Meridian, Mississippi Members and leaders from several local churches gathered Sunday evening to help an ailing pastor.
El Bethel Missionary Baptist Church played host to a special benefit program for local pastor L.C. Thedford. Thedford has spent time in the hospital recently and the benefit will help him and his family during this time.
"And so this is an opportunity for us as pastor, community leaders, to come together to say we love you," according to Rev. Gary Houston at New Hope Blackwater Missionary Baptist Church.
For more information on how you can help, call 601-490-0759.