Dr. David Felty, pastor of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), DeLand, will be retiring from full-time ministry Dec. 31.
First Christian will have a retirement reception for him after the 10:45 a.m. service on Sunday, Dec. 23. The reception is open to visitors and community friends of Dr. Felty.
He has served First Christian in DeLand since 2010
Dr. Felty has been serving the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) denomination for more than 40 years.
He will be retiring to south Florida close to his mother's home.