Rector church marks building centennial

First UMC Rector on Aug. 25 celebrated the centennial of the building of its sanctuary. Members and visitors were led in celebration by current pastor the Rev. Mace Straubel. Past and present members gathered to celebrate the many lives transformed through ministry of the church—in worship, baptism, marriage and funerals—and Rector’s former pastors were invited to share their experiences there. A celebration lunch followed. COURTESY PHOTO

First UMC Rector on Aug. 25 celebrated the centennial of the building of its sanctuary. Members and visitors were led in celebration by current pastor the Rev. Mace Straubel. Past and present members gathered to celebrate the many lives transformed through ministry of the church—in worship, baptism, marriage and funerals—and Rector’s former pastors were invited to share their experiences there. A celebration lunch followed.
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