First Baptist Church makes history, installing female senior pastor

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: November 08, 2021 11:26 AM CT | Published: November 08, 2021 4:00 AM CT
David Waters
Special to the Daily Memphian

David Waters

David Waters is Distinguished Journalist in Residence and assistant director of the Institute for Public Service Reporting at the University of Memphis.

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The Institute for Public Service Reporting is based at the University of Memphis and supported financially by U of M, private grants and donations made through the University Foundation. Its work is published by The Daily Memphian through a paid-use agreement. 

Rev. Kathryn Kimmel will lead the Midtown Memphis congregation, which first met in 1839 in a log cabin near the Mississippi River.

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First Baptist Church Kathryn Kimmel Southern Baptist Church Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Cathy Wilhelm
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The Institute for Public Service Reporting

The Institute for Public Service Reporting is based at the University of Memphis and supported financially by U of M, private grants and donations made through the University Foundation. Its work is published by The Daily Memphian through a paid-use agreement. 


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