From the Skidmore News (Skidmore, Missouri), October 6, 1921, page 1: Pastor Quit the Job.Rev. A. C. Bostwick, who was sent to Barnard as pastor of the M. E. Church by the conference which met at Brookfield a week ago… Read moreWent to the Presbyterians, 1921
A good scolding from the Clearmont News and the Skidmore Standard (Skidmore, Missouri), June 17, 1904, page 1: Take Notice. Those boys and young men that seem to think it is smart to gather around the outside of churches during… Read moreTake Notice, Boys
The three churches of Skidmore, Missouri combine their Sunday schools for a day in 1915.
A large advertisement from the Skidmore News (Skidmore, Missouri) in 1918 announces “Go to Church Day” in Skidmore.
Burr Oak Church celebrates the dedication of a new building in October 1912.
The moral implications of whether you should pay calls on Sunday were tough enough, but when your horse weighed in on the issue, you had a real problem. As reported in the June 23, 1899 Skidmore Standard, we have the… Read moreThe Horse Disagreed
Rev. Welton and parrshioners knew their fundraising and hard work had paid off. Enthusiasm did indeed prove to be contagious, and Skidmore’s citizens finally celebrated the dedication of the new Methodist church on a bright Sunday in July 1906. From… Read moreMethodist Church Dedicated
Here’s a novel way to increase the church’s nest egg. The idea comes to us from the July 12, 1906 Skidmore New Era: The ladies of the M. E. church at Parnell have adopted a novel method of aiding in… Read moreNest Egg
Mattie Tarpley stepped in to keep things going when the menfolk would not, and it earned her the following praise from the May 26, 1899 Skidmore Standard: A Nodaway County Girl That women are gradually coming forward and filling the… Read moreMattie Tarpley, Nodaway County Girl
In the “problems you don’t see these days” category, we bring you this plea from the March 9, 1905 Skidmore New Era: Did you ever go to a church or to a play and sit behind a ladies’ hat as… Read moreLadies, Remove Your Hats!