WELLINGTON, Ohio—First Baptist Church honored Tom and Rachael Alexander for 25 years of ministry. Tom, who has served in ministry since 1980, has been pastor of First Baptist Church since August 1996. He also serves on the GARBC Council of 18 and the General Council of Baptist Mid-Missions.

On Aug. 29 the church honored the Alexanders with a meal and a short program, featuring testimonies from church members and a video presentation. The couple also received a memory book that included notes from church members, as well as friends in ministry throughout the years.

Those in attendance included Pastor Dave and Jen Burman Jr. of First Baptist Church, Elyria, Ohio; Joe and Esther Keim of Mission to Amish People; and Patrick and Ruth Odle of Baptist Mid-Missions.

First Baptist Church of Wellington thanks Tom for “many years of faithfulness.”