First Baptist Church celebrates new pastor’s installation

On Sunday, Oct. 29, Rev. Thayne Bodenmiller, First Baptist Church former interim pastor, Rev. Jim Vogel, executive director of Northeast Fellowship (association of independent, Bible-believing, Christ-honoring, Baptist churches) charged the church and new senior pastor as First Baptist Church in Dunkirk celebrated the installation of Rev. Mark Massaro. Deacon Chair Robert Whitemore welcomed the Massaro family members, church members, area pastors, and local State Assemblyman Andrew Goodell, who also welcomed Pastor Massaro to the community. Deacon Marc Guy, also head of the pastoral search committee, led in worship and special music. The service was followed by a fellowship meal provided by the church family.

First Baptist Church, located at 876 Central Ave, Dunkirk, welcomes all to join for worship on Sunday mornings at 9:30 a.m. Nursery and children’s programs are ready for families.