FOSTORIA — The Rev. Paul E. Myers, retired pastor who served Church of the Brethren and Grace United Church of Christ, both of Fostoria, was recognized for the 53rd anniversary of his ordination to the Christian ministry at the Northern Ohio District Church of the Brethren district conference in West Salem, Ohio.

Myers was ordained in 1966 at a church in southern Illinois. He has served at churches in Illinois, Maryland and Ohio. His wife Ella has been an important part of his ministry.

Myers graduated from Fostoria High School in 1955.