The Rev. Donald H. Baird, senior pastor at First Presbyterian Church of Salt Lake City, has accepted a call to be pastor/head of staff of Fremont Presbyterian Church in Sacramento, Calif. The Rev. Baird tendered his letter of resignation at a special meeting of First Presbyterian Church's Session Wednesday, and a letter announcing the change was mailed to members of First Presbyterian Church.
The Rev. Baird will begin his service at Fremont Presbyterian Church effective Oct. 31. He has been with First Presbyterian Church for 12 years, longer than any pastor at the church in 70 years.