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A century of service
McMinnville Church of God to celebrate 100 years
Rev. Jeff Page is a product of Locust Street COG.
McMinnville Church of God will celebrate a century of service Oct. 11 with its 100th anniversary celebration at the Locust Street Church.“What started out as prayer meetings and Bible studies with eight people in the foothills of Western North Carolina and Eastern Tennessee became a movement known as the Church of God,” said Locust Street Rev. Jeff Page. “In 1886, this movement organized and started meeting in Monroe County, Tennessee. Great revival broke out over the next 20 years and in 1907 adopted the name of Church of God.”Page explained the movement came to Warren County and on Dec. 25, 1915 the McMinnville Church of God was organized under the leadership of Rev. George T. Broyer.“Jack Durham and his family were very instrumental in getting this new church established and making sure the gospel of Jesus Christ would continue to go forth from this church for years to come,” Page said.