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The Missouri Methodists August 2022

The Missouri Methodists August 2022

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Bucking the Trend

Fred Koenig
Most churches, and virtually every other institution or business, is in some stage of recovery after being set back by the pandemic and are gradually building back. There are a few, however, that are already in a healthier, more vital state than they were before the pandemic.  Broadway UMC...

Wilbur Newton Comes Home

Fred Koenig

Wilbur Newton Comes Home

On a picturesque country hillside just outside of Mound City, fresh soil that does not yet grow grass indicates a newly dug grave in the cemetery called Mount Hope. The grave is that of Wilbur Francis Newton, buried there on Memorial Day weekend, May 28, 2022. Newton served in the Navy ...