A pastor is ordained to preach the gospel to a congregation, to deliver a message through the Word of God. However, a pastor’s job does not end there. A pastor is as a shepherd to his sheep. A shepherd leads, feeds, nurtures, comforts, corrects, and protects. Cherokee has been blessed to have such a pastor. As a shepherd so attentively attends his flock of sheep, Reverend Jimmy Locklear does so embrace his congregation. On November 1, 2015 Cherokee Chapel Church took the time to express appreciation to not only Reverend Jimmy but also to his wife, Anne, and their family for their obedience, time, and the sacrifices they’ve made as a pastor’s family.