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Ted Sisk, Former Pastor Of Immanuel Baptist, Dies

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) -- The Pastor Emeritus of Immanuel Baptist Church, Dr. Ted Sisk, has passed away.

The church announced Sisk's death via social media.

"It is with heavy hearts for our loss, but great rejoicing in his gain that we tell the church our beloved Pastor Emeritus Dr. Ted Sisk passed away this morning. Please allow the family time to grieve, and we will announce arrangements as soon as they are available. Please pause and say a word of prayer in honor of brother Ted and in support of his family," reads the post by senior pastor Ron Edmondson.

Dr. Sisk was the senior pastor of Immanuel Baptist Church in Lexington, KY for 25 years from 1970 – 1995. In addition to serving with Immanuel, Dr. Sisk was appointed to serve as president of the Kentucky Baptist Convention, president of the West Virginia Baptist Convention, and president of the Southern Baptist Convention Sunday School Board.

Dr. Ted Sisk also served his community as a board member of Central Baptist Hospital and Republic Bank. 

The chapel of the church is named in his honor. He is survived by his wife Ginny, four sons, nine grandchildren and six grandchildren.

Visitation for Sisk will be held in the aforementioned Sisk Chapel on Thursday, April 20 from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. The family will receive callers in the Immanuel Baptist Church Sanctuary on Friday. April 21 from 12 p.m. until 6 p.m. The funeral will follow at 7 p.m.

Sisk will be laid to rest in the Lexington Cemetery in a private service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Sisk Scholarship at Georgetown College, or the Sisk Chapel Renovation at Immanuel Baptist Church.
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