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A performance by The Young Bullrushes, Gilboa Christian Church’s youth harmonica group, will be one of various musical performances given during Country Church Day.

Country Church Day has been a community mainstay for 100 years in Cuckoo

Posted on April 18, 2014 at 9:00 am

A century ago, Dr. William Forrest – then pastor of Gilboa Christian Church – conceived the idea of holding an annual springtime festival for his congregation; one that would commemorate the integral role that the church had played in the nation, community and life of locals. While Forrest and members of the inaugural celebration may be long gone, the sense of pride, tradition and respect they helped forge lives on.

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    Posted on April 17, 2014 at 9:10 am

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  • Church calendar April 10 publication

    Posted on April 10, 2014 at 9:00 am

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    Posted on April 7, 2014 at 9:00 am

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  • Church calendar April 3 publication

    Posted on April 3, 2014 at 9:00 am

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  • Church calendar March 27 publication

    Posted on March 27, 2014 at 9:00 am

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  • Church calendar March 20 publication

    Posted on March 20, 2014 at 9:00 am

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