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First United Methodist Church to host free chili lunch Saturday, Jan. 24

Posted on January 20, 2015 at 1:32 pm

The First United Methodist Church, located at the corner of Church and Broadway Streets, will be serving a free chili lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 24. The lunch will consist of chili, peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, dessert, tea, and coffee.  Everyone in the community is invited to attend. The lunch is being provided as part of the church’s Acts of Kindness ministry. The United

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