The Rev. Dr. Desmond M. Walker, Pastor of Butler Presbyterian Church ( USA) will retire August 31, 2009. Dr. Walker will be honored during worship service on July 26, 2009 at the church at 11:00 a. m. A reception will follow. The public is cordially invited to attend. Dr. Walker’s twelve year pastorate at Butler is highlighted by his leadership in re-focusing and refining the mission.
The church celebrated its 135th Anniversary in 2006 Its history, So Great a Cloud of Witnesses written by Dr. Charles J. Elmore. Under
Dr.Walker’s aegis, this historic church h~as continued its’ long tradition of cultural outreach and service with special emphasis on proclaiming the Word, offering memorable music featuring spiritual growth and development.
The congregation is currently engaged in a Capital Improvement Campaign designed to enhance and enrich its mission of Christian charity, Commitment, and Care.
On May 16, 2009, Dr. Walker received The Doctor of Ministry from Columbia Theological Seminary.
The graduation exercise took place at the Peachtree Presbyterian Church in Atlanta, GA. Join us as we “Hear the word of the Lord” Ezekiel 13 :2.