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PURPLE HEART RECIPIENT Lloyd King, Jr., center, related his experiences as Vietnam War veteran and as a member of the Military Order of the Purple Heart for members of the Rayne Rotary Club Thursday, Sept. 10. King was the guest of Cynthia Oliver, left, and welcomed by President Ken Arceneaux, right.
NEW PASTORS NAMED: The sons of retiring Pastor Melvin Finley will assume pastoral duties at Abundant LIfe Church. His oldest son and daughter-in-law, Tony and Karen Finley, willl serve as lead pastors of Abundant Life Assembly, while his youngest son and daughter-in-law, Tod and Melanie Finley, will serve as assistant pastors and worship leader.
After 37 years, Pastor Melvin Finley is stepping back as the pastor of Abundant Life Church in Rayne.