The Reverend Wilbert Pharr has been selected to lead the First Baptist Church of Lawrence, a spokesperson for the church says. The new minister will be welcomed with a series of Preservices, a banquet and an installation service, all to be held at The church. Services will begin Sunday, February 21, 2010 and will culminate on Sunday February, 28, at 6:00 p.m. with the official installation service. Officials say that the banquet will be held on February 28 at the VFW –Imperial Room at 259 Doughty Boulevard in Lawrence. Pictured, Reverend Pharr.