Philadelphia church welcomes six babies

Six babies, born in 2017, were welcomed to the Philadelphia Baptist Church during a baby dedication recently.


On April 1, Philadelphia Baptist Church held a Baby Dedication Ceremony for six babies born to church families in the year 2017. 

Pastor Roger Stevens recognized each of the babies and their families and prayed for the new additions as well as their families. 

Pastor Stevens presented Christian based books to all the parents and presented each baby with their very own bible. 

Pastor Stevens said this is the most babies he remembers being born so close together in one year in the 26 years he has pastored at Philadelphia Baptist. 

The dedication was held for the following babies and their parents (listed as pictured from right to left): 

Ally Jo Cunningham, born Aug. 8th, 2017, daughter of Travis and Erin Cunningham; 

Ester Lyn Godfrey, born June 4, 2017, daughter of Warren and Brittney Godfrey; 

Andrea Faithmarie Knight, born July 7, 2017, daughter of John and Sarah Knight; 

Zane Emmanuel Schluckebier born July 5, 2017, son of Wayne and Iris Schluckebier; 

Waylon Colt Tuley born April 2, 2017, son of Wesley and Chelsey Tuley; and 

Valerie Hazel Yoder born Nov. 2, 2017, daughter of Herman and Jessica Yoder. 

Psalms 127:3 Lo, children are an heritage of the LORD: and the fruit of the womb is his reward.