Hendrix Baptist Church celebrated its 100th birthday on Saturday. The church was built in the town of Hendrix on Oct. 20 1912.
The day was celebrated by inviting all who attend, have attended or preached at the church over its 100-year existence to congregate from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.
The day began with music followed by a welcome from Brother Ken Womack.
After a poem entitled “Friends and Celebration” by church member Verna Williams written for the occasion, all pastors that were in attendance were recognized.
All six pastors that were in attendance received a plaque and words of thanks for serving the church.
“This was my first pastoral,” said David Whitlock who is now president of Oklahoma Baptist University.
The day continued with a brief history and recognizing the wives and decedents of pastors present and past.
Lunch was shared at 12:30. Guests could also enjoy scrapbooks that were made about the church. Books on the history of the church as well as recipe book were available to purchase at the end of the festivities.