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Photo of Bethlehem Presbyterian Church

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Photograph of Bethlehem Presbyterian Church, southwest of Decatur on the Mount Auburn Road. More information on the church in the Herald and Review; 11/19/2002; p. c2.

Photo of Trueblood Memorial United Methodist Church

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Photograph of Trueblood Memorial United Methodist Church, 1768 N. Maple Ave., Decatur, IL. Last service at that church was 6/2/2002. (Information from H&R 6/2/2002.)

Photo of Third United Methodist Church

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Photograph of Third United Methodist Church, 1100 E. Locust Street, Decatur, IL. The last church service was held on 6/2/2002. (Information from Herald and Review; 6/2/2002.) Building is now Central Illinois Christian in Missions, second hand store.

Photo of St. Paul's United Methodist Church

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Photograph of St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 1305 E. Prairie Street, Decatur, IL. The last service at St. Paul's was held 6/2/2002. (Information Herald and Review; 6/2/2002). The building now houses Life Changers Church, pastor Bishop…

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…

Photo of Rev. Homer Tanner

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Photograph Rev. Homer Tanner (born 10/12/1884; died 6/12/1948) married Mary Etta Bonham, 1907; superintendent of the Decatur area of Free Methodist Churches, retired in 1944. (Information from clips). Photo ran 4/6/1930.

Photo of Dr. Benjamin F. Shipp

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Photograph of Dr. Benjamin F. Shipp (born 1861; died Dec 1937). Superintendent of the Decatur District of the Illinois Methodist conference from 1905 to 1910. Photo ran 1906.

Photo of Dr. Walter F. Day and Carlos Kincaid, pastors Grace United Methodist Church.

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Photographs of Dr. Walter F. Day (died 12/24/1974) and Carlos Kincaid. Dr. Day is welcoming Carlos Kincaid as a new pastor to Grace United Methodist Church. For more information on Carlos Kincaid; see Decatur Review dated 7/5/1949.