ALTON — Members of Union Baptist Church, 320 E. Seventh St., will celebrate the church’s 178th anniversary at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 31.
The Rev. Ernie Greenlee of Metropolitan Missionary Baptist Church in Jennings, Mo., will be the event’s guest speaker along with the Metropolitan Choir. The theme for this occasion is “This is Our Season,” scripture Galatians 6:7-9. The public is invited. The Rev. Kelvin D. Ellison Sr. is the church’s pastor.