Church to celebrate 125th anniversary

The Mt. Rupert United Methodist Church will celebrate 125 years of faithful Christian service on Oct. 20.

The plans for the day include a worship service with Pastor M. Jack Bohman preaching at 9:45 a.m.; Sunday school at 11 a.m.; dinner in the Eldon Tenney Fellowship Hall at 12:30 p.m.; and a Gospel Sing with The Stalnakers at 2 p.m.

The Mt. Rupert Church was founded in 1888 as a Methodist Episcopal Church.

The original church building was completed in 1889 on land donated by C.A. and Rachel Rupert.

Mt. Rupert UM Church is located at 2694 Old Elkins Road (Route 151), about three miles east of Buckhannon.