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Photo of Rev. H. C. Gibbs

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Photograph of Rev. H. C. Gibbs, member of the Preacher's Aid Society for 42 years. He was at one time pastor of the First Methodist Church in Decatur, coming in here in 1901. He was connected with the society in various relationships, as, pastor,…

Photo of Stapp's Chapel

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Photograph of Stapp's Chapel. for many years the church building that housed the Grace Methodist congregation at Eldorado and Franklin Streets was known as Stapp's Chapel. the church was organized in 1866 and a mission building erected. As the…

Photo of Rev. John C. Willits

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Photograph of Rev. John c. Willits, former pastor of the First Methodist Episcopal church in Decatur. (Now First United Methodist church). He was pastor of that church from 1908-1912. After leaving Decatur he became pastor at Grand Rapids, Mich. and…

Photograph of 925 N. Main St.

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Photograph of 925 N. Main St. This house was built in 1865 and 1866 by J.Q. Brown who lived there until about 1874 when he sold it to Dr. W.A. Barnes. Dr. Barnes sold it in 1891 to James D. Tait, who left it to his son, Joseph S. Tait. In 1921 the…

Photos of People attending church on Easter at First United Methodist.

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Photograph of church members leaving First Methodist Church on Easter morning. "Gay, flowered hats partially relieved the monotony of heavy suits worn by the Easter parade crowd which left First Methodist church March 31, 1907. Despite the fact that…

Photo of Rev. Leon W. Kern

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Photograph of Rev. Leon W. Kern; first pastor Wesley Methodist Church, Brush College Road, (1927-1928). Attended Millikin University while here. Photo by Seitz Studio. Ran Review 11/13/1927.

Photos of Christ United Methodist Church Building and Groundbreaking.

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Photograph of the groundbreaking for the new Christ United Methodist church. Photograph of the original building of Christ United Methodist Church, located at 1503 N. Summit Street, Decatur, IL.

Photo of Cleveland Avenue Methodist Church.

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Photograph of the Cleveland Avenue Methodist Church located at 904 Cleveland Avenue, Decatur, IL.

Photos of The First Methodist Church

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Photograph from a postcard of the First Methodist Church, 201 W. North Street, Decatur, IL. Photograph of First Methodist Church taken in 1934. Photograph of the interior of First Methodist Church. Photograph of First Methodist Church, corner of W.…

Photos of Grace United Methodist Church N. Main Street

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Photographs of Grace United Methodist Church Exterior, N. Main Street, Decatur, IL. Photograph of the Interior of Grace United Methodist Church.