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college with this in mind. Finally, in 1958, over a century later, Miss Shirley Bell Taylor (Mrs. Duane Saylor), a former organist at Bethel, graduated from the seminary at Louisville, Kentucky, and became the first lay member to go officially into fulltime Christian service. (She presently is the organist and music director in one of the Peninsula churches.) The first trained minister to go out form Bethel in al of the church's history was Robert C. Emerson, who was licensed to preach in 1959 and was ordained September 8, 1963. Now, in 1964, two other men answered the call themselves even though they were older men with families. Licensed to preach at the same time that our pastor, Mr. Estes', answered the call to evangelistic work, were Robert (Bob) Baker and Lester Boyd.