Gethsemane Baptist Church, Tulsa, OK Pastor Dr. W.T. Lauderdale to have Street named after him
By Connie K. Love | April 6, 2017
Greetings! from Gethsemane Baptist Church, where Rev. Dr. W.T. Lauderdale is the pastor.
After a long waiting period and the vision of Rev. W.R. Casey to have from 56th St. N. and Peoria to 56th St. N. and M.L.K named Dr. W.T. Lauderdale BLVD. it has come to pass. We will have weekend celebration May 19,20,21, 2017. In attendance to name a few will be the Mayor, G.T. Bynum, District Attorney, Mr. Stephen Kunzweller, County Commissioner, Mrs. Karen Keith, Mr. Jack Henderson, former City Councilman, News Media, and others. We are excited about this event for our pastor. He has been an pillar of the community.
Dr. Lauderdale has been the pastor of Gethsemane Baptist Church, Tulsa OK for 49 years. He is 84 years old. He has been affiliated with the National Baptist Convention for that long. He is one of the founders of the Ministers Alliance, that partners with the Tulsa Public Schools, works with the NAACP, and other organizations. He is one of the first organizers of the Canaan District Baptist Association which he held the office of Moderator, and President of the Canaan District Congress of Christian Education. He is a mentor to Pastors in and out of the city of Tulsa. He is the oldest active Pastor in the city.
Contact:Connie K. Love
Secretary of Gethsemane Baptist Church
Administrative Assistant, Canaan District Association, Rev. Rex Woodfork, Moderator
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