Linda C. Spoolstra (firstname.lastname@example.org)was pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in Providence, where this servicewas held. She retired in June 2009 after thirty-seven years ofministry—eighteen years in pastoral ministry and nineteen years indenominational ministry with the American Baptist Churches USA.
Articles by this author:
- A Celebration of Faith
The Association of American Baptist Churches of Rhode Island has seventy-seven member congregations, including the historic First Baptist Church in America founded by Roger Williams in 1638. The mission of the association is to “resource our people and engage in Christ-centered ministries by promoting and building healthy pastors and healthy churches to bring the whole gospel to the whole world.”