Albion UCC Church to celebrate 150 years Sunday

Members of the United Church of Christ Congregational in Albion plan to celebrate their 150th Anniversary this Sunday, Sept. 25. Pastor Ruth Boettcher will lead the Sunday morning worship service at 11 a.m. All are welcome. The church is located at Fifth and State Streets, one block east of the four-way stop on Hwy. 91.
The congregation will host an Open House from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday afternoon. Events include a hymn-sing, together with a few stories, and refreshments afterwards in the fellowship room near the sanctuary. Historical memorabilia will be on display for friends to enjoy.
First Congregational Church, as it was once known, was organized on Sept. 4, 1872 with 13 members. The present church building was dedicated in 1898.
Complete story in the Sept. 21 Albion News/Boone Co. Tribune, and Petersburg Press, print and e-editions.