On Sunday, April 9, Pine Grove Church of God of Prophecy recognized their songleader, Mitchell Barnwell, for 53 years of service. He is a third-generation song leader at Pine Grove. In January 1936, Pine Grove was organized. Eddie Barnwell, Mitchell's grandfather, was the first song leader. Following him was Mitchell's father, Virden Barnwell. Also honored were deacons Paul Lawson, James Ashley and Mitchell Barnwell.