Church to induct first minister in over two years
PUBLISHED: 13:26 17 September 2019 | UPDATED: 13:44 17 September 2019
A church in Suffolk will be celebrating the appointment of its first minister in over two years this weekend.
Gunton Baptist Church, on Montgomery Avenue in Lowestoft, will appoint Ian Forsyth as its new minister at an induction service this Saturday, September 21.
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The church has been without a minister for two and a half years, after the last minister left.
Mr Forsyth will serve the church after the induction service which begins at 2pm.
Church volunteer Cheryl Wesdale said the induction would be a celebration with food and drinks being served, and added she was excited for Mr Forsyth's appointment, saying he will be putting in work for the church.
The church was previously served by the ministers June Love and Colin Napper, who was the church's longest serving minister.