Pope Francis isn't shy about sharing his views on controversial issues and has made many comments during his short time as leader of the Catholic church that have sparked debate among Amarillo parishioners.
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The sanctuary was packed Sunday evening at First Baptist Church of Amarillo for a celebration of Howard Batson's 20th anniversary as pastor. It was a milestone one of Batson's fellow ministers said he didn't always expect to see.
As school supplies lay scattered in piles across the floor, Connie Crawford gave volunteers instructions before packing the items.
"Connie has made this a machine," said Reed Redus, associate pastor of First Baptist Church Amarillo.
Many will smile and rejoice while others will shed tears on Sunday morning as the Rev. Gil Lain takes his stand on the pulpit of Paramount Baptist Church for the last time.
"I'm going to miss preaching every Sunday .
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