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Historic St. Albans Church celebrates 150th anniversary on Saturday

St. ALBANS, W.Va. — One of the iconic churches in West Virginia will celebrate its 150thanniversary this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 18-19.

First Presbyterian Church of St. Albans —well-known as a landmark with its signature bell tower — is located at Kanawha Terrace and 3rdAvenue in downtown St. Albans. The church will celebrate its 150th anniversary this weekend:

Saturday, Aug. 18

1 p.m. — Magician and Animal Balloons, Robert Young

2 p.m. — Games for Kids by Jackie Jones

Adults – puzzles, word search, quiz, board games

2:30 p.m. — Story Telling by Don Ellis

3 p.m. — Crafts for all ages

Cody the Horse rides with Sara Kell

Face painting by Pam Lawson

Music corner with Betty King

Cupcake Walk and/or tour of the sanctuary

4 p.m.  — Scottish Dance by Mountain Dance – Learn some reels

5 p.m. — Free time

*6 p.m.  — Catered Dinner

7 p.m.—  ”Presby Pickers” – Authentic Appalachian Music

Sunday, Aug. 19

9 a.m. —  Sunday School with hymn sing

9:30 a.m. — Tour exhibits and visit with friends

10 a.m. — Worship Service

11 a.m.  — Reception

Menu:  Smoked chicken, 7-layer salad, potato salad, baked beans

Children’s menu:  Two hot dogs with fixings and chocolate chip Ice Cream Sandwiches

Note: The cost of the meal is $11 for adults and $6 for children 10 and under.



Contact: Marion Moir, (304) 727-2172 [email protected]; Pastor Doug Jenkins, (304) 727-2241; or, Mark Curtis (304) 416-0603 and [email protected].


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