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Down to the river

The Rev. Jim Wooten, left, pastor of the Baptist Church of Beaufort, immerses Steve Andrews into the murky waters of the Beaufort River on Sunday. About 27 members of the Baptists Church of Beaufort were baptized. Assisting in the baptisms is Associate Pastor Eric Spivey, center.
The Rev. Jim Wooten, left, pastor of the Baptist Church of Beaufort, immerses Steve Andrews into the murky waters of the Beaufort River on Sunday. About 27 members of the Baptists Church of Beaufort were baptized. Assisting in the baptisms is Associate Pastor Eric Spivey, center.

The Baptist Church of Beaufort baptized members Sunday in the Beaufort River, with Pastor Jim Wooten, left, and Associate Pastor Eric Spivey, center, performing the immersions. Steve Andrews, right, is the first of about 27 people to be baptized during the ceremony.

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