Local Minister Opens Daily Floor Session with Prayer Reverend Marvin Fields, pastor of Second Mount Zion Baptist Church in Dawn, gave the opening prayer today for the House of Delegates session. Rev. Fields is the son of Deacon & Deaconess Thomas Fields. He graduated from William Cullen Bryant High School and married Joyce Harrison. The couple has a daughter, Marquita and a son, Rev. Duane T. Fields Jr. of Oxford Mt. Zion Baptist Church.
"He and his family are an inspiration to me for their witness and commitment to God's work to renew the human spirit and improve the human condition," Peace said.
Delegate Peace recognized the Fields family for their efforts to help youth make right choices and avoid lives of gangs and drugs but more especially for their work on the Dawn Wastewater Treatment facility. Because of their dedication to their community, it is a new day in Dawn.