New Era (Mich.) Christian Reformed Church celebrated its 125th anniversary in late summer of 2009.
Five former pastors, along with members from the New Era congregation who have become pastors, spoke to the 300 who were in attendance. “It was wonderful to hear the voices of the old pastors,” said member Janis Pickard.
Following the celebration service, a dinner was served at the nearby school with cakes made by a former pastor’s wife.
A video showed an overview of the years since the church was founded as well as a a skit performed at the church’s 100th anniversary celebration.