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News from The Past

by Larry Miles

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This is a  new “column.”  The  aim is to feature  “news” from our churches  and individuals  in the past.

100 Years Ago: 1914 — “Claude Neal states that J. E. Terry, of  Orleans, Ind., began a series of  meetings at Summerville, Ind., October 17. Brother Neal preached at Ellis recently.”

75 Years Ago: 1939 — “On  Sept. 3, Bro.  Olmstead closed a very  successful meeting  with the Ormsby Avenue Church. Seven responses, five of  which were  baptisms, and  two came from a denominational  group. Bro.  Olmstead seemed to preach with  unusual power.” ( S. L. Yeager)

50 Years Ago: 1964 — “Cherry Street is planning a  fellowship week begin inning Oct. 18th with a different minister speaking each night.  The program is as  follows: 

Sunday, October 18th, will be our  annual “All Members Day.: We hope  many  friends  who used to be with  us will be able to return for that  day. ” — Bruce D. Chowning.

25 Years Ago: 1989 — “Bro. Richard Lewis spoke on the  following topics October 15-20; The  Church Rejoicing: In Marriage; In Our Children; In Prayer ; When God Is Present; In Christ’s Second Coming; In Its Mission; When Love Abounds.” — Linton Church of Christ.

10 Years Ago: 1994 — “Michiya and Tomoko Nakahara  have a  son, their  first  child,  born Oct. 5. We have not  learned  his name yet. Pray for the  Nakahara’ and their ministry in Shizuoka City, Japan.”




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