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By Ben Muir 

First Baptist Church begins search for new pastor


November 2, 2017

Earl Midkiff

The First Baptist Church in Petersburg started its search for a new pastor last week, coming after Don Higgins resigned due to health reasons.

The first step for the search committee is to find an interim pastor to replace Pastor Higgins. Butch Young, who is the chair on the search committee, said the Southern Baptist Convention in Anchorage will assist in finding a likely retired pastor to step in.

"We are praying that Don Higgins recovers completely and is able to return to preaching," Young said. "At the same time we will begin searching for a new pastor."

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