Roser Church celebrates century

Roser’s century of service celebrated

More than 600 worshippers gather in a tent across from Roser Chapel, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria, for a celebration and sermon by the Rev. Gary Batey, “A Century of Christian Community Service,” marking the 100-year anniversary of the chapel. More photos, page 20. Islander Photos: Edna Tiemann

The Rev. Gary Batey delivers his sermon to the Roser Memorial Community Church gathering March 10 to recognize the chapel’s 100 years.

The congregation of Roser Memorial Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria.

Bill Willis, Hugh Holmes Sr. and former Roser pastor, the Rev. Richard Wiggins reminisce at the Roser Chapel rededication March 10.

The Rev. Gary Batey outside the chapel, where the doors await hardware.

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