45th Reynolds Family Reunion


10:00 AM on Sunday May 20th, 2012

Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Church

in Tyrrell County NC

This is a reunion of the descendants of William Reynolds Jr. and his sister Matilda Jane Reynolds Spencer, both originally from Chelsea, England.  William Reynolds Jr. lived in Tyrrell Countyand became a Primitive Baptist Preacher, while Matilda Jane Reynolds Spencer lived near Roper in Washington County and ran a local store. 

Also, everyone is encouraged to bring any items of family interest that they have (such as old pictures, family bibles, diaries or handiwork) to the reunion for “show and tell”. 


Mark Bateman, our President, will lead the program of “Interesting Things from the Records of Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Church”.  Hear the history and our family stories uncovered when the oldest record book of this old church was recently transcribed! 

10:00 – 10:30 AM Registration and Fellowship
10:30 – 12:00   Business Meeting and Program
• Welcome and Invocation
• Announcements
• Kids Corner
• Minutes and Treasurer Report
• Memorial Service

• Program:  Interesting Things from the Records of Bethlehem Church

• Election of Officers
• Old Business / New Business
• Family Lines Count         

• Recognitions and Show & Tell
• Closing
12:00 – ???      Picnic Lunch
1:30 PM           Bethlehem PBC Preservation Society Annual Meeting 

The picnic is pot luck luncheon – the reunion provides barbecue and plates / utensils / cups / ice.  Everyone should bring their drinks and a dish to share. Reminder that out-of-town family members are not obligated to bring a lunch – you are invited to be guests of the local members.  

DIRECTIONS TO BETHLEHEM PB CHURCH:  Take US Highway 64 to Columbia NC.  At traffic light head south onto NC Route 94 for about 2 miles, and take right onto Newlands Rd.  The church is 1/8 mile west, park in the yard.  

The annual Primitive Baptist preaching service will be held at Bethlehem PBC on the 4th Sunday, June 24th, 2012 at 10:30 a.m., led by Elder Johnny Ray Gardner. 


QUESTIONS?     Contact:

Mark Bateman, President  ……….. (860)464-1715

Gail Reynolds, Treasurer …………. (252)796-9471



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