On Tuesday evening, February 19, 2013, Bishop Debra-Wallace Padgett officiated at a Service of Word and Table at Gadsden First UMC. The service was designed especially for the 2013 North Alabama Conference Licensing School students. Several other persons from across the Mountain Lakes District were in attendance.
After worship Bishop Wallace-Padgett stayed and had a conversation with the fourteen students.
Rev. Steve Baccus, Director of Licensing School says, “A special ‘Thank You’ goes to the Bishop and to Rev. Harvey Beck and the congregation of Gadsden First UMC.