Pastor Ralph and Helen Schaafsma will celebrate 50 years of marriage with an open house from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, June 11 at Newton Local School Board Room, 201 Long St., Pleasant Hill.
Pastor Ralph and Helen were married in Hudsonville, Mich., on June 9, 1967.
They have been serving their Lord in pastoral ministry for 45 years and 17 years locally at Stillwater Community Church.
They have two married daughters, Rachel and Darcy; and six grandchildren.
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