West County Church Celebrates New Member

 The West County Church's pastor and elders lay hands on Maya as a prayer of dedication is offered. (Photo submitted by Mary Schwantes)

The West County Church's pastor and elders lay hands on Maya as a prayer of dedication is offered. (Photo submitted by Mary Schwantes)

On June 23 the West County Church in Chesterfield, Missouri celebrated the baptism of Maya Achieng.

Maya, who graduated from 8th grade at Hillcrest SDA school in May, is originally from Kenya. She came to Missouri with her parents, Irene and Kennedy.

Following the baptism, church elders laid hands on Maya as a prayer of dedication was offered.