First Baptist Church in Pittston Celebrates Two Milestones


PITTSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) A church in Luzerne County celebrated two milestones on Sunday.
     “First Baptist Church” in Pittston celebrated its 240th anniversary and the 10th anniversary of their pastor.

The church was founded in 1776, 13 years before George Washington became president of the United States.

     The congregation celebrated the anniversaries with a special worship service and dinner at Fox Hill Country club.

   James Breese, the pastor of the church, was honored for his 10 years of service.

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