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Remembering Vacation Bible School in the ’60s and ’70s

It wasn’t long after the new church in Morrison City opened up that we held our Vacation Bible School in it.  We normally had a couple dozen children from birth through high school in our Sunday School, and Vacation Bible … Continue reading

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Squirming on the Back Pew

My home church was Morrison Chapel United Methodist Church, located in the Morrison City community, just north of Kingsport, Tennessee.  Our church was started before the Civil War when a circuit riding preacher named Reuben Steele brought the gospel in … Continue reading

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Mrs. Lawhorn and Juicy Fruit Chewing Gum

One of my earliest memories in my home church was going down stairs to the Sunday School which was held in the basement as our church had burned the year before I was born and they were rebuilding when I … Continue reading

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