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New pastor joins Mid-America Baptist Church

Posted on August 25, 2014 at 9:46 am

Mid-America Baptist Church welcomed new pastor Jeremiah Hart on July 13. He has been preaching on Sundays and Wednesdays since the church extended the call, though he has only recently settled into Winfield with wife Sara. Aside from preaching, Pastor Hart will work to expand the 70 member congregation, looking for opportunities to reach more people. Currently the church offers Sunday school and a junior church program, which his wife

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  • Whiteside Baptist Church turns 125

    Posted on August 18, 2014 at 8:57 am

    Reverend Bill Patrick, pastor of Whiteside Baptist Church  and wife Pearl.

    Located in Northwest Lincoln County, in the small village of Whiteside, is the Whiteside Baptist Church which turns 125 years old in August. The church was established in 1889 and continues to serve the community, holding services every Sunday, with Sunday School at 10 a.m. and worship service at 11 a.m. Everyone is welcome. Also, in August, Reverend Bill Patrick is celebrating 25 years as the pastor of Whiteside Baptist

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  • County American Bible Society Chapter to meet

    Posted on August 11, 2014 at 10:59 am

    On Wednesday, Aug. 20, the 160th annual gathering of the Lincoln County Chapter of the American Bible Society will hold its meeting. The evening will begin with a fellowship meal in the Mount Zion A.R. Presbyterian Church (located at 861 Hwy V) at 6 p.m. Following the meal, at 7 p.m. they will enjoy special music by Angela Winkelmeier of the Peine Ridge Church and her parents, Rev. Bill and

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  • Louisville Christian Church service to be held

    Posted on July 28, 2014 at 8:56 am

    The Historic Louisville Christian Church willl be holding services August 3 at 2 p.m. Elder Carla Potts of Elsberry is minister and Ms. Malaine Hagemeir, pianist, leads the congregation in song. Communion is served, and everyone is welcome. The Church is located at 3495 Hwy Z in Northern Lincoln County. Watch for news of the Hymn Sing on October 19.

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  • Sacred Heart School celebrating 70th anniversary and Alumni Reunion with the community

    Posted on July 21, 2014 at 9:17 am

    Pictured below, the first graduating class from Sacred Heart School. They are *Robert Kallash, James Witte, *Elvadean Peasel (Bobeen), Marjorie Hassefield, Janet Hutt, *Charles Lindsey, *Edward Heitman and Father Drimped. The * shows individuals who had children attend the school as well.

    For many in the community, Sacred Heart has been a staple in their lives, and continues to be as generations of their family attend the school and church. This year, 2014, marks the 70th anniversary and celebration for Scared Heart School as they celebrate with an Anniversary Alumni Reunion. This reunion isn’t just for those who have attended the school though; everyone is welcome to celebrate this great parish and

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  • First Assembly of God to host Dixie Melody Boys

    Posted on June 16, 2014 at 9:39 am

    One of gospel music’s most popular quartets, The Dixie Melody Boys, will be featured at the Troy First Assembly of God in Troy, on June 20. The quartet will share their unique, four-part harmony during the 7 p.m. service. Since organizing over five decades ago, The Dixie Melody Boys have enjoyed much success, including a Grammy nomination and numerous Fan Award nominations from The Singing News Magazine, Southern Gospel Music’s

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  • Artist for New Galilee VBS insists it’s a team effort

    Posted on June 16, 2014 at 9:37 am

    Norma Guyot poses with one of her creations.

    For the last seven years, Norma Guyot has designed and created colorful and whimsical props and backdrops for the New Galilee Christian Church’s Vacation Bible School, but she insists that it’s been a team effort, “I got a friend of mine, Dianne Chumbler involved and my husband, Pat, helps, and my daughter, Lydia, is very artistic, and she helps as well. My son, Nick, helps some, and Steve Carden has

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