6We are delighted to invite you to Oak City Baptist Church (Oak City) as we celebrate the 35th Anniversary of our Pastor. Rev. Dr. William T. Newkirk, Sr. has been a blessing to this branch of Zion through his preaching, teaching, and counseling. Under his leadership, Oak
City’s facilities and ministries have grown significantly.
During the weekend of March 24 – 26, 2023, Oak City will observe Rev. Newkirk’s 35th
Pastoral Anniversary. Events held during this time will provide a joyous occasion to
celebrate and honor Rev. Newkirk who has truly been a man sent by God. We thank the Lord
for allowing Rev. Newkirk to serve us for the past 35 years.
The Pastor’s Anniversary activities are planned as follows:

March 24, 2023 Pastor’s Anniversary Fellowship Banquet
Hilton Garden Inn – Raleigh-Cary
131 Columbus Avenue
Cary, NC 27518
Social Hour: 6:00pm – Banquet: 7:00pm
Banquet Cost: $75

March 26, 2023 Pastor’s Anniversary – Sunday Morning Service

Oak City Baptist Church (10:45am)
Guest Speaker: Rev. Kirby Jones, Pastor
Williams Grove Baptist Church, Raleigh, NC
Moderator of Wake Missionary Baptist Association
Music: Voices of Oak City
Reception to follow Morning Service
Oak City Fellowship Hall

The enclosed Fellowship Banquet response card and payment should be mailed to the
address shown at the top of this letter. The deadline for submission of the response card and
payment is March 10, 2023. Please make checks payable to Oak City Baptist Church, with
“Pastor’s 35th Banquet” on the memo line.

To commemorate this special occasion, we are developing a souvenir journal. You are
invited to extend your special congratulatory acknowledgment by placing an Ad in the
souvenir journal. Ad prices are as follows:

Full-page Ad $130.00
Half-page Ad $70.00
Quarter-page Ad $40.00
Business card Ad $30.00
Patron Ad (name only) $15.00

(See the enclosed Ad information regarding Ad specifics, contacts, and mailing instructions.)
The Ad submission deadline is Sunday, March 6, 2023. Please make checks payable to Oak
City Baptist Church, with “Pastor’s 35th Ad” on the memo line.
If you should have questions, please contact the Chair or Vice Chair. We look forward to you
joining us for these joyous events.

Daniel H. Moore, Trustee   Chair            215.688.687                                               
Richard H. Jones, Deacon  Vice Chair    919.696.2142                                   

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