1983 - 1984
   Dr. Wyatt Bradley Sutherland began his pastorate of the Bethel, Camden, and Prosperity Associate Reformed Presbyterian Churches on March 20, 1983, and was formally installed at a service at Bethel Church May 22, 1983.
   Prior to entering the ministry, Dr. Sutherland had a varied professional life in the military, law enforcement, real estate and finance.  At the time he accepted the call to the ministry and entered seminary, he was vice-president of a savings and loan assocation.  After completing his theological training, he was ordained a minister of the gospel in the Cumberland Presbyterian denomination and accepted the call of a congregation in Birmingham, Alabama.  He transferred his ordination to the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Synod and served pastorates in Florida and South Carolina.  Prior to coming to Bethel, he was pastor of an Associate Reformed Presbyterian church in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina.
   During his pastorate, Dr. Sutherland compiled a directory of members from Bethel, Camden, and Prosperity.  He also initiated a church newsletter.  Dr. and Mrs. Sutherland also led annual pilgrimages to the Holy Land.
   Dr. Sutherland resigned as pastor of the Bethel, Camden, and Prosperity Churches in May, 1984.  He and his wife Skip presently reside in Greenville, South Carolina.


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