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Proceedings, Debates of the U.S. Congress
October 13, 2011
112th Congress, 1st Session
Issue: Vol. 157, No. 153 — Daily Edition
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HONORING OAKHURST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
(Extensions of Remarks - October 13, 2011)
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[Extensions of Remarks] [Page E1852] HONORING OAKHURST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH ______ HON. HENRY C. ``HANK'' JOHNSON, JR. of georgia in the house of representatives Thursday, October 13, 2011 Mr. JOHNSON of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, I submit the following proclamation. Whereas, Oakhurst Presbyterian Church has been and continues to be a beacon of light to our county for the past ninety years; and Whereas, Pastors Gibson ``Nibs'' Stroupe and Pastor Caroline Leach and the members of the Oakhurst Presbyterian Church family today continues to uplift and inspire those in our county; and Whereas, the Oakhurst Presbyterian Church family has been and continues to be a place where citizens are touched spiritually, mentally and physically through outreach ministries and community partnership to aid in building up our District; and Whereas, this remarkable and tenacious Church of God has given hope to the hopeless, fed the needy and empowered our community for the ninety (90) years by preaching the gospel and living the gospel; and Whereas, Oakhurst has produced many spiritual warriors, people of compassion, people of great courage, fearless leaders and servants to all, but most of all visionaries who have shared not only with their Church, but with DeKalb County and the world their passion to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ; and Whereas, the U.S. Representative of the Fourth District of Georgia has set aside this day to honor and recognize the Oakhurst Presbyterian Church family on their 90th Anniversary and for their leadership and service to our District; Now therefore, I, Henry C. ``Hank'' Johnson, Jr. do hereby proclaim September 25, 2011 as Oakhurst Presbyterian Church Day in the 4th Congressional District. Proclaimed, this 25th day of September, 2011. ____________________