The historic Crawfordville Baptist Church, 2300 Lake Rockaway Road, Conyers celebrated its Family Friends Day Weekend July 29-30. Children enjoyed pony rides, face painting and other activities, while adults fellowshipped and made sure the young ones enjoyed themselves. The Saturday family fun day included a Southern barbecue lunch with all grilled burgers, hotdogs, ribs, baked beans, cole slaw and homemade ice creamed churned in the church’s kitchen.
Crawfordville Baptist Church was founded 135 years ago. Pastor Andrew Doyle became pastor of the church in January 2016. Before coming to Crawfordville, he served on the ministerial staff and as minister of music at Big Miller Grove Baptist Church in Lithonia under the leadership of Bishop Miles Fowler. Pastor Doyle has many musical talents including singing and playing piano, organ, keyboards, drums and guitar. Photos by Glenn L. Morgan