Christ United Church of Christ, Rush Township, continued its 200th anniversary celebration with an "Old Time Worship" service recently.
Because of inclement weather, the service which had been planned to be held outdoors with the exception of the "preacher and his wife" coming on horse and buggy had to be moved indoors. Except for the weather, everything else went perfectly and everyone had a wonderful time.
The service was conducted by the "honorable Rev. Wayne Grube" a member of the church consistory and caretaker of the church, who was dressed in traditional old time garb.
The "pastor" wondered where everyone had their horse and buggies tied and "criticized" many of the women who were dressed like men by having slacks on.
The church choir also dressed in the time period of 200 years ago and sang the hand clapping song, "Give Me that