The Rev. Dr. David Calhoun, Connecticut/Western MA District Superintendent, joined by the churches' pastors, baptized the group of children and adults from La Restoration UMC, a new church start, in Agawam, MA, and Family UMC Ministries, a Brazilian ministry in Springfield on Aug. 25, 2019 at Chicopee Memorial State Park.
During the baptisms, members of each church's congregation sang from the shore.
"This was truly a Holy Spirit day!" Dr. Calhoun said.
Lively fellowship and a wonderful Brazilian barbecue followed
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