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Deacon

Joel Edwards

Brother Joel Edwards

Born: 1-3-1947

Raised:  Fort Sumner, NM

College:  B.S. and M.A. - NMSU, Las Cruces, NM

Salvation Story:  "I was led to Christ by my mother and my Sunday school teacher on EAster Sundy of 1956, in the Methodist church at Fort Sumner, NM.  I remember being baptised with water from the river Jordan.  I was baptisted (dunked) again into the First Baptist Church of Hatch, NM in 1975.  I would say that my main tstment has been the many students lives that I have influenced during the 32 1/2  years that I taught agriculture and FFA at high schools in NM.  I have always strived to be a good role model to my children and my students, which was evidenced by their many accomplishments.  FBC Lordsburg ordained meas a deacon in November of 2017.  I was have always tried to represent my church well and do my share of the workload.  I serve as chariman of the ushers and the building and grounds committies.  I was electedas a county Commissioner of Hidalgo County in 2018.

Favorite Song:  Echoes of the Trail by: Kip Calahan

Favorite Hymn:  I'll Fly Away

Books Currently reading:  Bible

Hobbies:  Hunting, Fishing, Horseshoes, Shooting, Taxidermy and raising German Shorthared Pointers.

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