Jay Thompson, a Trustee at Shady Grove Baptist Church, recently received ‘The Humanitarian Award.’
Thompson was cited for his commitment to the church. In presenting the award, Senior Missionary Ministry President Dorothy Manning stated that Thompson takes seriously his responsibilities and continually exercises oversight and care of the church’s properties, buildings, grounds, and equipment.
She indicated that he daily monitors to assure that all is well and exemplifies extreme love and concern for his church.
The Senior Missionary Ministry presents this award annually to a deserving and committed person who shows extreme commitment and concern for the church, or for individuals who are sick and /or in need in the community.
Last year’s Humanitarian Award winner was Deaconess Kathy Byers.
The Rev. Lee Byers Jr. is pastor.