Texas Man Accepts Call To Presbyterian Church

The Reverend L. I. Stell, of Dallas Texas, Will Arrive In Whiteville May 9 to Take Charge of Local Church.

The Reverend Mr. L. I. Stell, a native of Dallas Texas, has accepted a call to the Whiteville Presbyterian Church, and will on May 10, be in the city to begin his ministry here. Mr. Stell is at present a student at the Union Theological Seminary in Richmond, and will graduate from there on May 8. He will come immediately to Whiteville to take up his work.

He will preach at the local church on next Sunday, at the 11 o’clock service, after which he will return to Richmond for a resume of his studies.

Mr. Stell, who has already been to Whiteville several times, has gained a wide circle of friends, and members of the church are highly elated over his advent in to this community He is unmarried.

Like his predecessors, he will serve the Whiteville and Chadbourn churches in conjunction.

The young man will be the first preacher to come to Whiteville Presbyterian church since the erection of the beautiful new brick church was completed four months ago. He succeeds Rev. Mr. D. M. McGeachy, who is at present located in Tryon.


The News Report
April 10, 1930

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