Richards Chapel United Methodist Church in Covington will be celebrating their 143rd church anniversary on Sunday, Oct. 2. The church also recently welcomed the first female pastor in the church's history, the Rev. Maria Church-Johnson (pictured above). The church also falls under the district of the Rev. Sharma Lewis, the first black woman district superintendent in the ADOX district and the second black woman district superintendent in the North Georgia Conference.
Richards Chapel United Methodist Church is located at 426 Richards Chapel Road, Covington. For more information about the church anniversary, contact the church at (770) 787-1834.