This year, First Baptist Church is rejoicing in its 200th year of ministry in Trumansburg. The theme of the anniversary is “Shining the Light of Christ, 200 Years and Beyond.”
The church celebrated its anniversary on the weekend of Sept. 21 and 22 with an open house for the community at the Ulysses Historical Society on Saturday afternoon from 2 to 4 p.m. with a short program at 3 p.m.
On Saturday evening, the church celebrated with a meal for the congregation and invited friends, followed by a Gaither Homecoming style celebration of music in the sanctuary at 7 p.m. The community was invited. On Sunday morning, the congregation and friends worshiped the Lord with praise and thanksgiving for the many years of ministry He has given the church.