BOKOSHE—The speaker for the Bokoshe Community Fellowship Breakfast on Saturday is Rev. Wes Bates, the new pastor at Bokoshe First Baptist Church.
Bates comes to Bokoshe from Oklahoma City, where he served as a youth pastor. He attended college at Oklahoma Baptist University in Shawnee.
He and his wife, Arian, have two sons, Elijah and Levi.
Everybody is invited to attend the breakfast, which starts at 8 a.m. at the fellowship hall of the Bokoshe United Methodist Church.
The fellowship is now celebrating its 15th year. It was started in 1997 by Johnathon Pipkin, youngest son of Morris Pipkin, a well-known Methodist pastor. Rev. Pipkin was pastor at Watts, Bokoshe and Pocola.