The Interdenominational Church Ushers Association of Maryland Inc., an affiliation of the National United Church Usher’s Association of America Inc., celebrated 98 years of service on Sept. 29. This year’s historical banquet was held at La Fontaine Blue in Laham, honoring 47 pastors across the state. Among the honorees were six pastors from Harford and Cecil County, Rev. Crystal P. Moultray, Rev. Anna Lynch Cotton, Rev. Richard Green, Rev. James C. Williams,Sr., Rev. Dr. Bryon Young and Rev. Eric McClain. Pictured, Rev. Crystal P. Moultray speaks with Gary Lee of St. Matthew AUMP Church in Havre de Grace. (Photo courtesy Bobby Parker / October 14, 2013)

The Interdenominational Church Ushers Association of Maryland Inc., an affiliation of the National United Church Usher's Association of America Inc., celebrated 98 years of service on Sept. 29. This year's historical banquet was held at La Fontaine Blue in Laham, honoring 47 pastors across the state. Among the honorees were six pastors from Harford and Cecil County, Rev. Crystal P. Moultray, Rev. Anna Lynch Cotton, Rev. Richard Green, Rev. James C. Williams Sr., Rev. Dr. Bryon Young and Rev. Eric McClain.