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1888 Baptist Church, Johnson VT trade Card

Nice decorative card for Baptist Church in Johnson Vermont. Christmas?

BAPTIST CHURCH,
Johnson, Vermont.
MOTTO TEXT, 1888:
….
“The Spirit and the Bride say Come”
T. CRUDGINGTON, Pastor

  

Some light creases, LR side crease. Blank back, glue remnants.

8 x 15 cm // 3 ⅛” x 5 ½”

 

The first building for the Baptist Church was erected in 1833  on the hill where Carlos Oakes now lives. The present building was erected in 1855, the old one being taken down and the timbers used for the new. No mid-week prayer meeting was held, as the people lived so far away ; but the people on the Plot gathered on Sunday mornings, at the school-house, for a sun-rise prayer meeting, then went home, did their necessary work, ate breakfast and went to church. These meetings were a great spiritual uplift and prepared them to enjoy the services of the day.

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