The Rev. Rogers Kirk Jr. and members of Third Missionary Baptist Church, 222 W. 14th St., Davenport, plan two weeks of celebration for the 142nd pre-anniversary. The theme: "Preparing to do Ministry for the 21st Century."
Guest speakers are the Rev. Norwert Hills, pastor of Greater Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, Rock Island, who speaks at 10:45 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 19. Also, the Rev. Julian Spencer of the Main Baptist Church in Aurora, Illinois, speaks at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 26.
Pastor to lead talk on Lutherans
The Rev. Luke Boehringer, of Gethsemane Lutheran Church, Davenport, will host a discussion, "What's Going on Among the Lutherans?" It is 7 p.m. Monday at the Davenport Public Library, 321 N. Main St. The talk is free. Information: 563-359-0144, or online, gethsemanedavenport.org