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KMBC Vice President Receives Outstanding Citizen Award
At the kick-off banquet for the 2013 Breathitt County Honey Festival, Rev. Thomas H. Lorimer was recognized as the Outstanding Citizen of the Year in the Area of Religion. The award was presented by his son, Daniel Lorimer. Rev. Lorimer was also honored as a “Jackson General” by Mayor Rose Wolfe.
Rev. Lorimer came to Breathitt County in 1995 when he felt the Lord leading him to teach at Kentucky Mountain Bible College and pastor the Five Mile Community Church. He has been faithful in those areas and others for the past 18 years. In addition to serving as Academic Dean and Executive Vice President at KMBC, Rev. Lorimer invests himself in the lives of the students as a professor. He continues to pastor Five Mile Community Church.
Rev. Lorimer's investment in the community has been immense. He currently serves as Vice Chairman of the Breathitt County Ministerial Association. Over the years he has authored three Christian books and numerous articles, visited the Holy Land, and held evangelistic services and Bible studies. He has led the church in kindness days (or “giveaway” days) and participated in community involvement such as showing the “Fireproof” movie. He has a heart for the community and is active in community events such as Veterans Day, National Day of Prayer, Honey Festival Service, and many others. He has been a mentor to many, and has helped people in discipleship, pastoral, marriage, and financial counseling. He is an exemplary teacher, pastor, role model, Christian leader, husband, and father of five children.
Congratulations to Rev. Lorimer on his recognition as an outstanding member of the community!