Diane and Dave Blankenhorn, Members Since 1956

When I was in elementary school, my mother used to ride the bus to work every morning. She became friends with Wilda McNeil, also a bus rider. When Mrs. McNeil learned that I was un-churched, she and her husband began picking me up every Sunday morning and taking me to Fondren.

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Laura Beth Lott
William & Elise Winter, Members since 1959

After hearing [Reverend Moody McDill] preach just one sermon, we found in him and in the spiritual atmosphere that he had helped to create at Fondren the answer to our spiritual search. Some fifty-five years later, we still feel that way about this church, which served as a haven of tolerance and openness in the turbulent racial and theological conflicts of the 1960s.

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Laura Beth Lott