The Fourth of July weekend will be a special one for members of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) of Independence, Mo. The church will host a weekend of activities commemorating its founding on July 4, 1835. The summer activities build on other events that have taken place this year, including Sermons Sundays with special guest preachers, a coffee shop and talent show, and special worship music.
Beginning Friday, July 2, reunions will take place in Independence throughout the weekend in celebration of the congregation’s "’Great is Thy Faithfulness’ 175th Anniversary." Other activities will include sermons on Sunday, July 4, with guest preachers, reflections from past and present members, and a grand finale celebration including food, games, fellowship, and fireworks. For more information, see: www.disciples.org/Portals/0/PDF/DNS/2010/20100603-FCCIndependenceMo.pdf