Butman church part 2

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Butman church part 2 - one by series ' t see him car on a BUTMAN...
one by series ' t see him car on a BUTMAN (Oontinutd from Pigt church's benefactor, Sam Butman. "It was said of Abrahnm that went out. r;ot knowing where be was going. 1 " "I have an idea that Sam Batman, when he left, (he Hfe'of a sailor In New- England and headed west, did not know where he goine either. "But it was in this land that he met and was married to a of creat spiritual power and faith Her prayers, even through the difficult years, were largely responsible responsible for t.b" "stablishmont and success or this kingdom here in Mulberry Canyon." Turkey dinners, prepared by women of the community, were server! to tlie gathering in the tabernacle, adjacent to the new church. The chtirch, made possible through donations of the Butman family, was built in three months. H contains a large auditorium, class rooms and a kitchenette, fanz ConstrrictiotJ Co. war the contractor. PARSCTJAGE UNDERWAY Construction work is underway on a $6,000 parsonage for the pastor, the Rev, Fisher Ditterline. In the aft-ernoon ceremonies, recognition recognition was made of the early settlers who still live In the canyon by Sam Butman, JV. Mrs. W. Hutchenson of Merkel gave a briel talk, paying tribute to Mrs. Butman, Butman, now deceased, as a "Christian "Christian woman, of. intellectual and spiritual powers," The Rev. Smith presided over dedication xituals in which the elder elder Butman, now 88, handed tbe deed to the church building. The smiling, white haired gentleman gentleman spoke briefly. Trustees of the church are Butman, Sf., Sam Butihan, Jr., Tom Rossom, and E. C. Ray.

Clipped from Abilene Reporter-News26 Feb 1951, MonPage 8

Abilene Reporter-News (Abilene, Texas)26 Feb 1951, MonPage 8
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