The Rev. Latonya L. Agard is the first woman to lead Bazzel Creek Missionary Baptist Church in Fuquay-Varina. She came to the church in 2011 and is the 17th minister to lead the congregation since it formed 150 years ago. She attended Duke Divinity School and hails from Alabama by way of Knightdale.
The Rev. Latonya L. Agard is the first woman to lead Bazzel Creek Missionary Baptist Church in Fuquay-Varina. She came to the church in 2011 and is the 17th minister to lead the congregation since it formed 150 years ago. She attended Duke Divinity School and hails from Alabama by way of Knightdale. Henry Gargan hgargan@newsobserver.com
The Rev. Latonya L. Agard is the first woman to lead Bazzel Creek Missionary Baptist Church in Fuquay-Varina. She came to the church in 2011 and is the 17th minister to lead the congregation since it formed 150 years ago. She attended Duke Divinity School and hails from Alabama by way of Knightdale. Henry Gargan hgargan@newsobserver.com

Founded by a freed slave, historic church reflects on 150 years in Fuquay-Varina

November 03, 2016 12:28 PM