This morning Pastor Fred Winters was shot during a worship service at First Baptist Maryville, Ill. This happened while many of us were in church. Please pray for the congregation of FBC Maryville as well as the family of Fred Winters. Pastor Winters was an alumnus of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Below are links to some of the news reports covering this story.
Dr. Fred Winters was shot to death while preaching in the 8:15 am Worship Service at First Baptist Maryville, Ill. A former President of the Illinois Baptist State Convention, Dr. Winters serves as Senior Pastor and also teaches adjunctively at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Fred and Cindy Lee (nee Jackson) were married September 12, 1987, and they have two children: Alysia Grace and Cassidy Hope. Pray for this precious family.
- Google News Tracking
- Associated Baptist Press
- Letter From Illinois Baptist State Association
- FBC Maryville Website