Salem, West Virginia - June 2004

These pictures were taken on June 29th, 2004 at Sportsman's Lake just outside of Salem, West Virginia.  The pictures were taken for the baptism of Todd DeLong.

Several member of the Salem church gathered for the event

Casey, Christy, and Caitlynn Howell watch the baptism

Del DeLong talks with Todd about the choice he is making

Del explains to Todd the procedure that is about to take place

Del, Todd, and Ben head down toward the water

Luckily, the water is warm in Salem the end of June

Del takes them out into the water to find a suitable spot

Todd comes up out of the water a member of God's family

Ben gives Todd a big hug and congratulates him

Del, Todd, and Ben walk back up out of the water

Del, Ben, and George Beuchner lay hands on Todd and pray

Ben explains to the children why he, Del, and Todd got wet