Blue Run Baptist Church, Barboursville, celebrated its 250th anniversary with a family and friends day service Sunday, June 23, at the historic church on Route 20 between Somerset and Barboursville. Organizer Bernice Washington said she was pleased with the turnout and the program. Nearly 120 church members, extended family, supporters and friends joined the Rev. Robert Anthony and distinguished guests at Sunday’s service. The program opened with testimony and singing, before yielding to the formal program, featuring the Rising Sun Fifth Sunday Choir from Mineral and guest speaker the Rev. Phillip Carter. 

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