A reception honoring the Rev. D. Randall Cone, of Louisiana, on 50 years of ordained ministry in the Presbyterian Church USA, will be held Saturday, Sept. 28 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Curryville Presbyterian Church, 201 East Main, Curryville.
The public is invited.
He was ordained in the late October 1963 at his home church in Independence, Iowa. After recieving a call in late September 1963, he came to Missouri to work in the Montgomery County Presbyterian larger parish and lived in Wellsville beginning Nov. 1, 1963.
He retired officially on Dec. 31, 2006 after serving several churches in Montgomery, Lincoln, Audrain, Lafayette, Johnson and Pike counties.
A short program beginning at 2 p.m. will be held in the church sanctuary under the direction of the Rev. Michael Lewton, stated supply pastor of the church.
Any gifts given will be designated 75 percent to the Union Presbytery Camp Covenant Point at Holt Summit.