The Rev. Joseph Folckemer of Baldwinsville has been installed as the permanent pastor of Hillview Community Church on O'Brien Road in Baldwinsville.
The installation was done by the Rev. Neil Strong of the Port Byron Federated Church. Other local pastors who participated in the service were The Rev. Paul Bailey of Eastwood Baptist Church; the Rev. James Panafano of Baldwinsville Baptist Church; the Rev. Thomas Cornell of Weedsport Baptist Church; the Rev. Tom Hart, associate minister of New York State American Baptist Churches; and the Rev. Douglas Merchant, former pastor of Hillview, now retired.
The Rev. Neil Strong welcomes Hillview Community Church's new pastor, the Rev. Joseph Folckemer.