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Second Christian Church holds MLK Celebration

Posted on January 21, 2015 at 8:35 am

The Second Christian Church in Vandalia honored the memory and legacy of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a celebration on Sunday afternoon in Vandalia. Sister Lillian Johnson was the Master of Ceremony. An opening song of “Lift Every Voice” was followed by scripture reading from Lionel Shaw. Geriod Davis led the congregation in prayer before the large crowd received a welcome from Dolly Leo Salmon. An A&B

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  • MLK Celebration set for January 18

    Posted on January 14, 2015 at 8:10 am

    The Second Christian Church will be having their Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration on January 18 at 3 p.m. The speaker will be the Reverend C. Dawson, of Columbia, Mo. and visiting choirs will participate. The pastor of the Second Christian Church is the Reverend Melvin McCaleb, Sr. and his associates are Brother Robin Terrell and Brother Oscar Williams.

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  • Friendship resumes Wed. nights

    Posted on January 7, 2015 at 1:52 pm

    On Wednesday, January 7, the entire community is invited to meet with us for a devotional on prayer led by our Pastor, Bro. Glenn Forman, followed by an interactive prayer meeting. Also, each Wednesday, Mrs. Kristy Schott leads the Patch the Pirate group of children for ages 4-13 years. She leads them in scripture songs, Bible study, and Bible activities. Bro. Ron Schott leads our youth each Wednesday with the

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  • First Presbyterian Church holds Candlelight Service

    Posted on December 31, 2014 at 1:58 pm


    The First Presbyterian Church in Vandalia held a Candlelight Service on Christmas Eve last Wednesday. Along with a reading, prayer, and hymn singing, those in attendance enjoyed scripture from Isaiah 9:2-7 and Luke 2:1-20. A Communion Service was also held.

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  • Candlelight service at Laddonia church

    Posted on December 24, 2014 at 12:12 pm

    The Laddonia Presbyterian Church will be hosting Christmas Eve candlelight services on Wednesday, December 24, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at 205 West Fifth Street. There will be an Advent Wreath Service (lighting of the Christ candle), hymns, a Christmas message entitled “The Greatest Gift,” special music, and Communion. We welcome everyone and hope you will come to share in the message and pray with us as we celebrate the greatest

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  • Apostolic Church gets new pastor

    Posted on December 17, 2014 at 11:48 am

    After pastoring for 27 years, Phillip Cooper officially retired from The Apostolic Pentecostal Church on November 21, moving himself and his wife to Fulton, Kentucky. Robert Cassaday, of Vandalia, was officially installed as the new pastor on November 22. After being Phillip Cooper’s Assistant Pastor for 20 years, pastoring at the Apostolic Pentecostal Church is an easy fit for Rob and his wife Karen. He will carry on the same

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  • New Harmony set for Youth Program

    Posted on December 10, 2014 at 2:20 pm

    The Youth Group of the New Harmony Christian Church will be presenting a Christmas program on Sunday, December 14, at 4 p.m. Cookies and punch will be served afterwards. Everyone is invited to attend.

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