Elder Chester Davis, right, and Philadelphia Primitive Baptist First Lady Freddie Davis [ Wendy Weitzel | The Star ]

Davis recognized in anniversary celebration

The congregation at Philadelphia Primitive Baptist Church celebrated the eight year anniversary of their pastor, Elder Chester Davis, on Sunday, July 2 with two dedicated services.

In the services, Davis, and his wife, Freddie Davis, the church’s first lady, were honored for their service to the church.

“To God be the glory for the great things that he has done,” said Chester Davis during the celebration. “I appreciate the appreciation, but it is all through him.”

“I thank God for every one of us, for this community as a whole… Thank God for my wife and for my church family.”

Meet the Editor

David Adlerstein, The Apalachicola Times’ digital editor, started with the news outlet in January 2002 as a reporter.

Prior to then, David Adlerstein began as a newspaperman with a small Boston weekly, after graduating magna cum laude from Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts. He later edited the weekly Bellville Times, and as business reporter for the daily Marion Star, both not far from his hometown of Columbus, Ohio.

In 1995, he moved to South Florida, and worked as a business reporter and editor of Medical Business newspaper. In Jan. 2002, he began with the Apalachicola Times, first as reporter and later as editor, and in Oct. 2020, also began editing the Port St. Joe Star.

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