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Monroe church celebrating its golden age
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Times photo: Brian Gray The First Baptist Church of Monroe celebrates its 50th anniversary this weekend with special services. The church organized in 1958 and built its church, located at 853 31st Ave., in 1964.
MONROE - From its earliest days Monroe always had a Baptist church.However, in 1905 the Baptists merged with the Disciples of Christ and former members of the Congregational and Presbyterian churches to form the Union Church.For more than 50 years Monroe was without a Baptist church.