The First Church of God in Cape Coral has annouced that it will hold a special "Installation Service" for its new pastor, the Rev. Donald Neace, Sunday, Aug. 11, at 3:30 p.m., in the sanctuary at 2213 Country Club Blvd.
The Rev. Jeannette Flynn of Orlando will be the main speaker.
A reception for Pastor and Mrs. Neace will be held in the Fellowship Hall following the service.
Pastor Neace comes to Cape Coral from Virginia where he pastored churches in Big Stone Gap and Dublin, Va. He also served as the state pastor for Virginia for 10 years. Chaplain ministry at two correctional facilities in Virginia was also a challenge for him.
Originally from southern Illinois, Pastor Neace attended John Logan College and was licensed and ordained in the Church of God in Illinois, where he served in several positions. He later graduated from Christian Bible College in Rocky Mountain, N.C.
For 10 years Pastor Neace served as editor in chief of Reformation Witness Magazine, a national publication, and was on the Editorial Advisory Board for One Voice Magazine, also a national publication.
A published author, Pastor Neace has received numerous journalism awards in Illinois and Virginia.
For further information, contact the church web site at www.cogcapecoral.com.