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Mrs. Evelena Lee

Mrs. Lee also know as Mother Lee, joined Aenon in December of 1947. A faithful member and energetic member; no one can climb more mountains than she can. Mrs. Lee was a Cub Scout Den Mother for pack 198, Aenon’s scout program that began on Oregon St., under the leadership of Pastor Murphy Greer. She was blessed to be a part of a group of women that organized and set-up the Aenon nursery and completed the American Red Cross First Aid course, under Pastor Greer as well.  Mrs. Lee actively participated in Aenon’s Annual Church World Service, as chair of a 15 mile Crop Walk, which most walkers and financial support came from Aenon. She chaired the annual Urban League’s Membership Drive. Mrs. Lee remembers, she and her husband were asked by Pastor James L. Cherry Sr. to be purchaser of shopping for the church in 1989, and submitted their first report that year and the final report in December 2000.

June 25-July 6, 2001, Mrs. Lee purchased for Vacation Bible School Adult Retreat and Teen Retreat. In 2014, Mrs. Lee was a intricate part of  The Rev. Dr. James L. Cherry Sr. Retirement Celebration held at the Riverside Convention Center, that included a little over 1400 attendees. Mrs. Lee was an intricate part of the Aenon Search Committee Ministry, and was significant to the hiring of Aenon’s current pastor Rev. Jon McReynolds. An important Mrs. Lee played, was the Aenon information packet that was sent to all the candidates. She researched information from the beginning of Aenon to its present.

Mrs. Lee’s hobbies are Hiking and walking everyday around the track at least 16 times in the morning; she enjoys swimming and is a member of JCC for 11 years; She enjoys line dancing, Zumba, and anything that keeps her active and glowing. Mrs. Lee is a part of Aenon’s Fun In The Son Cruise Group, and has cruised since the beginning of the groups inception. Unfortunately, Mrs. Lee is unable to cruise 2017, due to being honored at a Mother’s Day event sponsored by her daughter.

At 88 years, Mrs. Lee is a true icon, a major part to the blessings of Aenon Missionary Baptist Church. She is a woman after God’s own heart. Mrs. Lee is structured with wisdom, a faithful completer of others, a true believer in God, loyal to her family and to her Aenon church, and a true servant of God.

Spotlight On…Mrs. Evelena Lee 

  Charm is deceitful and beauty is vain, but a woman who fears the LORD, she shall be praised. – Proverbs 31:30