Pastor Micheal Thompson was installed as pastor of the Olive Branch Baptist Church in West Monroe during services Sunday July 9, 2017.
Pastor Thompson was showered with words of praise and presented with a new pastoral robe by the church family.
The guest church was the Greater Free Gift Baptist Church of Monroe.
Participating on the program were: Dawn Walker, welcome; Marquita Bowman, response; Dorothy McNeal, Occasion; Rev. Chandler Hawkins, scripture reading and a prayer by Rev. Vance Price.
Tributes were made to the new pastor by Sister Zenna Newton, from the Olive Branch family and Sister Elaine Clay from the Greater Free Gift Church family.
All charges were given by: Rev. John L. Russell, Sr., Church; Rev. Lorenzo Price, Pastor; Rev. Cleveland Hunt, Presentation of Bible; and Deacon LaVell Williams, Presentation of the key.
The message was brought by Pastor Rodney McFarland.