Thursday, February 26 2009
We congratulate the Reverend Adrian Brooks, pastor of Memorial Baptist Church, for receiving the Evansville Rotary Club Award for 2009. Reverend Brooks has worked for many years to help families in need. He truly is a well deserved recipient of this award.
Evansville Rotary Club hands out annual award
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - It's been a tradition since 1927, the Evansville Rotary Club gives out its award for outstanding community service.
This year's winner, the Reverend Adrian Brooks, pastor of Memorial Baptist Church.
Reverend Brooks has helped create a wide variety of programs for members since becoming pastor in 1993 and through the church's development corporation has helped provide safe housing for those in need.
"It was important for us in the Genesis to be more than just a church that gathered on Sunday," Brooks said. "We wanted to help solve some of the problems we saw Monday through Saturday and then gather on Sunday for a great celebration of what God can do through his people."
Brooks' leadership has led to the creation of more than 50 ministries including a childcare center, youth programs and substance abuse counseling.