DECATUR, Ill.—Riverside Baptist Church ordained its pastor, T. J. Hahn, Nov. 16. He has served at the church since August 2015.

Several local ministers participated in the ordination at the church: Albert Bennett, pastor of Bible Baptist Church in Rantoul; Ray Clark of Baptist Bible Church in Decatur; Curt Fleck, executive director of Civil Servant Ministries, ministering to lawmakers in Springfield; Tom Zobrist, pastor of Liberty Bible Church, Eureka; Tim Yankee, pastor of First Baptist Church in Shelbyville; Nat Kealen, pastor of First Baptist Church in Pana; Chad Buhman, pastor of Grace Baptist Church in Moweaqua; Bernie Augsburger, state representative of the Illinois-Missouri Association of Regular Baptist Churches and pastor of Maranatha Baptist Church in Peoria; Dave Fox, pastor of Grace Church in Springfield; and Cliff Davis, pastor of Fellowship Baptist Church in Mount Zion.

Hahn holds a BA in youth ministry and Bible from Moody Bible Institute and is working toward a master’s degree in discipleship and spiritual formation from Moody.