The Daily Republic, Mitchell, SD 5 Nov 1977 Pg 6

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The Daily Republic, Mitchell, SD
5 Nov 1977 Pg 6 - Scotland chalkstone church recognized SCOTLAND...
Scotland chalkstone church recognized SCOTLAND - A public ceremony Is set for Sunday, Nov. 6 at 2 p.m. for the unveiling of a historic market noting that the Chalkrock Church has been officially registered In the National Office of the United Methodist Church. The black and gold plaque will be placed on the outside door of the church. The chalk rock building was the first Methodist Church built In the James River Valley. The Rev. Daniel W. Cook of the Northwest Iowa Conference began regular preaching services In Scotland in 1873. He immediately encouraged the little congregation to start building the chalk rock church which was dedicated on Christmas Day, 1874. Heserved the congregation for 11 years. Recently, the Scotland Bicentennial Committee restored the church to Its original condition, Two weeks ago, Sharla Crowe and Mark Orchard were married In the chapel — the first couple to repeat their marriage vows in the chapel in 86 years. The groom is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Schneider, former owners of the native chalkrock structure. Members of the Scotland community taking part in the program Sunday will include the Rev. Don Gel man, Pastor of the Scotland United Methodist Church; Chairman of the Methodist Church board Wilfred Ireland; lay leader, Harvey Nohava; and chairman of the Scotland Historical Society, Ivan Downer. ,

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