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First Christian Church to host “Revive Our Land”

Posted on October 29, 2014 at 3:56 pm

On Saturday, Nov. 1, the First Christian Church of Louisiana will open its sanctuary for people to gather together to “Revive Our Land” through an evening of music, prayer, and proclamations for revival. The service will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the church, located at 517 South Carolina Street. In addition to honoring Pike County veterans, elected officials and candidates in this pre-election event, the church hopes to have a

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  • ‘Both Hands’ mission to repair home, raise funds for adoption of child

    Posted on October 15, 2014 at 11:10 am

    In conjunction with the “Both Hands, One for the Orphan, One for the Widow” mission, on Saturday, Oct. 18, Chris and Leslie Fuller (Ray) and their family and friends will be working on the home of Maymie Wheeler, who lives in Clarksville, and raising funds for an upcoming adoption of a Chinese youth. Wheeler has been a widow for 41 years and has lived in the same house since the

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  • Local church welcomes new pastor

    Posted on October 8, 2014 at 11:10 am

    Bill and Brenda Maupin

    Dr. and Mrs. Bill Maupin are the new pastor and first lady of the First Baptist congregation in Louisiana. Bill was born in Louisiana and grew up on a farm south of Eolia. His wife, Brenda, is from Laddonia and they met while attending Hannibal LaGrange University. Bill and Brenda have three children and 18 grandchildren who also reside in Northeast Missouri. The pastor and his wife are returning to

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  • Joy to the glass: church windows restored

    Posted on October 1, 2014 at 8:50 am

    The Rev. Don Kelley in the sanctuary of the First Baptist Church of Louisiana with the restored stained glass windows.

    Some people don’t like to clean windows but for some it’s a business with bright overtones. Jacksonville Art Glass of Jacksonville, Ill., has just reinstalled the stained glass at the First Baptist Church in Louisiana after rebuilding and cleaning the windows over most of this year. The effect is breathtaking and the refurbished windows were introduced to the public at a special unveiling on Sunday, Sept. 28. “The glass is

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  • Dedication ceremony scheduled

    Posted on September 24, 2014 at 9:46 am

    First Baptist Church has completed the restoration of the stained glass windows in the sanctuary. Twenty-seven windows were removed from the building, completely disassembled, cleaned and put back together. The result is brand new windows that were first put in over 150 years ago. There will be a dedication during the 10:30 a.m. worship service on Sunday, Sept. 28. An open house will be held from 2-4 p.m. that same

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  • Free Heritage Fest breakfast set for Sept. 13 at local church

    Posted on August 27, 2014 at 3:47 pm

    The First United Methodist Church in Bowling Green, located at the corner of Church and Broadway streets, will be serving a free breakfast from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13. The breakfast will consist of pancakes, sausage, juice and coffee. The breakfast is being provided as part of the church’s Acts of Kindness ministry. To learn more about the First United Methodist Church in Bowling Green, visit

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  • Glenn speaks to Ecumenical Women’s Breakfast Group

    Posted on July 30, 2014 at 9:25 am

    Rebecca Glenn

    The Ecumenical Women’s Breakfast group met on Monday, June 9 at the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Louisiana with 37 in attendance from 10 area churches. Father Lou Dorn offered a prayer before the meal, which was prepared by the ladies of Bethel AME of Louisiana and the First Christian Church. President Judy Allely introduced Rebecca Glenn of Bowling Green, who is the Director of the Learning Center,

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