On Oct. 6, the Palmyra Presbyterian Church officially ordained David Mardis to the Ministry of Word and Sacrament for service as a hospital chaplain.  

Mardis has been serving the Hannibal Regional Medical campus as a chaplain for many years.  

He also serves the Palmyra Presbyterian Church as music director and occasional pulpit supply.  

The Ordination Ceremony was well attended by the congregation, as well as, several specially-invited ministers and pastors from the area.