Paul Baker has accepted TCN’s call to become worship arts pastor. He comes to Troy from Fayette (OH) Church of the Nazarene, where he has preached and led worship since 2011. He also has served as an associate pastor at Logan (OH) Church of the Nazarene and Southside (Indianapolis) Church of the Nazarene. He and his wife Denise have two children, Ellen and Max. Pastor Baker begins his ministry at TCN the week of June 18.
*  TCN will host a meet-and-greet and card shower for the Bakers during the spaghetti luncheon that follows Inhouse classes on June 24, which will be his first Sunday leading worship in his new position.

Elected to the Ministry Vision Team: Perry Groves, Laurie Neal, Neal Nelson, John Stocker and Kraig Wooddell.
Ratified as NMI president: Sue Dodds.

Upcoming events

* Rick Lee James in concert. The singer/songwriter returns to Troy Church of the Nazarene for the 9:30 a.m. worship service on Sunday, May 27. A love offering will be received.

* Friendships & Chocolate. The annual Women’s Life event is set for 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 5. Humorist Kim Aills will be the special guest. Please register at

* Summer VBS. From 6:30-8:30 p.m. on July 9-12; for 3-year-olds to youngsters entering 5th grade. Watch for registration details.

Please call (937) 339-3117 for additional information.