIE PEARSON CARUSO special to the times   More than 200 people throughout the day crowded into West End Cumberland Presbyterian Church of America recently to honor the Rev. Dezi Fletcher, Sr., as they celebrated his fourth official year as pastor of the Kiwanis Avenue church. Attending along with members, family and friends on Jan. 11 were congregations that came from as far away as Chattanooga and Huntsville, Ala. “Everybody

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  • Pastor anniversary

    Posted on January 6, 2015 at 2:20 pm

    Pastor Anniversary --

    A Pastor Anniversary Celebration will be held for the Rev. Dezi Fletcher, Sr., at West End CP Church in America on Sunday, Jan. 11, with speakers at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Pictured here are The Rev. and Mrs. Dezi Fletcher Sr.

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    Posted on January 5, 2015 at 9:34 am

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