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logoww100 Years Ago, 1915 Word and Work  — “Charles Neal supported by the Church of Christ, Dugger, Ind., held a mission meeting in Pike County, Ind., the latter part of January.”

90 Years Ago – 1925 Word & Work – “Don Carlos Janes had excellent missionary meetings at Horse Cave, Gallatin, Nashville, Allensville, Paragould, Rector and Morrilton. He is bound for the Southwest country, stopping wherever invited, for his stirring missionary lectures. Of his first seven visits he writes: “All seven are giv­ing, or will give, to missions.”

85 Years Ago, 1930 Word & Work – From High View Church, Ky.: “Two added from Baptists and one res­toration since report last month. Our house has been almost full several times of late. Seventy-seven in Sunday school today.” Jonah Skiles.”

80 Years Ago – 1935 Word & Work – “Daniel Sommer of Indianapolis preached at four churches in Louisville, last week of February: Atwood, Ormsby, Highlands, and Portland Ave. The address at Portland was to a union gathering, twenty churches represented, the subject being ‘Health and Happiness,’ full or helpful teaching for body and soul. It. was an address that would no doubt be useful in tract form.”

75 Years Ago – 1940 Word & Work— Tell City, Ind.: “Things move on here about as usual. Attendance has been hindered by much sick- ness, both at Lily Dale and Tell City, since the first of the year. We are working here two Sundays a month, and two at  Borden again this year. We hope to get to Louisville for one of the song rallies soon. We wanted to be at Camp Taylor but were afraid of the weather at that time.”- E. C. Ringer.

65 Years  Ago – 1950 Word & Work -Dugger, Ind:. “During the month of February interest and attendance continued to increase here in Dugger. Four confessed their Lord and were baptized. One reconsecrated herself to the Lord for greater service. All of this places a greater responsibility upon the leadership of the church. May we be thankful and humble.”— Maurice Clymore.

50 Years Ago –  1965 Word & Work– Lexington, Ky.: That was a wonderful issue on P.C.S. It reads like a fairy talc to those who do not believe in God”s providence. It is the example of what can be accomplished through apostles of faith in these last days. -H. N. Rutherford

40 years Ago – 1975 Word & Work -Louisiana Meetings To Come March 2-7 Robert Boyd at Jennings March ~16 John H. Adams at Glenmora. March 23-28 Bro. Stan at Crowley. April 6-13 T.Y. Clark at Turkey Creek

35 Years Ago– 1980 Word & WorkYouth Revival: Brother T.Y. Clark will be the evangelist for a Youth Revival at the Sellersburg Church of Christ, June 1-8. Services will begin each evening at 7:30, including Saturday. (There will be a 6:30 Bible study for high school and college age, Monday through Friday.) Everyone is welcome!

25 Years Ago —  1990 Word & Work- “This is your invitation to the 1995 Ladies inspiration Day being held on April 22. The host church will be Belmont Church of Christ, located at 40 Belmont Avenue in Winchester, K Y . Registration sill begin at 8:30 a.m . and the day will end around 3:00 p.m. The theme will be ’THAT YOUR JOY MAY BE COMPLETE”. Our program will feature Jodell Seay as the main speaker, inspirational singing from the ladies of Southeast Church of Christ and several workshops. Please plan now to attend! For more information contact Sherry Marsh

10 Years Ago – 2005 Word & Work -LeCompte Church of Christ (L A ) announces a Spring Revival with Bro. Bennie Hill for April 22-26, 2005. Prayers are coveted for this time of fellowship and the study of God ’s Word. Bro. Dillard Fontenot serves the congregation as their minister.




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