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Assembly of God Church

Watertown Gospel Tabernacle



07 13       Assembly of God Church at 12 Pawnee Street will celebrate its 50th anniversary July 14 and 15.  Pastor James Beaber said the public is invited to worship with the congregation during the celebration.  Rallies will be held at 2:30 and 6:30 p.m. Saturday.  Sunday school will be conducted at 9 a.m.  Sunday followed by a 10 a.m. worship service.  There will be no evening service.  Former pastors and district officials will participate at each service.  A nursery will be provided for all services.  The church was started in 1929 with meetings at Turner Hall conducted by Rev. Tressler, Rev. Paul MacKinney and a musician from Luke Raders Tabernacle in Minneapolis, Minn.  The meetings were interdenominational in nature and Rev. MacKinney became the first pastor.  The church became known as the Watertown Gospel Tabernacle.   WDT