Rev. Dr. Bruce Dobbins retiring

The public is invited to a retirement reception for Rev. Dr. Bruce Dobyns, senior minister at First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Mayfield, on Sunday at the church on South Ninth Street. The reception will immediately follow the 10 a.m. services in the hallway outside the sanctuary.

Dobyns has been a minister for 46 years, serving in Kentucky and several other states. He was installed as senior minister at First Christian Church in Mayfield in July 2014. He and his wife, the Rev. Dr. Beth Dobyns, who serves as West Area Regional Minister, have two daughters and a granddaughter. The public is also invited to an award ceremony on May 26 at the church where Dobyns will receive his Honorable Minister's Pin.