Daily Egyptian

Photo of the Day: Family at Olivet

Jacob Wiegand | @JacobWiegand_DE

Jacob Wiegand | @JacobWiegand_DE

By Jacob Wiegand

Kent Mason, a deacon at Olivet Free Will Baptist Church, shares a moment with the church’s pastor, Bishop Albert L. Ingram, during the worship service Sunday at the church in Carbondale.

Mason said he started attending Olivet with his mother in the 1940s.

“I do believe that [at] Olivet, we all love each other,” he said. “I mean, I can go talk to any brother, any sister and they say they’ll help me. They’ll do things for me. I mean that’s what you want. You want to be a family. And we are a family.”

Advertisement

This year, the church celebrates 150 years in the Carbondale community.

Staff photographer Jacob Wiegand can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter at @JacobWiegand_DE

To stay up to date with all your southern Illinois news, follow the Daily Egyptian on Facebook and Twitter.

Advertisement

Leave a Comment

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




The student news site of Southern Illinois University