June 28, 2005 - Issue: Vol. 151, No. 88 — Daily Edition109th Congress (2005 - 2006) - 1st Session
WELCOMING DR. RUFFIN SNOW; Congressional Record Vol. 151, No. 88
(House of Representatives - June 28, 2005)
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[Page H5258] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] WELCOMING DR. RUFFIN SNOW (Mr. McHENRY asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. McHENRY. Mr. Speaker, I would like to recognize a great American from my district who is here this morning. Dr. Ruffin Snow, who is the pastor of Tri-City Baptist Church in Conover, North Carolina, gave the morning prayer here on the House floor this morning. Dr. Snow is one of the strongest men of faith that I have come to know in western North Carolina. For 7 years he has headed the Tri-City Baptist Church and has worked in ministry since 1963. He has both a Master's of Divinity and a Doctorate of Ministry. I have been to Pastor Snow's church. It truly embodies what he strives for his flock to be, and that is an Acts 1:8 church, telling people about Jesus in Jerusalem, Judea, Samaria, and the uttermost parts of the world, essentially taking the message of Jesus to the world, not just to the community, but to the whole world. As part of that tradition, he is here today sharing his words with the Speaker and the Members of Congress. Over 3,000 people come to worship every week at Tri-City Baptist, and the Holy Spirit is doing wonders there in that body of believers. I thank Pastor Snow and his family for being here today to be a part of this and for serving as our guest chaplain. ____________________