Sansom Community Church will host Pastor and Youth Pastor Appreciation Day this weekend.
During the 10:45 a.m. worship service Sunday, the congregation will honor their pastor, the Rev. Jerome Pope, and his wife, Ann, and youth pastor, the Rev. Josh Walsh, and his wife, Maranda.
Guests speaker will be the Rev. Randy Barker, president of Heritage Bible College, who will be accompanied by his wife, Becky. Music will be provided by the Sansom Community Church Choir.
A covered-dish meal will be served following the morning service.
Jerome Pope has been pastor at Sansom Community for 41 years. The Popes are the parents of Sonya and Brian Gurkin of Erwin and Michael and Kelly Pope of Benson. They have six grandchildren and one great-grandson.
Josh Walsh has been youth pastor at Sansom since 2016. The Walshes have two children, Amara and Connor.
Sansom Community Church is located at 2896 Arrowhead Road, off U.S. Highway 301, outside of Dunn, near the Food Lion Distribution Center.
Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m., followed by the morning worship service at 10:45.